Also Spanish Speaking
Owner of The English Academy, English Teacher
The English Academy
Up to June 2013
Totana, Murcia, Spain
(Closed due to relocation for children's further education to Alicante Area)
Owner of The English Academy, English Teacher teaching English at all levels to both Adults and Children. I also provided English courses for companies and their employees.
Sales Executive Selling and Promoting complete Furniture Packages
Murcia Furniture and Home Planners
May 2007 - November 2008
Made redundant due to Global crisis
Banos y Mendigo, C3319 KM1
St Javier, Murcia, Spain
Sales Executive Selling and Promoting complete Furniture Packages.
Main duties to include: The selling and processing of furniture packages via the office and website, client meetings, interior design, quotation production using Word Excel, customer liaison with regards to extra items and changes, preparation of client order paperwork, Inputting data on 2 databases, Expowin and ACT, collection of all monies, sending and completion of special instructions for each individual client and their property, installation preparation, day to day organisation of Exhibition Centre, Agent liaison regarding clients, meeting and negotiating discounts, agent reports, control of departmental budget, follow up of clients after installation. Telesales and cold calling. Meeting monthly and weekly targets in a team environment. Updating the website.
Athena Property Sales Spain
January 2002 - May 2007
Sales Manager and Legal Representative Managing client contact from initial viewings and visiting through to Completions in various Notarias. Liaising with vendor and purchaser in the negotiation of the sale through to completion. Overseeing of legal contracts as well as liaising with solicitors and fiscal representatives. Assisting with the relocation of clients to include school placements and general after sales assistance. Organising all advertising and co-ordinating UK exhibitions. Day to day running of the general office and organising of staff to include recruitment. Overseeing the running of Athena Construction to include ordering of construction materials to include organisation and supervision of workers.
Office Co-ordinator Managing the day
Private Life Investigations
From December 1998
to-day administration of the main office to include scheduling appointments for the Private Detectives. General office duties to include client reports and contact. Management and training of staff.
Micheal Segen Solicitors
52 Holborn Viaduct
London EC1A 2FD
Legal PA Working for Micheal Segen dealing with all aspects of law to include, Personal Injury, Conveyancing, Litigation and Equine Law.
S J Berwin & Co
From December 1995
222 Gray's Inn Road
London WC1X 8HB
Legal PA in the Litigation Department working for one fee earner and his assistant. My duties involved assisting in all legal matters, word processing, desktop publishing and working within a team environment.
Seconded to Titmus Sainer Dechert as part of a team acting for Microsoft, preparing Licence and End User Agreements as well as Copyright Law. Training members of staff on various IT packages.
August 1991 - December 1995
65 Fleet Street
London EC4Y 1HS
Legal PA in the Litigation Department initially working for Oscar Harrison Hall (Partner) on a one to one basis dealing with the London BCCI Collapse, later working for various Managers (approx in 1992, the general structure changed meaning that we each worked for a number of Managers as well as Trainees within the department). (Litigation, Commercial and Environmental Law).
Cooke Mattheson Solicitors
February 1989 - August 1991
Legal PA working for a Partner specialising in Litigation and Company Commercial work - duties as above.
Cawthorn Billins Sharpe Solicitors
December 1986 - February 1989
52 Bedford Row
Office Manageress - organising all aspects of the day-to-day running of the office including interviewing for staff, providing holiday and sick cover; liaising with recruitment agencies both for temp and permanent staff, equipment and stationery ordering. Office budgeting. Liaising with staff and solicitors to ensure the smooth running of the office. Handling petty cash, day to day banking. Setting up and organising meetings both internally and externally for Solicitors and Trainees.
Court Clerk - I also carried out Court Clerk duties which included issuing and attending on Summonses, filing of all documents at both the High Court and County Courts and also liaising with Counsel's Clerks.
OFFICE ANGELS RECRUITMENT AGENCY
February 1986 - December 1986
Various temporary appointments in Architects, Solicitors and general offices as a PA. The duties were varied but included liaising with clients and dealing with queries over the telephone as well as working as a team member.
Qualifications & Certifications
St John's RC Comprehensive School, Gravesend, Kent England
St John's RC Comprehensive School
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