Abayomi Okemakinde R.

  • Johannesburg Gauteng South Africa
Abayomi Okemakinde R.

Senior Travel Consultant / Graphics Designer

Objective

To acquire a challenging career and contribute my superior skills, values and experience including dedication, meeting goals, creativity and ability to follow through.

Work History

Work History
Oct 2014 - Present

Media Consultant / Travel Consultant / Graphics Designer

Akogate Group / Gamlix Investment 
  • Support and execute social media marketing strategies and programs in alignment with key initiatives
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to complete projects on time
  • Coordinate and consult with the social media platform team to complete projects while adhering to process and procedures
  • Closely manage to campaign processes with timely development of schedules and other artifacts needed to follow and drive a consistent process within Enterprise Social Media and with partners
  • Work with the Command Center and Analytic team to coordinate reporting for social marketing initiatives
  • Ensure review and retention of process milestones and approvals from Legal, Compliance, and business partners

Jan 2014 - Oct 2014

Senior Travel Consultant

TopTrip Travels & Tours 
  • Arranging flights, Insurance and Accommodation
  • Using a booking system to secure holidays
  • Collecting and processing payments
  • Advising clients on Travel arrangements, e.g. Visas and Passports
  • Sending out tickets to clients
  • Keeping clients up to date with any changes
  • Dealing with complaints or refunds (not one of the perks, but someone's got to do it)
  • Converse with customer to determine destination, mode of transportation, travel dates, financial considerations, and accommodations required.
  • Provide customer with brochures and publications containing travel information, such as local customs, points of interest, or foreign country regulations.
  • Investigate complaints regarding safety violations.
Nov 2012 - Dec 2013

Graphics / Website Designer

Eagle Services
  • Corporate Identity/Branding Logo design
  • Poster design
  • Billboards
  • Brochures
  • Magazine Layouts
  • Book layouts
  • Book covers
  • Product packaging
  • Websites
  • Newspapers
  • T-shirt design
  • Clothing/Fabric Design
  • Product Design
Jan 2006 - Apr 2012

Senior Travel Consultant

Realways Travels & Tours
  • Discuss clients’ requirements and provide advice on worldwide destinations, tours, accommodation and flights
  • Plan, prepare and cost itineraries for clients with all GDS
  • Liaise with agents, accommodation owners, airlines and other transport providers
  • Issue tickets, accommodation vouchers and all other relevant documentation
  • Confirm bookings and notify clients of luggage, insurance, medical, passport, visa and currency requirements
  • Process clients’ visa applications
  • Train new staff members
  • Well knowledge of BSP
Jan 2004 - Dec 2007

IT Specialist

Balow Building Technology
  • Imputing and filing of information from every source into the organisation database.
  • Working methodically, consistently double-checking work for errors and paying extreme attention to detail.
  • Working with time-sensitive data, such as billing, medical and judicial transcriptions, patient information, and membership list and retail sales information.
  • Providing Operating Parameters for every individuals’ and operating units use of the IT systems, Network and Architecture, etc (this includes responsibilities for conventional IT Security and data assurance).
  • Providing the operating network and circuitry and all equipment needed to make the IT system work in accordance with an established operating standard and system of the company.
  • Providing the capacity for operating applications development, storing and securing the electronic information the organisation owns.
  • Providing direct operating assistance in software use and data management to all functional areas in the organisation.

Education

Education
Dec 2014

Diploma in International Tourism with English Language Studies

Alison Advance Learning
Oct 2006

Diploma in Computer Engineering and A+

Eureko Computer Institute
Aug 2006

Diploma in Air Ticketing and Reservation

Eureko International Aviation Institute
Jul 2004

Senior School Leaving Certificate

Ajara Senior Grammar School

Certifications

Certifications
Jan 2015

IT for Business Success

HP Life e-Learning (Certificate of Completion)
2014

South African Tourism-accredited travel specialist

South Africa Tourism (Certificate of Completion)
2014

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

HP Life e-Learning (Certificate of Completion)
2014

Effective Business Website

HP Life e-Learning (Certificate of Completion)
2014

Unique Value Preposition

HP Life e-Learning (Certificate of Completion)
2014

Social Media Marketing

HP Life e-Learning (Certificate of Completion)
2010

Amadeus Basic Functionality Certificate

Amadeus

Travel Booking Platform GDS Skills

Skills

Sabre

Amadeus

Galileo

Worldspan

References

References

Ofeoritse Omabuwa

General Manager / Akogate - Gamlix / +27 84 632 0355 / ofe4ever@yahoo.com / ofe@akogate.com

William SteenKamp

Eagle Services / CEO Managing Owner  /  Tel: +27833435220 / Email: eagleservices@intekom.co.za