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Education

20002002

Marketing Communications and Advertising

Central Institute oF Management, Chandigarh, India

Work History

May 2015Present

Marketing Services / Business Development Manager

Global Strategic Partners - Dubai / Trinidad & Tobago.

Global Strategic is a global advisory firm specialized in strategic management, investment banking, and international business development strategies. The company provide organizations and governments with the right information and the right expertise to drive the growth and expansion initiatives, get access to new opportunities, and maximize the profitability.

Main Role:
Conduct project feasibility study.
Create market entry strategy,
Analyze potential of the industry to facilitate business development decisions.
Conduct comprehensive competitor analysis.
Build marketing strategy

Aug 2014Feb 2015

Account Manager / Business Development

Adrox Media & Advertising LLC - Dubai.

Adrox Media - Start Up Advertising company specializing in brand activation for FMCG companies.
Main role is to create marketing campaigns, brand activation exercise, product launch.

Recently, in 2014, we launched the first of its kind special wearable glasses to watch the NYE 2015 Dubai Fireworks. The product 3D Fireworks Glasses. The activation was sheer success.

Mar 2013Apr 2014

Account Manager

Latest On Digital - Dubai.

Love Your Safety UAE Initiative 

Formulate and Manage a series of awareness campaigns aimed at educating and sensitizing the community of different socio-economic trends regionally and globally. UAE initiative is a first in UAE and is incorporation with DUBAI POLICE, DUBAI CIVIL DEFENSE, Ministry Of Health, Ministry of Education and private stakeholders. My role as the Account Manager is to source for sponsorships, plan, execute, and finalize each project according to strict deadline and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third party contractors or consultants in order to deliver each program accordingly.

Dec 2010Jan 2013

Account Manager

Petra 360 Marketing - Juma Al Majid Est. - Dubai.

Petra is an in-house marketing solutions company for the multibillion dollar JAM Establishment. Divisions within the Est. include – Automotive (Hyundai Motors, KIA Motors), Retail (Yokohama Tires, Citizen Watches, Home Appliances, Interiors).

Main Role:

Formulation of marketing strategies.
Campaign Management – Handling budgets, managing campaign costs and invoicing.
Suppliers Management – planning, production, delegation & negotiating with vendors.
Media Planning and buying.
Development and release coordination of PR matter.

Feb 2007Oct 2010

Senior Account Executive

The Classic Partnership - A WPP/ MENACOM Co. - Dubai

Accounts Handled – Dubai Islamic Bank (BTL), Dubai Chamber Of Commerce (BTL & ATL),  ENOC (BTL & ATL)

Main Role:
Formulation of marketing strategies.
Campaign Management – Handling budgets, managing campaign costs and invoicing.
Suppliers Management – planning, production, delegation & negotiating with vendors.
Media Planning and buying.

Summary

Seeking a position in marketing communications management / agency management / account management in advertising agency / BTL & production management, utilizing my strong creative thinking, interpersonal skills and strong ability to multi-task combined with 4 years experience in a multinational award winning ad agency and a Diploma in Marketing, with hands-on-experience knowledge in Printing, Business and Client Relationship Management.

Skills

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal 

Commercial Awareness

Ability to handle finances

Good attention to detail

Able to generate ideas

Certifications

Nov 2001May 2002

Psychology

Kenya Counsellors Association

Interest

Avid reader

Writer but not published - "A Misplaced Angel".

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20182023

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