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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsAccount Manager - Sales Executive - Copywriter

About me

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.

Skills

  • Sales
  • Account Management
  • B2B Communications
  • Content Copywriting
  • Translation
  • Deadline Management
  • Recruitment
  • Employee Training

Work history

Currently

Account Manager

Love Home Swap

Sep 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • 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.

2016

Reservations Consultant and Admin Assistant

Lagrange Holidays

Jul 2013 - Sep 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • 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

2013

Graduate Management Scheme

Madame Vacances

Oct 2012 - Apr 2013
  • Méribel, 73550 Les Allues, France
  • Full Time
  • 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

2012

Translator and Proofreader

Unowhy

Aug 2012 - Oct 2012
  • Paris, France
  • Full Time
  • 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

2012

English Teacher

Les Petits Bilingues

Sep 2011 - Jul 2012
  • Reunion
  • Full Time
  • 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.

Education

Currently

BA Hons French (2:1)

University of East Anglia

Sep 2007
  • Norwich, United Kingdom
  • 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.