Secretary / General Assistant
2010 - Present
The Willow Clinic
The Willow Clinic is a busy holistic therapy clinic in Surrey. My duties include booking appointments for clients, ordering stock for the clinic, updating and maintaining the website, creating and sending newsletters, invoicing and accounts entry. I work at the Clinic every Tuesday and thoroughly enjoy being an efficient member of the team.
Sales Assistant / Administation
2010 - 2015
Part time sales assistant role involved customer care, serving customers both in store and via our online store. I was also responsible for the data entry of invoices and keeping the company's website up to date.
I was made redundant from this position in June 15 due to this branch of the business closing down.
2003 - 2005
Absolute Aromas Ltd
In this role I was responsible for packaging designs for this aromatherapy oil company. Promotional posters and product photo shoots were also a part of my job description. I left this position in August 2000 when I had my first child.
Sales & Administration Assistant
2001 - 2003
Jan Dekker UK Ltd
Jan Dekker is a Dutch company selling pharmaceutial ingredients to the major cosmetic manufacturers. My duties involved taking orders from customers internationally and arranging the shipping of these chemicals, along with all the regulation data sheets.
2000 - 2001
First Solution Internet Services Ltd
My role at First Solution was a varied one. I was responsible for the design of client websites as well as a few in house projects the company undertook. The company was also an internet web hosting and domain registration provider and I undertook the registering and renewal of domains and the subsequent invoicing and set up of these services. I left this role in early 2001 after I lost my mother to a short illness. I took 6 months off and then returned to work at Jan Dekker UK
1997 - 2000
This position involved producing in house all the promotional point of sale for all of the GNC shops (32 in total). As well as the company newsletter and all aspects of marketing. I thoroughly enjoyed the design aspect of this role and left to work for First Solution so I could transfer my design skills to internet based media.
BTEC National Diploma - Art & Design
1994 - 1995
I studied a 1 year foundation course at Farnham Art college. Specialising in Photography
A Levels English Language, Art & Media Studies
1992 - 1994
Godalming Sixth Form College
I achieved grade B in the 3 subjects I studied at A Level
1988 - 1992
Woolmer Hill School
I studied English, Maths, Art, Media Studies and the sciences. I achieved mostly A & B results
I am very passionate about holistic and alternate therapies. I have a VTCT in Indian Head Massage and am currently about to begin my final year of a degree level course in Homeopathy. I enjoy this subject very much and have always had a keen interest which I have been fortunate enough to develop further.
I am proficient in most Microsoft Office applications, TAS, Photoshop and many web design/editing software. I am a fast learner and am happy and confident to take on the learning of any bespoke software packages that a job role may involve. I am very creative and enjoy using this skill whenever I can.