Kayleigh Marie Edwards
I’m a career-orientated, ambitious individual with a passion for writing. I have experience in a wide variety of jobs, with most of my most recent experiences falling within writing and entertainment. I’m currently working as an entertainer, event creator, and writer. Skills include; the ability to work to strict deadlines, total commitment to a project, and working well within/leading a team.
Education and Qualifications
|Script Writing (University of South Wales)
|BA Honours Degree
|Drama, Theatre and Media (University of Glamorgan)
Grade: 1st Class
|Drama (Coleg Gwent)
- 10 x A*-C Grade GCSE’s including English, Maths, Science and IT
|2013 – Present||BLUECOAT ENTERTAINER/SUPERVISOR,
Pontins Brean Sands
Duties include: hosting events, greeting and socialising with guests, ‘character’ work, creating family entertainment. I also write shows, such as the Halloween showcase. Supervisor duties include stock and sales management and show running with a 10-person team on a daily basis. Time keeping, organisation, confidence, and enthusiasm are essential skills for this role.
|2013 – Present||WRITER, Freelance|
– Writer of ‘Bite Night’, performed at Pontins Brean Sands 2014
– Writer of ‘Kill ‘em in the Brain’, performed by Popcorn Theatre, Cardiff, 2015
– Writer of several published horror and comedy shorts (publishers include Sinister Horror Company and J.A.M.es Press)
Previous jobs include work in freelance dance and performance, telesales, waitressing, and a supervisory/trainee management role at TESCO. Although not all of these occupations are relevant to my current career goals, I feel I have a vast wealth of experience to draw on, particularly for writing.
Key I.T. Skills
|Ø Microsoft Office
Ø Final Draft
Other / Personal Details
Personal interests include reading and research for personal or work-based projects. I enjoy socialising at writing and horror conventions and attend conferences when the opportunity presents itself. I’m a huge TV and film fan. I keep a blog at http://www.kayofthedead.wordpress.com where my full writing portfolio can be viewed.
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