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creative force

I am: Job seeker, Brenda Rae Kidd, Female, 41 - 50

Location: Raglan

Work Categories:

Entertainment & Events
  • Event Management
  • Hospitality / Restaurant
  • Chef / Cook
  • Don't fit in a box?
  • Experienced & Versatile

    Last logged in: Never

    Desired Salary range: Un-specified






    My Work Experience

    Employer / Position

    Time Period


    Jet Collection

    Shop Assistant

    2009 Dec - Now


    Raglan Joinery

    Office Manager

    2009 Apr - Now


    Whale Bay Villas

    Company Director

    2000 Jan - 2009 Jan


    My Education/Qualifications

    Qualification / Institution



    Bachelor of Media Arts

    Waikato Institute of Technology


    In Progress

    More About Me

    My background is in hospitality although I have also worked in film, event management and tourism.  I have travelled extensively and lived for many years overseas so incorporate aspects of my travels in both work and my personal life.  I ran my own accommodation and catering business in beautiful Raglan - Whaingaroa for eight years which I sold in 2009 to travel throughout Asia.

    I am currently studying Media Arts at Waikato Polytechnic and will graduate in 2011 at which time I would like to be involved in film, primarily documentary.  I would like part time work whilst studying that reflects my skill level, interests and experience.

    I am passionate about the arts, this stunning and unique country in which we live and providing a positive future for my children, Don 16 and Otis 11.

    Thanks for your time

    My Background

    I worked in Australia, London and the USA as a chef and also travelled on the road with various touring rock bands as their personal chef.  My partner and I put together five music festivals, three in Raglan and two in Queenstown, that featured local and international acts.

    Between the years of 2000 - 2008 I ran my own business Whale Bay Villas in Raglan which I sold to travel and in 2009 worked as a set designer on a short film.

    In 2009 I enrolled to study Media Arts at Wintec majoring in Moving Image.  

    People Describe Me As

    ...creative, hard working, dedicated ... a good sort

    I'm Proud Of

    My children.  Building up a successful business from the ether into something that was considered groundbreaking for its time

    The Way I Work

    I'm very lateral and can multi- task working towards a definitive goal

    I Specialise In

    Creating visual WOW whether it be with food, interiors or film sets

    I Would Be Perfect For

    Anybody that is looking for someone with a varied skill base that is prepared to look outside the square - actually even live outside the square

    My Attributes

    Versatile, Reliable, Enthusiastic, Conscientious, Humorous