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Tourism Management and Event planning

Location:
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Posted:
October 25, 2018

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Joanel Smit

Curriculum Vitae

A.Personal Details B. Contact Details

Full name: Joanel Smit Address: 54 Esselen Street

Identity number: 960********** Theresia Park

Date of Birth: 12 March 1996 Potchefstroom

Age: 22 North-West

Marital Status: Single Cell phone number: +27-61-404-****

Nationality: South African E-mail address: ac7hvu@r.postjobfree.com

Languages: Afrikaans and English

Driver’s License: Light motor vehicle (Code B / 8)

Criminal Offenses: None

Health: Excellent (Non-smoker

and no disabilities)

Dependants: None

C.Skills

Microsoft Excel Social Media

Microsoft Access Project Management Microsoft Power Point Photoshop

Microsoft Word Wix Site (web design)

SPSS (Statistical Package Marketing and Sales

for Social Science)

D.Experience

E.Education

University – North-West University, South Africa

2018 – Tourism Honors Student (current)

-Advanced Tourism Management and Development (1st and 2nd Semester)

-Advanced Eco-Tourism Management (1st and 2nd Semester)

-Advanced Tourism Marketing (1st and 2nd Semester)

-Research in Tourism Management (1st and 2nd Semester) (see Dissertation Topic below).

2017 – Third Year (BCom Tourism Management)

-Financial Management

-Strategic Management (Distinction)

-Marketing Research

-International Trade Geography (Distinction)

-International Business Communication

-Sustainable Eco-Tourism Development

-Introduction to Event Management

-Food and Beverage Management (Distinction)

-Business Ethics

[Obtained BCom Tourism Management Degree at the end of 2017].

2016 – Second Year (BCom Tourism Management)

-Applied Tourism Management

-Understand the Economic World

-Entrepreneurial Opportunities

-Entrepreneurial Skills

-International Trade

-International Trade Financing and Payment

-Introduction to Marketing Management

-Purchase and Supply Chain Management (Distinction)

-Tourism Marketing

2015 – First Year (BCom Tourism Management)

-Academic Literacy (Distinction)

-Basic Macro- and Micro-Economics

-Financial Accounting (1st and 2nd semester)

-Hospitality Management (Distinction)

-Introduction to Business Management

-Introduction to Computer Programming (Distinction)

-Introduction to Statistics

-Introduction to Tourism Management

-Introduction to Economics

-Mathematic Techniques

-Overall Business Management (Distinction)

-Professional Skills Development (Distinction)

High School

2014 - Matric (Grade 12)

Waterkloof High School, Pretoria:

-Afrikaans Home Language (79%)

-Biology (70%)

-Computer Applications Technology (80%) (Distinction)

-Engineer Graphic and Design (71%)

-English First Additional Language (83%) (Distinction)

-Hospitably Management (83%) (Distinction)

-Life Orientation (75%)

-Mathematics (58%)

F.Additional Academic Information

Dissertation

Busy with my dissertation with the topic “Behavioural intentions of visitors at an Electronic Dance Music (EDM) festival” [ 25 000 words].

-Performing extensive research on the topic of behavioural intentions and the history of festivals.

-Working with my professor as my dissertation leader.

-Analysing data (by using SPSS) collected through field surveys of people attending H2O music festival.

Golf Day

Together with a group of 13 other Honors students, organized a golf day, where I was responsible for:

-marketing of the event – designing posters and sharing on social media as well as distributing posters in town and on campus.

-Obtaining sponsors for golf holes and prizes.

-Selling raffle and auction tickets.

The golf day raised a total profit of R55 000 ( $3 615)] – awarded best Tourism Honors group of 2018 and broke the record for most profit made since the golf day has been hosted.

Surveys

Attended the Annual South African Bike Festival 2018 to complete questionnaires thereby assisting the university to collect the required data and information for future research.

G.Leadership

2018

Student Campus Council Reach-out-and-give (SCC RAG): Executive Committee [Portfolio – Social].

Action Netball Team Captain.

Media and Communications Committee - LaVaria Ladies Town Residence.

Student RAG Community Service (SRCS) – LaVaria Ladies Town Residence.

Recruitment Committee – LaVaria Ladies Town Residence.

Responsible for managing marketing of Tourism Honors Golf Day 2018.

2017

Student Campus Council Reach-out-and-give (SCC RAG): Executive Committee [Portfolio – Social] – May 2017 - May 2018

Student Campus Council Reach-out-and-give (SCC RAG) Committee: Social – August 2016 – May 2017.

Action Netball Team Captain.

Peer helper - LaVaria Ladies Town Residence.

Sport Committee – LaVaria Ladies Town Residence.

Media and Communications Committee - LaVaria Ladies Town Residence.

Student RAG Community Service (SRCS) – LaVaria Ladies Town Residence.

Recruitment Committee – LaVaria Ladies Town Residence.

2016

Student Campus Council Reach-out-and-give (SCC RAG) committee: Portfolio - Social.

Action Netball Team Captain.

Student RAG Community Service (SRCS) – LaVaria Ladies Town Residence.

Recruitment Committee – LaVaria Ladies Town Residence [awarded best recruitment member for 2016].

Reach-out-and-give (RAG) committee – LaVaria Ladies Town Residence.

Big Prims Committee – LaVaria Ladies Town Residence.

Reunion Committee – LaVaria Ladies Town Residence.

Big Prims Committee – LaVaria Ladies Town Residence (Raising money for ladies in the hostel that cannot afford basic needs).

2015

Student RAG Community Service (SRCS) – LaVaria Ladies Town Residence.

Recruitment Committee – LaVaria Ladies Town Residence.

Reach-out-and-give (RAG) committee – LaVaria Ladies Town Residence.

Big Prims Committee – LaVaria Ladies Town Residence.

Social Committee – LaVaria Ladies Town Residence.

2011-2014

High School Netball Team Captain.

Editing Committee of the 2014 Yearbook.

H.Additional Information

-Trustee of Habiplan Body Corporate (2017 - 2018).

-Attended Indaba Tourism Conference (2018), Durban, South Africa.

-Church Youth Group Helper [Ages 2-7] (2009-2013).

-Voortrekkers [Cultural Organization] (2006-2013) – received bronze badge.

-Gymnastics Gauteng North Team (2007-2009).

I.References

Simoné Vos

North-West University Student Council

RAG Chairperson 2017-2018

071-***-****

Prof Martinette Kruger

Full-Time Researcher

TREES (Tourism Research in Economics, Environs and Society)

018-***-****

ac7hvu@r.postjobfree.com

Nicky Scheepers

House Committee Member

Student RAG Community Service (SRCS), Media and Communications and Recruitment portfolios

LaVaria Ladies Town Residence

079-***-****

Aniska Kleynhans

Co-founder and Organiser

Potchefstroom Action Netball Friendly League

078-***-****

Executive Committee (EC): Portfolio Social

(North-West University, Potchefstroom)

Student Campus Council – Reach-out-and-give (SCC: RAG)

2017-2018

-Non-Profit Organisation that organizes a music festival with 14 other students to raise money for charity ( 15 000 attendees, R2 million raised annually - $131 384).

-All money raised is distributed to 87 community projects (elderlies, orphans, drug addicts, etc.)

-Managed a budget of R130 000 ( $9 100).

-Organizing team building events (2 committee camps [130 members], house committee camp [45 members] and EC training camp [15 members]).

-Organizing functions and social gatherings for 130 committee members [5 functions total].

-Organizing functions for external parties (such as other executive committee portfolios and sponsors) [10 functions total].

-Managed beer tent during festival.

-Obtaining food sponsors (for the EC and committee members [145 members]).

-In charge of social committee [20 people] and delegation of responsibilities (before and during the festival).

-Conflict resolution between social committee members.

Action Netball Friendly League

2017-2018

Co-founder and Organiser

(Potchefstroom, North-West)

-Organising games [28 teams per week (20 games, one night per week) – mixed and girls only teams].

-Arranging of referees ( 7 referees per night).

-Courts booking.

-Calculating weekly team logs and game rosters.

-Management of finances and administration.

-Conflict resolution between teams, as well as teams and referees.

-Obtaining sponsorship for bibs.

-Procure medals and vouchers and design certificates for finals.

-Analysing production proses (end-to-end).

-Oversee stock control.

-Provided administrative support to owner.

-Exposed to working with confidential data (competitors, markets, etc.).

2016

Production Assistant Internship (week)

BOSAL (Manufacturer of exhausts and steel pipes).

(Pretoria, Gauteng)



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