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Career

Education

Board Member (Marketing & Communications | The Canaries Trust | May 2017 - Present

 

 

:- Non profit organisation which is a fast growing shareholder in Norwich City Football Club, and is currently the 13th biggest shareholder in the Club on behalf of the fans.

:- The group represents a voice for the fans at the club and I have joined the board to help drive the Trust forward with its engagement with fans, content and overall exposure, and any other help it may need.

:- Currently, Chris is part of the Marketing and Communications sub-committee, with the vision to increase the Trusts exposure and help develop and evolve its image and overall structure.

Commercial / Wholesale Manager | Lakeside Food Group | February 2017 - Present


:- Suppliers of Fresh and Frozen food products and ingredients into UK wholesale and retail sectors
:- Worldwide supplier partnerships
:- Focusing on assistance and growth of fresh wholesale business
:- New product development & value added products
:- Offices in Poland, Hungary, U.K and Thailand

Batchelors Degree in Business Management, Marketing & Related Support Services (Innovation & Enterprise)

 

 

The Open University | 2018 - present

Diploma in Professional Photography

 

 

The Photography Institute | 2017

Advanced Vocational Certificate in Education in Information & Communications Technology

 

 

Norwich City College | August 2000 - May 2005

Business Development Executive | Inturn Industries |November 2015 - February 2017

:- Well established within the Telecommunications industry for 14 years
:- Asset recovery specialists
:- Purchasing of used, broken, end-of-life mobile phone components & accessories
:- Successful supplier partnerships
:- Tailored business solutions and contractual agreements
:- European travel
:- Works with some of Europe's leading Operators and Repair Centres

Assistant Buyer | Lee & Plumpton Ltd | March 2013 - November 2015

 

:- Leading UK Office Furniture Manufacturer/Producer
:- Raising of all company purchase orders
:- Sourcing items for Internal Customers
:- Managing Components Stock
:- Expediting of Purchase Orders from the Point of Order to Delivery
:- Supplier Negotiations
:- Use of Opera and Microsoft Office Software

Trading Manager | Autumn Foods PLC | April 2010 - March 2013

:- Leading UK Importer & Trader of Fresh & Frozen Meat Products
:- Managing, Retaining and Developing Business with existing Customer Accounts
:- Developing New Business
:- International and Domestic Trading
:- Logistics Management Cover

Sales Team Member | Banham Poultry Ltd | May 2005 - April 2010

:- Leading UK Fresh & Frozen Poultry Producer
:- Customer Inquiries
:- Processing Customer's Wholesale Orders
:- Transfer of Retail Orders onto Internal Systems
:- Assisted with integration of Defacto Software
:- Control and Reporting of Frozen Stocks
:- Working with Export Partners
:- Completion of CMR's and relevant export paperwork
:- Invoicing and Delivery paperwork production
:- Use of Microsoft Office
:- Useful and Educational Shop Floor Experience prior to this role