Christine Bunza

Christine Bunza

Student from Bournemouth University - Tourism and Hospitality Management
Lives in Birmingham, United Kingdom
over 6 months ago

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A graduate from Bournemouth University with a 2:1 qualification in BA (Hons) Tourism Management. My education and work experience so far have offered me the opportunity to equip myself with the essential skills required in pursuing a career in the tourism and customer care industry. I have acquired effective communication and leadership skills both in group assignments and in the professional working environment, enabling me to be adaptable to different situations. I am currently seeking a graduate role starting in 2018.

Experience

  • Hospitality Assistant

    Browne Jacobson LLP - Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Legal
    June 2018 - September 2018 · 4 months

    I work and assist with handling the phones and booking meeting rooms for our legal team. Meeting and greeting clients and taking care of their needs from refreshments to photocopies and conference call assistance.

  • Management Intern

    Santa Catalina Island Resort Services - Los Angeles, CA, United States

    F&B other
    June 2016 - June 2017 · 1 year and 1 month

    I am currently a management intern on a rotational scheme within the hospitality sector which covers F&B along with Events & the Hotel aspect.

  • Student Ambassador

    Bournemouth University - Bournemouth, United Kingdom

    Other
    January 2016 - May 2016 · 5 months

    As an ambassador and my role includes working at open days and helping prospective students in gaining more information about the university in general as well as Tourism Management in more detail from a current student perspective. Also by giving students an insight into the overall student life and my own experiences as a Bournemouth University student. I am also currently working on one of the outreach programs supported by Bournemouth University called Books & Stories which involves me and another student ambassador going into a secondary school to support children to read in curriculum-related activities which we must plan weekly.

  • Front Office Assistant

    Park Inn by Radisson - West Bromwich, United Kingdom

    Front Office reception
    May 2014 - May 2016 · 2 years and 1 month

    My active role at the hotel has helped to become confident in solving inquiries in all methods of communication whether written or verbal. I can deal with numerical and financial challenges when it comes to taking deposits and payments from guests as well as contacting banks in connection to releasing pre-authorisations. Co-ordination skills are also part of the job in being able to carry out all the tasks required during a shift until handover time. Professional communication skills is one of the most important skills within a front office role therefore I can confidently communicate with guests of all ages and other members of staff in connection to guest requests and liaising relevant information. I also possess I.T & Opera System skills from creating excel documents for parking fine cancellations. I am an active listener in taking all the information a guest offers in then offering directions and information on the local attractions that can help to create more memories of their experience at the hotel a

  • Sandwich Artist

    Subway - West Bromwich, United Kingdom

    F&B other
    November 2013 - April 2014 · 6 months

    As a Sandwich Artist communication is key as you work to order by listening to the customer and offering an opinion when required. Up-selling skills also came into this by informing customers of the deals and extras available to add to their purchase. Organisation was also an essential as I had to keep the store looking presentable by making sure all the stock was replenished and all offered products were ready to use, if not preparing more & preparing the stock for the following day. Attached to the organisation cleaning the store ready for the following day was a requirement until I locked up the store after having banked the day's intake.

Education

  • BA (Hons) Tourism Management

    Bournemouth University - Tourism and Hospitality Management - England, United Kingdom

    September 2014 - Now

    My education and work experience so far have offered me the opportunity to equip myself with the essential skills required in pursuing a career in the tourism and customer care industry. I have acquired effective communication and leadership skills both in group assignments and in the professional working environment, enabling me to be adaptable to different situations. The modules within my first year helped me attain a grade of 2:1 from Financial Reporting, Marketing to Economics and Tourism,Culture & Society as well as an Introduction into Tourism

  • BTEC Extended Diploma

    Sandwell College - West Bromwich, United Kingdom

    September 2012 - June 2014

    BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 Travel & Tourism A 180 Credit Diploma - grade of Distinction Merit Merit equivalent to ABB (A-Level criteria) This course helped me to gain extensive knowledge of the tourism industry through physical cabin crew assignments by delivering emergency announcements, serving passengers on board an aircraft model. It also enhanced my tourism knowledge overall using a range of sectors from hotels, events, cruises to behind the scenes jobs such as the baggage handlers at airports.

  • GCSE's

    Wood Green High School - Wednesbury, United Kingdom

    August 2007 - May 2012

    GCSE's 9 A-C grades including Maths and English.

Languages

  • English
    Native or fluent
    100%
  • Shona
    Native or fluent
    100%

Skills

  • Excellent MS Office
  • F&B micros
  • Micros PMS
  • Opera-Advanced
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