WHAT EXPERIENCE DO I HAVE?
MOST RECENT WORK:
PROPS AND SCENERY HIRE TO THE TV AND FILM INDUSTRY:
In collaboration with my client I drafted a report which was to be submitted to Transport for Great Manchester, for compensation and the cost of remedial work, due to their business being severely effected by the Metrolink public transport construction.
WEBSITE CONTENT DRAFTING AND PROOFREADING:
Working with a digital marketing agent specialising in end-to-end business solutions and marketing for the health and beauty industry.
SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT:
Working with a digital marketing agent specialising in small business social media management.
VIRTUAL PA SERVICES:
Formerly a virtual PA for one of the North West's growing virtual PA services companies.
I successfully managed my own client base of SMEs, entrepreneurs, and self-employed professionals, providing PA and administrative management services.
Delivering diary management, UK and overseas travel arrangements, audio transcription, e-mail management, managing order and stock systems, managing customer service functions, maintaining and developing clients’ procedural manuals, invoicing and managing expenses for professional services, credit control, organising client promotional and marketing events, while maintaining confidentiality at all times.
Providing support to Independent Financial Advisers through administering their True Potential platform accounts, liaising with policyholders and providers
Relocation UK-wide and overseas
Sales and marketing UK-wide road shows
Industry relevant conferences
Celebratory corporate lunch and dinner events to mark awards, Christmas and retirements
Off-site board meetings, including locations in the Mediterranean and North America
Golfing events, both corporate and private, UK-wide and overseas
Family celebrations and group holidays
BLUE CHIP SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTATION: I co-ordinated the establishment of a new UK sales division with a turnover which grew from £300k to £6m per annum in 6 years, going on to be PA to the Chairman of the company.
LARGE REGIONAL HOUSING ASSOCIATION: PA to the Deputy Chief Executive of a major housing association.
BLUE CHIP CONSTRUCTION CHEMICALS: PA to the Finance Director.
PRIVATE/NHS PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL: PA to a Consultant Psychiatrist.
UK MOTOR INSURANCE: Claims handling and accident management.
BLUE CHIP GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICALS: Facilities co-ordinator, going on to be a PA/Project Administrator for Oncology teams.
BLUE CHIP GLOBAL MEDICAL COMMUNICATIONS: Editorial proofreader for the production of scientific articles, abstracts, posters and conference materials for the pharmaceutical industry.
REGIONAL NHS TRUST HEADQUARTERS: PA to the HR Director of a large North West NHS Trust, working out of the Office of the CEO.
UK ROAD HAULAGE AND STORAGE: PA to the Managing Director of a road haulage company.
EDUCATION: After gaining a BA(Hons) in Journalism & Sociology, I then when on to gain an MA in Human Rights & Ethics. Whilst completing my MA I became a workshop facilitator to undergraduate students for the Sociology and Criminology faculty.
My experiences in education have given me keen research and reporting skills. This, combined with my experience as an editorial assistant and proofreader gives me the skills to work on lengthy documentation projects.
EDITORIAL & JOURNALISM: Production and distribution of a magazine, the profits of which will be donated to the homeless.
Property management - residential and commercial
Freelance proofreading - reports, disserations and theses
Managing time sheets and expenses for agency professionals