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In summary: A results-oriented marketing expert with extensive experience in the management of key projects, campaigns, market analysis and direct marketing channels.A highly competent people manager with a history of leading international teams to successful achievement within international business environments.An entrepreneurial e-innovator with the ability to manage business development projects, from the stage of concept through to final delivery.Committed to the utilisation of emerging platforms and dialogue driven marketing.She has accrued 14 years of online-gaming, e-marketing, e-commerce experience across multiple platforms

Work experience

Product Manager

BOC Sureflow/BOC Gases Ltd

Sales and Marketing Manager

Yorkshire International Thomson Multimedia

CPD - Marketing Manager

Sony Psygnosis Ltd (UK/USA/Europe)

Responsible for a portfolio of PC, on-line and PX games. Developed, each games market entry plan, including brand positioning, customer insight research and third party involvement.

Lotteries Marketing Manager

Littlewoods Leisure - Littlewoods Lotteries

Responsible for development and deployment of lottery games via scratchards, subscription, video terminals, iTV, door-to-door, WAP and internet.Co-created a lottery called PrizeBusterTM which was the first lottery in the world to be available simultaneously through iTV, WAP, Internet, retail terminals, subscription and door-to-door. PrizeBusterTM was the most profitable game lunched in 27yrs by LittlewoodsLittlewoods bets on £2m TV jackpot By Lucy BakerLittlewoods Leisure, the UK's biggest football pools operator, will next week launch a television version of its pools and lottery games with a record-breaking jackpot of £2m. Littlewoods Leisure, the UK's biggest football pools operator, will next week launch a television version of its pools and lottery games with a...Click here to view this content. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/littlewoods-bets-on-pound2m-tv-jackpot-708171.html

Business Development Manager (Electronic FMCG)

Littlewoods Leisure Ltd

Overall responsibility for creating a soft gaming strategy for emerging platforms.Identified game developers to either design games or to form joint ventures. Client Relationship Manager for platform providers such as Sky Open Interactive, Telewest, BT, ntl, and Virgin.

General Manager

Xian Niu Management Consultancy

Xian Niu Management Consultancy provided a seamless extension to a company’s internal teams, providing cost effective Freelance and contract services.

Jan 2007Present

Recruitment Consultanfor Advertising / E-Marketing / Social Media Networks /Online-Gaming

Hudson Singapore

Valerie is a digital and integrated talent recruitment specialist for advertising, branding agencies, MNC’s and Financial Institutions. She has accrued 14 years of online-gaming, e-marketing and e-commerce experience across multiple platforms.She matches opportunities to talent in the following categorises:Customer facing or e-Marketing roles:Business Managers, MD’S, Strategist’s, Branding Consultants, E-Managers, SEM Planners, and Web Analytics, Client Services, CRM, DAO, Activation professionals. In addition, too a roles for Social Media Network’s such as; Social Media Leads, Online Editor’s, Content Strategist, Content Creator’s, Community Manager’s, Social-CRM and Blogger’s.Creative Talent: Copywriter’s, Art Director’s, Creative Director’s, HTML Coder’s, Presentation Layer Architect’s, Motion Graphics / Flash Graphic Designer’s and Web Developer’s.Operational roles in:User Experience, Information Architecture, Project Management, Project Manager (Web Development), Producers and Technology Leads.

References

Jonathan Sanchez

“I knew when I met Valerie that she was head and shoulders above the competition. Her in depth knowledge of the region and business environment made me feel entirely confident in her abilities. She is an active listener, a great communicator and actually injects some much needed pleasure into the hell that can be recruiting.”

Chief Communications Officer, JWT

Andrew Carmody

“Valerie is a rare find. She has a great understanding of the market and works hard to find the right fit for both client and candidiate. Above this, Valerie offers valuable insight and advice that goes well beyond her brief. It has been a pleasure working with her and I intend to do so again.”

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert

Matt Godfrey

“Val was my first manager in marketing - and she was brilliant, then I worked alongside her for a few years. Hard working, took responsibility, gets stuff done and brighter than all around her as far as I could see.” June 7, 2009

Matt Godfrey , Corporate Strategy Manager , Littlewoods Gaming worked directly with Valerie at Littlewoods Gaming

Jeremy Collis

“Valerie was a highly energetic and enthusiastic manager with professional and creative skills to match. I would unreservedly recommend her to any prospective employer.”

Mike Langton

“Valerie is a rare find in the field of recruitment consultants. Uncompromising ethics, professionalism in her rigorous research of candidates and in her exploring the intricacies of positions and the companies offering them. The result is most often an inspired "fit" that works really well for hirer and candidate alike. I will definitely continue to work with Valerie and to recommend her.”

Top qualities: Great Results, High Integrity, Creative

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Education

B.S.c. (Hon.)

University of Portsmouth