Avis Budget Group
May 2015 to Present
Volunteer Server Technician
January 2015 to June 2015
September 2014 to June 2015
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
SADRAS Research Associate
November 2014 to May 2015
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
Media & Communications Officer
June 2014 to April 2015
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
Data Entry Clerk
January 2014 to April 2014
August 2013 to February 2014
September 2011 to April 2013
Warfield Park Homes Ltd.
May 2009 to August 2011
I am an ambitious student who is extremely passionate about new technologies and the effects they can have on our everyday lives, both within business and at home. I'm currently studying BSc. Business Management at Kingston University, Business School in London; the skills and knowledge I've gained from my degree are helping to equip me for working in your organisation. Outside of my studies I am heavily involved in university life; I volunteered as a media officer for the entrepreneurs society, a course representative in the faculty of business and law and a student research associate. Last year I was involved in research into student absenteeism and the qualitative reasons why students do not attend lectures. I am also researching a personal project into integration of microtransactions in video games and the affect it has on customer experience. Additionally I am currently pursing a dissertation research topic relating to gamification and marketing. If you're interested in learning more about me or have an opportunity you think I would be interested in, please contact me! Email [email protected] or Send a tweet to @alexratman!Ecommerce Executive @ From May 2015 to Present (8 months) Volunteer Server Technician @ Nerdcubed Servers is group of official gaming servers for the YouTube personality Nerd³ (http://youtube.com/OfficialNerdCubed) who has recently reached two million subscribers on YouTube. I am involved in general upkeep of the servers, ensuring that all game servers are running correctly and maintaining them appropriately, I currently specialise in the upkeep of Minecraft and Teamspeak servers. I am also expected to regularly attend administration meeting and give feedback and suggestions on upcoming projects. Currently I am consulting on the possibility of a ticketing system for user support. I'm volunteering with the aim to further improve my skills in: • Website management • Server management • Customer service • Website support • Graphic Design • Time management • Problem solving From January 2015 to June 2015 (6 months) Course Representative @ A course representative is a link between the student voice and the university. I wanted to be a course rep. because I could see the changes that course representatives put in place last year, making the courses better and more relevant to students. My responsibilities include; collecting feedback on learning, university facilities and teaching. Furthermore I represent the student voice at committee meetings and voice concerns to tutorial staff at meetings. Skills further developed: • Negotiation • Summarising information • Problem solving • Professional communication • Meeting etiquette • Structuring arguments • Interpersonal communications • Constructive feedback From September 2014 to June 2015 (10 months) Kingston upon Thames, United KingdomSADRAS Research Associate @ Student Academic Development Research Associate Scheme (SADRAS) aims to encourage students and staff, in equal partnership, to undertake educational research with the purpose of improving the academic experience of students at the university. This work will encourage collaboration between students and staff, enabling students to both provide a perspective on how the student experience might be improved but also to undertake paid research in an academic environment. From November 2014 to May 2015 (7 months) Kingston upon Thames, United KingdomMedia & Communications Officer @ The Kingston Entrepreneurs Society was Kingston University's Society of the Year 2014. I've joined the core committee of the society in the media and communications officer role. This role entails management all advertising, websites and social communications. I manage three other committee members in this role; Head of Events, Head of Marketing and Chief Blogger. My role within the core committee means that I'm in charge of keeping all social media accounts up-to-date, liaising with promoters of upcoming events and working to help drive students to entrepreneurship events local to Kingston upon Thames. As part of driving student engagement, I use analytics data from Twitter and Facebook to find the best time to post in order to ensure maximum engagement from our followers. Skills further developed: • Leadership • Team management • Problem solving • Delegation • Wordpress • Template design • Website management • Search engine optimisation • Data analysis • Web analytics • Event management • Social media marketing From June 2014 to April 2015 (11 months) Kingston upon Thames, United KingdomData Entry Clerk @ As a data entry clerk I assisted in ongoing research at the university; Inputting data collected from surveys into the IBM SPSS Statistics software. Having never used the software before I taught myself how to create variables and input data with validation rules. The role enabled me to extend my knowledge of the SPSS Statistics software and I gained skills in data entry and problem solving which can be transferred into future positions. Skills further developed: • Data entry using IBM SPSS Statistics • Validation rules in IBM SPSS Statistics • Time Management • Individual working • Problem solving • Initiative • Research into software • Troubleshooting software From January 2014 to April 2014 (4 months) Server Administrator @ I volunteered my time to help a small gaming server endorsed by a "let's play" YouTuber with over 1 million YouTube subscribers. The server, which runs as a non-profit organisation, provides gaming servers for popular video games. I was responsible for the uptime of the website, the design of the website, the development of the gaming servers and troubleshooting problems. Skills further developed: • Linux (Debian distro) • Team management • Troubleshooting • Problem solving • Time management • Wordpress • Website management • Server management • Website design From August 2013 to February 2014 (7 months) Sales Advisor @ I worked for Maplin Electronics as a Sales Advisor alongside studying for my my A-Levels. I joined a new Maplin store, in Bracknell, and did on-the-job training over the 2011 Christmas Period in their Staines branch. My responsibilities included, but were not limited to; personal selling, stock management, dealing with returns and cashiering. Skills further developed: • B2C Sales • Time management • Interpersonal communication • Working in pressure situations • Problem solving, using initiative, in pressure situations • Customer service and Customer relationship management • Stock management and Stock control • EPOS systems • Experience handling cash and credit card transactions • Commercial awareness From September 2011 to April 2013 (1 year 8 months) Groundskeeper @ I worked for Warfield Park Homes Ltd. for three summers whilst studying at secondary school for my GCSE's (2009, 2010, 2011) assisting with the upkeep of the parks trees, bushes and shrubs. My responsibilities included; landscaping, garden maintenance and construction, however my role also involved communicating and interacting with the residents of the housing park. Skills further developed: • Landscaping and gardening • Customer service • Time management • Group management • Interpersonal communication • Customer relationship management • Health and safety • Risk assessments • Groundwork • Teamwork skills • Working to deadlines • Individual time-based work • Working to a required quality From May 2009 to August 2011 (2 years 4 months) Bachelor’s Degree, BSc. Business Management @ Kingston University From 2013 to 2017 Sixth Form, AS-Levels and A-Levels @ Garth Hill College From 2010 to 2013 Alexander R. is skilled in: Teamwork, Time Management, Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, Social Media, Problem Solving, Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, Leadership, Sales, Data Entry, Website Management, Social Networking, SEO, Customer Experience
What company does Alexander R. work for?
Alexander R. works for Avis Budget Group
What is Alexander R.'s role at Avis Budget Group?
Alexander R. is Ecommerce Executive
What industry does Alexander R. work in?
Alexander R. works in the Marketing and Advertising industry.
Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Feeling (F), Judging (J)
0 year(s), 11 month(s)
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Issued by Course Director for Business Management - Kingston University · June 2014
Issued by Course Director for Business Management - Kingston University · June 2015
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