Self employed Event Organizer at Chapman's Art Emporium. Gallery owner. Owner of Tattoo Studio. Organizer of 3 large music festivals per year.
SUMMARISED KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES BASED ON EXPERIENCE: Being a creative problem solver with excellent time management, project coordination and job follow-through skills. I pride myself in portraying professionalism at all times during development, execution and tracking marketing plans and competitive response activities. Strong written, oral communication and public relation skills, providing the ability to interface with associates, media and consumers at all levels. Attention to detail, team-oriented and the ability to manage several projects simultaneously. Cross-functional business management, displaying leadership in accordance with business objectives, budgets requirements and recommendation. Customer Services Management: Arrange client meetings and follow-ups, active management of clients queries, investigations and resolving of problems. Create and maintain a positive culture and customer service in the supply chain and conceptualise innovative customer service strategies. Communicating at all levels in a multi-cultural environment. Delegating of responsibilities to maximize marketing and representation effectively. Staying up to date with national trends to develop a vision for an organisation. Carry out marketing campaigns to strengthen the corporate image and enhance brand awareness. Developing a monitoring system to evaluate all aspects of the internal strategic marketing plan. Collaborate with various departments to formulate targeted local event strategies and an events calender. Support local media efforts in coordination with corporate marketing staff, implementing national marketing programs and promotions. Plan, prepare and present proposals to role players and stakeholders. Experienced in the understanding and ability to communicate knowledge of competitive landscape within respective region to stakeholders through research, trade. Monitor, collect and evaluate promotional activity with the intend to share information with stakeholders Remaining focused on deadlines in high pressure environments, also easily adaptable to new environments.
CHAPMANS ART EMPORIUM, PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA January 2008 - Current Position: Gallery Owner
JAPAN TOBACCO INTERNATIOAL (CAMEL AND WINSTON CIGARETTES), JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA February 2002 - July 2008 Position: Field Marketing Associate FMCG Region: Pretoria, Gauteng.