Marketing People South Africa

Donald Pillai

Donald Pillai

Media Strategy, Media Planning, Media Buying
Location:Pretoria, South Africa


I combine creative problem solving with a deep understanding of risk mitigation to stimulate and lead discussions that bring teams together to successfully achieve significant step changes in performance. I am known for my ability to tailor my approach to the unique needs of each client by tapping into extensive project management & consulting experience across a range of industries focused on always growing in the field of Marketing , Communications, Public relations, Motivation and Leadership

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Current employment

Marketing & Advertising
Robust Marketing & Consultancy (Pty) Ltd -
Present - Gauteng
Helping You Build Trust & Credibility, Attract Success, Achieve Unstoppable Sales & Business Growth, & Double Your Income. ROBUST DIGITAL MARKETING AND CONSULTING’S content marketing services will help you relax and not be anxious about reaching your niche market. Because successful brands depend on multiple channels to easily reach key decision makers and consumers we show you how to market your business online and sell more of your products and services. We provide you with simple ways that transform your existing PR content into rich, engaging digital content to increase your social influence online and reach your key audiences in simple and direct new ways to Think, Create, Engage and Optimize. But that's not all; we'll set up and manage your social media network covering the following platforms: • Facebook • Twitter • LinkedIn • Google Plus • Foursquare; Vine; YouTube; Instagram and more You don't have to worry about a thing!

Managing Director
Robust Marketing & Consulting (Pty) Ltd -
Present - Pretoria
Marketing & Branding High Impact, income boosting, Marketing and Branding Strategies that magnetize your audience with power, grace and ease. Our Real Resources help you produce real results with your products and services. Guaranteed, unique and effective marketing tactics that drive hordes of traffic to your business. We help you create a clear message that truly speaks to your ideal clients because you deserve to have everything in your life exactly as you want it. If you want to attract your ideal clients, build relationships and turn your prospects into paying customers then give us a call right now. GET YOUR FIRST MOVE ON ME. Call now for a free 15-minute consultation. Website Design & Development We help your company communicate with your prospects in an aesthetically appealing and efficient manner by offering you affordable web design and development services for all types of businesses. We produce business websites and web pages that are not only beautifully creative, fresh, clean and crisp, but are technically sound and economically affordable. Now you can have that strong online presence that you’ve always dreamed of. Your website will be the most spectacular representation of your brand, drive the right traffic (POTENTIAL CLIENTS) to it, guarantee more business or better business. You'll never go out of date! DIGITAL EXPERIENCE Want to get the highest conversion rates? Learn how you can use ALL THINGS DIGITAL for targeted, measurable, and interactive marketing of your products or services using advanced digital technologies to reach and convert leads into customers and retain them. The simple truth is this: you can get our customer centric approach before time runs out - promote your brands, build preference and increase sales through various digital marketing techniques mainly using the Internet as a core promotional medium, in addition to mobile and traditional TV and radio. Find out how you can get the best coverage for your business and massively increase your conversions. SEO We develop holistically strong marketing campaigns for you because we know your need for new customers every day. We know you love getting more traffic and generating more sales. We know you love to dominate the search engines, engage socially & drive more business online. Our effective, synergistic SEO strategies and systems will earn you the business you so rightly deserve. You become the business owner with enviable rankings in the SERPs because we develop absolutely amazing SEO campaigns just for you. Discover how you can stop losing leads and build a monumental community of followers starting now.


International Marketing Executive
Bumbo International
1 Feb 2002 - 1 Jul 2012 - Rosslyn
I established a corporate presence in Europe, USA, South and East Asia, Russia, South America, Mexico and developed & accelerated new business, achieved sales targets & maximized sales revenue opportunities through maintaining partner relationships involving sales & client management. I Managed and coached the national and international marketing team for driving the marketing strategy and brand plans to support sales growth through development and management of national and international marketing, advertising and promotional activities, including managing strategic pricing and product management functions for the global market. I have dealt directly with Wal-mart and Target USA and Canada, Tesco and John Lewis in the UK and also had my product stocked in Harrods of London. I succeeded in growing a company from 12 people to 500+ employees in less than 5 years while structuring and managing strategic proposals, negotiating business terms, closing sales transactions, leveraging market knowledge and experience, and assisting customers in 5 Continents to maximizing returns on investment, 2002 to present. Accomplished top ranking Brand recognition globally for local company since 2002 Connected with account managers of global retail giants, Importers, Distributors and launched major contracts, instigating availability of product in more than 180 countries since 2002. Landed multi-million dollar clients for Company by teaming with senior sales leaders to develop marketing collateral by conducting multiple conference calls and face-to-face meetings to win buy-in, and revenue opportunities with new and existing customers. Won 25 + Awards for Company & Products nationally and internationally since 2002. Managed Game Store and Stax Store after starting as Departmental Manager at Dion Stores. Secured and managed multi-faceted projects exceeding 10 million Dollars, created profitable partnerships and successfully led strategic initiatives. Conducted one on one meetings and fostered relationships with Ceos, Buyers, Department Heads, and Distributors from all countries around the world. Planned and Promoted Events and Trade shows. Exhibited and trained personnel at International Trade shows in Europe, Asia and United States since 2002. Achieved and maintained status of Distinguished Judge and Advisor for Stevie International Business Awards in The USA. Identified solutions for small and mid-sized businesses with establishing and maintaining an Internet presence. Services includes project management; social media, e-business strategy; website design, implementation and management; e-commerce infrastructure; content creation; creative direction; and customized web-based application. Worked remotely with customized content management solutions for | | | | | | | to achieve substantial reduction in time needed for updates, eliminate high fees paid to outside maintenance companies.


Media Planning, Media Buying, Media Strategy, Coach & engergise team members, Motivation & Commitment, Training and Implementation, Business development, Business Consultancy, Digital, Marketing and Communications
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