Rachel Quinney

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  • LocationKnowle, Solihull, United Kingdom

About me

 

I am an Entertainment Management Graduate from Leeds Beckett University looking for work within the entertainment industry, I have worked in events, radio and nightclubs and hope to explore other parts of the entertainment industry. During my time at university I studied HR and Artist Management and I would love to get some experience within this sector as I feel I have the right communication and time keeping skills to be successful in this role. I have a huge passion for events particularly music events I like to go to concerts and gigs as much as possible and hope to go to a festival this year. . I am hard working and reliable and can work well as part as a team as well as on my own initiative. I have very good social skills and am confident talking to people I don’t know. I am very organised and I am always on time. I have a positive attitude whilst I am working and like to get a job completed to a high standard. I am a very friendly and approachable person and like to make a good professional relationship with all my colleagues.

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Music Event
  • Social Event
  • Administration
  • Coordination
  • Event Execution
  • Event Organisation
  • Event Planning
  • Communications
  • Excel
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Organisation
  • Social Media

Work history

2016

Event Assistant

Marks & Spencers

Sep 2016 - Oct 2016
  • Solihull, UK
  • Full Time
  • I worked for Marks and Spencer as part of their Events Team. This involved hosting and coordinating a wide variety of store-based new product promotions and other incentive schemes.

2016

Event Assistant

o2

Oct 2016 - Oct 2016
  • Oxford, UK
  • Internship
  • I worked as part of the event team at there O2 Touch rugby event. Here I shadowed the event team and worked helping manage the celebrity host by helping with the Q&As and audience participation.

2016

Receptionist

UBC

Aug 2016 - Aug 2016
  • Birmingham, UK
  • Freelance
  • I worked at UBC offices as a temporary receptionist, performing administration duties such as greeting visitors, responding to incoming calls, taking messages and keeping up to date with emails.

2016

Street Star

Capital FM

Oct 2014 - Jun 2016
  • Full Time
  • I was a street star promoting the brand on the streets and at music/lifestyle events through giving out branding, freebies, taking photos and giving a good image for the brand.

2015

Event Assistant

O2

Feb 2015 - Feb 2015
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • I worked as part of the Event Team responsible for staging Take That’s War Child Concert in London’s O2 Academy. Here I got the opportunity to work alongside and shadow the Event Manager, whilst also assuming responsibility for organising tickets and wristband collection.

2014

Waitress

The Finest Catch

Jun 2014 - Sep 2014
  • Full Time
  • I worked for the Finest Catch as a waitress serving food and drink, using the tills, working behind the bar and clearing tables.

2014

Event Assistant

Innovelop Events

Apr 2014 - Apr 2014
  • Alcester B49, UK
  • Internship
  • I did a week work experience at Innovelop Events Company, where I saw how an event is run and the different stages, I put together gantt charts, venue research and helped research into the new parts of the company.

Education

2016

Entertainment Mangement

Leeds Metropolitan University

Sep 2013 - Jun 2016
  • Leeds LS1 3HE, UK

2013

Business with Event Management

Warwickshire College

Sep 2011 - Jun 2013
  • Royal Leamington Spa, UK