Graduate - Jessica Perry

Jessica Perry

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
  • West Midlands

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Jessica Perry
Graduate - Jessica Perry
Shirley,
Solihull,
West Midlands
United Kingdom

07455 284 496

About:

I am a dedicated and highly organised individual seeking employment. I am confident, with a friendly, bubbly personality. I have proven to be a capable and enthusiastic employee. I never fail to show initiative and commitment.


Employment History

Sales & Conference Coordinator – The Studio Venue Company
September 2019 – December 2020
- First point of contact for incoming event enquiries
- Host site visits
- Use of interpersonal and sales skills to achieve and exceed sales
targets
- Coordinate events across all venues
- Liaise with all departments to fulfil “customer first” mission statement

Brand Ambassador – The Circle Agency & N2O Agency
December 2015 – June 2019
- Promotional public appearances to introduce and showcase
products
- Interact and engage with the public within different environments and
staffing teams
- Educate consumers, generate hype and build awareness
- Create and contribute to social media accounts

Catering Service Assistant – Gather & Gather – Lloyds Banking
Group Management Centre
October 2013 – September 2019
- Welcome guests, introduce and answer questions relating to the
menu and dietary requirements
- Take orders, prepare drinks and serve guests food and drinks
- Training new employees
- Frequent leader of evening service
- Costa Coffee barista and bar service trained


Education

Manchester Metropolitan University
September 2015 – June 2018
Award: BA Hons Events Management
Grade: Second Class: First Division (2:1)
Modules include:
Year 3: Event Marketing & Sponsorship Management, Leadership
& International Events, Sustainability Management,
Dissertation
Year 2: Event Projects Management, Synergy, Organisational
Management, Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and
Exhibitions (MICE)
Year 1: Events Industry and Special Events, Business
Management, Event Operations, Legal Implications for
Event Managers

Solihull Sixth Form College
September 2012 – May 2014
Award: A-Levels
Grade: English Language (B), Media Studies (B),
Drama & Theatre Studies (C)

Light Hall School
September 2007 – July 2012
GCSEs: Maths (A), Spanish (A), History (A), Media Studies (A), Religious
Studies (A), English Language (B), English Literature (B),
Science (B), Additional Science (B)
Level 2 National Award in IT (Distinction

Other information:

Other Achievements and Qualifications

University Achievement
As Project Manager for the Events Project Management unit, our team was responsible for planning, delivering and evaluating a live charity event. Our event ‘Skate & Donate’ raised over £2500 for charity. This has since been used
as a top-grade example for course students. The event won ‘Best Event’ award and I was personally awarded for ‘Best Academic Grade’.

BIIAB Certificate
Health and Safety
Personal Licence Holder
SQA Endorsed Certificate
Level 2 Food Safety
Level 2 Health and Safety

References available on request.