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Originally from Nelson, I have been living in Wellington for the past year and a half. I have over 16 years experience in customer service and over half of that has been spent in the cinema industry. I have a current Duty Managers Licence and a good knowledge of technology. I strive to do my work efficiently and enjoy finding and implementing positive changes to help improve customer and staff satisfaction.

Work experience

May 2014Present

Duty Manager/Projectionist

Paramount Cinema - Wellington

I am currently working at Paramount Cinema as a Duty Manager and head Projectionist. I have a current Duty Managers Licence and am responsible for running shifts and well as doing projection work. My duties include supervising staff, doing cash-up, serving customers, making coffee, opening and closing the cinema, starting films, setting up ads/trailers and DCPs among many other tasks.

Feb 2007Feb 2014

Projectionist/Shift Manager/Promotions Assistant

State Cinemas - Nelson

As a projectionist my roles included many technical aspects such as operating projectors, computers and other maintenance. As a shift manager I worked hands-on with customer service as well as overseeing staff productivity, organisation, reports and cash handling. As a Promotions assistant I was involved in creating newspaper ads, weekly flyers, updating websites, creating and maintaining a Facebook page, creating and running a phone app among other tasks.

Nov 2004Feb 2007

Team Member

Supercheap Auto - Nelson

During my time at SuperCheap Auto my duties included sales, customer service, cash-up, stocktaking and helping setup the store when it opened.

Dec 1997Aug 2004

Shift Manager

McDonalds - Nelson

I started out at McDonalds as a crew member and worked my way up to a crew trainer and then a Shift Manager during which time I attended 2 management courses in Auckland.



School Certificate, Sixth Form Certificate

Nayland College

Computer Skills

I am proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel, Adobe Photoshop and Indesign along with having a vast knowledge of the internet and social media. I have run my own website in the past so I know some basic HTML and have also done work with POS systems.


Sarah-Jane Christie - Paramount Cinema Wellington - 0223689375
Wendy Belcher, Manager - State Cinemas Nelson: 021919414
Louise Egan, Promotions Manager - State Cinemas Nelson: 0226012213
Richard Hadfield, Projectionist - State Cinemas Nelson: 0211210942