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    Nigel Emms,

    Operations Manager, Universal Brand Limited (UK)

    We used LA promotions for our trade stand in Edinburgh. The lady they provided was great, and we may be able to do further work with LA promotions in the future, all thanks to ...read more.

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    Jo Thomson,

    Shows UK / Acts R Us (UK)

    The service you provide is second to none, invaluable even – and your enthusiasm and genuine interest has been maintained; you filled a notable gap.

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Experience Summary

I am seeking employment where I will be able to use the skills that I have mastered through training and job experience. It is my goal to embark on a career that will not only greatly benefit my employer, but that I will be able to look back on with pride in years to come. My most valuable attribute is the pride that I take in providing a quality product or service and my dedication to integrity. Employment Experience Current Employment For the last 13 years, I have been an independent contractor doing demos, working for a mascot organization, and executing various promotional events. I enjoy the variety of working with deferent products and meeting new people. Products that I have promoted include food items, health products, and high-end cosmetics. The promotional company that most consistently provides me with work is Promo Works (also known as Serv Corp.) Other promotional companies that I do work for on a regular basis include Big Orange, Mass Connections, Triple Point, and Encore Nationwide. Promo Works Position: Product Demonstrator 10/ 2008-Present I am have been employed and am currently employed with Sarasota County Schools for 7 years as an autism aid full time during the school week. Managerial/Supervisor Friedman’s Jewelers Position: Credit Manager / Assistant Manager 4/88-5/89 Evaluation of credit applications; sending out dunning letters to and telephoning delinquent accounts; visiting and repossessing merchandise from delinquent account holders; skip-tracking; representing the company in civil suits against seriously delinquent accounts; maintaining the accounts receivable file; transferring and receiving merchandise; sales; preparing and delivering the bank deposit; supervising four co-workers; and opening and closing the store. Plaza Twin Theatre Position: Relief Manager 1995-1997 Manage operations of the movie theatre for the two days a week to give Manager time off. Spec’s Music and Video Position: Assistant Manager 2/87- 787 Supervising of employees; opening and closing of the store; receiving and shipping of merchandise; re-ordering of stock; completing of the daily business report; and arrangement of displays. U. A. Movies at DeSoto Square Position: Concession Manager 4/83-3/85 Supervising of concession staff; selling concession items; selling tickets; running projectors; and ushering when needed. Retail Sales Polly Flinders Position: Part time sales associate 2/92-1/94 Gordon’s Jewelers Position: Sales associate 7/87-4/88 Sales; operating the register; inventory; daily business report; processing of traffic forms; adjusting of watch bands; replacing watch batteries; buffing and cleaning of jewelry and promoting special sales events. L. Luria and Son Inc. Position: Jewelry Coordinator 7/85-3/87 Jewelry sales; operation of a register; maintaining of a file on rain checks; maintaining of back stock; inventory; and receiving and shipping of merchandise. Clerical Coast Bank Position: Switchboard Operator 6/89- 6/93 Operation of a multi-line switchboard: Worked in the mail room when needed. Kelly Services Position: Temporary clerical 1984/1985 Envelope stuffing; filing; copying and collating: and collecting data. Child Care Children’s Christian Development Center Position: child care provider 7/98-12/98 Tucker Registered Family Home Day Care Position: Owner / Operator 4/97-7/98 Food Service Ponderosa Steak House Position: Server 11/90-2/91 Serving of meals and refilling of drinks; bussing of tables; maintaining of sundae bar, and night ending clean up. Burger King Position: Hostess/Cashier 5/81-6/83 McDonalds Position: Cashier 6/79-5/80 Professional References Promo Works 10/ 2008-Present P.O. Box 968090, Schaumburg, IL 60196 1-800-238-9199 Coast Federal (Now Sun Trusts) Employed: 6/89-6/93 1777 Main St. Sarasota, Fl 34236 Coast Federal no longer exists since it merged with Sun Trust in 1993 Friedman’s Jewelers Employed: 4/88-5/89 Sarasota, Florida The Friedman’s that I worked for closed back in 1989. Their corporate office number is 972-892-9200 Gordon’s Jewelers Employed: 7/87-4/88 441 DeSoto Square US 301 Boulevard West Bradenton, FL. Phone: 941-747-5861 Polly Flinders (No longer exists) Employed: 2/92-1/94 Sarasota Outlet Mall in Sarasota, FL Spec’s Music and Video (Now Spec’s & FYE) Employed: 2/87-7/87 The specs that I worked for was located on Cortez Rd. in Bradenton. The corporate office number is 305- 592-7288 L. Luria and Son Inc. (No longer exists) Employed: 7/1985-3/1987 Luria’s was located at 3611 1st. St. E Bradenton, Fl U.A. Movies at DeSoto Square Employed: 4/83-3/85 303 U.S. Hw 301 Blvd. W. Bradenton Fl 34205 Phone: 941-744-2950 View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Other Experience

I have been working as a brand ambassador for over 12 years part-time. As a full-time job I work as an autism aide in the public school system and that makes me qualified to work on events that are geared to parents with children of all ages.

Skills

Other Skills

I am good at setting people up for photographs but do not own a sufficient camera to do professional photography

Languages

First language: English

Extra Information

  • Brand Ambassador

    I have been a brand ambassador for products that included food, cosmetics, shoes, and alcohol.

  • Costume and Character

    I have been the handler for a costumed character. I have also been an actor at the Medieval fair and worn a costume.

  • Demonstration

    I have been a product demonstrator for products that included food, cosmetics, shoes, and alcohol.

  • Health & Beauty Demo

    Borghese, Coppertone, Unileaver

  • In Store Demonstrator

    I have been a product demonstrator for products that included food, cosmetics, shoes, and alcohol.

  • Mall Events

    I worked at several mall events. For two event I was handing out holiday goodies. For another event, I was working at a fashion show. For yet another event I was part of a team that was making consumers aware of the free mall Wifi and the flash sales that one could see advertised if they made the mall their home screen.

  • Roadshows

    I worked selling the Margarettaville line of shoes and t-shirts at Costco

  • Sales

    I worked selling the Margarettaville line of shoes and t-shirts at Costco. This event was both hourly and commission.

  • Sampling

    I have given out samples of products that included food, cosmetics, shoes, and alcohol.

  • Acting

    I was an actor for the Medieval Fair.

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    I currently am experienced in MS Work, adobe Photoshop, and e-mail.

  • Driving License

    I have a standard drivers license.

  • First Aid Certificate

    I am certified in CPR, AED, and First Aid.

  • Own Car

    I own my own car.

  • Wait Staff

    I have been a waitress at Pizza Hut and Ponderosa.

  • Qualifications

    I hold an A. A. degree in Elementary Education and have completed several courses in music and one course in theater make up.

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