Personal Profile

I am a hard working individual with good time management skills which I apply to my interest in the entertainment industry.  I also have strong interpersonal skills and I’m reliable and take responsibility when working on my own.  Plus I exercise some of my entertainment industry training whilst at home and at work regarding my efficiency with the way I work and my keen eye for detail.

 

Transferable Skills

First Aid (Appointed Persons), Food Safety, Time Management, Conflict Handling, Professional Telephone Manner.  Active in the entertainment industry as a writer, dancer, actress and model; I also have experience in directing.  I also am learning the basics of car mechanics and I’m interested in taking this further due to being a volunteer race marshall.

 

Education and Qualifications

The University of Huddersfield 2013 - 2016

Combined BA (Hons) Degree in International Business and Creative Writing

First Year Modules: 

The ABC of Creative Writing                                (C )

Writing for English Studies                                  (C )

Markets & Government                                        (B)

Marketing Analysis                                              (B)

Contemporary Issues in Business                         (A)

 

Second Year Modules:

Writing Short Stories                                    (B)

Writing Beyond the Page                              (B)

The Customer Experience                             (B)

Organisational Behaviour                              (B)

Small Business Enterprise & Planning            (B)

The International Business Environment        (C )

 

Final Year Modules:

Creative Writing Project                                    (C )

Experiments in Narrative                                   (B)

Environmental Management                              (C )

International Business                                      (C )

Undergraduate Dissertation                             (D)

Overall grade                              (Lower Second Class)

 

Derby Live 2010 (Short Course)

Level 2 BTEC Intermediate Award in Technical Skills in Live Entertainment                          (Pass)

 

Industry Training with Care Training East Midlands 2010

Level 2 Health & Safety in the Workplace                                                                          (Pass)

Level 2 Food Safety                                                                                                          (Pass)

Level 2 Certificate for Personal Licence Holders                                                                (Pass)

Level 1 Customer Service                                                                                                  (Pass)

Level 1 Conflict Handling                                                                                                  (Pass)

Appointed Persons Emergency First Aid                                                                            (Pass)

 

Derby College 2006 – 2008

Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts                                                            (Triple Merit)

Level 3 Working With Others                                                                                           (Pass)

Level 3 Improving Own Learning and Performance                                                             (Pass)

Level 2 Communications                                                                                                  (Pass)

Level 2 ICT                                                                                                                     (Pass)

 

Kirk Hallam Community Technology College 2001 - 2006

Various GCSE’s at grades A - DD

 

Career Summary

LifeLines Organisation: Volunteer PenFriend to Prisoner on Death Row: UK, March 2018 - Present

Responsibilities: To provide friendship to a Death Row inmate by way of letter writing.  In doing this I am providing a brief insight into the outside world and to reassure my pen friend that although they have committed a crime, they are still a person who can have friends.

 

MSA: Volunteer Rally Marshall, UK, 2017 - Present

Responsibilities: Provide an excellent experience for spectators, fellow marshals and drivers by ensuring that all safety regulations are met.  Plus providing emergency response to cars, drivers and spectators.

 

The Poochie Play Centre: Volunteer Dog Sitter, Derby November 2017 - January 2018

Responsibilities: My primary role is to help look after and play with the dogs which come into our care while their owners are at work.  I love doing this work as it allows me to build my confidence and further my experience of working with animals.

 

Dark Cleo Productions: Volunteer Director & Choreographer, Huddersfield,  October 2014

Responsibilities: Meet a very demanding deadline working on multiple shows simultaneously. Overseeing auditions, casting, rehearsals, writing the script, props, costume, directing & choreographing (acting, dancing and stunt work) and liaising with various departments whilst meeting university coursework deadlines.

 

Debra Charity Shop: Volunteer Retailer, Ilkeston,  July 2013 – October 2013

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities involved housekeeping duties, talking to customers and visual merchandising.

 

RSPCA: Volunteer Animal Socialiser, Derby,  March 2013 – July 2013

Responsibilities: Responsible for socialising cats and dogs in the rescue centre. Providing liaison between the RSPCA and members of the public. General housekeeping.

 

Curry’s & PC World: Sales Assistant, Nottingham,  March 2012 – November 2012

Responsibilities: Meeting and greeting customers, listening to requests and answering queries.  Guiding and advising customers on the most appropriate products for their needs.  Taking cash, card, voucher and credit payments using a till.  Handling internal and external queries professionally over the telephone.  Taking a lead role in running quotes and processing financial agreements for customers.

 

Creative Exchange: Volunteer Director,  Derby,  2011

Responsibilities: Took a short film script and overseen the rehearsing, filming and editing along with the lighting and sound of the piece.

 

Disneyland Paris: Actor, France,  October 2010 – November 2010

Responsibilities: Dressing in various character outfits, posing for photographs and signing character autographs.  Ensuring all guests had a magical experience.

 

Rose & Crown Inn: Waitress & Bar Staff,  Morley,  July 2008 – June 2010

Responsibilities: Meeting and greeting customers.  Serving customers food and beverages – taking orders and waiting tables.  Taking cash and card payment using a till.  Stock checking and rotation duties.  Maintaining a personal money belt, with accurate float money for distributing change.

 

Scissor Trix: Shampoo Technician, West Hallam,  March 2004 – October 2007

Responsibilities: Running the reception efficiently which involved: answering the telephone, taking cash and card payments using a till, maintaining a manual diary system for the hairdressing staff.  Plus making refreshments, meeting and greeting customers.  Washing hair and general housekeeping.

 

Hobbies & Interests

Acting on stage and screen, competitive dancing, writing and modelling.  I have also recently pursued my interest in cars and motorsport by becoming an accredited race marshall with the MSA which includes helping maintain the overall safety of spectator's as well as myself and other marshals at various events around the country such as the WRC Wales GB 2018 (World Rally Championship).

 

References available upon request.