Summary

Rodrigo A. Ocampo 100 Kings Point Dr. Apt 410, Sunny Isles Beach, Fl 33160 * 786-378-2804 * rocampona@gmail.com

Marketing and public relations bilingual (English Spanish) professional with experience in local and international communications, media strategies, budget analysis, community relations and liaison and event organization with outstanding skills, committed to fulfill all the expertise in strategic planning; create and assess marketing strategies combined with international mass communications approach with high standards of creativity and analysis.

Work History

Work History

Consultant

NEWLINK COMMUNICATIONS, Miami, FloridaOct – Dec 2007

Latin America Media Consultant

Managed and coordinated media pitching for two international events.

WESTERN UNION, Dallas, TexasAug 2004 - Jan 2005

Hispanic Territory Manager

Servedas liaison between regional manager and Hispanic money transfer agencies in Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Arkansas.

NEAR NORTHSIDE PARTNERS COUNCIL, Fort Worth, TexasMar 2004 - Aug 2004

Community Relations Coordinator

Garnered community marketing/public relations plans, organized events, and coordinated financial literacy and media relations programs.

GREEN UNIVERSE FOUNDATION, Cali and Bogota, Colombia, 1994 - 1998

Media and Public Relations Consultant

Jan 2008 - May 2008

Director of Public Relations

Landco Development

Managed marketing, media and public relations budgets, strategic media plans, event coordination on international spectrum.

-Created, developed and tracked marketing strategies with brand positioning, increasing exposure and opening new markets.

-International events and expo coordination and planner with excellent results in SIMA08 in Madrid, Spain and South America.

-Coordinate travel arrangements, including: air ticket, hotel, transportation, events and ballroom reservations.

-Managed company alternative information outlets for communication with brokers, sales agents and events, including: website, newsletter, e-blast and direct mail.

-Media plan with editorial and advertising placements in publications in Colombia, Spain, US, Europe and web news wires.

Jul 2007 - Oct 2007

Director of Marketing, Media and PR

Coscan International

Managed and coordinated marketing campaigns, advertising calendars, and media relations.

-Coordinate marketing strategic exposure for the company on international and national showcase, including: exhibition booth, brochures, media exposure, e-blast updates and more.

-Internet, e-mail and electronic exposure for the company on media outlets in Central and South America, US and Europe, including international new wires.

Managed company alternative information outlets for communication with brokers, sales agents and events, including: website, newsletter, e-blast and direct mail.

May 2005 - Jul 2007

International Division Director

http://www.appleorg.com

Created media/marketing opportunities for mostly hospitality and real estate clients.

-Represented some of the largest real estate and hospitality brands in the market on international and national exposure, including: print, TV, radio, Internet and news wires.

-Created the largest real estate international expo data base around the World, and the largest real estate, economics and business journalist data base known in Miami.

-Posted news information on international and media blogs, news wires and news agencies webpage.

Opened new markets for company’s clients including: Central America, Europe and Asia.

Feb 2004 - Apr 2005

Translator/Interpreter

Childrens Medical Center

Servedas translator from English to Spanish for doctors, nurses, and other hospital employees as well ashospital patients and their family members.

Jan 2002 - Dec 2003

Public Information Specialist

City of Fort Worth

Servedas liaison between Hispanic community and city officials. Acted as city’s spoke person for Hispanic media.

-Spanish translations including: external press news, public announcements and public information enhancing media coverage about city issues.

-Increased Spanish documentation by 95% in one year and currently used by the City of Fort Worth.

-Edited and proof read all the Spanish information being disseminated to the public, increasing confident and accessibility to city benefits for Spanish speaking residents.

Education

Education
Apr 2003 - Oct 2003

Masters

University of Texas

Completed graduate course work in M.S., Public Administration (1 year)