My Experience

Curriculum Vitae – Merel van Someren

Personal information:
Name: van Someren
Merel Theodora Francisca
Date of birth: 05‐05‐1986
Nationality: Dutch
Marital status: unmarried

2006 – 2010  Fashion & Branding HBO HvA

(Amsterdam Fashion Institute)
Minor: Visual Culture
Diploma: yes
Final thesis subject:
In my final thesis I research the possibilities of introducing the American brand; Kate Spade to the European market by creating an experience, which will translate the Kate Spade brand image to the new target group.

2004 – 2005      Officemanagement HBO
Hogeschool Schoevers ‐ Utrecht
Diploma: yes

2003 – 2004     Law HBO
Hogeschool Utrecht ‐ Utrecht
Diploma: no

1998 – 2003     HAVO
Almere College ‐ Dronten
Profile: Economie & Maatschappij
Courses: Dutch English, Economics 12, Mathematics A12, Geography, History, Art
Diploma: yes

2010 – 2011    Accenture – Marketing
Project during my internship:
Organization Run, meetings and pr‐events, leading the taskforce, contact point partner group, all communication, coordinating apply system, concepting promotions materials

2009 – 2010   BRAND/WebEffects – Marketing/Grafic/Sales
Projects during my internship:
Concepting en designing of new website, grafic Design of newsletters, promotion materials, event planning, sales

2006 Domicilie Makelaardij – Marketing/Sales
Projects during my internship:
Front Office, sales, design of sales materials, administration

Work experiences:
2011 Executive Assistant – Accenture
2007 – 2010  Sales representative – Bitter (shoes and clothing)
2008 – 2009 Front Office employee ‐ Rijksmuseum
2006 – 2007 Sales representative ‐ Steppin’Out (clothing)
2005 Sales – Search and Results (business telemarketing)
2004 Sales representative – RiverWoods (clothing)

Extra activities
Active member political party 2010 ‐ present
Active member hockey association Pinoké 2008 ‐ present
Production Award winning short movie ‘Lost in Construction’ 2008‐2009
Coach new students HvU 2003‐2004
Tournament commission hockey association 2001
Youth board member hockey association 1999‐2002
Hockey coach youth 1998‐2002

Skills and Interests
Computer Skills:
Word, Excel en PowerPoint
Adobe Photoshop, Indesign en Illustrator
Adobe Premiere Elements
Type certificate

Characteristics: Creative, Assertive, Energetic, Social, Independent en Organisation qualities.

Personal Interest: Fashion, Field Hockey, Skiing, City trips, Running, Art

Drivers license: B

Dutch: native language
English: good
French: basic
German: basic


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