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Jack Guthrie

Jack Guthrie

Brisbane, AU

 

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About 

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

- Strong level of written and verbal communication.
- A background in public speaking.
- Knowledge of the German language.
- Training and experience in face-to-face charity sales.
- Proficient in a range of applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SketchUp and Photoshop.

SHORT-TERM OBJECTIVE

To gain an understanding and knowledge of the many aspects within the urban development, architecture, planning and construction industry - by obtaining employment in a Brisbane-based firm. Maintain healthy relationships with family and friends. Travel, where possible.

Employment 

Kasta Enterprises, Brisbane, AU, Fundraising Ambassador

- Representing a number of national and international charities as a fundraising ambassador. Charities include: the Heart Fundation, Mecidicins Sans Frontier, Clown Doctors, WSPA and the Children’s Hospital Foundation.
- Extensive face-to-face sales training.
- Knowledge of the sales Impulse Factors.
- Training in tonality and body language.
- Learning and developing sales pitches.
- Consistently performing as one of the top 2 Sales Agents in a business of 20.
- Frequently placing in the top 25 Sales Agents from over 300 reps countrywide.
- As a Leader: Running daily site cruises.
- As a Leader: Liaising with site staff and management.
- As a Leader: Training and motivating a team of up to 4 people.

May 2013 - Mar 2014
 

Australian Electoral Commission, Brisbane, AU, Polling Official

- 2010 Australian Federal Election.
- 2013 Australian Federal Election.
- Identifying voters and recording their attendance and/or details.
- Distributing House of Representatives and Senate ballot papers.
- Directing and queue control.
- Counting of ballot papers.

Aug 2010 - Oct 2013
 

Hog's Breath Cafe, Mackay, AU, Waiter

- Greeting and seating customers.
- Knowledge of the extensive Hog’s Breath menu and daily specials.
- Taking food and drink orders.
- Serving and clearing tables.
- Up-selling customers on extras.

Dec 2010 - Jan 2013
 

Scene To Believe, Mackay, AU, 2IC/Sales Assistant

- Greeting customers and line control.
- Knowledge of photo packages, prices.
- Set arrangement and taking photos.
- Cashier and checkout process.
- Printing and packaging photos.
- As 2IC: Set up and pack down of set.
- As 2IC: Leading a set team of 3 people.

Dec 2010 - Dec 2012
 

Education 

Queensland University Of Technology, Brisbane, AU, Bachelors, Bachelor of Urban Development (Quantity Surveying and Cost Engineering)

Mar 2014 - current
 

The University of Queensland, Brisbane, AU, Bachelors, Bachelor of Architectural Design

- St Leo’s College resident: 2010 – 2012.
- UQ Abroad Student Exchange Program: 2012.
- UQ Abroad Travel Grant recipient: 2012.
- Exchange Semester: Technische Universität Berlin, Germany.

Mar 2010 - Dec 2012
 

Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, DE, Bachelor of Architecture

- Exchange Semester.

Mar 2012 - Jul 2012
 

St. Patrick's College, Mackay, AU, High School, Queensland Certificate of Education

- Queensland Core Skills (QCS) Test: A.
- Overall Position (OP): 3.
- Academic Excellence Awards: 2008 – 2009.
- Student Representative Council: 2008 – 2009.
- Vice Captain: 2009.
- Cultural Student of the Year: 2009.

Jan 2008 - Dec 2009
 

Awards 

UQ Abroad Travel Grant, Grant

2012
 

St Patrick's College - Cultural Student of the Year, Award

2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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