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May 2013Present

Social Media Co-ordinator

Western Cape Association for Persons with Disabilities

I am tasked with raising awareness around disability, promoting fundraising efforts, and disseminating news about the organization through the creation and populating of social media accounts on various platforms. Content consists of in-house material such as blogs, quality visuals as well as third party posts, sourced online. I am furthermore tasked with giving awareness raising presentations to stakeholders within the public and private sector in aid of promoting equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in the workplace, universal accessibility and eradicating ignorance about disability related issues.

Oct 2014Nov 2014

Weebly Website Developer

Robert Scott Architects

I was tasked with procuring a web domain and developing a business website on the Weebly web hosting portal.

Aug 2013Jun 2014

Senior Researcher

Skills Developement Solutions

I was tasked with sourcing raw data online for inclusion in training related course material.

Aug 2011Mar 2014

Social Media Co-ordinator

Cape West Coast Biosphere Reserve

I was tasked with driving traffic to the CWC Biosphere Reserve website using various social media platforms, populating these with current, relevant content on a daily basis. I sourced this content online, and created it in-house by blogging, generating striking brand appropriate visual imagery, and highlighting newsworthy updates on the website.

Aug 2011Mar 2014

Social Media Co-ordinator

Cape West Coast Biosphere Trails

I was tasked with driving traffic to the CWC Biosphere Trails website and creating awareness about the company and its products using various social media platforms, populating these by creating in-house content in the form of blogs, news status updates and generating striking brand appropriate visual imagery.

Dec 2012May 2013

Social Media Consultant / Press Liaison

Tessa Melck (Tour d'Afrique 2013)

I was tasked with creating social media infrastructure for Ms Melck and populating it by proxy with news feeds regarding her progress in the event. I was also tasked with proofreading / editing her blog entries, and promoting her charity fundraising efforts. Lastly, I was tasked with liaising with print media publications on her behalf with regards to publishing her blog in magazines and on third party websites, as well as set up interviews for her with radio stations for the duration of the event.

May 2012Jan 2013

Social Media Officer

Life in Balance Magazine SA

I was tasked with disseminating content from the magazine on Facebook and Twitter daily, and growing the follower / likes fan base.


Feb 2001Nov 2003


CTI (Computer Training Institute)

Diploma in Computer Science, majoring in C++ and Visual Basic programming.

Feb 1995Nov 1998

B.A. (Psychology / Sociology)

Stellenbosch University

Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Psychology and Sociology.

Feb 1993Nov 1994

B.Econ (Incomplete)

Stellenbosch University

Bachelor of Economics, majoring in Economics and Business Economics.


Corporate Fundraising
Public Speaking
Marketing Communication
Online Research
Email Marketing
Social Media Marketing