Marks and Spencer
November 2014- January 2015- Marks and Spencer
Visual merchandising and Customer Assistant-
Worked both in a team and independently, dressing mannequins and creating store displays. Worked on the new BOSS system and in positions both backstage and on the shop floor, including helping customers, operating tills and organising stock.
Broomey Croft Children's Farm
May 2013 - Present - Broomey Croft Children's Farm
Farm & Café Assistant - Assisting with jobs around the farm; caring for animals, feeding and cleaning. Also working in a farm cafe serving and interacting with customers, working independently and in a team.
I Heart Studios
June-August 2012 - I Heart Studios - Studio and Styling Assistant Internship
Assisted with photo shoots for Ben Sherman and Harvey Nichols, organising and cataloguing stock, helped around the studio, collected items for meetings, helped in the wardrobe and dressed mannequins, and also assisted stylists on model shoots with steaming and prepping garments. Also worked with shot lists and packed/unpacked garments when they arrived at the studio.
Skills gained: Creativity, organisation, team work, expanding skills, time management, and working at a fast pace and to a busy schedule.
June 2012 - August 2012 - Coco Rio -
Waitressing Staff - Working in fast paced environment, catering to customer and staff needs, under pressured time schedules and using great customer service.
The Castle Hotel and Bow Street Runner Vodka Bar
May '10 - September '11- The Castle Hotel and Bow Street Runner Vodka Bar-
Bar and waitressing/banqueting staff - Worked in a busy environment, catering to all customer needs. Working under pressure and working quickly to time schedules.
Communication - Learnt to communicate appropriately with people in different situations, from large groups of customers in a bar or wedding party, through to different clients at photo shoots.
Teamwork - Developed my teamwork skills through working with colleagues whilst serving people in the restaurant and working on a bar. I am able to work quickly in a busy environment and cope under pressure.
Customer Awareness - Since working in a shop, I have developed customer service skills. I am now aware that different situations need to be handled in a different way. I learnt that a polite and calm attitude to customers is needed at all times.
Creative Thinking - Able to think not only critically and logically, but creatively aswell. I can take initiative when different situations arise and solve any problems that may occur. I am results orientated and like to look at things from more than one angle and give a fresh and creative perspective. Also love thinking of new ideas.
Self motivation, time management, photography, styling, organisation, flexibility, adaptability, problem solving and quick learner.