Kate Cattermole

Student

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Side Hustles

About me

I am a recent first-class graduate in English from Brunel University. I feel that I am a personable and outgoing individual with a real passion for anything creative. I am organised, motivated and always willing to learn new skills. I would love to work in the media field, in publishing, music, broadcasting, or fashion, among others, and in roles such as marketing, PR, advertising, sales, rights or editorial. I am available to start work immediately and am looking for the right role in which I can showcase my skills and contribute to the success of my employer.

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Skills

  • Customer Service
  • Proofreading
  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Leadership
  • Teamworking
  • Sales
  • Communication
  • Microsoft Office
  • Research

Companies I’ve worked with

  • AllSaints

    AllSaints

    • Fashion and Textiles
  • U

    University of Cambridge

    • F

      French Connection

      • C

        Cambridge Corn Exchange

        Work history

        Currently

        Feb 2013
        • Cambridge, United Kingdom
        • Full Time

        2019

        Apr 2016 - May 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Outline I was responsible for providing first-class customer service to a diverse range of customers and deal with customer enquiries, and issues, on a day-to-day basis. I was expected to represent the Student Union at all times and support my team to achieve sales targets. The Student Union bar received the ‘Best Bar None’ Silver and Gold Awards throughout my time working on the bar. Key Responsibilities • Customer service • Cash handling • Restocking the bar • Clearing away after customers • Food service • Late-night event service • Preparing Starbucks drinks • Selling alcohol in accordance with the Licensing agreement

        2016

        Mar 2015 - May 2016
        • Cambridge, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Outline of Supervisor Role Throughout my time as a supervisor, I was responsible for running the store unaided and managing the team of Sales Assistants to achieve their personal sales targets. I was the first port-of-call for any refunds, exchanges or issues that the customers might have had. I was also required to interview prospective employees and liaise with my Store Manager and Area Manager regarding store targets and sales. I also stood in for the Junior Assistant Manager for eight months, maintaining my position as Supervisor, but taking on further managerial tasks. Key Responsibilities • Opening and closing the store as manager • Keyholder duties • Cashing up and balancing tills • Refunds and exchanges • Phone orders and payments • Stocktake • Customer complaints • Carrying out interviews • Meetings with staff members • Discussions with area managers regarding store targets and sales • Organising sales targets for employees and other managerial duties • Managing deliveries and stock replenishment • Developed leadership skills • Responsible for managing a team • Assisted, and often lead, hiring and training of new employees • Monitored daily and weekly sales goals

        2015

        Sales Assistant

        French Connection

        Oct 2014 - Mar 2015
        • Cambridge, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • I was employed as a Sales Assistant from Oct 2014 – March 2015, when I was promoted to Supervisor. I was responsible for maintaining the brand image and representing the store at all times. I was expected to provide personalised customer service and provide assistance with my intensive product knowledge. I was also trained in Visual Merchandising whilst I was a Sales Assistant Key Responsibilities • Personalised customer service • Upkeep of company image through standards • Visual merchandising • Dressing mannequins according to the brand’s image • Cash handling and taking card payments • Meeting personal sales targets • Good product knowledge

        2014

        Stylist

        AllSaints

        Jan 2014 - Jun 2014
        • Cambridge, United Kingdom
        • Full Time

        2014

        Sep 2013 - Jan 2014
        • Cambridge, United Kingdom
        • Full Time

        Education

        2019

        BA (Hons) English Literature, 1st Class

        Brunel University

        Sep 2016 - Jul 2019
        • London, United Kingdom

        Awards

        2019

        The Kent Prize for English

        Brunel University

        • Awarded for the highest overall average mark in English.