Graduate - Natasha Stevenson

Natasha Stevenson


Natasha Stevenson
Graduate - Natasha Stevenson
Woodthorpe, Nottingham
United Kingdom

07982 663 655


Event types

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

Core business categories

  • Graduate / New to the Industry

Areas covered

  • United Kingdom
  • East Midlands


I am an International Events Management graduate, who has completed a year in the industry, where I worked as a Conference and Events Assistant at a Hilton Worldwide and Best Western hotel.
Additionally, I have a range of experience in events gained through volunteering, work experience and professional work.

Conference and Events Assistant | Hilton Worldwide | June 2019 – December 2019
Operating within the Conference and Events team, day-to-day tasks included:
• Setting up conferences
• Organising and preparing event spaces
• Ensuring the preparation and executions of events such as weddings and fairs ran smoothly
• Providing high-quality service to add to the experience of VIP guests
• Manning the restaurant and bar

Conference and Events Assistant | Best Western | February 2020 – March 2020
Same as previous

Hospitality Assistant | Compass Group | Oct 2018 – Feb 2019
I was employed by Compass Group as a member of the hospitality retail kiosk at Sheffield United. During matches, I worked on the till, as well as serving food and alcohol.

Retail Assistant | Havaianas | May 2017 – Sept 2017
I was employed by 73Retail as a sales assistant for Havaianas footwear. My daily tasks involved:
• Serving and assisting customers
• Re-filling stock
• Ensuring the kiosk was presentable at all times
• Stock takes
• Closing the kiosk at the end of shift

Student Colour Run | 2018
Working at the Colour Run event, my responsibilities included:
• Keeping participants on track over the route
• Organising pedestrians of event
• Ensuring the wellbeing and enjoyment of participants was prioritised

St Luke’s Charity Event | 2018
Working at the Winter Ball, my responsibilities included:
• Selling raffle tickets
• Showcasing the attractions on offer
• Encouraging bidding on the auction to ensure the maximum value was raised on the night

Tramlines Festival | 2018
I volunteered at the festival and across the 3 days my roles included:
• Scanning attendees’ tickets upon entry
• Distributing wristbands
• Distributing programs
• Providing assistance and service to any customer

More volunteering:
• St Lukes Festival of Light
• Numerous final year student events (small scale)
• Nottinghamshire Hospice - retail

Sixth Form Ball | Summer 2017
As a group of 4, we organised our sixth form’s summer ball. We were responsible for event operation:
• Budget Management
• Venue booking
• Marketing
• Menu selecting etc.
The skills I used and learnt were:
• Money handling
• Time management
• Problem solving
• Attention to detail
• Communication
• Teamwork
• Marketing

Sheffield Hallam University | BSc (Hons)
International Events Management | 2017 – 2021
I studied 4 years at SHU, including a placement year. I have graduated with a Second-Class Honours (1st Division).
I studied areas including:
- Business Analysis for The Service Sector: Finance and money management
- Sustainable Event Production: The importance of sustainability in events
- Applied Event Operations: The importance of applying theory and industry practice to events
- Strategic Event Design: Analyse how the strategic context affects the design of events
- The Live Event Experience: Combining technical knowledge and skills
- Learning through mega and major events: Learning how Mega-events have developed over the last several years and the impact they have on the industry, communities and businesses.

Other information:

Arnold Hill Academy | 2010 – 2015
10 GCSE’s Grade B-D

Arnold Hill Sixth Form | 2015 – 2017
Psychology: C
English Language: C
Business BTEC: D*D