Shona Royston

  • Dubai
Shona Royston


I am a highly experienced entertainment specialist, with multiple skills regarding all aspects of the entertainment industry. I have numerous years of customer service experience and have exceptional interpersonal skills. I enjoy working with a variety of people in a demanding environment as I feel obstacles help me to progress and improve on a personal level as well as in the work place. I have the ability to learn and acquire new skills and I’m an exceptionally fast learner, thoroughly enjoying new challenges as I go. Creativity and creating new ideas and concepts are my strong point along with being able to turn these into realty by following project through to the end.

Career Objectives

To obtain a responsible and satisfying career whilst applying my knowledge and experience in a position requiring a high level of performance and commitment, offering opportunities for growth in a fast paced, multi-skilled work environment.
To apply knowledge and skills acquired through academic studies and work experience in a challenging and rewarding position within a progressive organisation. Continue to expand knowledge and skills with additional studies, training and on-job experience in a view of attaining a satisfying career

Work History

Work History
May 2014 - Present

Flight Attendant

Emirates Airlines
Dubai-UAE Flight attendant: To carry out all duties including safety, security and service at the expected high standard set out by the company. To maintain up to date with security, safety and medical knowledge given by the company and any updates concerning procedures applicable to my role in the organisation. To remain presentable and professional at all times whilst in the public eye making sure my grooming is up to company standards.
Jan 2011 - May 2014

Co Founder, Creative designer and Event organiser

Rumours Entertainment and SBK events
Rumours Entertainment and SBK Events Dubai-UAE Co Founder, Creative designer, Event Organiser and Performer, responsibilities include: Setting up and holding meetings, interviews and presentations with clients, potential clients and suppliers and performers. Creating, proposing and presenting presentations and portfolios to clients in a professional manner in order to gain business and revenue and to finalise deals. Issuing invoices and quotations to send to the appropriate clients, performers and suppliers. Creating and designing new entertainment options on each proposal to clients in order to ensure it is tailored to their specific preferences and requirements. Sending and responding to emails, from clients, potential clients and performers and staff in order to ensure all enquiries and queries are dealt with accordingly and all bookings are successfully confirmed. Creating and designing costumes for performances. Creating and designing all aspects of events including table centrepieces, staging bridal entrances, event theme and design, decor and entertainment shows. Performing at any events that require me to perform, these performances include: Fire dancing and breathing performances, Aerial acrobatics, Stilt walking, Podium dancing, Choreographed dancing, Ballet shows, Contortion acts and ground acrobatic performances. Managing and co-ordinating on all events ensuring a positive and impressive result, along with handling any customer, client or performer complaints.
Aug 2010 - Oct 2011

Waitress and Head Hostess

Gap Year in Marbella, Spain
Marbella, Spain August-October Worked as waitress and Head Hostess: Newscafé restaurant and club. Seven Bar and Funky Buddha Nightclub by Siddhartha Magna Marbella, Golf Club Restaurant.
Jul 2008 - Jul 2010

Assistant Manager

Safestore Self Storage
Guildford, UK Assistant Manager, duties include: Customer enquiries Customer services Completing and processing of contracts and insurance· Collection and processing of payments on all outstanding debt, current and in arrears. Processing of all credits, invoicing and general enquiries. Building maintenance Accepting deliveries(hold a valid forklift licence) Assessing and providing accurate and detailed quotations to customers who enquire.
Apr 2006 - Jul 2008

Waitress, Cashier

Nando's Restaurant Guildford
Waitress, Cashier, Hostess and Co-ordinator. Perform opening and close of restaurant, along with assisting in new staff training.
May 2007 - Dec 2007


Prezzo's Restaurant Farnham Nando's Restaurant Guildford
Waitress & cashier-Performing the opening and closing of the restaurant


2007 - 2008


Brooklands College
Sep 2006 - Jul 2007

AS Levels

Farnborough Sixth Form College
English Literature and Language, Dance, Drama
Feb 1994 - May 2005


Farnham Heath End School
All school GSCE's completed and achieved



Cetificates and courses

Full First Aid Medical Course
Dance Pole Fitness and Acrobatics Instructor
Forklift Driving license
Emergency First Aid at work course
Health and safety in food handling course

Awardsand high school Achievments


Awards and High School Achievments

Deputy Head Girl Farnham Heath End School
Senior student award
Most outstanding personality SA Dance Festival
Junior High Prefect
Top overall Drama award


Available on request