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SurnameTitleOther Names
DeighanMr.Patrick, Joseph
42 Woodlands Grange,Belfast
BT 11 9QT
Date of Birth Country of Birth National Insurance Number Full Driving Licence?Own Transport? 
N. Ireland JL 49 37 85 B
Date atCourse/Awards
2007University of Ulster
BA Leisure, Events and Cultural Management
- 2:1
4Yr Sandwich Course
with Diploma in Industrial Studies
(1 year Placement 2005- 2006)
2002St. Mary’s CBGSAVCE Double Award BusinessAVCE ICT
10 GCSE’s including Maths and EnglishSkills
 Telephone No.
028 90 616727
Mobile No.
077 252 61031
Email Address
Curriculum Vitae
Home Address
– I have become very computer literate and have worked together in groups a lot and have had to come upwith and design events, marketing ploys, logos, advertisements and design and deliver presentations.
- Through working and my education I have come to understand the importance of teamwork andcustomer service have had to work a lot with colleagues and customers, which has helped me to developconfidence in working with people.
Communication Skills
- Through playing sports I have developed excellent social skills and have worked withdifferent members of the public including MP’s, Councillors, Managing Directors and also unemployed anddisabled people.
Leisure Management
– In Belfast City Council I gained experience by assisting in the Outdoor Leisurefunction and dealing with all the various sports leagues throughout Belfast as well as studying this at university.
Event Management
- I also gained some event management experience by helping organise the launch of the‘Open Space Strategy’ in which over 300 business representatives, community representatives, councilors, MP’sand media journalists attended. As well as studying this I was a “student representative” and was involved inorganising the formals and pre-formals for our university campus. I enjoyed doing this and as I had previousexperience from organising our school formal I was able to take a lead role and could advise other members of how to organise, plan and implement it in the most effective way possible.
HR & Finance
- I also assisted in HR and Finance functions within Belfast City Council taking minutes, producing vandalism and finance reports, dealing with debtors and creditors and dealing with ‘Parks EventsGrants Scheme’
Other Skills
 –During my study for my degree I completed modules such as strategic issues, marketing planning,event management, leisure management, HRM, financial management and facilities management which have allhelped me develop and improve skills such as planning, organising, creativity, multi-tasking, informationgathering and handling, time management, leadership and strategic business management and planning.
Work Experience
Name of Employer From To the nature of the work 
GlaxoSmithKline/LucozadeGlaxoSmithKline/LucozadeBelfast City Council
(Industrial Placement)
Apollo/BT Call Center May2008July2007August2005July2004
May2008August2006June2005Promoted to Supervisor: Managing and supporting a team of 8merchandisers ensuring they are meeting targets, objectives andworking together to achieve GSK objectives. I also work a lot closer with senior management and business development.Sales and Merchandising; I was given complete ownership andresponsibility for the customer base within specific regions in N.Ireland and had to maintain and grow the sector in a professionalmanor. Field based role which involved developing customer relationships, sales development, promotional work andmaximizing space and increasing sales. There were alsochallenging targets to achieve each month and I was expected touse my own initiative to prioritise and plan my daily activities inorder to maintain and grow Lucozade and other GSK products.Traveled throughout N.I. in company car working as part of theLucozade team and working closely with other team members andArea Managers to promote products and increase sales.Assisting in “Outdoor Leisure” dealing with various sports leagues,taking bookings, sending out invoices, taking payments, preparinglodgments, attending meetings, resolving conflict and organisingfixtures and events.I also worked in the HR and Finance units and also helped organisethe launch of the “Open Space Strategy”.Worked in Sales Department, promoting BT-Mobile, sellingcontract phones to potential customers, dealing with existingcustomers.
Work Experience RefereeMs Diane Smyth,Lucozade Account Manager SPCPL,2 Crescent Gardens,Belfast,Post Code BT7 1NS
Telehone 028 90323933Work Experience RefereeJacqui Stitt,Outdoor Leisure Manager Belfast City Council, Cecil Ward Building4-10 Linen Hall StreetBelfastPost Code BT2 8BP Telehone 028 90 320202
Supporting Statement:
I show great commitment and involvment in everything I do and am always looking beyond the boundaries andsearching for new and better ways of doing things. I am a very enthusiastic and confident person and enjoy newexperiences and taking on new challenges. I can also work under pressure and like to tackle problems head-on. Ienjoy working as part of a team because I enjoy sharing ideas and views with others. I believe that my years placement at Belfast City Council has had a positive effect and has helped me build, develop and improve a lot of the necessary skills which I will need to have a successful career.Having just recently been promoted to supervisor I have become more involved in people management and havealso worked closely with the business development section of GSK. I have really enjoyed using the skills andknowledge I gained at University and putting them into action which is why I am now seeking to move into either management or business development, but I also enjoy the sales aspect of working for GSK and also working withcustomers and the account management side of it.I believe I have the creativity, innovation, drive and enthusiasm needed in order to help an organisation succeed. Iam a pro-active person and can work on my own initiative and I also have the focus and determination needed in

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