Friday, 11 November 2016

Looking For Paid Work

I hope you don't mind.  I never thought I will attend University in my life.  I did for 6 years, part - time.  It wasn't easy for me.  It was very difficult.  I learned team work - the essence.  It proved a success.  My learning.  I am looking for paid work.  When you read my CV, what type of jobs and jobs offers can you offer me?  Thank you.




Personal Profile
A conscientious, confident and enthusiastic person who relates well to the public and all levels of staff.  Having the ability, desire and also willing to learn whilst on the job.  Enjoys working as part of a team, also, having good telephone skills and can multi-task in any given working environment.


Employment History
2004Date Direct Sales Cosmetic Professional                                                
                                                                  (Avon Cosmetics) London



Responsibilities and Achievements

  • Specialising in hairstyling, aromatherapy, massage and skin care using Avon products both on clients and customers.
  • One to one consultation on skin types and what is suitable for the skin because of varied skin types.
  • Make over sessions.  Having before and after sessions using photographs.
  • Direct sales of cosmetics, body products for both  men, women, ladies and children.
  • Working alongside sales managers to reach deadlines and targets of sales and profits.
  • Mentors adolescents aged between 13 – 18 years of age.
  • Holds speaking engagements at the University when required.



2001 – 2004                       Royal Connections Network, London

                                           Volunteer Youth Worker
  • Worked with teenagers aged 13 – 18 years old.
  • Took them on trips using coach bus and the public transport system.
  • Engaged and participated in organising concerts, dance and drama. performance for the teenagers together with other volunteer youth workers.
  • Dealt with the parents and carers queries and concerns both face – to – face, written and over the telephone.


Education and Training
2003 – 2009 University of East London
BA (Hons) in Combined Humanities

Units Studied:
  • Life Writing
  • Culture and Economy in the Modern City
  • Creative Non-Fiction
  • Screenwriting
  • Linguistics
  • Lyric, Rhythm and Sound
  • Media Studies


October 2003 – Travelled to Paris to explore their cosmetic industry.
1998 – 1999: Croydon College, Croydon:  Access To Nursing
1990 – 1992: 9 O’ Level GCE including Maths and English.



Additional Skills
  • Computer Literate: Microsoft Office – Word, Intermediate
            • Excel, Advanced
            • Access, Intermediate
            • PowerPoint, Basic
            • E-mail Outlook
  • Fluent Igbo
  • Good Conversational Spanish



  • Travel – Have travelled to three European cities.
  • Music – Writing Songs to be published.
  • Reading – Book reviewer and proof reader both professionally and personally.
  • Enjoyed giving presentations as part of a unit at the University level also at work level.
  • Shopping with friends – Regular visitor to retail destinations when there is money to spend.
  • Professional Networking.





Available on request