My size is always weighed over my qualifications.
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Name Kristen Harvey
Occupation/Title Account Manager on CLEO Magazine
Company/Organisation ACP Publishing Pty Ltd
Star sign Cancer
Describe a typical day? There never really is a typical day at CLEO, there’s always something happening, whether it be working on an advertising promotion, lunching with clients, working on proposals, presenting concepts and of course there are the odd parties and functions here and there which are fun.
What’s the best part of the job? Advertising sales is very rewarding, winning a piece of business will give you such a buzz?..plus there’s never a shortage of great magazines around to get the low down on the latest fashion trends and celebrity goss! Attending the 2001 CLEO Bachelor party was a highlight.
What’s the worst part of the job? Deadlines, deadlines, deadlines!!
What would you consider to be your key talents? Attention to detail! Kind natured, great listener and always ready for a good gossip session with the CLEO team which is a prerequisite of the job.
What was your first job & how much was in your first pay packet? I was an assistant at a small Marketing company. What was in my first pay packet – Not very much!!!! Probably around $200.
What did you want to be when you grew up? An Olympic gymnast – I was very flexible back then!!! However that soon changed?