Vinashal Pillai

  • Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur
Vinashal Pillai

Sub EditorĀ 

Work History

Work History
Aug 2008 - Present

Sub Editor, Journalist

New Straits Times Press

Editing copies to remove spelling mistakes and grammatical errors

Writing headlines that capture the essence of the story

Laying out and designing sports pages

Handling page layout and deciding content

Proofreading pages produced by other sub-editors

Providing content, design and input for the Sports Back page

Aug 2007 - Aug 2008

Cadet Journalist

New Straits Times Press

Editing copies to remove spelling mistakes and grammatical errors

Writing headlines that capture the essence of the story

Liaising with journalists to clarify facts and details about a story

Compiling routine information, such as tables of sports results

Writing sports events and feature stories

Laying out and designing sports pages

Jan 2007 - Jul 2007

Assistant Merchandiser

Aeon Co. (M) Bhd

Negotiating with suppliers on new product listings, price point

Advise stores on Best Practices, promotion highlights

Updating schematic plans (SKU planning)

Revising costing and rebate allocation

Inventory analysis, Budget plan allocation

Planning monthly promotions and monitoring sales progress for all outlets in Malaysia

May 2006 - Dec 2006

Layout Controller

Aeon Co. (M) Bhd

Liaise with store and merchandising department

Monitor promotion plans set by the merchandisers

Support and advice stores in operational activities (ordering and product display method)

Jan 2005 - Apr 2006

Management Trainee

Aeon Co. (M) Bhd

Ordering inventories on a weekly basis

Maintaining daily selling area (replenishment)

Implementing inventory control management to minimise loss

Coordinate promotion arrangements and product display setup with merchandisers

Education

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration