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Nikita Gagnon 07775 422746 Twitter: @NikitaGagnon

personal profile


Outgoing ‘Public Relations/Communication’ student; ability to draw attention with social media; outstanding people skills through confident enthusiastic nature; excellent reading / writing skills, specifically press releases & the web; excels in creative projects for wide range of audiences; tenacity to follow through. 2011-2014: BA (Hons) Public Relations & Communication Southampton Solent University • Year 2 – Expected grade: 2.1 • Year 1- Grade: 2.1

2004-2011: John F Kennedy Catholic School and Sixth Form • A levels – Sociology, Philosophy and Ethics, English Lit AS – French and product design • GCSES - 12 A*-B


Marks and Spencer - Southampton Customer Assistant October 2011 to present • Working as part of a large team to deliver efficient service and high customer satisfaction. • Understand the stakeholder relations and ethics with working in a large company.

Peter Rennison Public Relations - Hemel Hempstead Intern September 2011 • Developed organisational / research skills • Improved writing and media skills by producing blogs.

Waitrose John Lewis - Berkhamsted Coffee Shop Assistant 2009-2011 • Running a team of partners to carried out all responsibilities efficiently, to the highest standard. • Communicating, engaging with customers - excellent standard of services - ensure customer loyalty.

Centre de Loisir - Sallèles-d'Aude, France - Voluntary teaching assistant August 2009 • Taught English. • Facilitated learning through interaction and enthusiasm. • Developed communication skills


Exceptional team working skills: Ability to work well with different people to create results, demonstrated by achieving the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh award. This involved working with a team guiding each other through challenging tasks. Working with international students at university in a group enabled adaptation of skills, adjusting behavior towards different values, ethics and language barriers. Valuable work ethic: Highly committed, organised, motivated and possess excellent time management. Due to the high demands of the Public Relations degree these skills are continuously exercised in order to work efficiently and to the demanded high standard. Strong I.T. Skills: Proficient use of Windows, Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Photo Shop and Corel Draw, developed through practical work and computing classes from GCSE to degree level.

professional development activities / interests

March 2013: Wessex CIPR Meet the professionals Networking Event November 2012: Social Media workshop & Networking Event, Wessex CIPR October 2010: Gifted & Talented key leadership training day Sports: Skiing enthusiast at intermediate level shown through medals and badges. Hockey and netball player at school level. Enjoy running and gym activities to keep healthy and fit. Travel: Very interested in the nature and culture of countries, enjoy traveling and exploring new areas and meeting different types of people.


Full current clean driving license + References available on request

Nikita Gagnon CV  
Nikita Gagnon CV  

Public Relations and Communication Student