CV


Kayleigh Marie Edwards

Email: ofthedead@hotmail.co.uk

Personal Summary

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

MA Degree

completed 2014

Script Writing (University of South Wales)

Grade: Merit

BA Honours Degree

completed 2013

Drama, Theatre and Media (University of Glamorgan)

Grade: 1st Class

 

BTEC ND

completed 2006

Drama (Coleg Gwent)

Grade: Distinction

 

 

Other:

  • 10 x A*-C Grade GCSE’s including English, Maths, Science and IT

Associated Experience

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

– Article writer/reviewer at www.gingernutsofhorror.com and www.spookyisles.com

– 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)

Other Experience

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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