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Mar 2013Sep 2013

Communication Manager

CBS Outdoor
  • Managed the production of internal communication tools (newsletter, President's note)
  • Worked on the redesign of the Intranet
  • Organised internal events
  • Managed press relations and social media strategy
May 2012Feb 2013

Internal communication manager - Internal community manager

Castorama, Kingfisher group

Community management: Managed the animation of internal collaborative platforms (web and mobile)Events: Worked on the implementation of internal events (headquarters and stores)Edition: Conducted interviews and designed newsletters

Oct 2010Dec 2011

International HR Communication manager - Community Manager

Kiabi
Implementation of  international HR Marketing / Communication actions:
  • External: 
    • Community Management : implemented a social network strategy (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, You tube) to promote Kiabi's employer branding.
    • Web: coordinated and updated the job website and its international versions
    • Public Relations: Interaction and daily monitoring of media relations with EURO RSCG
  • Internal: 
    • Raised employees awareness about the use of social networks 
    • Established a program for employee “ambassador”  on kiabi's social platforms
    • Daily interaction with the international teams (Italy, France, Romania, Russia, China, Spain)
Jan 2010Jul 2010

Internal and corporate communication manager

PPR
  • Web/ Multimedia: 
    • Coordinated the implementation of an internal social network
    • Worked on the complete redesign of the corporate website www.ppr.com 
    • Managed the animation of internal (intranet, social network) and external websites (ppr.com) 
  •  Edition: Worked on several edition projects (Annual report in 3 different languages- French, English and Chinese-, Managers letter, shareholder letters...) see example
  • Event: Coordinated the organisation of PPR internal events (Top Executive Meeting, Annual results...) 
  • Iconography: Managed the iconography of all the different communication tools (web, edition, corporate presentations...)
Jun 2009Dec 2009

Junior consultant

Publicis Consultant
  • Prospection support : benchmark, , support for prospection activities
  • Agency communication and marketing  : agency presentation, creation of communication tools (presentation trailers...) animation of internal tools (intranet), application for advertising awards
  • Coordination of several public or private call for tenders in a national and international scope on corporate communication subjects : Pôle emploi, AFII, Agence de La biomédecine, Transgourmet…
Jun 2008Sep 2008

Advertising assistant

Sense Advertising Agency

Assisted the agency director in all his daily tasks:

  • Meeting clients to map out their communications needs
  • Preparation/ completion/ writing of creative briefs for the designers See example
  • Contact with various media outlets
  • Networking and search of new businesses for the agency
Sep 2007Dec 2007

Marketing/communication assistant

Alcampo Supermarket

 I assisted the advertising service in the creation of catalogues example (six advert layouts of aound forty pages in four months)

  • Marketing: Worked on the content selection for each catalogues with regards to the target audience.
  • Advertising: Collaborated closely with advertising agencies on ad layouts (attending the creativity meetings, sending photographs and various information daily). 

Redaction of brief for the advertising agencies: see example

Jan 2007Jul 2007

Marketing Project Manager

Legrand, electrical equipment manufacturer

I was in charge of the new procedure for lauching products.

  • Marketing: Researched and summarised market studies for Northern and Eastern Europe.
  • Project management:Improved the new procedure for launching product; travelled travels in France and abroad; Creation of tools to control the launches: retro-planning and dashboards.

Education

Sep 2005Present

Business School diploma

ESCEM Business School

Relevant courses: marketing, communication, finance, economics

Ranked: in the 68th place out of 542 students in the whole business school.

Sep 2008Feb 2009

MA in International Marketing Communication

London Metropolitan University & ESCEM

Double diploma Masters awarded by London Metropolitan University and ESCEM Business School (Poitiers, France); one semester spent in studying in UK and one in France.

Relevant courses: Marketing communication, Marketing research, Services marketing

Dissertation: How to advertise on social networks.

Jan 2008May 2008

Exchange program

Studied for one semester in Canada as an exchange student from ESCEM business school

Relevant courses: consumer studies, media studies, management studies

Mentioned in the Dean honours list, published each semester by the college as a way of recognizing outstanding students.

See the letter here.

Certifications

Sep 2005Jan 2007

Marketing and Advertising manager of a sport association

Adrenaline
Sep 2005Jan 2007

Marketing and Advertising manager of a humanitarian association

La Nuitée

Portfolio

Skills

Computer Skills:

Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power point, Publisher), Internet.

Basic knowledge of photoshop. (See example of photoshop work here)

French: Mother tongue

English: Fluent

Scored 81/120 at the IBT TOEFL, English language exam

Studied and undertook work experience in UK and Canada (Ontario).

Spanish:Fluent

Language study vacation in Guatemala and work experience in Spain.

About me

I have always been very interested in working in Marketing/communication in an international environment.  I have built all my experience (academicals and professional) to achieve this goal.

I believe curiosity and creativity as well as dynamism and adaptation skills are essential qualities to work in this field.My experiences in an international environment have helped me develop these skills and have led to my strong interest in finding a position that will enable me to fulfill my potential.

I am currently looking for a new job opportunity.

References

See recommandations on linkedin: 

http://fr.linkedin.com/in/celinecottrez

François Marien

Internal communication manager

CASTORAMA[email protected]torama.fr 

Benoit Montet

International career and recruitment director 

KIABI

Contact available on Linkedin

Nathalie Knafo

Internal and Corporate Communication Director

PPR

Tél : (+33) 1 45 64 63 22

Email: [email protected]

Céline Meyfret- Rabier,

Consulting director - New business

Publicis Consultants

Tél : (+33) 1.57.32.85.36

Email: celine.rabier

@consultants.publicis.fr

See letter of recommendation

Gary Woodward, Creative Director

Sense Advertising- London

Tel: (+44) 20 7288 9777

Email:[email protected]

See letter of Recommendation

Laure De Pins, Advertising Manager

Alcampo- Madrid

Tel: (+34) 917 141 625

Email: [email protected]