Experienced event manager - boardroom to arena, writing event documents, project management, EA support, meet&greet. Good at research. I'm determined, friendly, resourceful. Fee negotiable. Early in to London or distance travel - expenses required. Passions - theatre/acting/
I retired from paid employment in 2011 with the NHS in Procurement. At first I wondered what I would do with my time but now I wonder where all my free time is! I volunteer with the local community-run shop, serving behind the counter and also dealing with the admin for the newspaper and magazine orders. I also volunteer with the local library, delivering books to an elderly housebound lady of 94! I write short stories mainly but am also trying to write a book. I play tennis, cycle and walk. My wife and I run a local board games session monthly and are members of a local U3A games group.
With over twenty five years experience both in the UK and on an international basis, I can help with your market intelligence and business information requirements. I can help you understand your industry sector in terms of market trends, consumer developments, new products, distribution changes.
I can also help with your business publishing needs including the commissioning, researching, writing and editing of newsletters, reports, white papers, conference briefings, blogs and press releases.
I also have experience in website content, be it creation of new content or the review of existing content.
I have spent the last 32 yrs in IT, covering everything from technology to sales. I currently build websites and manage SEO & social media at VERY competitive rates. I am also very reliable and always finish what I start.
I am a people-person with many years experience in sales and recruitment. I have compiled training and development manuals for Blue Chip and SME organisations. I am fully IT literate, possess excellent attention to detail and thrive on research and investigation projects. I have published 3 novels.
Assuming I live to 110, I am a middle-aged journalist, writer, horticulturalist and techie anorak. Qualities? Reliability, imagination, resourcefulness and amiability. Why Blume? Because it makes sense.
Copywriter and award-winning journalist with international experience in newspapers and magazines. Former senior journalist at The Times. Interviews, editing, proofreading. Corporate clients include Unilever and BT. Press releases, SEO content, blogs - all customised to tone of your organisation. Accurate, fast, reliable. Can set up Google Ads accounts to take advantage of Google grants for charities.
Adaptable and transformational leader with a genuine, life-long interest in making a difference to people’s lives, no matter how small. Proven record of strategy creation, delivering complex projects, generating and building relationships, and coaching individuals to success. Exceptional communication skills, comfortable with making critical decisions and developing opportunities that further enhance organisational goals.
An experienced Trustee (Vice Chair) and volunteer. No matter what the challenge, there is always a solution. My approach is pragmatic, collaborative, empathic but strong.
I have 21 years' experience of leading research in the voluntary sector. I can help you to plan and carry out impactful research projects; including quantitative and qualitative surveys, interviews, literature reviews and more; data analysis; writing up reports and presenting results. I can also help with web interfacing for more interactive presentations of data/analysis. Additionally, I'm a published author and skilled at writing and editing information for a variety of audiences and formats, including newsletters, reports, conference papers and blogs.
I believe that doing the right thing for your people will always be the right thing for your business.
24 years working as a HR professional - I have provided HR advice and guidance to over 20 different businesses so I know what it takes to make an impact quickly and deliver effective results.
You can rely on me to advise and guide you through any employment matter with an approach that aligns with your business culture and values.
Want to know how your people are feeling? I can design an engagement survey for you. Collate and report results with insights and actionable recommendations.
I am a freelance researcher and would be delighted to help with any project, however small, involving searching for information or data, research, analysis, presentation of results, drafting of reports... I have significant writing experience. Please do contact me to discuss your needs.
Born and educated in the UK, I have worked in various roles ranging from HR to education & therapeutic groupwork. I am now self-employed as a workplace mediator and trainer. I love to develop new material. I joined Blume for its potential for networking with others for skills, services and advice.
I am an experienced researcher, writer, as well as educator both at University level (PhD) and in the mind and body re-education system that is the Alexander Technique. I work in the culture and heritage sector as an associate archivist. I am bilingual: English and Spanish.
I worked as a Legal Secretary and Document Production Specialist for most of my career. I can help with transcription, copy typing, document conversions, amending, formatting, proofing, administration and clerical tasks. I am an active person and enjoy helping people generally.
Experienced Account & Admin Manager worked in blue chip & SME's, more recently opted for a quieter life in part time roles including blog writing & ad hoc admin tasks. I enjoy reading, walking our dogs & currently doing a fiction writing course.
I specialise in UK English communications. When you need your words fine-tuning, I can offer 15 years' writing/editing/proofreading experience. You are hiring someone with extensive knowledge of the English language and its successful application within the business environment.
Thank you for taking the time to read my profile. I like bringing extra value to charities, as I do working for three charities: Shenehom Housing Association, as Trustee; Young Enterprise, as a Business Mentor and The Centre for Entrepreneurs, as a Principal Mentor. During this time I developed a wide range of business efficiency, cost savings and people focus transformation skills, which I would now like to share with established charities.
Initial career as a nurse, children's nurse then health visitor
Second career as a senior lecturer teaching mainly at post graduate level mainly doctors and nurses.
Excellent communication and literacy skills. Reasonable IT skills. Very practical and inventive
Voluntary roles at different levels
Highly effective professional with 30+ years’ experience in operations, office, finance and business administration, characterised by consistent progression in diverse environments, including start-up, charities / not-for-profit, legal and property management and Higher Education.
I am an experienced business researcher and have experience of writing blogs and using social media. I have joined Blume to be able to participate in activities and to utilise my skills to assist others.
I'm an experienced writer, editor, sub-editor and journalist, and proofreader, with a keen interest in design, news and current affairs, fashion, travel and culture. I edit an online eco interiors mag, www.decomag.co.uk as well as working as a freelance.
I undertake Academic Research at different universities. I tend to spend periods of inactivity between projects and I hope I can do something productive by making myself available to those that may need that extra-pair of hands during spells of professional inactivity.
Retired person looking for a temporary or part-time job. I bring with me over forty years of experience working in a range of roles, mostly within the British Civil Service. These roles have included: Administration; Team Management; Research and Development; IT Training and Policy Development.
I am a Chartered Engineer, running my own business since 1999. Prior to that I worked in civil engineering contracting & as a senior manager in a major building materials company. I have good analytical & presentation skills and the ability to find the most efficient way to complete a project.
As a versatile office admin person, my experience includes Invoicing, report writing, credit control, secretarial/ PA, proof-reading, reception, design forms, telephony etc.
Now older and needing change, I can garden, paint walls, pack cupboards, clean premises, walk your dogs etc. I do drive.
I worked forty years in the printing industry as a compositor, graduating onto keyboards and finally desk top publishing before being made redundant in 1999. I then retrained as a bus driver. After 14 years driving buses and coaches my PCV was withdrawn but can still drive minibuses till 2019
I am a former accountant turned international film and media event producer who has lived on several continents. I am confident, highly creative, have great customer facing skills, patient, great at marketing and copywriting, very strong internet & social media skills, charming phone manner.
I am looking for all types of support, fix or repair jobs. I can work on any household or tech items, just ask. I have 20 years IT experience and 20 years business management experience and 30 years maintaining my 150 year old house and garden.
Hi, I'm retired and enjoy all kinds of DIY. I have made items from reclaimed wood and upcycled furniture which has sold at a local shop. I have a lot of experience using computers as I worked for British Gas. I read a lot and often see mistakes in books and magazines. I can put my hand to most thing
I am a Virtual Personal Assistant with almost 20 years experience. My skills lie in helping clients to stay organised in whatever way they need. I also help with their client relationship management and research information they need.
I am 59 years old and am just emerging from a 7 year period of caring for elderly loved ones - and feeling a little lost. Prior, I worked in Corporate Lending, Marketing and Research and more recently Grant making (Not for profit sector). I would love to connect with Blume to help re-light my fire!
A hard working, dedicated individual with vast experience in the public and private sectors. Examples of this include product and project management, staff management, strategic and financial planning and budgeting. Trained proof reader and recently educated to Masters degree level (with Merit).
Having owned & run several businesses my skillset is extremely wide. I trained as a Chartered Accountant but I have worked with both very large & very small clients with a very hands on approach. I have also had years of experience of Direct Selling and marketing. Oddly I hold a forklift license!!!
I previously worked in the NHS and social services, and now as a PhD researcher. I am keen to offer my research skills and experience working in health and social care. I am unable to do physical tasks, although I am keen to do dog walking (I use a powerchair), and any computer-based work.