Nyoka Heron

Nyoka Heron

Works at:

BusinessBecause

Location in:

london, United Kingdom

Nyoka Heron

Nyokas connections

Currently

Works at:
BusinessBecause
Location in:
london, United Kingdom

Bio

: I am a creative and self-motivated English graduate. My main strengths lie in communication and project management. I display strong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence and gain trust with diverse groups of people. My experience in high-pressure industries has left me with a target driven, results orientated approach, using resourcefulness and creativity whilst having a hands-on approach to solving challenges.

Nyoka has worked/studied in

  • United Kingdom

Nyoka speaks

  • Spanish

Nyoka has experience in

  • Hospitality
  • Human Resources
  • Services - legal, PR, marketing, accounting

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Work

2013 – 2014
(Sep – Feb)

Community/Content Manager ( Intern)

BusinessBecause , United Kingdom
2013
(Mar – Aug)

Resourcer

N/A , United Kingdom
  • Resourcer for a retail recruitment agency focusing on (Ecommerce) trading and product roles for UK and international based retailers.
  • • Support the senior recruitment consultant on the Trading and Product team alongside the other Consultants within the business.
  • • Resourcing candidates through networking, job boards, LinkedIn and all other means
  • • Arranging and conducting telephone interviews and screening candidates according to client specifications
  • • Managing candidates through the full recruitment life cycle from initial screening through to placement. This also included harnessing those relationships for business development and networking purposes in the future.
  • • Having up-to-date knowledge of client activities such as Marks and Spencer’s and VF Corporation
  • • Managing the quality and integrity of all data used and kept within the business, and likewise all communication sent out to candidates and clients.
  • • Prioritising workload, focusing on revenue generating tasks
  • Skills Developed and Key Achievements
  • • Detailed knowledge of Ecommerce, and Multi-Channel
  • • Developed a good understanding of key roles across various areas within the retail industry.
  • • Successfully managed to generate £8,000 for the business within the first 2 months my appointment
  • • Successfully placed candidates for Marks and Spencer’s elite graduate scheme
2013
(Jan – Feb)

Events Management (Intern)

N/A , United Kingdom
  • Six week Event Management placement, sponsored by the charity Inspire and run by the co-founders of Madame Blah. The placement provides a solid working understanding of the fundamentals of events management.
2013
(Jan – Feb)

Media and Market Research (Intern)

N/A , United Kingdom
  • 4-week internship with a leading communications agency. The internship focused on building research and analytical skills in order to support key members of the team on various research projects
2012
(Jun – Sep)

Service Co-ordinator -Olympic and Paralympic Games (Contract)

Ealing Community Transport , United Kingdom
  • Service Co-ordinator for the Accessible Shuttles Network, working on the behalf of Ealing Community Transport Charity for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
  • • Acting as a primary link between the ECT control centre and multiple drivers to help regulate the service of passengers and respond to peaks of demand.
  • • Using initiative to effectively solve any problems which might affect the nature of the service
  • • Delivering a high quality service by engaging passengers in activities to sustain high spirits during high peaks of demand
  • • Carrying out basic risk assessments for passengers and giving priority to those with specific requirements.
  • • Zealous on site promotion of London 2012 and the service provided
  • • Managing individual teams concurrently and resolving any staff, customer, logistical and/or operational issues quickly and efficiently, and with diplomacy and tact

Work

2013 – 2014
(Sep – Feb)

Community/Content Manager ( Intern)

BusinessBecause , United Kingdom
2013
(Mar – Aug)

Resourcer

N/A , United Kingdom
  • Resourcer for a retail recruitment agency focusing on (Ecommerce) trading and product roles for UK and international based retailers.
  • • Support the senior recruitment consultant on the Trading and Product team alongside the other Consultants within the business.
  • • Resourcing candidates through networking, job boards, LinkedIn and all other means
  • • Arranging and conducting telephone interviews and screening candidates according to client specifications
  • • Managing candidates through the full recruitment life cycle from initial screening through to placement. This also included harnessing those relationships for business development and networking purposes in the future.
  • • Having up-to-date knowledge of client activities such as Marks and Spencer’s and VF Corporation
  • • Managing the quality and integrity of all data used and kept within the business, and likewise all communication sent out to candidates and clients.
  • • Prioritising workload, focusing on revenue generating tasks
  • Skills Developed and Key Achievements
  • • Detailed knowledge of Ecommerce, and Multi-Channel
  • • Developed a good understanding of key roles across various areas within the retail industry.
  • • Successfully managed to generate £8,000 for the business within the first 2 months my appointment
  • • Successfully placed candidates for Marks and Spencer’s elite graduate scheme
2013
(Jan – Feb)

Events Management (Intern)

N/A , United Kingdom
  • Six week Event Management placement, sponsored by the charity Inspire and run by the co-founders of Madame Blah. The placement provides a solid working understanding of the fundamentals of events management.
2013
(Jan – Feb)

Media and Market Research (Intern)

N/A , United Kingdom
  • 4-week internship with a leading communications agency. The internship focused on building research and analytical skills in order to support key members of the team on various research projects
2012
(Jun – Sep)

Service Co-ordinator -Olympic and Paralympic Games (Contract)

Ealing Community Transport , United Kingdom
  • Service Co-ordinator for the Accessible Shuttles Network, working on the behalf of Ealing Community Transport Charity for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
  • • Acting as a primary link between the ECT control centre and multiple drivers to help regulate the service of passengers and respond to peaks of demand.
  • • Using initiative to effectively solve any problems which might affect the nature of the service
  • • Delivering a high quality service by engaging passengers in activities to sustain high spirits during high peaks of demand
  • • Carrying out basic risk assessments for passengers and giving priority to those with specific requirements.
  • • Zealous on site promotion of London 2012 and the service provided
  • • Managing individual teams concurrently and resolving any staff, customer, logistical and/or operational issues quickly and efficiently, and with diplomacy and tact

Education

2009 – 2012

Goldsmiths University of London

Humanities (Bachelors)

Additional Info

Nationality:
  • British
  • Jamaican