We want to reintroduce you to all the wonderful School Plus Team on the blog this year, with a fresh new set of questions for them to answer. Hopefully these new interviews will let you get to know each of them even better than before!
Who are you and what is your role at Schools Plus?
I’m Krista Torrens, Sales & Marketing Assistant.
How long have you been with Schools Plus?
In February, I will have been with Schools Plus for two years!
Which three words would you pick to best describe Schools Plus?
Ambitious, Friendly, Productive.
How has Schools Plus helped you grow professionally?
During my time I have had a couple of roles within the company. I began as a customer contact centre operative where I got to learn new skills in handling customer enquiries of different kinds. This helped me to develop my organisational skills whilst under time pressure, as we had lots of customers phoning in.
I recently moved to work in the sales and marketing team which has presented new challenges and opportunities to grow whilst helping new and existing customers to develop their relationships with us as a company.
What is your biggest achievement since working for Schools Plus?
Being part of an effective team that produces more revenue for schools.
What do you think the next year looks like for Schools Plus?
I think the company will grow during the next year and continue going from strength to strength!
What are the values that drive you?
Being good with people, Positive outlook, Creativity.
Do you have a favourite quote or mantra that motivates you?
‘It is our habit to think outdoors-walking, leaping, climbing, dancing, preferably on lonely mountains or near the sea where even the trails become thoughtful.’ Friedrich Nietzsche
What are you working toward in your free time?
I am working towards possibly putting my artwork in an exhibition!
Thank you to Krista for joining us on the blog and being the first brave member of our Staff to tackle our new Meet The Team questionnaire.
Stay tuned and keep checking back to the blog for more of our new staff interviews throughout the year!