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 Professional Experience Highlights

Jan 2016Present

ESN UofG Cofounder & President

Erasmus Student Network 

I cofounded the UofG section of international NGO ESN with the support of the International Office. Our success in establishing new partnerships, running sold-out events andimplementing international projects is testament to my leadership skills which were also officially recognised through our International STARaward.

January 2016Present

Publicity Manager

The Kelvin Ensemble

I lead a small publicity team in this local charity which specialises in music-making among young people in Glasgow. I single-handedly designed, created and delivered the publicity campaign for our 25th anniversary year, which resulted in a sold-out concert and increased membership the following year. I also offered training sessions for new members. 

Sep 2015January 2016

Welcome Team Assistant

The University of Glasgow

I helped facilitate the integration, arrival and enrolment processes of incoming international and exchange students, leading campus tours and distributing information. There are occasional translation duties.

May 2016Present

Intern

Lemaitre Publishing

I worked at a flourishing new digital publishing house in Brussels, translating a series of 40 non-fiction ebooks from French to English. 

Aug 2011

Intern

Warp Records

I worked with the PR time to create and proof read artist promos and press releases and promote artists' events in the UK and abroad

Jul 2015Aug 2015

Interpreter & Events Coordinator

Mondial Evasion

I worked with French tourist groups in London, organising events to help them improve their English interpreting for staff.  I was responsible for booking attractions and tours, creating and delivering english skills-based challenges, and designing daily schedules alongside my integral interpreting role.

Aug 2012Sep 2014

Acting Manager, Visual Merchandiser

Elements Ltd.

I worked in a gifts and interiors boutique very independently, with sole responsibility for opening and closing an 6-shop unit arcade and providing exceptional customer service. I created innovative displays and organised systems of stock management. I worked alongside the owner and manager to buy new stock and independently placed orders with suppliers.

Jul 2011Sep 2012

Sales Advisor & Visual Merchandiser

Galletly & Tubbs Ltd.

I worked as part of a team in this elegant homewares boutique during high school. Alongside customer service duties I helped organise and promote exclusive "afterwork" sales events to important customers.

Spotlight on: projects 

  • English Literature Tutor for Higher English                           Violin Teacher to new students
  • Ask-a-Student E-Mentor                                                          Performer for Music in Hospitals

Education

Sep 2006Jun 2012

Notre Dame High School

Achieved highest possible examination results in my state-funded high school: A in all university-entry level Scottish Highers (D connotes Distinction)

  • Modern Studies (D)               Physics 
  • French (D)                              Mathematics
  • Human Biology                      English (D)

Pursued extra Advanced Higher Qualifications and achieved A in:

  • Music (D)                                 English (D)

Skills & Interests

I am a dedicated, loyal worker and a fast learner. I speak fluent French and basic Arabic and my proof-reading skills are excellent. I am very confident with social media promotion and all Microsoft Office Tools and am currently developing graphic design, photography and film-editing abilities. Moving to France and being half-American makes me adaptable and diversified my communication skills. I am always friendly and presentable and have a passion for events and bringing people together.