I am a passionate about exciting and innovative companies and entrepeneurial enterprises. I have had the privilege of working on a variety of projects which has provided me with strong and transferable skills. A naturally friendly and positive person, I am exceptionally driven and am ambitious in achieving success when presented with inspiring projects.
Exceeded ambitious sales targets whilst responsible for creation and conversion of high quality tailor-made itineraries to India using my first-hand knowledge and expertise of the region, gained from extensive travel in the Indian subcontinent. Responsible for planning, selling and implementation of itineraries. To ensure the product sold to clients and the supporting information is to the highest standard. To achieve levels of client service at all stages of the process to engender repeat business. Keeping in touch with product developments in India, ensuring that I remained a genuine 'specialist' with up to date commercial knowledge. Demonstrated a total commitment to customer service and exceeded customers expectations.
Helped launch two start-up companies at pre-launch stage. Inhabit homes is a self-build company in the property sector. The founder Gus was the managing director of www.solidspace.co.uk. Assisted with strategy implementation, brainsorming sessions and business development.
Pow Cacao 'Food of the Gods' I set up a raw cacao product business supplying eateries in Bristol after a successful launch at Hamilton House in house pop-up shop. We are dedicated to sourcing and creating high quality organic, fairly traded foods available to produce unique and innovative recipes.
Set up and coordinated organic kitchen and camp at Kumbh Mela festival, Northern India. Tight time frame Kept to budget which fitted the ‘donations only’ nature of the camp Created a space which was both welcoming to guests and western tourists Raised awareness about the importance of the NGO to which donations would go Coordinated accommodation according to various guests requirements Negotiated with locals regarding camp resources Important to use mediation, negotiation and organisation skills throughout
Managing bespoke advertising projects across all N&S Media print titles OK! New! and Star Magazines, Express Newspapers and Channel 5 digital all of which can range in excess of £3 million +. Only project manager in the department for 18months, single handedly project managing high value campaigns from start to finish. Acting as the key communication link between the creative design studio and major brand clients; managing schedules and productions over various projects at any one time. Creative input and leadership of project objectives and visual design. Coordinating and managing advertorial photo?shoots. Leading a diverse group of people, building strong relationships with individuals and the team as a whole, on both personal and professional levels.
Awarded 2:1 degree