Andrew John Smith

7 Pristina Court, Rancho Mirage CA 92270
Tel: (760) 568 0736 Email: andrewdaryl_smith@yahoo.com

Profile

A business graduate, with a little over 3 years marketing experience. I have contributed to numerous strategic projects, as well as coordinating a wide range of promotional issues. Over the past 12 months I have been a keen student of the beer industry and reviewer at my own website. I am now seeking an interesting and challenging role that combines my marketing background and brewing industry enthusiasm to help strengthen the position of a microbrewery.  

Key Skills

Work Experience

1998 – Current: Palomino Euro Bistro, Palm Desert
Dinner Server

I took this position when I first moved to the USA, and have performed above the required standards, recently receiving the annual award for "Teamwork", as voted by my fellow employees. I am now seeking to fulfill a more challenging role.

1997 – 1998: WST Trupart Limited, Doncaster, England
Marketing Coordinator

Responsible to the Managing Director for all of the company’s promotional activities including catalogues and brochures, sales promotion flyers, product packaging, direct mailing, advertising, PR, and corporate image. I was also responsible for informational and promotional support to Sales Representatives, and the Internal Sales Team.

1994 – 1997: IMI Yorkshire Alloys Limited, Leeds, England
Marketing Officer (initially Commercial Graduate Trainee)

Responsible to the Sales Director and Commercial Manager for all areas of marketing and commercial support. My responsibilities included market research, forecasting, analysis, producing promotional literature and other material within a tight budget. I also did much internal informational analysis and produced sales reports

Education

1990 – 1994: Nottingham Trent University ,England
BA (honors) Degree in European Business with French 

The degree also included six months in a French University:
1992 – 1993: Institut Universitaire de Technologie 2, Grenoble, France

Other Activities

Some private marketing work for a local business owner as well as assisting with events for a charity group.

Reviewing beer and researching the industry. Hoping to work towards a beer judging qualification.