CV

    Key Attributes:

  • Interpersonal Skills – able to communicate well with people on all levels
  • Self-motivated – able to take initiative and be proactive within the work environment
  • Flexible – able to adapt successfully to changing situations
  • Trustworthy – able to work professionally to meet the employer’s best interests
  • Approachable – open, friendly and easy to converse with

 

Education and Qualifications-

2014- 2017       University of Salford

BA Hons Journalism: Multimedia (2:2)

2012-2014             Pershore Sixth Form

A-Levels: Art (B), English Language/Literature (B), Photography (B), Psychology (C), General Studies (C)

2008-2012             Pershore High School

GCSE’s: English (A), Maths (A), Triple Science (B), Art (A), Textiles (A), Business Studies (A*), Geography (B), Religious Studies (B), IT (B)

 

 

Employment-

March 2015-  March 2017     Richmond Tea Rooms, Waitress/Bartender

March 2017- Present              Richmond Tea Rooms, Supervisor 

For the past two years months I have worked part time at Richmond Tea Rooms in Manchester. As a waitress I am able to cater to the needs of large groups and work effectively within the restaurant to produce the highest possible quality of service. Communication is key within the hospitality industry and I am able to interact with staff and customers from all walks of life. I aim to provide top quality service and work quickly and efficiently to please all customers.

As a bartender I have also worked at a range of functions including weddings, birthdays and other events. I thrive off the fast-paced and upbeat nature of this environment and have learnt a lot from my experiences at the tea rooms.

Since becoming a supervisor I have learnt to take on a more managerial role within the business and have been required to lead and manage a team of colleagues to ensure the restaurant runs effectively. I also contribute to the planning and organisation of a range of events that are held within the venue.

Seasonal (2013-2016)      Warwickshire College, Catering Assistant

Throughout the summer of each year I join the team at Warwickshire College in Pershore to help with the catering for events during these months. We often cater for students visiting from other countries and so this job has enabled me to increase my confidence in speaking to people of other nationalities.

During my employment at the college I have obtained a Basic Food Hygiene certificate. My role within this job is to carry out basic food preparation alongside serving and catering to the needs of students/staff. Working well within a team is essential when working in a kitchen and so I adopted this skill to ensure that all was completely efficiently.

I also understand the importance of being able to work independently and I am confident in my ability to tackle any task that I am required to take on.

 

 

Work experience-

November 2016     I Love Manchester

During November 2016 I carried out a month of work experience with the team at I Love Manchester, Manchester’s fastest-growing online lifestyle magazine. The experience I gained during this placement was invaluable and I was able to use this experience to build upon my skills as a journalist.

I took on the role of Editorial Assistant and produced 13 articles for the website during my time there. I also contributed to the brand’s social media content and posted tweets, Facebook status’ and Instagram photos on behalf of I Love Manchester.

My skills as journalist were broaden greatly during this time as I was able to experience the production of a professional publication. I learnt from constructive criticism and improved my writing over the course of this placement to fine tune my style as a journalist.

I learnt the importance of working independently, outside of the office, and I am able to manage my time effectively in order to meet deadlines.

 

November 2013      Tameside Council

Whilst at sixth form, I secured a work experience placement in the press office of Tameside Council. This was my first experience of a professional journalism environment and introduced me to the ins and outs of a press department.

I produced press releases, blog posts and magazine content covering a range of events during this placement.

 

 

 

 

References available upon request.

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