Mike Williams - Computer technician and Musician

Student at IT Tralee



Work category

IT and Technology



Profile Activity

Musician and Radio Presenter/Producer. Trained Assistant Sound Engineer. Sales, Marketing and Training specialist, able to exceed sales goals, motivate sales associates through ongoing training and teamwork. Experienced in retail store operations and personnel management. Also experienced in training and development.

Mike Williams's Professional Experience

2010 - Present

IT Tralee - Student

I am Studying Information Technology Support.
My subjects include: Computer Hardware, Operating Systems, Web Design, Multimedia, Networking.
I will be available for work for the summer

Key Skills
Computer Hardware Networking Operating Systems web design
2001 - Present

Various Locations - Musician

Entertainer & Trainer
• Singer/Guitarist, working as a solo performer in various venues throughout Kerry and Limerick. Performing 60's, 70's 80's cover songs.
• I also teach guitar and computers both to adults and children. I am currently teaching a computer course at a national school in Causeway, Co. Kerry. Taught adult computer classes for KES.

Key Skills
2011 - 2012

IT Eirean - Computer technician

Work Placement for my course.
Finished my work placement. Thanks to IT Eirean. Now I need summer work

2007 - 2009

West Limerick 102fm - Training and Developement Officer

Responsible for teaching new volunteers how to make Radio Programmes and up-skilling existing volunteers.
• Teaching audio editing, computers, recording and production techniques.
• Producing and Presenting Music and Current Affairs shows. Production, copy and traffic of station Advertisements.
• Production of Station Promos, etc. News Production and News Reading.

2000 - 2001

Kerryweb Ireland Ltd - Sales and Marketing Manager

Successfully co-coordinated the sales and marketing efforts of the company as part of an expansion plan.
• Started and Managed a Tele-Centre for generating sales leads
• Implemented a standardized training program for all new sales staff
• Designed new order forms and sales reporting methods
• Designed new company stationary

Key Skills
1997 - 1999

Progressive Insurance Company - Business Developement Representative

As a BDR my primary role was to sell auto insurance. I also had responsibility for training both new and experienced sales agents the sales skills they would need to help improve their sales performance.
• Held Insurance License in 21 states
• Consistently in the top 5% for sales in the company which employed 14,000 people
• Training computer and sales skills
• Member of new product test team

Key Skills
Sales Agents Sales Skills
1992 - 1995

Ritz Camera - Retail Manager

AS retail manager for Ritz Camera my main responsibility was the successful day-to-day operation of a busy camera and photo-finishing store with annual revenue of almost $1 million. Duties included
Sales and Technical Training of all staff members
Inventory control and loss prevention
Health and Safety training

Key Skills
Health and safety retail Retail Manager

Mike Williams's Education and Qualifications


Bachelor/Degree - IT Support, Computer Hardware, Web Design, Networks, OPerating Systems

IT Tralee


Bachelor/Degree - City & Guilds, Sound Engineering

FAS Training Centre Tralee, Co Kerry

Bachelor/Degree - Diploma, Travel and Tourism

Travel Training School, Colorado Springs

Mike Williams's Additional Information