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When I started my career in Digital Marketing 7 years ago Instragram and Pinterest had just launched, Facebook didn’t offer advertising, SEO was all about keywords and no-one had heard of re-marketing.  Since then I have learnt to take even the hardest client and turn them into profitable accounts for the agency I work with.   I have honed my communication skills and digital marketing knowledge, always striving to learn more as the industry evolves. Throughout my career I have grown my clients digital presence and delivered website projects within scope and budget.

Highly organised, I am task orientated with the understanding of resource output vs client billing to ensure that these two always align. As a leader by example, I believe in hard work, clear communication and simply execution.  I have a proven track record and the confidence to take on a new role and hit the ground running.

Work experience

May 2016Sept 2017

Digital Project Manager

Socialize (Dubai)

Working and managing the project team to deliver digital projects for a portfolio of clients within Socialize Agency.  End to end project management of website builds, application builds and the introduction, sales and eventual build of bot projects using both a fully customised and CMS based bot builder to complete projects.  Project planning from initial conversation flow charts, timing plans and testing on all bot projects.  I was also responsible for the pitching and selling of bots into the agency as a whole.

Duties included:

- Sales decks and pitching of web and bot projects for agency clients and new business

- Bot conversation flow chart, bot planning, building and testing for project delivery with a small team

- Project admin and client liaison on time frames and status updates

- Project briefing and change management for all projects to the techincal teams

- Project set up and task management across all live projects


- Building CMS based bots for Westin Hotel and Mediclinic UAE

Feb 2015Present

Digital Director 

R.O.I Media (Cape Town)

Working with a junior account management team my role was to guide and grow the client portfolio as a whole, whilst motivating a team of account managers to provide excellent service to our client base.  I strived to maintain strong client partnerships and grow positive internal relationships, leading by example and showcasing hard work and expertise.

Duties included:

- Go to person for all client queries, solutions and strategies.

- Managing large budgets and defining results driven strategies with execution.

- Reporting on account finances and monthly portfolio growth to higher management team

- Leading departmental reporting management meetings across SEO, PPC and Social media division,s tracking results per client and industry trends.

- Conducting employee reviews and growth plans along with recruitment and hiring of new staff.

- Project management of website projects from initial concept to final execution.

- Briefing and task management for multiple teams and projects to report on capacity.

- Responsible for the the portfolio of 60+ clients within the agency along with the account management team.

- Delivering first class client servicing for high priority clients assigned to me.

May 2013Mar 2014

Senior Account Manager

Socialize (Dubai) 

Working with a team dedicated to the FMCG portfolio my role was to drive creative social strategies and campaigns into fruition, guiding my team and managing time frames to meet deadlines and expected results.  My objective was to grow my portfolio and implement new processes to create more efficient workflows.  Clients include:

- Glad Arabia

- Tang

- Lacoste

- Le Coq Sportif

Jan 2010Mar 2013

Senior Account Manager

R.O.I Media (Cape Town)

Handling a large portfolio of clients my roles was to manage, grow and achieve results for a 40+ client portfolio.  Working closing with the SEO, Paid Media, Social Media and Design and Development team I delivered digital campaigns and website projects on time and within the brief and budget.  As the sole account manager within the agency i was responsible for growing client revenue and up selling new products and idea's to my client base on a monthly basis.  My success in this role stemmed from excellent client communication and management along with an ability to perform under pressure.

Mar 2009Jan 2010

Sales & Marketing & e-Commerce

Lettingweb (UK)

Responsible for the management of two websites from sales to digital marketing i was tasked to grow the websites sales and user traffic.  I was responsible for weekly profit and loss reporting and presenting digital strategies to drive the websites forward.

Apr 2008Mar 2009

Recruitment Consultant

Select Recruitment (UK)

Contacting local businesses to pitch our recruitment services to find top talent within specific industries.  Reviewing CVs and finding suitable candidates for roles which i brought into the agency.


Search Marketing

Knowledge of SEO and PPC marketing strategies and metrics

Digital Marketing Strategy

Digital Marketing Strategy and roll out plans

Account Management

6 Years experience in handling large digital marketing accounts

Digital Recruitment

Finding top talent in project management and account management


Conversion Rate Optimisation Reporting and Analytics

Google Analytics

Basic navigation of Google Analytics and data analysis

Digital Project Management

Effective at multi-tasking and managing workflows for teams


Excellent Communication skills, written and verbal


Strong at client presentations and internal education



B.A (Hons) Culture, Media and Society

Edinburgh Napier University

Volunteering & Interests

I have a passion for travel and have been fortunate to travel and work with some amazing NGOs on various community and ecology projects.

Conservation Project - SwazilandWorking with a local NGO on a Swazi Game reserve we assisted with research in the field tracking fauna development within the reserve.

Malawi NGO - I was fortunate to be selected to help a local Malawian NGO in the construction of a chicken farm in a rural village in Northern Malawi to help generate funds for on-going community development.

Hobbies:  A bit about me.  I am easy going, pretty much always happy.  I love to run long distances, train at the gym and throw a frisbee.