Career History

Work History
Jun 2014 - Sep 2015

Communication Manager (International Corporate Relations)

Multicontraste

Responsibilities:

- Analyse and edit extensive reports based on comprehensive data to provide to the senior officer on European and global markets

- Draft presentations, position papers, press releases, stakeholder announcements, newsletters and regular reports

- Provide assistance in international corporate events and high level meetings with stakeholders and handle public email enquiries

- Undertake and oversee the programmatic and administrative tasks
necessary for the functioning of the office (incl. budgets and funding)

- Manage strategic digital communication channels, in particular the website and social media accounts (e.g. Facebook and Twitter)

Key Achievements:

- Leading role in defining the recent communication repositioning of the company and successful expansion of the international network to 4 European markets 


Jun 2011 - Mar 2013

Communication Consultant 

Communication Agency Aqui à Beira, Lisbon, Portugal

Responsibilities:

-  Create, implement and assess regional and national communications strategies to raise the reputation of a wide portfolio of customers 

- Write and distribute Press-Releases and Press-Kits, pitch stories and follow-up properly media actions

- Research on European policy on trade issues to support regional trade associations, such as Wine Committee of Península de Setúbal

- Maintain current social media efforts on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube and other relevant social media accounts

- Assist with the coordination of corporate events, seminars, conferences, webinars, and meetings, in particular the EU-funded project Festival Terras Sem Sombra 

Key Achievements:

- Improvement of relations with specialised media based on a solid strategic media and PR plan

- New media database (+500 contacts) 





Sep 2010 - Dec 2010

Communication Trainee - European Programme Leonardo Da Vinci

RVSP Media Group - (Republic of Ireland)

Responsibilities:

- Create and develop communication plans in close cooperation with the editor-in-chief of RSVP Magazine

-Assist in preparing, managing and monitoring of media events 

-Assist in drafting agenda meetings.

-Monitoring stakeholders' activity

Mar 2010 - Aug 2010

Journalist & Digital Journalist on EU affairs

i - Newspaper

Responsibilities:

- Write news, longer stories and interviews on European Affairs

- Create and upload news content for the newspaper website www.ionline.pt on European-related issues

Jan 2010 - Mar 2010

Freelancer- Content Manager

Cinéfilos.pt
Breaking movie news, cinema reviews; folllow-up to cinema agendas; trailers, scripts & events coverage;  photo galleries.

Education

Education
Sep 2011 - Dec 2013

MSc in International Economics and European Studies

Lisbon School of Economics and Management

GPA: 16/20

Relevant Courses:

Competition Policy in the EU
Structural Policies in the EU
Foreign Relations of the EU
Public Finance in the EU
Economics of Innovation and Knowledge


Skills