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Education

20092010

Master of Science Sport and Excercise Management

University College Dublin

Currently my GPA is 3.6 pending 3 more exam results. 

Work History

Sport Event Staff

Platinum One Sport Management

I have worked on two projects with Platinum One.

1) The Coca-Cola World Cup Tour 2010

  The job involved the implementation of the World Cup Trophy into Ireland. My responsibilities included My jobs included the event set up,crowd management, distribution of promotional material and assisting Coca Cola event management team.

2) Newcastle United (English Premier League) Pre-season Tour 2010 - Carton House

    My responsibilities included but were not limited to preparation of training facilities for the team, transportation     of players, crowd control and control of access routes. 

Golf Sales Consultant

McGuirks Golf

In McGuirks, Ireland's most recognized golf retail outlet my duties were but not limited to:

  • Sales
  • Customer relations
  • Stock ordering 
  • Shop design
  • Club custom fitting

My primary task in McGuirks is sales. I have consistently achieved one of the highest sales records in the company by relating to the customer, using proven sales techniques and then retaining the customer through quality advice and efficient after sales service.

Event and promotion crew

Verve Marketing

I worked for Verve Marketing while doing my college undergraduate degree.

During my time with Verve we worked on projects such as: 

·Implemented the Lansdowne Road closing Ceremony November 2006 which brought a close to the     oldest rugby stadium in Europe and made way for its redevelopment. 

· Created, organized and implemented the half time entertainment for the Autumn Rugby International  series in the Landsdowne Road Stadium in 2005.

·Successfully promoted the Irish Sports television network Setanta Sports throughout Ireland in the  summer of 2006 through organizing and marketing network promotions and sales at sporting events  throughout the country.".

·Developed a strategic marketing plan for the company as a college assignment.

Event Manager Volunteer

Rehage Entertainment

Revlon Run/Walk for Women New York 2006

I successfully managed the registration of almost 40,000 participants who took part in the Revlon Run/Walk for Women.

My additional responsibilities in the Revlon Run/Walk for Woman included:

  • Answered the phones and administration work.
  • Negotiated the post event cleaning contract for Central Park.
  • Worked closely with the event sponsor, Nike. I participated in event mangers meetings          and negotiations with freelance contractors.
  •  I actively assisted in the management of the closure of Times Square, New York and the setup of various stages and equipment

In addition, conducted in depth research for Rehabe's other events, including the Voodoo Music Festival in New Orleans

Sales and Marketing Manager

Drogheda United Football Club

My role in the club was to maximize income through sales of sponsorship and advertisement both within the stadium and in the local community. 

·During my year at the club I increased revenue 15% on the previous year (2006/07).

·I negotiated new bartering agreements with companies such as Dominos.

·Personally increased the level of corporate hospitality booking in our limited facilities.

·I targeted and acquired new national level company sponsorships instead of local agreements.

Internship

Carr Golf Services

I completed a 6 week internship with Carr Golf services researching the online golf market. 

The project involved

·       Conducted internet research into the golf and golf tourism industry.  

·New technology research, particularly into the area of online booking systems, app creation  and integrated web based technologies.

·Consulted with with web development companies with regards to site design, Google rankings          and revenue generation methods.

·Presented solutions and recommendations of possible changes to be considered for implementation by  senior management. 

Skills

Introductuion to Golf Psychology
Football Coaching Badges
Football Association Introductory Coaching Badge Football Association Level 1  Football Refereeing Level 1  Speed Quickness Agility Introductory Certificate        
Computer Literacy
I am competent using and creating documents in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint & Outlook .
Search Engine Optimisation
I am familiar with using internet search optimisation tools such as Google analytics's and Google ad-words. 

Certifications

J1 1 Year Working Visa

Exchange Program