Olga Shipunova

Work History

Work History

Oct 2011 - Jul 2012

Private English / Russian tutor


�  - Practicing and explaining English and business English terms (sometimes explanations in Japanese) through conversation, article discussion, correction of essays and study of documents

�  - Was also privately hired to translate from English into Japanese a highly complex text to aid understanding

of the text to the client

Apr 2012 - Jul 2012

Part time model

D'xim Model Agency

�Through the agency was invited to take part as an extra in a TV commercial, did several shoots with big

names such as Shiseido, working with make-up artists, Uniqlo shoot and a shoot in a Tokyo Ginza magazine

Jun 2012 - Jun 2012

market research assistant


� - Working for several weeks participating in a marketing research project, for a client who was considering expansion to Russia and other European countries.

�  - Participated in gathering information and contacted several large firms to question about the project.

�  - Communicated the findings in Japanese

�  - Shadowed the reporting process and conclusions

Sep 2010 - Sep 2010


IVS group Ltd

�Selling merchandise during the Papal Visit to a large group of customers in a variety of cities across the UK, stock keeping and handling money, I gained excellent communication and customer service skills working

as part of a team, as well as developing personal leadership skills

Sep 2008 - Jul 2009

Floor assistant

Cooperative food

�Distributing stock, working on the till handling money and assisting the customers, I also gained experience

of customer service, working as a team and working under pressure in rush hours


Sep 2009 - Present

Japanese Studies

University of Manchester

BA Honors in Japanese Studies (expected 2:1)                                                          

Modules include Japanese Language, Linguistics, Culture and History

Taken additional modules in English language and linguistics

Currently taking part in the Manchester Leadership programme


I take interest in the modern world of media and have attended “The Insight to Broadcasting and Journalism” course at University of Manchester. I am fascinated by art and very passionate about fashion. I love creative photography and occasionally participate in competitions