Kirstin Ledson

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  • LocationSevenoaks, United Kingdom

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About me

 

Positive, happy, enthusiastic person with versatility as a key attribute, alongside exceptional communication skills. Putting unlimited effort into all I do, I see myself as a consistent, well-rounded, dependable person. I am a motivated individual interested in embarking on a journey where I can gain hands-on creative marketing experience.

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Theatre
  • Visual Arts
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Excel
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Temporary Support Confidential Secretary to the Chairman

Toolbank

Apr 2013
  • - Throughout the summer of 2013 and 2014, I worked for the Chairman of one of Europe’s leading specialist distributors of Hand and Power Tools (approximately 900 staff). - Working closely with the top hierarchy of the company enabled me to improve and develop a variety of skills and understanding of different aspects of the business. - Entrusted with highly confidential figures and information within the company and private correspondence.

2015

Public Relations & Communications Work Placement

Davies Tanner

May 2015 - Jun 2015
  • - Created a report that required extensive research and communication skills. This encompassed appraising the most appropriate options available for promoting the ‘Ultimate Driving Experience at Goodwood’. - Dynamic oral and written communication to press; social media influencers and clients. - Using my initiative a detailed valuable report was created and commended by my line manager. - Following this work experience I was delighted to be asked to return in September 2015 for a three-month work placement.

2014

Sales Representative at RHS Chelsea Flower Show & Hampton Court Flower Show

Griffin Glasshouses

Apr 2014 - Jul 2014
  • - My work ethic was highly commended by the director and I was asked to return .- Communicated with a diverse range of both UK and International customers. - Encouraged people to purchase bespoke Glasshouses and enhanced practical experience in sales and marketing. - Entrusted to lead the team requiring good communication and consideration for all members. - Followed up sales leads and maintained goodwill with prospective customers. - Quickly picked up and learnt the company’s online systems and databases that consisted of potential clients.

2012

Sales Assistant

Jack Wills

Aug 2010 - Jan 2012
  • - Since September 2010 until I went travelling, I worked part time whilst studying for my A-Levels. - Developed valuable friendships and worked efficiently with the team. - Improved communication skills and techniques alongside customer service skills.

2011

Volunteering

Voluntary Service UNIT

Aug 2009 - Jul 2011
  • - Volunteered at a variety of clubs on a weekly basis as well as weekend and day residentials. - Communication skills developed helping people of all ages and a variety of demographics including young children who suffer difficult backgrounds and disabled individuals in care homes. - Leadership skills developed when leading workshops. - Very rewarding experience, giving those less fortunate a happy time and seeing what’s really important in life.

Education

2015

Business Management with Marketing

University of the West of England, Bristol

Aug 2012 - May 2015
  • Graduated from Bristol with a Second Upper Class Honors and awarded a place on the Dean’s List for exceptional achievement. Relevant Modules Include: 1st [76%] - Understanding the Market Process for Marketing, Enterprise & Tourism 1st [84%] - Engaging in Critical Business Enquires 1st [88%] - Understanding Business and Financial Information 1st [83%] - Principles and Practices of Marketing 1st [73%] - Integrated Marketing Communications

2012

A* Art A-level

Mander Portman Woodward

Aug 2011 - Jan 2012

    2012

    B Information Technology A-level

    Mander Portman Woodward

    Aug 2011 - Jan 2012

      2012

      Economics A-level

      Mander Portman Woodward

      Aug 2011 - Jan 2012

        2011

        11 Gcse’s

        Tunbridge Wells Girls Grammar School

        Aug 2007 - Jun 2011
        • A- Economics A- Mathematics A- Science A- Art & Design A- Information Technology A- Religious Studies B- English B- English Literature B- Drama C- Additional Science C- German

        Awards

        2012

        Gold Duke of Edinburgh

        Duke of Edinburgh

        • Including achieved bronze and Silver Duke of Edinburgh award.

        2012

        Apply First Aid

        2012

        Basic Emergency Life Support

        2012

        APOLA Ocean Safety Surf Coach Award (OSSCA)

        APOLA

        • Travelled to Australia and furthered leadership and teaching skills and became an internationally qualified surf instructor. - Lead colleagues and participants (up to 20) with ages ranging from 16-50, including some individuals with mild disabilities.

        2012

        Blue star medical services Emergency First Aid Course

        2012

        Medical Service First Response

        2012

        Apply advanced Resuscitation Techniques Award

        2011

        Silver Jazz Award

        2011

        Grade 8 Singing

        2010

        1* Kayaking Award

        2010

        Level 1 Dance Leaders Award

        2010

        RYA Level 1 Sailing

        2010

        Grade 6 Flute