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Curriculum Vitae SHARON

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Curriculum Vitae SHARON

  1. 1. Curriculum Vitae PERSONAL PROFILE Having worked for the same company for a number of years I am now looking for development opportunities and a new challenge. My personal strengths include self-motivation, the ability to work alone or with others, I am a good team player. I can work under pressure and priorities my work well. I have strong selling skills and am very target orientated. I have excellent computer skills and first rate customer service skills. I feel I am a good communicator and am confident in working with people at all different levels within an organisation. I am a quick learner and conduct myself in a very professional manner. SKILLS N.V.Q level 3 in Customer Service, good communication skills. Excellent selling skills, target orientated with a hunger to achieve. RSA levels 1 to 3 in word processing, excellent computer and internet skills. Diploma in the Inspired Learning Sales Skills. Diploma in the Inspired Learning Sales Skills Advanced. Pre-Datec Art & Design Course Artistic and creative outlook, with an eye for the finer details. EDUCATION NVQ Level 3 in customer service, Keighley News, 2004-2005 RSA Word/Text Processing Levels 1 to 3, Night School at Keighley College, 1997 Bradford Art College, Display/Window Dressing, September 1984-November Keighley College Art and Design Course1983-1984 GCE O level Pass in English Language and Literature, Art, Home Economics, Mathematics, French and Biology. WORK HISTORY AND DUTIES August 1997 - Present NEWSQUEST-KEIGHLEY NEWS, ILKLEY GAZETTE, CRAVEN HERALD & TELEGRAPH & ARGUS Senior Sales Executive Within this role I am on the road visiting clients on a regular basis selling advertising campaigns and cold call around my area Keighley centre and surrounding villages. I sell advertising into the various newspapers plus the Living magazine, features and additionally online sales. I am focused on meeting various targets for each of these areas. Before being promoted to this position I worked on the classified section of the Newspaper in various roles as a Tele Sales Canvasser on Entertainments, Recruitment, Sales Service & Features. Within this role I would sell advertising over the telephone into the different sections
  2. 2. of the newspaper, building the columns, achieving targets, booking in adverts, having good rapport with new and existing clients, canvassing other titles for new business. I first joined the Keighley News as a Receptionist my responsibilities were- Customer Service, booking adverts, operation of the switchboard. Cash transactions, banking of cash, processing orders, all telephone enquiries. 1984 - July 1997 BOOTS THE CHEMIST, BRADFORD Revlon/Ultima II Account Manager & Trainer Responsibilities-Achieving Targets, demonstrations, direct selling, stock control, merchandising supervising junior staff and administration. The training of new consultants in stores in the area, including direct responsibility for supervision of a part time consultant. Previously I worked in the same store as The Ladies Accessories Consultant my responsibilities were- Stock control, selling, merchandising, administration, customer service and achievement of targets. Before this I started working for Boots after leaving Art College as their Display Assistant and my responsibilities were- all areas of display within the store, including notice boards, promotional displays, counters and windows. HOBBIES & INTERESTS Art, Flower Arranging, Reading, Writing, Music, Going to outdoor events, Swimming, Travel, Holidays. Contact details: sharonlwalker5@icloud.com REFEREES Mark Robinson Weeklies Group Manager Keighley News 80-86 North Street Keighley BD21 3AG Philip Walker (Previous Weeklies Group Manager) 185 Swan Avenue Gilstead Bingley BD16 3PL

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