Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Address:Flat1 PostOffice Buildings,5aCardiganRoad Phone:07447085858
Energetic final year BA (Hons) Tourism Management student, with a range of work experience within the
tourism industry both in the UK and internationally, and variety of extra-curriculum activities. Looking for a
diverse and challenging graduate position in Finance. Fluent in English, Bulgarian and professional working
proficiency in Spanish.
Education & Qualifications
2012-2016 BournemouthUniversity- BA (Hons) Tourism Management
(Currentlyworking towards a FirstClass Honours)
My course hasenabledme todevelop excellentknowledge inkeyareassuchas strategicfinancial and business
management, digitalmarketingand currentissueswithinthe industry. Throughthe use of complex concepts
boththeoretical andpractical, Ihave developedamuchbroaderknowledge of the consistently changingneeds
and demandsof the marketand the competitivenessinthe industry.
2012 - 2015 EmployabilityWorkshops
Attendedvariousworkshopswitharange of industrial leaderssuchasLeadershipinthe workplace,public
Selectedtoparticipate inashortcourse forone week.The course I completedis“DoingBusinessinSouth-East
Europe and methodsof financing”,givingme aninsightof the businessenvironmentin South-EastEurope and
allowedme tolearnnewmethodsof financial analysis.
2013 J.P. Morgan BusinessChallenge,UK
Half-dayeventthatenabledme toexperience whatitislike tobe at the heart of the firmand gave us a taster
of whatit's reallylike tomanage aglobal businesslike J.P.Morgan.Ihad the opportunitytomeetthe J.P.
Morgan employeesandtoput our problemsolving,critical thinkingskillstothe test.
4 A Levels:A*-CincludingBusinessBTECandTravel and Tourism
ExtendedProjectQualification - ‘’Howsustainable isthe developmentof Dubai ‘’ – Awarded B.
SixthFormBaccalaureate Award withcommendations.
2007-2010 WoolmerHill School a Maths and ComputingCollege
10 GCSE’s obtained,Maths – B, English– C/B (language/literature),Leisure andTourismA.
July 2015 – Present SalesManager - Bijou WeddingVenues
Conductingintroductorytoursof the venues,providinganintroductiontothe BijouWedding Planner
& an approximate weddingcostquote withthe aimof closinga sale.
Actingas the firstpointof contact for the Bride & Groom,ensuringall groupstandardsare met while
providing5* customerservice duringSalesandWeddingdays.
Ensuringsmooth flowof operationsthroughoutthe dayusingorganisationalandtime management
DailyReportingandconductionof anadequate anddetailedhandover withthe NightManager.
July 2014 – July 2015 Sales& Marketing Intern- Hotel Arts Barcelona (A Ritz-CarltonHotel)
Group SalesAssistantworkingwiththe SalesManagerincharge of the EuropeanMiddle Eastern,Asian
PacificandAfricanmarkets,consistentlyrepresentingthe Ritz-Carlton‘’Cando attitude’’,ensuringthe
Responsible forongoingbusinessandfullyassuringamangerpositionwhilethe managerisoutof the
Closelyfollowingthe progressof the marketsegmentintermsof revenue,keyaccountsandidentifying
trendsusinganalytical skillstogetherwith arange of reportsand data analysistechniques.
Usingown initiative toidentifypotential businessopportunities, negotiation,contracting andproblem
Day to day database managementincludingOpera,MSExcel andMS Word.
Sept 2012 – Nov 2013 Manager - All Things Where Ltd
OverseeingandTrainingateamof 40, usingpeople managementandmentoringskills.
Involvementwiththe social mediamarketing,businessdevelopment, accountingandwebsitecontent
Liaisonwithclientsinordertobe fullyaware of theirevolvingneeds,andsecuringnew business.
Sept 2013 – 2 weeks Welcome crew
Range of dutiesduringthe newstudent’sarrival andstudentpresentations.
July 2013 – Sept 2013 Cambodia – Hope Agency
Workedat a school teachingkidsEnglishaswell ashelpingoutthe general developmentof the area
Nov 2012 LEGGIT – Charity Hitchhike
Participatingina48 hour challenge withauniversitycolleague,togetas far awayfromBournemouth
Universityaspossible without spendinganymoney, raising£150 for‘’ Make a Wish‘’ charity.
June 2009 – July 2012 Youth Worker
Createdandparticipatedina range of educational activitieswhile workingwith childrenwithdisabilities.
Awards & Certifications
Sept 2013- July 2014 ShrievaltyAward Holder
One of the 3 selectedstudentsoutof 18,000 at the Universitytoworkona communityprojecttogether
withthe HighSheriff of Dorset,Chief Police andFire officers,andarange of local stakeholders
Sept 2012 – July 2014 Studentrepresentative (SilverAward)
Responsible forrepresentingthe viewsof studentsatavarietyof course and facultymeetings.
Jan 2014 BournemouthTourism Ambassador
Short online course testingmyknowledge onBournemouthasaTouristDestinationandcustomer
One of my greatestinterestsistravellingandIstrive to take everyopportunity thatarisestoexplore newcultures.
I verymuch enjoysportssuchas Volleyball&Tennis.I alsoenjoydancingwhichIalsotaughtto childrenandadults
for 3 years.
Employerand academic referencesavailable uponrequest