Victoria Foden

Event Assistant

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  • LocationGerrards Cross, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Events
  • Conference
  • Corporate
  • Party Planning
  • Project Management
  • Coordination
  • Event Organisation
  • Event Planning
  • Communications
  • Creative Thinking
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Event Assistant

Ambro Events

Jun 2016
  • * Assist in responding to bespoke event and corporate hospitality enquiries * Imagine and design tailored event proposals to include venue, catering, entertainment, AV, accomodation, timeline and budget information * Ensure to create and maintain good relationships with all clients and suppliers * Work with clients to ascertain their event requirements * Research venues and suppliers, and negotiate contracts * Create and manage large budgets, and raise purchase orders * Conduct sales calls to promote corporate hospitality packages * Assist in composing marketing material to pitch the company’s services to new clients * Regularaly manage simultanous events at one time

2016

Allocator

The Perfume Shop

Jun 2015 - Mar 2016
  • * Analysed budgets, forecasts, and past sales data to maintain appropriate levels of stock in store * Worked closely with the buying and marketing teams on stock levels for promotions, new launches and store incenitves * Communicated regularly with stores regarding matters of stock, marketing emphasis, signage and samples. * Communicated with suppliers such as L’Oreal, Puig and Clarins, to place orders and track stock deliveries * Constantly monitored the market, our brands and our competitors * Active member of the social committee, organising social and charitable events each month.

2014

Buying & Merchandising Intern

Calvin Klein

May 2014 - Jun 2014
  • * Assisted in buying the Women’s Spring 2015 Jeans, Accessories and Underwear collections; assembled and delivered the buy review to the buying and merchandising directors * Gained expereience in visual merchandising, organising the showroom for sales meetings * Learned to analyse and utilize sales data from previous seasons * Created look-books to be delivered to all stores and concessions

Education

2015

Politics

University of Sheffield

Aug 2012 - May 2015