September 26, 2016 User 7

This details my academia, extra-curricular achievements and work experience to date.

Rory Collins


2013 -14                        Imperial College Business School, London

MSc Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Management

2010 -13                        University of Bristol, UK

BSc (Hons) Sociology 2.1 (67%) & Bristol Plus Award.

2004 -09                        Eton College, UK

3 A levels: Geography A, English A, Maths C; 11 GCSE’s. 3 A*’s. (Maths, English, DT), 8 A’s.


August 2016 - Present

Hurlingham School

Teaching Assistant (Year 3, Year 4

Supporting teachers with general day-to-day teaching activities and child care

Assist in the edification of all pupils in the school where possible

Maintain pupil records, support daily teaching planning and provide general support for pupils

Mentorship – build pupil confidence, encourage good discipline and good manners for all chiildren

Prepare pupil displays; maintain classroom and classroom equipment; supervise break and lunch

Cover a Tutor group in Maths, spelling and English

Jun 2015 – July 2016

Leverton Search

Associate Consultant

Recruitment, cold-calling and generating business.

Presenting to senior champions of industry on establishing business and developing business.

Interviewing prospective candidates; mentoring candidates through the interview process.

Writing reports, job advertisements, job market research.

Assisted building a business from 2 people to 4; internal recruitment.

Sep 2014 - Jun 2015

Schroders plc

Intermediary RFP Trainee

Liaise with over 20 different product desks and various other departments to assemble necessary commentary and data analysis (including asset allocation, peer group, performance, etc.)

Manage the relationship between the team and external and internal clients and stakeholders.

Responsible for populating, updating, and maintaining all quantitative and qualitative information across various consultant and third-party databases. Responsibilities include performing regularly scheduled data updates, product additions.

Ensure completed questionnaires are tailored for the client needs; supported Intermediary sales regions.

Lead a team of 6 trainees on a Micro-Tyco Project that raised over £1400 through various entrepreneurial means for the WildHearts foundation.

Summer 2014

IP Quest & Imperial College


Developed a business plan and marketing strategy for an educational start-up; excellent marketing skills; part of a team of 6 students, performing market research, networking, cold-calling, raising awareness and growing the business.

Undertook market research in two broad sectors to identify and prioritise a class of users.

Facilitated workshops and developed a marketing strategy based on customer insights.

Good understanding of intellectual property rights and their strategic use in business as is the outcome of the board game.

Sep 2013 – Nov 2013

Imperial Business School Caller (Part-time)

Telephone Appeal

Excellent communication, negotiation and networking skills; part of a team of 40 students, cold-calling and raising money for two Imperial Scholarship Funds.

5th top caller and excellent persuasive skills being placed.

Summer 2013


Intern (1 Month Internship)

Constructed a research report reviewing the social housing sector highlighting possible opportunities for social innovation; presented this information to the manager to support potential new client and bid opportunities.

Revised and proofread bid applications and organised client accounts to ensure user friendliness and ensure tight deadlines were made.

Summer 2013

Polar Capital, London


Carried out basic company analysis with reference to accounting ratios and key performance indicators and used this to decipher opportunities, make judgements and provide opinions on investments.

Assisted marketing specialists in minor editing and data checks of fund information content - factsheets, marketing presentations, fund updates etc - where necessary, to ensure its relevancy and impact, and to ensure accuracy for distribution.

Summer 2012

Open Cinema, London

Intern (1 Month Internship)

Contributed to workshop sessions, organised and controlled Q & A sessions with film makers/directors that helped improve participation by 25% the following weeks.

Presented to prospects about OC’s main operations; providing details of OC’s core offering, in order to promote growth and establish regular business; all under the supervision of the CEO.

2009 - 2012

Key Structures, London

Summer Job (min 2 weeks, max 2 months)

Erected Marquees throughout Summer holidays; developed strong team work skills navigating and cordinating heavy marquee structures as well as developed abilities to deal with time pressure and risk management.


Eton Porny School Eton, Windsor

Part-Time Teaching Assistant

Acted as a teaching assistant every Wednesday afternoon throughout the academic year of my penultimate year; assisted pre-prep students with basic Maths and English.


IT SKILLS                                                                      MS Office      




  • Member of the Army and British Parachute Association; currently holding the A License; completed 29 solo jumps; currently training for B License and Formation Skydiving qualification.


  • Acquired my Advanced Padi Qualification in Ban’s Diving centre Koh Tao, Thailand
  • Completed over 15 dives in Thailand and The Red Sea including two night dives and one photography dive.
  • AIDA 2* qualified Freediver
  • Presently Qualifying for AIDA 3*


  • Rugby - Eton College 1stXV, 1stVII
  • Squash - Eton College 1sts, Bristol 2nds
  • Swimming - Eton College Swimming 1sts; constantly compete in various  long distance open water swims
  • Skiing - Eton Captain, Bronze medallist at School Boy National Championships 2009.
  • Football - Central Defensive player, member of The Las Neuvas Maradonas team; League Cup & Knockout Champions of The Bristol Football League 2012.
  • Triathlon - the Windsor Triathlon finisher 2008, Dorney Triathlete finisher 2015; Vichy Ironman 70.3 and Ironman Wales September 2015 finisher; Blenheim finisher 2016


  • Climbed Breithorn peak and collectively raised £3000 for Monte San Marino Trust
  • Raised over 2000 for Tusk Trust – RidePrudential cyclist finisher (5 hours 12 mins)


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