Melika Banton

IT Portfolio Manager

  • LocationMitcham, United Kingdom


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About me


After years of gaining experience and skills in a range of industries i.e. Sport, Fashion, Retail, IT, Sales, Events and so forth (please find further information) I am in a confident position to look for a career role. This career role for me will consists of a role I have never taken before - A role that allows me to be creative and a role that I am passionate for. I want to start a career in a job I have an interest in so that on Mondays I wake up hours earlier - or don't sleep at all because I am still working - and I am still working because I love my job! I am 23 and currently seeking full time employment for a creative/entertainment company I have passion for Events, Music, Fashion I thrive in working under pressure and being set tasks via my own initiative or as part of a team I want to utilize all the skills I have gained from previous employment, previous studying (i.e. Graphics at school A* and so forth) and use these all in my next venture to ensure I achieve a great career and all the efforts I have put in over the years are finally utilized or demonstrated!



  • Fashion
  • Events
  • Live Event
  • Account Management
  • Brand Design
  • Budgeting
  • Business Development
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Event Planning
  • Creative Thinking
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history


IT Portfolio Manager

Autodata Products Ltd

Dec 2015
  • I currently work here. This is a job role' I have most experience from as initially I studied via an appreciation Microsoft solutions and became a Licensing Expert. I am however, currently seeking work out of this field as over the years off commuting and meeting individuals in London and focusing on my hobbies which consists of Events, Music and Fashion - Anything creative and utilizing my brain this has became off interest and I want to now seek work which consists of my hobbies to further explore and pick up more experience


Event Coordinator & Project Manager

The Vibe Juciee Nights Intune

Aug 2014 - Mar 2016
  • I put on my first ever event which was a Fashion Catwalk named Britain's Got Fashion on 19th September. This resulted in a great platform and impression which allowed me to carry out more events moving forward. I have had occasional events for #The Vibe for Halloween/Christmas/Birthday celebrations and more around East London I have carried out music showcase events also in East London coll-abating with one of London's Urban greatest event holders (Mr Madz) whom holds events known as Resound, Refill and Sickabit (Grime etc). This has had great results and has also provide awareness for the artists performing. I have also had Carnival 1 off raves and random parties under the name Juciee Nights which were based in New Kent Road at CC Lounge which too had a full capacity outcome. Throughout these two years off holding events I have managed to gain knowledge and awareness of what the strategies and steps are in creating, planning an event from start to finish.


Business Development Manager


Feb 2012 - Feb 2014
  • I initially started at SoftwareONE as an apprentice learning all Microsoft products, licensing solutions for large companies, took MCP exams and gained a lot of knowledge in the industry field and then started in a BDM position were I was generating new business by profiling companies online i.e. Linkedin etc and then cold calling, to arranging meetings, too making that prospect a customer were I would then support and provide great customer service. Maintain the relationship and up sell were appropriate providing solutions when require and if better suited to their needs. I had targets to meet and ensured I had a pipeline to set goals and close business throughout the deadlines provided. I would attend Seminars and constantly learn more within the IT industry and products competing with Microsoft. After 2 years being at SoftwareONE as I was 21 at thee time I wanted to travel for the summer and take some time out to focus on whether I wanted to continue doing Account Managing or focus on my own entrepreneur projects as I have thousands of ideas and a creative mind. Following my break in summer I did not return to SoftwareONE


JD Sports

JD Sports

Dec 2012 - Jan 2013
  • This was a Christmas Temp position. I worked full time but wanted to earn extra money over the holidays whilst developing my retail skills and experience. I learned how a footwear retailer works and developed a range of customer services skills. I was offered a full time position after the term however I returned to my Permanent job after my annual holidays ended.


Floor Assistant


Sep 2011 - Feb 2012
  • I worked at NEXT in Oxford Street initially as a Christmas Temp then got offered a Full Time position which I declined due to being in a permanent contract with SoftwareONE at that point. Gained a range of customer services skills whilst there - Especially as it is a fast-paced environment during the Christmas Sales.



IT Services Sales Strategies

Kingston College

Jul 2008 - Jul 2008
  • National Diploma In Sport