PROFILE A confident, sociable, enthusiastic, hard-working graduate who during her Erasmus studies abroad learnt to workeffectively with people from a broad range of cultural backgrounds. Also a self-motivated team player who hasdemonstrable leadership skills and can quickly adapt to changes and openings. I am now looking for an opportunity todevelop a career with a progressive company.
Oct 2010 to PresentRetail Operative Primark Brighton (Brighton, United Kingdom)· Utilising specialist product knowledge whilst advising customers from a wide range of backgrounds.· Monitoring and updating display areas.· Meeting sales targets.
Feb 2009 to May 2009Volunteer Charity and Support fund ''Tavo Galimybe'' (Kaunas, Lithuania)· Assisted the fund-raising manager in tasks such as record-keeping and updating the charity’s databases.· Responsible alongside a team for planning and leading various activities for school children aged 7-18.· Attended to any of the childrens' pastoral and welfare issues.
Oct 2008 to Jan 2009Head of Department Assistant Kaunas Municipal Administration, Department of Foreign Affairs (Kaunas, Lithuania)· Helped organise and plan an international conference (Modern self-government - to the needs of citizens andfuture-orientated service organisation in the context of the EU)· Personally assisted the chairman of the conference with tasks such as liaising with speakers and delegates,maintaining accurate records on all inquiries and supporting conference project plans to ensure that allactivities are on schedule.· Translated letters and documents from Lithuanian into English.
Sep 2006 to Dec 2007Assistant Manager & Visual Merchandiser Terranova Store Teddy Spa, (Kaunas, Lithuania)· Motivated and trained the store team about design concepts, visual display standards, and the store’s goals.· Liaised with the company's head office and other merchandisers on all types of queries and affairs.· Devised floor plans for events and created the store's displays, mannequins and main windows.· Researched and sourced materials such as lighting, props and accessories for the store’s displays.
Jun 2010 to PresentOpen University (distance learning) BA (Honours) in Retail Management, (Milton Keynes, United Kingdom)Modules include:· Retail management and marketing· Business organisations and their environments· Working and learning: developing effective performance at work· Managing organisations and people
Sep 2005 to Jun 2009Vytautas Magnus University BA (Honours) Political Science, (Kaunas, Lithuania)Modules included:· Diplomacy and International Relations· Political Institutions and Public Relations· Social Psychology and Analysis· Economics, Logic and Informatics
Apr 2008 to Oct 2008Free University of Berlin (Erasmus exchange program) Political Science, (Berlin, Germany)Modules included:· Political Economy of European Neighbourhood Relations· History of Political Ideas· Introduction to Politics Law· Evolutionary Foundations of Human Behaviour
Sep 1993 to Jun 2005Rietavas Laurynas Ivinskis Secondary School General Certificate of Secondary Education, (Rietavas, Lithuania)
University of Cambridge ESOL Level 1 Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life:· Reading (2010)· Speaking & listening (2009)
· Social networks: Livemocha, Facebook and various other platforms· Design: Adobe Lightroom, Picasa· Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
· Lithuanian (native)· English (fluent)· Russian (basic)
· Travel: Independently travelled to Europe, Asia and Africa (2008-11)· Music: Piano grade 7 equivalent (2002)· Other Interests: Fashion trends, fitness, writing poetry and playing the guitar.
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