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Stephanie Young

B.Sc. (Hons) Economics with German


Technology-oriented individual with a strong language background. Creator of Young Web Services, which creates websites and graphics for small businesses and individuals, I currently operate on a freelance basis and frequently try out new online tools that will assist me with certain projects and solve my clients' problems in the most efficient manner.


Sep 2011Jun 2015

Economics with German

University of Birmingham, England

Graduated with Honours, Class II  (Division I)

Oct 2013Aug 2014


Freie Universität Berlin

Part of my bachelor degree programme. Spent one year studying with the ERASMUS programme.


GCSEs and A-Levels

Chipping Norton School, England

Work Experience

Nov 2015Present

Market Research Coder

ASK International Market Research (ASKi) GmbH

Create code plans and assign codes to open-ended survey responses in order to quantify data.

• Work on German and English language projects for multinational clients from a range of industries
• Lead small teams by assigning tasks, liaising with project managers and following through to project completion
Control other coder's work to ensure good quality and consistency, as well as training  new coders
• Work alongside colleagues from across the globe

Jun 2015Nov 2015

Telephone Interviewer

ASK International Market Research (ASKi) GmbH

Conduct market research surveys over the phone on behalf of clients.

• Use interpersonal skills and establish rapport to obtain a high number of interviews
• Communicate with different demographics according to the project at hand
• Arrange appointments with interviewees

Sep 2014Jun 2015

Events Manager

UoB Women in Finance Society

Women in Finance Society aims to draw like-minded women together to expose them to the numerous careers available in the world of finance. During my year on committee the society was awarded 'Outstanding New Society' at Guild Awards 2015.

• Utilised Photoshop skills to create logo and design marketing materials to advertise our events
• Organised social events for society members
• Collaborated with the Entrepreneurship and Innovation department at UoB to arrange speakers for a professional event

Jan 2015Jun 2015

Year Abroad Ambassador

University of Birmingham

Responsible for creating the Germany section of 'The Insiders Guide to Year Abroad', a brand new online resource full of practical advice and peer support for UoB students undertaking their year abroad.

• Generated engaging content appealing to students and giving appropriate information
• Used to create discussion forums and online noticeboards accessible by students
• Filmed a video giving my personal take on my year abroad and providing country specific advice

Sep 2014Mar 2015

Student Ambassador

University of Birmingham

Represented the UoB Business School during applicant visit days.

• Utilised my public speaking skills during a presentation to applicants
• Guided groups of parents and applicants on tours around campus, tailoring each tour to the desires of the group accordingly
• Organised tour groups and kept to the scheduled timings

Jan 2014Jun 2014

Market Research Analyst

Market Logic Software

Generated content for an online platform using existing market research reports.

• Worked on projects for some of the world’s leading FMCG companies
• Clients included Unilever, Johnson & Johnson, and Coca Cola
• Extracted core findings from market research reports
• Created insights based on existing market research data, from which clients gained in-depth knowledge and devised marketing strategies from
• Reviewed and uploaded content onto the platform
• Created PowerPoint presentation to demonstrate the frameworks to clients

Aug 2009Sep 2013

Sales Assistant and Keyholder

Jaffé and Neale Bookshop and Café

Involved in all aspects of the business, on both the bookshop and cafe sides. Throughout the role I have developed my skills in a work based environment, including high pressure situations, and have progressed to hold a position of responsibility.

• Dealt with customer queries
• Researched and tracked down hard to locate books
• Estimated, calculated and ordered stock events
• Looked after authors during book signing events
• Part of the Wilderness festival team
• Involved in the Chipping Norton Literary festival, in charge of selling books at external locations
• Trained up new employees

Sep 2012Jul 2013

Hitchhikes Coordinator

Carnival RAG (Raising & Giving) Society

Responsible for all aspects of event organisation, from the selecting event locations, through to the end of the event. Also coordinated the annual ‘Escape & Evade’ challenge which under my leadership was the most successful to date, raising over £13,000 due to innovative incentives and a new publicity strategy.

• Use of logistics, organisation and problem solving when unexpected issues occurred
• Gained extensive experience as a steward
• Bucket shaking on ‘RAG raids’
• Interacted within the student body and professional environment
• Communicated with external parties to negotiate best deals
• Assisted participants with sponsorship
• Pitched events to students during information meetings