Curriculum Vitae


Sarah Wilson



Date of Birth:  4th March 1982


15 Badgers Walk


County Antrim

BT37 9PP

Tel: 028 90 471284

Career Objective      


Keen to find a challenging marketing position in a progressive company which offers early responsibility in return for enthusiasm, innovation and a commitment to achieving goals and business objectives in a profitable way.                                                                                     

Education and Qualifications


2000-2003             BA Business Studies with Marketing

Expect to graduate with a 2:1in summer 2003

University of Ulster, Jordanstown


Final Year Options:  Developing Products and People, Marketing Principles, Business Organisation, Managing Activities, Resources and Information, International Marketing


Dissertation: Gender Stereotyping in the Marketing of Cars


1993-1997             Hollybush Comprehensive School, Newtownabbey


A levels:  Business Studies (B), English (B), French (C)



Specialised Skills


Computer Skills:           Proficient in Word, Excel, Access PowerPoint, Internet and email


Languages:                   basic French


Driving:             full, clean driving licence







Skills Profile



·        gave regular presentations during class seminars and researched and debated issues such as Third World Debt as member of University Debating Society

·        developed listening skills as a volunteer for Nightline (a confidential student listening service).  Answered calls during the nightshift, listened to students’ concerns and encouraged them to explore their thoughts

·        liaised with bar and restaurant managers to arrange social events for the walking club. 



·        successfully managed social budget for University Walking Club. Monitored expenditure, researched prices of trips, negotiated group discounts and promotions

·        worked to tight deadlines in busy kitchen environment during Christmas period


Sales and Marketing

·        currently achieving 125% of sales targets in pressurised sales environment

·        proven sales record including 2 years part time experience selling designer shoes

·        extensive telephone marketing experience

·        successfully advertised and marketed the Walking Club end of year dinner – increasing participation by 18%


Work Experience


June 2001-present        Telemarketing (part time) – Deluxe Hotel Group, Newtownabbey


Christmas 2000,2001   Waitress (holiday work) – The Elk Pub, Newtownabbey


June 1998-Sept 2000   Sales Assistant - Designer Style Shoes, Jordanstown


Interests and Achievements


·        Social Secretary for University Walking Club (2001-present)

·        Active member of the Debating Society

·        Nightline Volunteer at University of Ulster

·        Enjoy walking and mountain climbing particularly Mountains of Mourne, Cave Hill, Slieve Gullion

·        Keen cinema and theatre goer




Prof. John Browne        Dissertation supervisor, School of Marketing, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, County Antrim, tel: 028 90 284737


Mr. Peter Dickson        Team Leader, Telemarketing Section, Deluxe Hotel Group, Newtownabbey, County Antrim, tel: 028 90 237667