Employment

2016 – present

Science Communicator/Presenter
SciWorld

This role involves leading workshops, events and performing educational shows for children and families.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching scientific concepts to children and families at schools and special events;
  • Hosting shows such as the ‘Stardome’, a portable planetarium where attendees learn about the stars, constellations and space;
  • Selling showbags, tickets and assisting customers in organising their time to maximise their experience at special events; and
  • Assisting in the production of new shows and material.

2014 – present

Team Leader/Shift Operations Manager
Fairfax Agricultural Research & Marketing (FARM)

This role requires common sense, organisation skills and the ability to multi-task. As a Team Leader, I am expected to:

  • supervise a team of call centre staff during night shifts;
  • effectively communicate team expectations;
  • review and monitor call statistics;
  • manage lines of communication between research team, General Manager and Research Manager;
  • answer queries and solve issues regarding research;
  • train new employees;
  • ensure research deadlines are met on time and to a high calibre;
  • and continue to carry out phone research and database maintenance as described in Market Researcher role.

2010 – 2014

Market Researcher
Fairfax Agricultural Research & Marketing (FARM)

As a researcher, I am expected to make cold calls in order to perform surveys. Skills required for this role include:

  • cold-calling in order to conduct phone interviews for market research purposes;
  • recruiting individuals to participate in focus groups;
  • maintaining a polite, friendly and energetic attitude, especially during phone interviews;
  • building strong relationships with both the research team and survey participants;
  • acknowledging and reporting incorrect data in a clear and concise manner for database maintenance purposes;
  • and quickly comprehending and recording responses of interviewees.

In addition to phone surveys, researchers must maintain the contact database. Skills include:

  • performing database maintenance as required using the Microsoft Office suite (especially Access, Excel and Word);
  • cross-referencing incorrect contact details using available information in order to produce correct information;
  • and performing all duties in a quick and efficient manner in order to maximise productivity.

Customer Service/Sales Assistant 
Fehlberg’s Fine Foods, The Good Food & Wine Show

Duties:

  • serve customers in a fast-paced environment;
  • handle cash and mentally perform calculations;
  • quickly learn information about the seller and correctly answer customer questions on the spot;
  • monitor stock and ensure sample plates were full;
  • and remain well-presented and approachable at all times.

Experience:

2015 – present

Program Coordinator
The Night Shift on Radio Adelaide

This is an all-inclusive role to produce a late-night program on Australia’s first community radio station. Responsibilities include:

  • Producing and organising the 90-minute program;
  • Hosting the program and interviewing guests;
  • Managing and working with a team to present news, games and music in an entertaining, quirky way; and
  • Promoting the program on social media profiles such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

2015 – present

Student Ambassador
CISAustralia

This role requires people skills, organisation and enthusiasm. Responsibilities include:

  • Attending events and expos on behalf of CISAustralia;
  • Distributing promotional material around University campuses; and
  • Speaking to students and the public about overseas opportunities.

2016 – present

Writer/Reviewer
Adelaide Food Central

This role involves attending and reporting on events around Adelaide. Responsibilities include:

  • Attending events, opening nights and restaurants on behalf of Adelaide Food Central;
  • Photographing and writing reviews about the food, event and overall experience within a set timeframe; and
  • Posting photographs and descriptions on social media.

2016 – present

Writer
EverythingAdelaide

This role involves attending events, writing reviews and photography around Adelaide. Specialising in review surrounding food, events and music. Responsibilities include:

  • Attending events, opening nights and restaurants on behalf of EverythingAdelaide;
  • Photographing and writing reviews about the food, event and/or overall experience within a set timeframe; and
  • Posting reviews and descriptions on social media.

2013 – present

Writer/Reviewer (ongoing)
Kryztoff Magazine

Duties:

  • apply for relevant media passes;
  • attend shows, events and festivals around Adelaide;
  • post articles and reviews within 24 hours (usually immediately) after the event;
  • generate ideas to increase traffic to the website;
  • and contribute to the magazine’s Instagram page.

Modelling(ongoing)
Makutiro Ghislain

I occasionally work with an artist as a model in photographs and paintings for his portfolio. As his
model, I am expected to:

  • Photographer: Makutiro Ghislain

    apply appropriate make-up to suit the theme of the work;

  • provide images as a reference for paintings;
  • assist in idea generation during photo shoots (if necessary);
  • and take direction from the artist to achieve a particular vision.

2008

Nursing (5 Days)
Gumeracha Medical Practice

Duties:

  • fed disabled and elderly patients;
  • assisted registered nurses (RNs) in daily showering of patients;
  • studied medical records and paperwork;
  • monitored the social and mental well-being of patients and reported any issues to RNs;
  • and assisted in other patient care, such as wound dressing and bed-making.

2003

Newspaper Production (3 days)
Stock Journal, Fairfax Media (formerly Rural Press)

As a work experience student for the Stock Journal newspaper, I assisted the production team in pre-press work; typing up documents and learning basic Photoshop skills.


Volunteer Work

Mawson Lakes Community Church

  • band member (Singer & pianist);
  • collecting food for the disadvantaged;
  • letterbox drops
  • ushering and greeting;

The “Big Week Out”

Clowning at Rundle Mall for the Big Week Out
Big Week Out: Photo by Thuong Nguyen
  • clowning;
  • backyard blitz (cleaning and renovating);
  • nursing home visits (spending time with dementia patients)

World Vision
40 Hour Famine

  • participant and money collector

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