Arthur Alexander

Sales representative

A committed, versatile, and personable individual with a broad array of skills and experience. Highly motivated and aiming to secure a position within a company where previous experience and skills can be effectively applied. Aiming to work within luxury retail, with a view to a long-term career in this field.

Previous Brands
Google / Currys PC World
John Lewis & Partners
TSS Security
Work Experience
Brand Ambassador
Sep ‘21 - Oct ‘22
Hydrow / John Lewis

• Worked as a part-time brand ambassador within a luxury retail environment for a leading field marketing company; • Duties included meeting and greeting new customers, providing them with thorough and informative demonstrations of a high performance, state of the art rowing machine, with a view to promoting the Hydrow brand and driving sales growth; • Collected data from customers for marketing purposes, and completed transactions for in store purchases from customers; • Demonstrated the ability to work independently, and as part of a small team of brand ambassadors and sales colleagues.

Field Sales Representative
May ‘21 - Jun ‘21

• Worked as a part-time flexible freelance field sales representative within retail for a field marketing company; • Duties included visiting retail stores to check compliance for POS and merchandise for major food and household branded items; • Also responsible for building POS marketing displays to promote particular branded products for specific field campaigns; • All necessary product information was collected digitally and forwarded to retail clients.

Retail Security Guard
Dec ‘19 - Mar ‘21
TSS Security

• Worked as a part-time retail security guard for food retailers, including Waitrose, Whole Foods and Boots; • Provided great customer service to shoppers and deterring thefts in store; • Worked both independently on own initiative and as part of a team in various sized high end retail stores.

Brand Promoter
Nov ‘18 - Jun ‘19
Google / Currys PC World

• Promoted Google products (Chromebooks) to customers within a retail environment; • Advised customers on product specifications and features of Google products; • Helped the retail store in driving forward sales through effective application of customer service and sales skills; • Trained sales representatives in the latest product model specifications and features of Google Chromebooks; • Recorded key retail KPIs for the client based on customer profiles, number of demonstrations and sales generated per shift.

Retail Experience
Client Help
Complaint handling
Product demos
Client Advising
Cash register
Returns & Exchanges
Product labelling
Inventory control
Store Maintenance
Education & Training
University of Birmingham
‘21 - ‘23
PhD Computational Biology / Data Science
University College London
‘17 - ‘19
Master of Science
University of Nottingham
‘02 - ‘05
Bachelor of Biochemistry