Vivian Weidmann

Sales Assistant/Personal Assistant

  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsSalesperson - Personal Assistant - Photographer



  • 35mm Film Photography
  • Photography
  • Studio Administration
  • Initiative/self Motivation
  • Arts
  • Customer Care
  • Customer Experience
  • Multi-tasking
  • 3 Languages
  • Adobe Create Suite

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • Leica


    • Photography

Work history


Sales Person


Dec 2015 - Mar 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • *Assisting in shop-floor sales *Maintaining, organising and ordering large stock quantities *Using knowledge of the brand and industry to help customers in finding spectacles that meet their practical and stylish needs


Personal Assistant


Jan 2015 - Aug 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • *Personal assistant to UK-wide distributor of vintage, handmade, high-end and bespoke spectacles and sunglasses (MOSCOT, Barton Perreira, Clayton Franklin, Maybach, Hoffman Horn, Cazal, Paloma Picasso etc.) *Communicating with luxury department/retail stores, boutique opticians and fashion companies – making and processing orders, replenishing stock and promoting new collections *Building and seeking new relationships with retailers, familiarising them with our collections *Communicating with industry leaders *Posting and ordering new products and stock *Managing and booking appointments


Sales Person


Jun 2013 - Mar 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • *Managing a small café as part of Leica Camera’s high standard customer service *Face of the customer service department *Expert use of Kees Van der Westen espresso machine, also during times of high demand *Assistant in upkeep of fully equipped photographic studio *Managing bookings for studio *Seeing to comfort of celebrity/VIP customers, maintaining confidentiality and discretion *Serving coffee/hot drinks to the highest standard and furthering knowledge in artisan coffee *Managing, ordering and researching stock and managing expenses *Designing and creating window displays *Selling luxury photographic and optical products and assisting customers in finding their perfect camera/optical equipment *Using and gaining extensive knowledge of - and enthusiasm for - photography, cameras and the brand *Identifying technical problems with cameras, binoculars, etc., resolving them through liaising with the repair and maintenance department *Communicating with world-known photographers, lecturers and brand ambassadors, organising events for the cafe on a weekly basis, creating a hub for like-minded people *Opening and closing on time *Maintaining cleanliness and image of premises


Creative Intern

Navetta Schriften

Jun 2009 - Oct 2009
  • 8902 Urdorf, Switzerland
  • Internship
  • *3 month internship at graphic design atelier *Assisting with large-format digital printing of stickers, posters, flyers etc. *Mounting decals for cars, buses, public transport, window displays and signs *Handling machines for large-scale printing *Making accurate measurements for prints *Cutting out and assembling large stickers and signs



Ventura Hotel Wellness Studio

Jan 2009 - Feb 2011
  • Budapest, Hungary
  • Full Time
  • *Assisting customers’ wellness needs in an international environment *Cash register/money handling responsibilities *Manually handling bookings and managing time between studio classes *Daily tasks of keeping up the premises *Recognising and solving health and safety issues and emergencies