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Narkisska is budding and focused professional, working closely with skilled developers and producers to efficiently manage a range of creative digital content projects. With a background in business and communication, Narkisska brings an organised and collaborative approach to project management and producing.

Work History

Oct 2015Present


Well Placed Cactus

Expanding upon my skills as an Office Coordinator, my role developed to include producer duties. With an aptitude for organisation and communication, I worked closely with Senior Producers to ensure quality and efficient project, team, client, process management.

Responsibilties include: maintain Project Schedules & Budgets; facilitating QA process; management of outside contractors; managing assets; maintain project management documents; maintain team workload; Ensure the team has the resources they need; Maintain cohesive and consistent team vision and resolve conflict; managing client, stakeholder and developer communication; maintain expectations of outcomes between developers and clients; facilitating project reviews; managing and integrating tools and procedures; providing progress reports to clients; and maintain expectations of developers and clients

Jan 2015Present

Office Coordinator 

Well Placed Cactus

Multi-facet office management that incorporated administration, finance and marketing duties, for an rapidly-growing digital content development studio. Along with assuring quality and efficiency among office processes and organisational documentation, I worked closely with producers, developers and sales to aid in developing an excellent customer service experience.

Responsibilities include: Calendar management; client documentation; meeting management; human resource management; administration documentation; travel organising and management; social media management; Adwords campaigns and management; client relations; website management; writing communication plans; bookkeeping; invoice management; and generating various reports.

Mar 2013May 2014

PA/ Marketing Assistant

Secure Pave

Since March 2013, I worked part-time as a Marketing Assistant for a growing paving and concreting company. In coordination with the managing director I have systematically assisted in digital marketing, customer service, marketing evaluation and promotional marketing activities.

Accrued skills include: Annual marketing plan development; monthly marketing evaluation report generation;

Company website management; Web analytics analysis; Social Media presence management; customer service feedback and satisfaction system maintenance and improvement;  Relationship management and coordination with B2B professionals (Graphic designers, printers, promo merchandisers) regarding promotional and branding products; relationship management with stakeholders; writing and organizing marketing copy; product and service photography for marketing material; competence in miscellaneous tasks as personal assistant to managing director.

Jan 2014Feb 2014

PR Intern

Espresso Communications

A 5-weeks PR internship with the reputable tech-focused public relations agency, Espresso Communications. Along with working on accounts for CRM, cloud and IT security clients, my internship was primarily focused on the account for iGEA, the Interactive Games and Entertainment Association of Australia and New Zealand.During my stay, I accrued skills and experience in media monitoring; media coverage recording; media contact list generation and management; social media auditing; media release editing; research; media brief document editing; media release coverage analytics; media kit management; and communicating with stakeholders and work companions.

Jan 2007Mar 2013

Senior Sales Assistant

Bakers Delight

Worked as a sales assistant since I was 15 on a casual basis while completing High School. Since 2009, I have worked as a Senior Sale Assistant where I have been required to not only provide customer service, but also undertake supervision and undertake managerial responsibilities. Accrued customer service skills, management of small groups of people, stocktake and inventory management, time management, multitaking skills, proffessional work ethics, staff and production supervision skills, and staff training

Dec 2012Feb 2013

Marketing/PR Intern

Flat Earth Games

A 12-weeks marketing/PR internship under the direction of respected gaming PR professional, Leigh Harris. I intently gained knowledge and experience as I worked with a series of PC and mobile videogame developers to complete various marketing and PR activities.

During my time there I was given and took the opportunity to incentivise game reviews from credible VG reviewers; establish giveaway contests through independent 3rd party media sites; establish publicity activities, such as interviews with media sites; participate in grassroots marketing; write press releases; correspond with stakeholders in a professional manner; and perform market research.

Sep 2012Oct 2012

Marketing and PR Coordinator for Market Day Southlake event

Avondale College of Higher Education

Worked alongside a team of other Event Management students to plan and implement the first ever Market Day Southlake hosted by Avondale College of Higher Education. Process included:  Establishing event objectives, identifying key stakeholders and target audience, developing an event concept, establishing an appropriate event date, creating a working timeline and implementation plan, performing a risk analysis, and executing set activities in an appropriate and timely manner.

Marketing and PR specific tasks: Writing a marketing plan, developing a database of relevant contacts, writing various collateral pieces, working with graphic designers, overseeing printing of posters and other material, detailing an overview for the event, utilising social media channels, writing and distributing media/press releases, updating online community reference points, organising the distribution of posters and other promotional pieces, and contacting and maintaining relationships with significant media and advertising outlets.

Through this experience I was able to contribute in a professional and timely manner to my team's outputs while following strict timelines and deadlines. Also, with extensive and frequent communication with my team I was able to observe and understand their individual roles and activities as Logistics, Program and Sponsorship Coordinators for the event.

Jun 2012Jun 2012

Central Coast Careers Pathways Expo Student Worker

Avondale College of Higher Education

Worked as an all-rounder worker during the 2012 Central Coast Careers Pathways Expo, held on Avondale College Macquarie College campus (NSW), under the direction of the College's marketing department. During this one-day event I helped both the 300 exhibitors and 3000+ attendants in a variety of ways.

Responsibilities included housekeeping, helping exhibitors unpack and set up equipment, distribution of complementary lunch to exhibitors and student workers, as wells as guiding and assisting attendance with expo directions and general inquiries.

From this experience I have gained knowledge and skills in the management and marketing involved in large scale events, shows and expos such as this one.

Mar 2012Jun 2012

Public Relations Consultant

Avondale College Cafeteria and Out-of-the-Box Cafe

Worked alongside a team of other Public Relations students to produce a communication report for Avondale College Cafeteria and the Out-of-the-Box cafe which included: identifying key communication issues relevant to the selected stakeholder groups, devising and utilizing research tools, conducting research ethically, integrating research into situational analysis into a proposed strategy, formulating key messages and identifying appropriate techniques to deliver these messages.

Also, through this experience I was able to contribute in a professional and timely manner to my team's outputs, as well as following strict timelines and deadlines.

Jan 2012Feb 2012

Marketing Intern

Christian Super

A 6-weeks marketing internship under the direction of the fund's Marketing Manager. Eagerly gained experience in preparation of newsletters (copywriting, research, interviews), writing articles for future publications and newsletters, online research, developing Public Relations and Publication reference folder, website maintenance and refresh recommendations, preparing marketing strategy for connecting with students, reviewing and recommending social media strategy, and assisting in updating conference stand presence and point of sale. Also obtained workplace communication and relations skills such as meeting etiquette and workload management.

Achievements and Awards

Willobee Floors Bachelor of Arts Prize, 2014

Avondale College of Higher Education & P&E Johannsen
Academic Excellence in the Bachelor of Arts course~ In recognition of outstanding performance and good citizenship

AWR Prize in Radio Production and Public Relations, 2014

Avondale College of Higher Education & Adventist World Radio
Academic Excellence in Radio and Public Relations ~ In recognition of outstanding performance and good citizenship

Asian Aid Marketing Excellence Prize, 2014

Avondale College of Higher Education & Asian Aid Australia
In recognition of outstanding performance in the Bachelor of Business degree with a major in Marketing, and for: Diligence and positive attitude to studies; quality of service in work experience; and personal initiative, leadership qualities and an academic, social and spiritual balance

Gail Valentine Memorial Prize for Human Resource Management, 2013

Avondale College of Higher Education & Andrew Valentine, Australian School of Business
Academic Excellence in Human Resource Management~ In recognition of quality of performance in all subjects in all course subjects; diligence and positive attitude to studies and work experience; relation to peers, lecturers and Avondale personnel, exemplary citizenship, presentation and professionalism.


Jan 2011Nov 2014

Bachelor of Business, with distinction

Avondale College of Higher Education
  • GPA 6.35
  • Majoring in Marketing, minoring in Management
  • Units completed: Organization in a Business Context, Introduction to Information Management, Introduction to Accounting, Introduction to Economics,Consumer Behavior, Service Marketing, Human Resource Management, Professional Ethics, Strategic Principles for HR Managers,  Marketing Communication, Business Statistics, Business-to-Business Marketing and Sales, Christian Studies II, Current Issues and Electronic Marketing, Business Law, Managing Marketing Diversity, Organisational Behavior, Business Finance, Guided Studies in Marketing, Management Information Systems, Strategic Responses for Marketers, New Business Ventures and the Entrepreneur  
Jan 2011Nov 2014

Bachelor of Arts, with distinction

Avondale College of Higher Education
  • GPA 6.40
  • Majoring in Communications
  • Units completed: Media Interpretation, Writing for Media, Public Relations, Professional Ethics, Event Management, Digital Design Practice, Writing for Broadcast Media (Radio), Issues and Concepts in Communication, Professional Internship, Writing for Broadcast Media (TV)
Jan 2006Dec 2007

School Certificate

Macquarie College
Jan 2008Oct 2009

Higher School Certificate

Macquarie College

Units completed: Information Processes and Technology, Modern History, Religion 1, English Advance, Mathematics General, Physics

Quirky Narkisska Fact #016


Narkisska is a self-confessed historiophile. She's obsessed with history. Anything history. You'll most likely find her playing Assassin's Creed.

Hobbies and Interests

I have a boundless interest in history and culture. Nothing gives me excitement like picking up a classic novel, watching a documentary about society, tuning in to Triple J, playing year-old XBox video games, catching-up on the latest episode of The Walking Dead, or planning my next adventure.