Mariam El Halawani

Mariam El Halawani

Work History

Work History
Oct 2010 - Present

Switch Bowling

Created advertisements and posters to convey different activities held in the bowling center. Also contributed to the design of the center’s café menu.

Apr 2008 - Present

Al Ruba Beauty Salons

Designed business cards and was and contributing in the creation of the online website for the beauty salon. 

Aug 2011 - Present

Intern

BBDO - Impact Porter Novelli

I had the opportunity to engage in many Public relations tasks. I contacted clients and media contacts. Also I prepared coverage reports and updated features lists. Some of the brands I worked with were Nokia, Mercedes, Procter & Gamble, and Hitachi. 

Mar 2011 - Present

Young Entrepreneur Competition

For this competition, we were in a group of 3. We worked together as sales people; we ordered products from an e-commerce website, we then promoted and sold them in our stall. We also worked on designing our own stall and posters in order to attract people and direct their attention towards our stall/products.

Sep 2010 - Jan 2012

Vice President

Advertising Club in the American University of Sharjah

Responsible for supervising activities held by the club, and contribute in designing different flyers and posters to promote upcoming events launched by the advertising club. 

Feb 2011 - Jan 2012

Research Assistant

Psychology Department in the American University of Sharjah

Worked as a research assistant in the Psychology department of the American University of Sharjah. I was assigned tasks that expose me to the research experience. The tasks include retrieving and analyzing articles, studies, and experiments. Also, brainstorming, creating experimental designs, and supervising participants.

Aug 2011 - Sep 2011

Intern

BBDO - Impact Proximity

During this experience, I had the chance to work in both departments; client servicing and creatives. I participated in integral parts of the advertising process. I was responsible for tasks such as brand research, preparing briefs, meeting with clients, and taking part in brainstorming sessions. I worked with several brands such as DHL, Ibn Batuta "The Gate", Pampers, and Al Wasl properties.

Jan 2009 - Feb 2009

Charisma Events

Worked in Virgin Megastore, in Deira City Center, as a promoter for a concert organized by Charisma Events. Also, during the concert I worked as an organizer and a VIP hostess. 

Education

Education

Elementary & Secondary

Emirates Private School

High school degree - American diploma

Dubai International School

Skills

Languages:

Arabic: Mother Tongue.

English: Fluent spoken & written.

Computer Skills:

Skills in both, Windows and Mac

Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and Power point.

Adobe: Photoshop and Illustrator.

Video Editing: Moviemaker and I -movie.

Research Databases.

Other skills:

Good painting and sketching skills.

Courses

Completed the following relevant courses

Major in Advertising 

·Intro to Mass Communication Studies

·Theories of Mass Communication

·Writing for Mass Communication

·Intercultural Communication

·Mass Communication Research Methods

·Intro to Digital Media Design

·Principles of Advertising

·Principles of PR

·Law and Ethics

·Advertising Copy and Layout

·Case Studies in Advertising

·Media Planning

·Internet Marketing Communications

·Professional Media Presentations

·Advertising Campaigns

·Fundamentals of Marketing

·Macroeconomics

·Marketing Research 

Minor in Psychology

·      General psychology

·      Personality psychology

·      Psychology research experience

·      Social psychology

·      Psychology of bilingualism 

Objective

To seek opportunities that allow me to explore the essence of an advertising agency. Through those opportunities I hope to learn and enrich my experience and strengthen my skills.

Personal Attributes - To Achieve Objectives

·    Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills; extrovert

·    Responsible, committed, and a devoted team player.

·    Easy to adapt personality, proactive with a positive attitude.

·    Ability to work under pressure, accept constructive criticism, and adjustable.

·    Ability to apply academic knowledge to real-life situations.

·    Ability to think creatively.

·    Fast learner, and passionate about what I do.

Personal Data

Date of Birth: Oct 16th, 1990

Nationality: EgyptianMarital Status: SingleDrivingLicense:ValidUAElicense

References Available Upon Request

E-Portfolio

http://www.wix.com/mariamhalawani/mariamhalawaniportfolio