An young professional with experience in travel and tourism (account management, sales, copywriting and translation) looking for a challenging new role within a more creative sector.
Currently part of the successful Sales team at travel start-up Love Home Swap, within six months of starting I was promoted to the Retention team following consistent overachieving in the New Business team. I have been entrusted with various extra responsibilities including interviewing potential Sales candidates, as well as being part of the team who manages the budget and organisation for social events for the entire company. I was voted ‘New Recruit of the Year’ at the annual company awards in December 2016.
My responsibilities were varied, and included the following: - Managing all reservations made by travel agencies and general public - Contributing to digital B2C and B2B marketing campaign emails - Managing relationships with travel agency clients - Translating and editing copy for English language website and brochure - Managing a stall at regular trade exhibitions
I worked for a winter ski season as a French-speaking receptionist in a hotel in the popular French ski resort of Méribel. My duties included the following: - Front of house (English and French-speaking) - Managing all reservations and related administration within a busy 4-star hotel - Taking reservations over phone and in person - Regular night porter duties involving night shifts
I worked on a short-contract for tech startup Unowhy for the launch of their innovative product QOOQ: - Translating and proofreading copy (French to English) for an innovative tech startup’s product launch - Reaching and exceeding daily and weekly targets under intense time pressure - Contributing to product testing and design
I worked as as English teacher in a private school, where I taught children aged between 3-16, as well as adults, using a specially adapted ludic teaching method.
I studied for four years and attained a 2:1 BA Hons in French. This included a year abroad studying in Nancy, France as part of the ERASMUS scheme.