Nicola Taylor

Marketing Assistant

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  • LocationHavant, United Kingdom

About me

 

I’m a friendly and reliable young woman from Portsmouth, England and have been in Australia for a year on a working holiday visa. My aim of my first year was to broaden my horizons, combining travel with a wide range of temporary employment positions. I am now entering my second year and want to build on these aims as well as concentrating on career progression. With experience in arts marketing as well as a number of customer service and administrative-based roles, I am a conscientious worker with strong communication and organisational skills. I am highly motivated and display great initiative in my working style. I am arriving in Sydney on 10 March and would like to start work straight away. I am limited to working for one employer for up to 6 months although I am interested in sponsorship opportunities.

Skills

 

  • Theatre
  • Administration
  • Consumer PR
  • Customer Support
  • Direct Marketing
  • Email Marketing
  • Internet Marketing
  • Reception
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Communications
  • Database Management
  • Access
  • Excel
  • Front Page
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

2009

Marketing Assistant

Chichester Festival Theatre

Dec 2008 - Dec 2009
  • Chichester Festival Theatre is one of the UK’s largest and most successful regional theatres with many of its productions transferring to London’s West End. As the Marketing & Box Office Assistant I was responsible for: o Proof reading o Maintaining the theatre’s website o Creating and maintaining the theatre’s Facebook page o Writing text for online and paper-based marketing materials o General administrative tasks – copy typing, creating filing systems, archiving, monitoring and ordering stationery, data entry, taking minutes o Selling tickets in person and over the phone whilst maintaining the theatre’s exceptional customer service standards

2008

Front of House

Chichester Festival Theatre

Dec 2005 - Dec 2008
  • I undertook this part time job whilst at university and then additionally to my full time role as Marketing & Box Office Assistant to supplement my income. My duties included: o Working as part of a strong team to enhance the experience of the patrons o Taking responsibility for the safety of patrons including memorising the theatre’s evacuation procedure o Selling merchandise, ice creams, programmes etc o Cashing up all Front of House takings at the end of the performance.

Education

2008

Drama Theatre Studies

University of Kent, UK

Dec 2004 - Dec 2008
  • Obtained an MDrama (Master's Degree) with a pre-professional specialism in Creative Producing, Promoting & Managing Theatre.

Awards

2009

Student Entrepreneur 2009 - Highly Commended

  • I entered my lunchtime theatre idea into an entrepreneurial competition while at university. Following my written submission and pitch-style presentation to a panel of business professionals, I received a certificate of High Commendation and a cash prize.