• Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 7th Feb 2019

31 year old, EE South African female. BSocSci Honours (UKZN) majoring in Media Communication and Marketing. She has worked in the communication field both locally and abroad since 2011. As a Global Entertainment / Theme Park allum, she brings to the table an energetic, vibrant and customer driven point of view. Her strengths would be her adaptability to emerging channels and technology, her passion for relationship building, her leadership skills, and her ability to implement change where necessary to drive growth and return on investment.

Summary of Experience:

She started her career as Brand Ambassador of an entertainment company in Durban (2011-2014). Here she honed her direct marketing skills as well as relationship building skills as she was the face of the company in the community. Her most noted contribution was directly increasing revenue through 2 specific and measurable campaigns. The first was a school driven campaign to increase bulk sales the other was a cluster campaign that targeted specific areas. These involved creating materials using Photoshop and illustrator, building community relationships, hiring and managing staff at events, and calculating the effectiveness of the campaigns using the online ticketing system. She created strong relationships and opportunities for the company that are still used today.

In 2014, she left South Africa to pursue an opportunity with a global Theme Park company and was based in Shanghai, China. Here she began as an English trainer but all the while focusing on increasing sales of her center. She played an active role in increasing awareness through planning and executing events around Shanghai. In 2016 she was promoted to Senior Foreign Trainer which allowed her more time to create materials and train cast members to run their own events. In 2017 she was promoted to Language Learning Director which was a purely management role focusing on training staff and achieving sales targets. Here she was able to create marketing and training materials used across the country at the 20+ English centers. Her efforts have directly increased awareness of the her employers brand in China as well as lead to increased revenue for her center. Through her drive and dedication, her center has received the Outstanding Marketing award in both 2017 and 2018.

This candidate is immediately available and looking to start a new, exciting adventure in the marketing and communication field in a Brand Manager or Content Development role. She is open to opportunities in either Johannesburg or Durban

 

Category
E-mail
Phone Number
Racial Classification
Indian
Gender
Female
Job Title
Communication / Brand Manager / Content Development
Qualifications
B Sc Degree in Marketing, Psychology, and Media and Communication; Honours in Media and Communciation
Years of Experience
8
Industry Experience
Entertainment, Theme Park
Availability
Immediate
Salary bracket
R400 000p.a
Consultant Name
Jennifer Sutherland
Consultant Email
jennifer@toptalentps.co.za
Consultant Phone Number
0723866865

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