Susannah Springall

Susannah Springall

Schools and Colleges Liaison Ambassador at University of Derby
Lives in Leigh-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
over 6 months ago

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Disney Academic Exchange Program Alumni as an Operations Cast Member at Walt Disney World, Florida.

Usually based in Essex (Leigh-on-Sea) and the Peak District (Buxton).

I am now looking for a new challenge that can begin from September 2019 onwards.

Experience

  • Marketing Representative

    University of Derby - Buxton, United Kingdom

    Sales & Marketing
    September 2018 - Now · 5 months

    Working with the University of Derby Marketing Team, creating content including blogs, vlogs, photography, video and social media posts.

  • Derby Kilimanjaro Challenge Team Leader

    Dig Deep Challenges - Derby, United Kingdom

    Other
    June 2018 - Now · 8 months

    'Our Team Leaders are essential to what we do. They work at their Universities, spreading the word about Dig Deep and our incredible challenges. Being a Team Leader not only means gaining experience in management, recruitment, marketing, fundraising and organisation, it also means inspiring people to take on an incredible life changing experience, all whilst helping thousands of people get access to clean water and sanitation in rural Kenya. Team Leaders are kind of a big deal.'

  • Schools and Colleges Liaison Ambassador

    University of Derby - Buxton, United Kingdom

    Other
    October 2015 - Now · 3 years and 4 months

    Supporting the Marketing department by working on a variety of events and activities to create awareness of the University of Derby and to encourage learners to consider progression to higher education and the University of Derby.

  • Operations Cast Member

    Walt Disney World Resort - Orlando, FL, United States

    Other
    July 2017 - July 2018 · 1 year and 1 month

    Disney Academic Exchange Program Participant as an Operations Cast Member in Attractions and Merchandise.

  • Stage Manager

    Association of Festival Organisers - Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

    Events
    November 2016 - November 2016 · 1 month

    Stage manager at the AFO annual conference 2016. Managed the two showcase evening concerts; welcomed artists and their crew; managed line and sound checks; liaised with MC(s) and technical crew; called artists to stage; and coordinated artist hospitality provisions.

  • Stage Management Crew

    Towersey Festival - Thame, United Kingdom

    Events
    August 2016 - August 2016 · 1 month

    Stage management crew member for Venue 65 at Towersey Festival 2016. Over the duration of the festival, I assisted with the technical stage management (set-up, change overs, sound checks, rehearsal...) of performing artists and their teams. Feedback from managers included: '...I would be happy to work with Susannah again and I am confident that she would be a real asset to any team that she joins'.

  • Assistant Site Manager and Artist Hospitality Assistant

    Bearded Theory Spring Gathering - Catton Hall, United Kingdom

    Events
    May 2016 - May 2016 · 1 month

    Bearded Theory 9 crew member at Catton Hall, Derbyshire. Started as assistant to the site manager in the days running up to the festival and then moved to backstage at the main stage for the duration of the event. Fulfilled riders and all needs of artists and their representatives and crew by preparing and clearing dressing rooms.

  • Event Steward

    Ikano Robin Hood Marathon and Half Marathon - Nottingham, United Kingdom

    Events
    September 2015 - September 2015 · 1 month

    Assisting directly on the route. Organising participants into their relevant starting blocks, controlling pedestrian crossings across the marathon route, directing spectators and participants, re-laying out route markings to direct participants as they ran on the same section for the second time.

  • Events Staff

    The Devonshire Dome - Buxton, United Kingdom

    Other
    September 2015 - July 2017 · 1 year and 11 months

    Working on a variety of events as bar staff, serving staff and general events staff. Events Experience Includes: Weddings; Gala Dinners; Dinner Dances; Balls; and Fairs.

  • Event Steward

    Southend Half Marathon - Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom

    Events
    June 2014 - June 2014 · 1 month

    Assisting in bag check-in, route stewarding and medal presentations.

  • General Volunteer

    Sun n Fun - Lakeland, FL, United States

    Other
    April 2014 - April 2014 · 1 month

    Roles in: Admissions; Aircraft Parking; Splash-In; Aircraft Camping; and Warbirds.

  • Event Steward

    Southend Bikeathon - Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom

    Events
    August 2013 - August 2013 · 1 month

    Assisting on route as a steward.

  • Team Member

    Leigh Golf Range - Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom

    Other
    January 2013 - July 2017 · 4 years and 7 months

    Serving the needs of Guests in the drive-in range and in the café.

  • Brand Promoter and Fundraising Collector

    Southend-on-Sea Carnival Association - Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom

    Events
    April 2012 - August 2015 · 3 years and 5 months

    Carnival Princess in 2012 to 2013. Since then I have continued to support the association by assisting at events and the carnival itself.

Education

  • BA (Hons) Events Management (with placement)

    The University of Derby Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism Management - Buxton, United Kingdom

    September 2015 - Now

  • A Levels

    Southend High School for Boys Sixth Form - Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom

    September 2013 - July 2015

    A selective secondary grammar school.

  • GCSEs

    Westcliff High School for Girls - Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom

    August 2008 - June 2013

    A selective secondary grammar school.

Languages

  • English
    Native or fluent
    100%

Skills

  • Assertiveness
  • Commercial awareness
  • Communcation
  • Confidence
  • Enterprising
  • Events Organisation
  • Leadership
  • Listening
  • Negotiation
  • Operations
  • Organisational skills
  • Persuasion
  • Proactive
  • Problem solving
  • Resort management
  • Self aware
  • Social Media
  • Team working
  • Writing
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