Work History

Work History
Oct 2009 - Jan 2010

Event Coordinator

Life Productions

Collaborated with colleagues on the organization and promotion of ASI Business and Professional Expo. Responsible for the drafting of event proposals and marketing plans in addition to participating in Project Management activities

Aug 2009 - Sep 2009

Courtesy of Choice Project – Trainer

Red 9 Marketing - Carreras Limited

Trained employees island wide in hotels on restaurants on the Courtesy of Choice Project. The campaign promoted tolerance and respect among smokers and non-smokers with main emphasis on customer service.

Jul 2009 - Aug 2009

Coordinator - Waves of Change (Independence Grand Gala)

Jamaica Cultural Development Commission

Participated as coordinator for the Waves of Change presentation which involved six schools, three choreographers among others. Main duties included being the liaison officer for the project, communicating with Jambiz project leaders, choreographers and the teachers from the respective schools. 

Jun 2008 - Jul 2008

Retail Banking Division - Assistant

National Commercial Bank (NCB)

Assisted with credit card limit adjustments and auditing in the Retail Banking Division. All tasks were completed efficiently.

May 2008 - Jun 2008

Digital Duplicator Operator

International Seabed Authority

Participated in the duplication of conference materials and documentation for the Fourteenth Session of the Assembly of the International Seabed Authority.

Jul 2007 - Jul 2007

Assistant Teacher

National Youth Service - Ascot Primary School

Assisted Grade 6 teachers in preparing students for the GSAT Examination.

Jun 2007 - Jun 2007

Assistant in the Compliance Department

National Housing Trust

Provided reports and letters on a regular basis as directed or requested for the Compliance Department at the National Housing Trust – Spanish Town. Performed various administrative duties.

Education

Education
Aug 2005 - May 2009

Bachelors in Business Administration

University of Technology, Jamaica

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

  • Major in Marketing and a Minor in Banking and Financial Services
  • Core Courses included Marketing Seminar, Managing Customer and Client Relations, Advertising Management, Distribution and Retail Management, Risk Management, Marketing Communications, Finance of International Trade, Monetary and Fiscal Policies.

Skills

Skills

Presentation Skills

Completed many presentations which were done in the undergraduate program at UTech, Jamaica.

French and Spanish

Completed courses in Basic French and Spanish.

Microsoft Office

Able to use Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Access to create documents, presentations, spreadsheets and database effectively. 

Summary

To obtain a position in Marketing or another department that will enable me to utilize my strong organizational skills, educational background, and ability to work well with people. I would like to be employed pref. in Marketing, Management or Corporate Marketing. At this stage, I will accept job offers in any field to gain experience which I need.

I am comfortable working in teams and possess leadership qualities. I have great communication skills which are needed in today's working environment. I will be great at representing your brand.

Objective

To obtain a position in Marketing or another department that will enable me to utilize my strong organizational skills, educational background, and ability to work well with people.

Interest

Current Affairs, WatchingTelevision, listening Radio stations, Music, Fashion, Blogging, Tennis

Certifications

Certifications
Feb 2009 - Present

National Vocational Qualification of Jamaica (NVQ-J) - Level One Complete

HEART TRUST - NTA
Jan 2010 - Mar 2010

Supervisory Management

University of the West Indies