Polly Marwick

Waitress

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Advertising
  • Marketing PR
  • Event Management
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Time Management
  • Sales
  • Customer Service
  • Mac and PC

Work history

Currently

Intern

Great Plains

Sep 2015

2015

Floor Supervisor

Hamiltons

Nov 2014 - Oct 2015

2015

Brand Ambassador

The a University Online Publication run by The Telegraph

Sep 2014 - Jul 2015
  • • Award winning online student publication. • Managed a small team of students and was responsible for running successful weekly club events in the city, hosting events at local bars that in turn we wrote promotional articles for. • Built strong professional relationships with local businesses.

2015

International Charity Volunteer

Volunteer Africa

May 2013 - Jul 2015
  • • Successfully helped build a medical dispensary for a local village. • Developed a positive and driven working environment. • Enjoyed working closely and effectively with people of different backgrounds, cultures and ages.

2014

Hostess

Ondine

May 2014 - Aug 2014
  • • Managed bookings, emails and telephone calls with a professional manner. • Assisted in the smooth running of the restaurant.

2013

Beauty Advisor

Lancôme, John Lewis Aberdeen

Aug 2013 - Nov 2013
  • • Acting counter manager – in charge of paperwork, orders, targets, communicating with area manager, and planned and hosted counter events. • Personally increased sales by 80% selling 2-6 units per customer and counter sales by 30%. • Personal drive and initiative whilst working unsupervised.

2013

Beauty Ambassador

Bare Minerals, John Lewis

Nov 2012 - Mar 2013
  • • Worked closely on a one-to-one basis with ladies and in-groups. • Sales increased by 70% with my own sales contributing to 40% of total sales. • Personally increasing skin care sales by 80%. • 3-8 units sold per customer.

2012

Work Experience

IPC Media

May 2012 - May 2012
  • Shadowing Senior Creative Director, Jade Bousfield. • Worked closely with Advertising Sales Team. • Observed client pitch meetings.

2010

Work Experience

Robson Brown

May 2010 - May 2010
  • North East’s award winning premier advertising and marketing communications agency Work experience in the media planning and buying team , the account planning and management team, and PR and digital teams. • Insight into the role of advertising and the importance of aligning campaigns to key target audiences with relevant and compelling communications.

2009

Work Experience

Magazine and Garage Center for Contemporary Culture Moscow

Apr 2009 - Apr 2009
  • Garage: • Worked closely with creators of the website and on translation for English readers. • Helped research information for children’s workshop books for the gallery and assisted in administration and customer care within the office. Pop: • Shadowed the Senior Editor through the publishing process of the magazine. • Sent out copies of the magazine to all parties who were involved in production. • Assisted in the co-ordination of the office; screening phone calls, enquiries and requests; as well as while answering emails, faxes and post. • Support organizing team events, lunches, meetings and travel arrangements for members of the team. • Interacted with employees about their roles and how the project was constructed.

Education

2015

Sociology

University of Aberdeen

Aug 2010 - Apr 2015