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Personal information    
Surname(s) / First name(s)  Marsha, Anne Sasha
Address(es)  32, Louvre Street, SO15 Y23, Southampton, England
Telephone(s)  +44 123 45 67 89 00 Mobile: +44 123 45 67 89 00
Fax(es)  +44 123 45 67 89 00
E-mail(s)  anne_marsha@gmail.com
Nationality(-ies)  British
Date of birth  1.25.1980
Gender  Female
Desired employment / Occupational field  Public Relations Specialist
Work experience   
Dates  January 2009 - present
Occupation or position held  Public Relations Advisor
Main activities and responsibilities  Working with Gabrielle Silk Imports, my job was to develop strategies and business plans that would increase consumer awareness about the company and the products they offered.
Job accomplishments include:
Developed a plan to increase consumer awareness through positive media coverage Collaborated with the Media Relations Department to develop company message and ensure that all employees follow and understand the company goals.
Coordinate press conferences and other media involvement opportunities.
Research and present company information such as company fact sheets and other information to consumers and company investors.
Contact outside media distribution companies who could develop printed ads and other advertising material.
Developed an advertising campaign that generated 100 new customers within 6 months of implementation and continues to bring in new customers
Name and address of employer  Gabrielle Silk Imports 984 West Meade Street Cheadle Heath, Stockport SK3 ORJ United Kingdom
Type of business or sector  Fabric Distribution
Dates  June 1992 - June 1993
Occupation or position held  Public Relations Specialist
Main activities and responsibilities  In this position I worked closely with Human Relations and Executive management to increase brand awareness and consumer sales.
Job accomplishments:
Wrote press releases, speeches and public announcements designed to promote the company and products.
Created client email program which allowed current and new customers to sign up for special rewards and promotions, developed a referral system that awarded existing customers for every friend referral.
Traveled to different locations targeting desired customer base, coordinated special events and promotions with local businesses, ordered and distributed promotional items to potential customers
Name and address of employer  Madison Meats 198 Rusholme, Manchester M8 5SF United Kingdom
Type of business or sector  Wholesale Meat Distribution
Dates  December 2001 - September 2005
Occupation or position held  Public Relations Assistant
Main activities and responsibilities  Assisted public relations specialist by writing speeches, press releases and other media statements.
Contacted different agencies and outside vendors for products designed to portray the company logo, conceptualize printed materials, assisted in the preparation of reports and media proposals.
Represented the company at media functions and public events.
Assisted with the planning of VIP events, including restaurant reservations, company banners, and other details
Name and address of employer  Madison Meats 198 Rusholme, Manchester M8 5SF United Kingdom
Type of business or sector  Wholesale Meat Distribution
Dates  March 1995 - November 2001
Occupation or position held  Public Relations Assistant
Main activities and responsibilities  Working on a team of personal assistants, I provided assistance and did basic work for assigned regional celebrities or notable figures that were visiting the area. I worked closely with the assigned person, taking care of their daily schedules or other basic local needs while staying in Manchester. Duties included, planning reservations for meals, assisting with party or event plans including ordering specialty foods, beverages or other items for the event. I was also responsible for the persons daily care including any tasks that they asked me to do.
Name and address of employer  Star Assistant Agency 178 Green Meadows Way Manchester M13 9PL United Kingdom
Type of business or sector  Personal Assistance Agency
Dates  July 1993 - February 1995
Occupation or position held  Cruise line promoter/Sales Assistant
Main activities and responsibilities  Promoted cruise line promotions and sales by handing out fliers and explaining trip details to potential cruise patrons. This job required confidence and expert knowledge of cruise details in order to sell trips and interest customers into booking cruise trips. As part of my job, I approached potential customers on the streets near the cruise line agency or in designated areas targeted for sales. Once a potential customer was located I would inform them of the different trip packages available and then refer them to a senior sales agent for completing their cruise booking. As a cruise line promoter, I was the first form of contact representing the cruise line to potential customers and my salary was dependent on how many customers I generated for the company.
Name and address of employer  Princess Cruise Line 76 Great Talbot Road, Manchester M4 5AB United Kingdom
Type of business or sector  Cruise and Vacation Agency
Dates  June 1992 - June 1993
Occupation or position held  Editorial writer/columnist - Freelance
Main activities and responsibilities  Wrote articles of interest about current events and popular culture as asked by the Editorial staff. Assignments were given weekly, and covered a variety of topics from the latest restaurant opening to the local bands playing the local venues. I was given creative freedom regarding the length and specific details of the article, but all articles were approved by the senior editor for the Lifestyle section of the newspaper.
Name and address of employer  Manchester Entertainment Reporter, Lifestyles Department 1 St. James Place Manchester M3 3RN, United Kingdom
Type of business or sector  Newspaper Publishing and Distribution
Dates  January 1988 - May 1992
Occupation or position held  Server/Bartender/General Pub duties
Main activities and responsibilities  Basic serving and bartender responsibilities including greeting customers, taking their orders, serving food and drinks, clearing tables, delivering customer checks and taking payment, making change and providing sales receipts, cleaning tables or bar, stocking restaurant supplies and assigned server stations, restocking bar supplies, counting down the bar drawer or nightly sales totals.
Name and address of employer  Hogs Head Diner 52 Castle Road Manchester M3 4LZ, United Kingdom
Type of business or sector  Restaurant and Bar
Education and training   
Dates  August 1983 - May 1988
Title of qualification awarded  6 GSCE levels - 3 A* levels 3 levels A - C
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Psychology
English [A*], Geography [A*], Science [A*]
History [A], Health Education [B], Mathematics [C],
Name and type of organisation providing education and training  St Gabriel High School
Level in national or international classification  Secondary Education
Personal skills and competences  
Mother tongue(s)  English
Other language(s)  
Self-assessment  UnderstandingSpeakingWriting 
European level  ListeningReadingSpoken interactionSpoken production  
Chinese  A2Novice UserB1Intermediate UserA2Novice UserA2Intermediate UserB1Novice User 
French  C2Exert UserC2Exert UserB2Exert UserC2Exert UserC2Exert User 
Social skills and competences  I have 10 plus years of public relations experience working with the public and media contacts. I have excellent speech writing skills and communicating business ideas and promotions to the public. I participate not only in the planning, but go to every media event and public relations function that I develop for my employers. I have excellent long-term relationships with local and international promotional product distributors and media contacts. I am very creative and stay current with the latest trends and marketing techniques that attract consumers.
Organisational skills  I keep detailed records and organized contacts, I have experience planning public functions and high profile VIP events. I successfully planned the Grand Opening event for Gabrielle Silk Imports and am currently in charge of their web and store based brand awareness campaign.
Technical skills and competences  Basic computer skills including software installation and basic computer maintenance .
Computer skills and competences  Skilled with Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel and Outlook software. Also advanced skill level with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
Artistic skills and competences  Basic graphic design skills, advertising design and logo placement. Active in tennis and golf.
Other skills and competences  Sponsor and mentor to several students in the local high school Public Relations intern-ship program.
Driving licence(s)  Class B, B1, A
Additional information  References available upon request.