Outgoing, driven and lively 21 year old. Always up for new challenges and have a constant can-do attitude. My strongest skills are customer service and sales. I have been in this industry since 15 years old weather it be working in a coffee shop or retail to selling investments and legal documents to clients. I am looking for my next challenge and something that will allow me to exercise my skills, improve on them and also gain some new ones.
I embarked upon this career when I decided to stop dancing and performing. I had been working for this company as a client co-ordinator part time and was then offered a sales manger role. I then was offered a promotion to become a trainee broker and then progressed to become a Junior Broker. I enjoyed this role very ,much which included responsibilities such as calling leads to book appointments and build my own client bank. Selling products and explaining estate planning in detail to clients. Conducting meetings with clients and potential clients in preparation for meeting my senior advisor, liaising with my senior advisor and conducting research for them. Also acting as intermediary between my client, the advisor and also the advisor and other companies. I spent a lot of my time on the phones calling leads and calling companies to create a client bank and open opportunities. Also using CRM. I enjoyed this role very much and could see myself progressing in the finance industry but decided that in the long term it was not my career goal and I wanted something that had a little bit more diversity in the role.
I worked in this role as a Christmas temp at their extremely busy Oxford street store. I also worked at the Hither Green Deli alongside this role to maximise productivity and also to help me save money. My responsibilities included serving customers at the till in a polite and timely manner. Opening the tills in the morning and counting the floats. Closing the tills in the evening which included counting the floats,organising the money into the appropriate bank bags and filling out the appropriate paper work. Also providing cover for the accessories department when needed.
This job enabled me to pay for my expenses during college. I lived away from home whilst studying performing arts and used to travel home every weekend for this role. Responsibilities included making coffee using the professional coffee machine. Preparing sandwiches and panini's. Preparing the fridge for the day with all the food displayed correctly. Memorising the menu and food orders. Making sure the shop floor including tables and chairs looked clean. tidy and presentable at all times. Also training up new employees.
My first summer placement working for a flooring contractors as the PA to the managing director.who happened to also be the owner of the company. It was very challenging having to think on my feet and produce answers quickly. My responsibilities included managing quotes, liaising with contractors and clients. Ordering office supplies and also materials for on site jobs.
Attended this school from the age of 4 to 16. Completed all of my GCSEs including music, Physical education, drama and french. Also learnt to play the guitar and piano.
Completed my dance and musical theatre BTEC with merit. Also completed 3 years of dance, singing and acting vocational training.
Completed my Psychology A level. at this time i had also been attending theatre school part time completing my BTEC so the a level was an added extra on to my course.
Completed my duke of Edinburgh gold trek and community service.
Completed and passed my method of instructor course in the cadet force. Which included learning how to lead and teach a group of young cadets how to aim and shoot a rifle, how to map read and use a compass and also how to march in formation and with all of the correct commands.
Completed and passed with distinction my Grade 7 in singing with the Trinity Guildhall school
Completed and passed with distinction my Musical theatre exam with the Trinity Guildhall School.
Completed and passed with distinction my Grade 8 Drama exam with the trinity guildhall school.