Curriculum Vitae

 

Sarah Wilson

 

Email: s.wilson@ulster.ac.uk

Date of Birth:  4th March 1982

 

15 Badgers Walk

Newtownabbey

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

 

Communication

·        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. 

 

Organisation

·        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

 

Referees

 

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