Sandra Meven

Sandra Meven

Summary

A highly skilled self-motivated individual who possesses several years of work experience with a diverse customer service background, expansive marketing communications experience and legal skills. Excellent performance in working with clients, vendors and other departments. Exemplifying proficiency in strategic planning, and working with all levels of management. Demonstrate impeccable work ethics and a great team player. Strengths organizational and communication skills, and a sound decision-maker.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2004 - Present

Communications Manager Europe, Middle East & Africa

Ecolab

Responsible for all corporate communications and corporate marketing matters, reporting to the Vice President HR EMEA. Lead internal and external communications projects and develop and execute communications plans for campaigns and initiatives, Lead external partners (agencies) in the area of responsibility, Drive European projects, in coordination with top European management and Corporate Marketing in the US. Interface External P.R. partners on European level, CostCenter budgeting and controlling, manage one person responsible for all web related communications matters.

May 2003 - Jun 2004

Manager Corporate Communications

RTS Realtime Systems

Responsible for all global corporate communications and PR matters. I developed marketing brochures, corporate presentations, texts for sales mailings and press texts as well as worked closely and co-operated effectively with the Product Management department. In this function I directly reported to the CEO.

Sales support, particularly planning and organization of customer events as well as acquisition of new customers.

Jan 2001 - Oct 2002

Account Executive Financial/Corporate Communications

Edelman PR

Being in charge of diverse accounts regarding budgeting. Strategic consultancy of clients in financial and capital markets as well as in corporate communications to reach a broader awareness of the respective companies. In this function I was responsible for the development of integrated communications concepts and their implementation. Worked closely with journalists, management of customers and public. Developing of press and ad hoc releases as well as of annual and quarterly reports for exchange listed companies let me gain first class communications skills. Developing of Q&As within the scope of crisis communications / issue management and succeeded in avoiding negative press coverage. Could gain strong experience in planning and organization of interviews, press conferences, media tours, fairs and exhibitions.

Education

Education
1991 - 1998

1st State Exam

Universität Bielefeld

Skills

Skills

MS Office

PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook