William Richards CV
6B Ansdell Road
D.O.B: 22/12/1996 (Age 23)
I recently finished studying History and American Studies at the University of Nottingham and am looking for work having recently moved to London. I am reliable, hardworking and conscientious and will give full commitment to whatever task I am asked to do. I am currently available at any time and would like to be considered for any suitable vacancies that you might have.
2015- June 2019 University of Nottingham
Achieved a 2:1 in my 4 years of study
August 2017 – May 2018 – State University of New York (Albany)
Achieved a 3.2 GPA on my year abroad at a university in upstate New York.
2013-15 Monmouth School 6th Form
A* A B in History, Psychology and Economics
2009-13 Monmouth School for Boys
10 GCSE grades – 7A’s in English Literature, English Language, Maths, Physics, Biology, Spanish and Drama. 3 B’s in History, Music and Chemistry.
Full clean driving licence.
I am computer literate and familiar with a range of software. I feel I would adapt quickly to using computerized tills, card machines etc.
During my final year at school I was given the position of school prefect. This role involves weekly meetings and carrying out various duties around the school, for example managing the school’s monthly newspaper.
I was a member of my Junior Common Room in my University Halls, involved in organising events and activities for the students.
Completed my Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award.
June 2019 – August 2019 – Barman/Barista/Waiter at Big Society
Whilst living in Oxford I worked at Big Society, a busy cocktail bar in Cowley. This job saw me learning and making cocktails by heart, working busy late-night shifts and serving food and coffee during the day shifts. I also helped close down and clean the bar after every shift.
Social Media and Communications Manager - Mic Magazine - Sept 2016 to May 2018
During my time at University I was a member of the committee for the monthly music magazine. This role saw me organising events for the society and running and organising all of their social media pages. I would contact other societies or members of the public to organise meetings alongside keeping Facebook, Twitter and Instagram up to date with all the latest news.
May 2018 – September 2018, August 2019- Sept 2019 - Barman/Waiter at the Lion Inn
Over the summer of 2018 I ran the bar at the Lion Inn, serving as a barman during the busy evening shifts and as a waiter during the lunch hours. My tasks saw me oversee other members of staff upon occasion, both opening and closing the bars and making sure things ran smoothly.
October 2016 – April 2017 – STAR Volunteer (Student Action for Refugees)
During the year at university I volunteered every Tuesday evening teaching English to refugees from various countries around the world.
Volunteer at Tutshill Primary School May 2017 - July 2017
Volunteer helping teach music to a reception class for 2 hours every Wednesday at Tutshill Primary School.
May 2015 – August 2015 Peppermint Bars
Working at festivals over the weekends, I was based behind the bars either restocking the shelves or working at the bar serving customers.
January – April 2013 – Part-time volunteer at British Red Cross Shop
Working once a week in a busy charity shop. My duties included assisting customers with any queries and organizing stock ready for sale.
Outside of my academic studies I am very interested in music and play both the piano and guitar and will soon be taking my grade 7 in guitar. I am currently working towards my Grade 5 piano and hope to take the exam in the near future. Recently I have been employed to perform at a variety of events as a singer/guitarist, which has been both enjoyable and successful. I also was a host of a radio show at URN (University Radio Nottingham) hosting the Indie hour on Tuesday evenings.
References are available upon request.
Experienced, Hardworking, Confident, Driven, Passionate