I am a postgraduate in communication with experience in sponsorship events, data analysis, digital media, media sales and liaising with clients . I am now looking to develop in marketing oriented client management. Adaptable, I enjoy working independently or within a team. I am altruist with excellent communication skills and a tendency to put passion in everything I do.
I am a postgraduate in communication with experience in sponsorship events, data analysis, digital media, media sales and liaising clients with company. I am now looking to develop in marketing oriented client management. Adaptable, I enjoy working independently or within a team. I am altruist with excellent communication skills and a tendency to put passion in everything I do.
Education & Qualifications
Sep 2012-Jul 2014
MA of Arts in Critical Media and Cultural Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies,
University of London, London, UK
Sep 2011-Jun 2012
BA (Hons) General Studies (Media Studies) 2:1, University of Abertay Dundee, Dundee, UK
Sep 2009-Jun 2012 BA (Hons) Communication (Media Studies and Marketing) 2:1, Institut Supérieur de Formation Sociale et de Communication, Brussels, Belgium
Sep 2007-Jun 2008
General French Baccalaureate in Economy and Social sciences, Private French School Montaigne, Ndjamena, Chad
Relevant Work Experience
Jun 2015-Jul 2015
Event Sales Executive, London. Media 10 Ltd (events, publishing and digital media)
Selling spaces for the event 100% Optical; the biggest optical event in the UK
Cold calling worldwide prospective exhibitors working in the optical industry
Negotiating with head of companies and maintaining strong client relationships
Managing key accounts and generating new business through the attendance of optical events and research on the Internet
Key internal meetings between sales, marketing and event manager
Skills: Media sales, knowledge on the organisation of major events and CRM tools.
Mar 2014-May 2015
Director, self-employed, London. Young & Bold African Limited (Manufacture of online bespoke clothes and accessories).
Creating a menswear and womenswear collection made in the DR Congo
Writing a business and marketing plan
Developing the branding and identity of the company
Raising capital, negotiating prices with suppliers and keeping the finances up to date
Developing a supply chain from production to delivery of goods to customer
Building the website and e-commerce of the company
Understanding import and export tax duties between the UK and the DR Congo
Skills: Gaining practical knowledge on running a start-up, assessing risks and opportunities, being resilient, managing time and multi-tasking.
Jul 2014-Oct 2014
Assistant Marketing Brand & Communication and Segmentation, Internship, Kinshasa.
Bharti Airtel International (Telecommunications services).
Follow-up of the sponsoring events Africa Rising Stars and Les Francofolies de Kinshasa (international events): visiting location for the events, assisting key meeting for branding placement, writing reports, organizing and keeping the team up to date on following tasks, contacting and collecting merchandising from suppliers
Tracking media agencies and suppliers’ work for the launch of new campaigns
Writing reports for head in brand & communication and director of marketing
Brainstorming with heads of the company for the launch of new products targeted to increase monthly revenue
Sending marketing bulk text messages to targeted customer
Creation of Marcom brief and Go to Market plan for the launch of new promotion
Data analysis from a data base of customer’s phone numbers: creating trends, identifying relevant customer for the launch of a specific product
Skills: Experience in sponsorship events and data analysis, using marketing tools, assisting the marketing team and being organized.
Jan 2011-Mar 2011
Junior assistant Director Marketing and Communications, Internship, Brussels.
ICHEC-PME (provides management advice to SMEs).
Launching ICHEC-PME on Social Media Linkedin, Facebook & Twitter
Organizing entire internal company event including setting up venue, creating emails and power point presentation
Sales representative at the professional fair Salon Entreprendre 2011
Designing new layout of ICHEC-PME’s newsletter
Skills: Communicating within a team, internal projects management, content management and digital media.
Apr 2010-Jun 2010
Junior assistant account executive, Internship, Brussels.
Euro RSCG/Havas Worldwide (advertising agency).
Participating to the realisation of sales folder for the sugar brand Candico and flyer for Candico/Max Havelaar
Advertising monitoring for the clients ING Bank and Vichy
Follow-up of the advertisement Balade (Belgium butter brand) at postproduction level
Skills: Understanding advertising agency’s structure and work; managing B2B clients.
Other Work Experience
Sep 2012-Aug 2013
Sales representative, London. My Living London (discount service company).
Communicating the company’s activities and sell promotion to prospective customer
Skills: Promoting products and gaining sales techniques.
Aug 2009 and Aug 2008
Event model at a press conference, Brussels. Dior and Givenchy (luxury goods companies).
Promoting the launch of Dior Homme Sport, men’s fragrance and promoting other new products to guests
Skills: Excellent communication and brand understanding.
French: Native language
Spanish: Basic speaker and writer
Swahili: Basic speaker
Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook – and Internet (Excellent)
Video Editing Software (Excellent)
Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator/InDesign (Notion)
Filemaker Pro (Excellent)
Activities & Interests
Traveling: Africa, Asia, Europe, Indonesia, South America and United States
Sports: Kickboxing, running and tennis
Hobbies: Literature, cinema, music, style and design
Favourite Social Media: YouTube, Instagram and Tumblr
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