Graduate - Chyna Thompson

Chyna Thompson

Event types

  • Corporate Events
  • Private Parties
  • Outdoor
  • Exhibitions
  • Virtual/Hybrid

Core business categories

  • Graduate / New to the Industry
  • Graduate / New to the Industry

Areas covered

  • United Kingdom
  • London

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Chyna Thompson
Graduate - Chyna Thompson
London
United Kingdom

07710 138 330

About:

A final year events management undergraduate with five years’ experience with clients. Highly driven and motivated with a record of coming up with creative ideas, staying focused and completing all successfully. Currently looking for a challenging role in events in order to utilise and develop skills learnt from studies and contribute to the ongoing success of an established organisation.

Skills
o Developed a strong awareness of customer service working closely to client briefs.
o Able to work independently and in a team dynamic.
o Developed project management and organisational skills.
o Possesses the ability to manage a complex workload.
o The ability to manage the planning and staging of an event from conception to final delivery.
o Managed, marketed and promoted events.

Education

University of East London (Oct 2018 – In progress)
BA(Hons) Events Management
Successfully completed modules including:
- Principles of event theming and design (81%)
- Service sector marketing: Principles and practice (65%)
- Understanding tourism, hospitality, and events experiences (65%)
Dissertation topic: “Social media platforms and the influence they have on the planning stages of a wedding”

Fashion Retail Academy (Sept 2014 – June 2016)                              
Level 3 extended diploma in fashion design
Successfully completed all modules including:
- Digital fashion (Merit)
- Fashion design (Merit)
- Contextual studies (Merit)
Final Major Project: A one-piece collection based on the Ottoman Empire.

Bacons college (Sept 2009 – June 2014 )                                 
Successfully gained 10 GCSE’S (B-C Grade) including:
English Language (C) – English Literature (B) – Mathematics (C)

Work History

JBC Style Agency (Oct 2017 – June 2019)                            
Retail Sales assistant
Worked with Luxury brands including: Sophia Webster - Harvey Nichols - Chanel Boutique
Duties included:
o Dealt with challenging customers using diplomacy and tact.
o Communicated, understood, and managed clients’ needs.
o Managed a section individually.

Kumon Centre (May 2014 – Sept 2017)                              
Teaching Assistant
Duties included:
o Developed organisation skills through tracking their weekly progress.
o Time management from completing tasks and marking work within a three-hour window.
o Working within a team dynamic.

Absolute Vintage (July 2015 - September 2015)                      
Shop Assistant
Duties included:
o Managed working on the shop floor in a very busy and versatile environment
o Gained customer service skills. 
o Developed an understanding of IT applications for the store.
o Increased media and marketing skills

Other information:

Languages
o English
o Turkish

Accomplishments
o Lead group to victory in a business workshop gaining an understanding on how to run a business.
o Attended dance classes since age 4 in Tap, Ballet and Jazz developing confidence, leadership, and discipline.
o Prefect in year 11 working with peers ensuring their voice was heard.

References available upon request.