NATASHA GRENNELL CV..
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - NATASHA GRENNELL CV..
Byways, Whatfield Road, Naughton, Ipswich, Suffolk IP7 7BP
I am a well-presented, highly personableevent organiser with a strong customer serviceorientation and
delivery focus.I deal with both celebrity based clients and high professionals. As a graduatefrom The
University of Canterbury ChristChurch,I have proved myself to be self-motivated and organised.I have
established many valuableand transferableskillswhich I havesuccessfully applied to work, for example having
to regularly meet deadlines under pressure. In applyingskillslearned frommy degree and experiences in work,
I have demonstrated a logical mind with a practical approach to problem solvingand a driveto see things
through to completion. I am eager to learn though I enjoy working to my own initiativeor as partof a team. I
am a reliable,hardworkingand competent person, who strives for excellencein all aspects of work that I
undertake. I am excited by the prospect of new challenges.
2012-2015 University of Canterbury ChristChurch
BSc (Hons) Events Management:
Graduated with an upper second classdegree (2.1)
2010-2012 Suffolk One Sixth Form
3 A levels
2005-2010 Hadleigh High School
9 GCSE’s A*-C Grade (IncludingEnglish and Maths)
August 2015 –Present R.S Currie & Co Party and Events Company
Party and Events Assistant
My role as an event’s organiser consists of liaising with both celebrity based clients and high professionals to
ascertain their event requirements. As a company we collaboratewith well- established venues such as The
Bulgari hotel,The Arts Club (Dover Street) and Home House (Portman Square) to say the least.The company
specialises solely within high ended children’s parties.My roleincludes tasks such as administration.Within
this I am required to organiseproposalsfor clients enticingthem to use the packages and services we can
provide. I am required to deal with the day to day emails and use software such as Excel,Microsoft,Outlook,
Google Drive and PowerPoint. Along with this I am ableto lead and run events independently and can be left
in charge of the day to day runningon a regular basis.I amrequired to work and coordinateclosely with
suppliers to ensure everything runs smoothly for the events.
April 2014- August 2015 Hintlesham Hall Hotel
HintleshamHall is a 4 star listed hotel, The job requires staff to be professional atall times providinga silver
servicestyle. Within this position itis necessary to be attentive, efficient and maintain high standards.From
working as a waitress, and runningthe restaurantcontinually, I developed effective communicative and people
skills.As well as waitressing,throughout the events sideof the hotel I helped to organiseand set up for
weddings, conferences and parties delegatingtasks to others in a leadership stylerole.
June 2012-September 2012 Shake and Udder
In the summer of 2012 I worked for a company sellingand makingmilkshakesaround differentfestivals and
shows.For example, The Radio 1 festival.This included usingthe till,advertisingaround the shows,working
with new people each week and makingthe milkshakes.
April 2009-September 2014 The Cooking Experience- Catering Company/Cookery School
This roleinvolved assistingthechef with the preparation,cookingand the servingof food. These tasks were
frequently performed under pressureand had to be carried out efficiently and to a high standard atall times.
Within this position I was also trusted to independently run functions atfront of house includingthe
organisation and delegation of staff.
January 2009-September 2011 KerseyMill Events Company
As well as working atthe cookery school,in order to gain experience in events management I worked as a
waitress and helped set up for weddings and other functions booked in. This would involvehelpingwith table
decorations,seating,venue decorations and helpingto serve food whether itwas a sitdown meal or a
buffet. However unfortunately the business shutdown.
Able to do repetitive mundane administrative tasks,particularly with Excel,Microsoft,Outlook,
PowerPoint, and fasttyping.
Ability to delegate.
Able to work under pressureand part of a team.
Experience in helping to organiseand run events.
Well organised and proactivein providingtimely,efficientand accurateadministrative
support to office managers and work colleagues.
Approachable,well presented and ableto establish good workingrelationships with a rangeof
Personal Interests and Accomplishments
From my pastwork experience I have an obvious passion for food and also enjoy travellingwhich has stemmed
from my events management degree. I am also a keen and activesportswoman, in particular running,where I
have represented the county in cross-country championships.This personal interesthas enabled me to
become a more focused, determined and high energy person. Along with this I played for the university netball
An accomplishmentI feel proud of is becoming Head Girl when at School.This was an important rolewhich
consisted of interviewing future teachers, holdingmeetings, and attending governor meetings. Along with this
I also showed visitors around the school as well as comparingin frontof big crowds at assemblies and
concerts. This taught me many skillssuch as,beingpunctual,independent, hardworking and helped increase