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