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Mrs Donna Cheltenham

Web Developer, Graphic Designer, SEO Specialist & Digital Marketing Professional. 

Summary

I am a trainee teacher with a 1st Class BSc (Hons) in Web Technologies, and over 15 years' experience in Web Development, Business, Digital Marketing, and Interactive media. I am hard-working and reliable, work well under pressure and have good creative thinking and problem-solving skills.

Education

20182019

Post Graduate Certificate in Education

Blackpool & The Fylde College

Units: Preparation for Education and Training, Promoting Positive Behaviour, Developing Teaching, Learning and Assessment, Curriculum Development for Enhanced Practice, Practitioner Enquiry: Deconstructing Practice, Contemporary Issues in Education and Training.

20172018

BSc Hons. Interactive Media Development

Lancaster University

First Class

Units: Human Computer Interaction, Entrepreneurial Management and Project Control, Designing for Social Networks, Developing Rich Internet Applications, Dissertation 

20152017

FdSc. Interactive Media Development

Lancaster University

Passed with distinction.

Level 4 Units: Website Design and Development, 2D Graphics, Developing Extensible Data, Creating Multimedia Content, Scripting for the Web, Academic and Digital Literacy

Level 5 Units: Dynamic Web Development (Procedural), Dynamic Web Development (Object Oriented), Content Management Systems, Developing Motion Content, Digital Media Marketing, Work based and Placement Learning

20152015

Diploma in Business Management & Entrepeneurship

Alison

Pass 100%

20142015

LAO Certificate in Principles of Business and Administration (QCF) - NVQ Level 2

Tyro Training

Principles of personal responsibilities and working in a business environment
Principles of providing administrative services
Principles of managing information and producing documents
Principles of supporting change in a business environment
Principles of supporting business events
Principles of budgets in a business environment

20132013

Diploma in Internet Marketing

Alison

Pass 100%

20132013

Diploma in Business Management

Alison

Pass 96%

20082008

Food Safety and Hygiene, Level 2

CPD

Pass

19971998

Child Care Level 1 NAMCW

Moat House
19971998

RSA Initial Text Processing NEAB

Moat House

Distinction

19921997

5 GCSE's

Stockport School

Including Maths and English

Work experience

2018Present

Student Lecturer

Blackpool & The Fylde College

As part of my PGCE training, I have a placement within the Computing department at Blackpool & The Fylde College where I teach all aspects of Web Development as well as Digital Marketing, Entrepreneurial Management, GCSE Maths, and Functional skills English

2017Present

Freelance Web Developer

Twisted Media

I currently freelance my skills as a web developer whilst studying and teaching.

20122017

Company Director/Marketing Manager

Twisted Network Media UK LTD - Blackpool

I provided  Web and Graphics design, SEO, and PA services. Arranged meetings for the sales team, assisted with ongoing support. Managed schedules/calendars and overseeing logistics for business networking events.

For two years  I was the editor and creator of Blackpool City Guide, a successful local Magazine. 

20092012

Hotel Owner / Manager

The Wembley Hotel & Hotel Rossi - Blackpool

Two neighbouring sister hotels. I was responsible for managing bookings/sales, check-in/check-out process, building and maintaining the website and marketing materials, customer care,  and overseeing event logistics. I turned two failing hotels into successful hotels making a profit by slashing the outgoing costs and bringing in customers with my digital marketing and Web Developing skills.

20072008

Manager

All Occasions - Chester-le-street

My responsibilities were the day to day running: Opening and locking up, buying in and checking stock, interviewing and hiring staff.

19992001

Telemarketer

Penguin Plastics - Stockport

Cold calling home owners, arranging home visits, training new staff.

19961997

Trainee Office Assistant 

Preferred Tubes - Stockport

Answering phone calls, opening and filing mail and handling invoices. General help around the office. 

Volunteer Work

20172018

NUS Class Representative

Blackpool & The Fylde College
20162018

Marketing Strategies

Clean Up Blackpool

CLean Up Blackpool (CLUB) is a community of Volunteers based in Blackpool, addressing social and environmental issues in our town.

As of March 2016 I have volunteered to control of marketing for the organisation for a period of 12 months. This involves the building and maintaining of their website www.clublackpool.co.uk , handling their online and social media presence, dealing with graphics and design work and writing a quarterly column in Blackpool City Guide

19951996

Care assistant

The Hollies

I volunteered at a rest home, helping out at meal times and sitting with the residents, reading to them and talking to them.