Lydia Nixon

Female, Promo Staff
Location: London

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Credits

Education

Additional Skills

Interpersonnel

* Greatly enjoyed working with ex-offenders, solicitors, probation workers, and an array of other service providers as a Link-worker at West Community Chaplaincy Project (WYCCP)
* Proven pursuasive skills whilst street selling subscriptions for Financial Times
* Responsible for ushering solicitors into Court and ensuring they meet their deadlines as a Court Clerk

Management:
* After a few months of working on the sales team for Financial Times I was given the responsibility of leading the team.
* Spent 3 years as bar supervisor of the o2 Academy Leeds, and was asked to give presentations to the venue on leadership and help with recruitment and training of new members
* Asked to chair fortnightly peer support meetings for 'WYCCP'

Organisational:
* Achieved a First Class degree in Sociology whilst working part-time (o2 Bar Supervisor) and volunteering (RAG events co-ordinator)
* Balanced a varied role to tight deadlines as a Court Clerk
* After graduation, to build up my skills in resettlement, I managed two part-time jobs (evenings at o2) and (weekends at Financial Times) to fund voluntary work for WYCCP and Lifeline during the week

Initiative / Creativity:
* Set up a pilot project in Leeds for Financial Times that allowed us to expand at a time when numbers in London were dwindling.
* Arranged hitchikes from Leeds to Croatia and Edinburgh for friends when we had no money to travel
* Set up Radio interview for WYCCP to promote new volunteers
* Designed, organised and promoted events for both JCR and RAG fundraising

Skills

Experienced In
Catering, Costumed Characters, Event Management, Field Marketing Management, Flyering, Hospitality, Market Survey Participant, Mystery Shopping, Presenting, Reception, Sales, Sampling, Secretarial
Interested In
Catering, Costumed Characters, Event Management, Exhibitions, Field Marketing Management, Flyering, Hospitality, Market Survey Participant, Presenting, Public Relations, Sales, Sampling, Secretarial
Smoking habits
Occasionally
Registered Self Employed
No
Additional Skills
Singer