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Genevieve Maria Palmer

246 old brompton road, sw50de


I find the marketing industry fascinating. It is such a dynamic environment where one constantly learns new and improved ways of communicating with customers in a creative and effective manner, whilst keeping up with ever changing technologies. I am extremely passionate about marketing and eager to learn and grow in this industry. Considering some of my strengths (fast learner, hard worker, good under pressure, works well with others, meets deadlines) my objective in this industry is to learn quickly and excel is everything that I do.

Work experience

Dec 2014May 2015

Marketing and PR Assistant

American Shutters, Cape town, SA

Liaising with the advertising and public relations agencies in developing the marketing strategy
Organising and managing print media bookings and the company's Pinterest page
Managing marketing materials stocks
Reviewing and analysing SEO, social media and advertising reports and proof reading all décor articles

Sep 2014Oct 2014

Digital marketing intern

Velvet Digital, Cape Town, SA 

Research analysis and Facebook analytics
Compiling presentations
Assisting the creative team with daily duties

Jul 2014Aug 2014

PR intern

Alexandra Public Relations, London, UK             

Putting together seasonal mailers displaying client’s products
Administrative and organisational support

Dec 2013May 2014

Restaurant and housekeeping          

Ferme de Montagne, Les Gets, France              

Worked at a five star boutique hotel for five months engaging with high-end guests

May 2012Oct 2012


Il leone, Cape Town, SA               

Waitressed for six months at Il Leone, an Italian restaurant in Cape Town



Tertiary education

University of Cape Town, UCT

Degree: Business Science Marketing Thesis grade: 73%  Major subjects: Strategic Thinking, Marketing Research, Business to Business Marketing, Projects & Operations Management, Professional Communications, Business statistics, Adv Macro & Micro Economics, People Management, Business Law, Business Finance, Business Ethics, Mathematics, Business and Financial Accounting, Information systems Achievements: Passed all courses. A-grade certificate for Professional Communications Course.


Secondary education 

Reddam House Constantia 

Certificate: National Senior Certificate Subjects: English , Afrikaans, Mathematics, Accounting, Physical Science, Dance Studies & Life Orientation Achievements: South African colours for Dance (2008) Academic Full Colours for obtaining an overall A-grade (2005-2009) Directors List Award for an overall achiever (2009) Western Province Colours for Waterpolo (2005) Chairwoman of Matric Events Committee (2009).


Yoga & Fitness, Traveling, Fashion & Design, Healthy cooking, Restaurants, Music

additional information

Adobe Photoshop Course, London, UK (2014): Completed over three weeks and received an industry recognised London Academy Diploma in Adobe Photoshop. Certificate on request.

Online Social Media Course, Cape Town, SA (2013): Successfully completed an eight-week online social media course through Get Smarter accredited by UCT. Certificate on request.