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Buckinghamshire, HP16 0JQ, United Kingdom
October 27, 2016

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Jessica Olivia Darvill

Grantchester House, Perks Lane, Prestwood, Great Missenden, HP16 0JQ

Mobile: 078********



A highly driven individual; successfully completed a BA (Hons) in Advertising achieving a 2:2 at Southampton Solent University. Friendly, approachable and motivated individual, who has excellent customer service skills, is well presented and has an interest in advertising and social media. An organised and hardworking graduate who works well in a team and enjoys being creative, has a high attention to detail and has experience of dealing with both the general public and business professionals.

Enthusiastic and energetic, enjoys a challenge and is highly motivated to transfer all of these skills in to a professional workplace environment.


Highly competent using most IT systems and software including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher.

Confident with using new technology.

Created a campaign for the Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service and presented to the Chief Fire Officer and, also, created a campaign and presented to Media Planner of Karmarama (London Advertising Agency) in a professional manner.

Good communication skills; maintains and develops relationships with colleagues, management and customers.

Hard working, self motivated with the maturity and flexibility to work efficiently in a team environment.

Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to efficiently co-ordinate assignments and complete tasks.


Southampton Solent University: BA (Hons) Advertising Degree 2:2 2013 – 2016

Units Included: Account Management & Planning, Advertising as Persuasion, Agency Simulation, Not for Profit Advertising, Creative Concepts: Art Direction & Copywriting, Creative Thinking & Reflective Learning, Inside Brands, Introduction to Advertising, The Digital Landscape, The Language of Advertising, Advertising and Communication, Application of Creative Problem Solving Techniques, Cultural Influences, Digital Media and Integrated Marketing Communication.

Aylesbury College, Buckinghamshire 2011 – 2013

A Levels: A2 English Language (Grade C), A2 Media Studies (Grade C)

AS Level: AS Film Studies (Grade C)

Dr. Challoners High School, Little Chalfont, Buckinghamshire 2006 – 2011

GCSE’s: Religious Studies (Grade A), English Language (Grade B), English Literature (Grade C), Mathematics (Grade C), Food Technology (Grade C)

Great Kingshill Combined School, Buckinghamshire 1999 - 2006


The Lee, Buckinghamshire – Nanny 2015

- Full responsibility for looking after two young children including planning and cooking their meals, taking them out on day trips and taking them to and from school/extra curricular activities.

Phones International Group - Receptionist 2015 - Responsible for answering phone calls and forwarding them to the appropriate employee.

- Welcoming visitors in a professional manner.

- Dealing with outgoing post.

Amersham Hospital - Training Department Receptionist 2014 - Responsible for answering telephone calls and providing information to the caller as required.

- Booking meeting rooms and setting the rooms up appropriately.

- Interacting with patients in a friendly and reassuring manner.

Little Kingshill Combined School – Secretary’s Assistant 2014

- Assisting the Headteacher’s Secretary with online registers using SIMS database and general reception duties.

- Dealing with money received from parents with regard to various school trips and relaying the information onto excel spreadsheets.

Coeliac UK, High Wycombe - Assistant 2014

- Assisting Membership Services Department in assembling and posting membership packs to newly diagnosed members.

- Checking stock levels of items to be included in the membership packs.

- Interacting with the Membership Services Helpline staff.

Voodoo Nightclub, Southampton - Promoter 2014

- Whilst at University, involved with a short term promotion job selling tickets to students in the Halls of Residence for a range of events held throughout the year.

The Co-operative, Great Missenden – Customer Service Assistant 2011 - 2013

- Part-time Customer Service Assistant providing a first class customer service at all times.

- Dealing with queries in a confident, professional and timely manner.

- Responsible for stock control and subsequent replenishment.

- Assisting colleagues with audits and production of results to a high standard.


Mattel UK Ltd., Maidenhead - PR Assistant 2011 - Worked within the Advertising/PR department creating press releases for new products, and researching relevant information from newspapers to create excel spreadsheets.

- Dispatching products to competition winners.

- Worked well within the team and individually.

Brox Hairdressers, Gerrards Cross – Assistant 2011

- Greeting clients, catering to their needs and keeping the salon and staffroom hygienic and tidy.

- Assisting the hairdressers with blow drying and dying clients’ hair.


My interests include photography, fashion, music, advertising, marketing, media, social media platforms, cooking and learning new skills.

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