CV, PR And Media Specialist Targeting Selected Countries

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 5213
(11/11/1975, male)
Skills keywords: certified trainer, goal guided skills, relationship management skills, soft selling skills, team management skills
Current location: Portugal - View on map

Presently and once again working at Optimus Telecom after having been called to public service at the Education Minister’s cabinet for over 5 years.

Feb 2006 – Jun 2011 (5,3 years) Media Advisor to the Education Minister @ Ministry of Education’s Office, Lisbon, Portugal

Main activities

  • Definition, planning and implementation of communications strategies
  • Media monitoring
  • Frequent contacts with stakeholders (regional delegations, syndicates, schools, etc.)
  • Events organizer
  • Development and implementation of a new IT strategy (online availability of all services provided by the Ministry of Education)
  • Preparation of briefings for the Minister
Main achievements
  • Creation of an internal “youtube” media website (before YouTube was created)
  • Construction of a “teacher’s database”
  • Massive increase in the number of visitors to the Ministry of Education’s website
Apr 2004 – Jan 2005 (9 months) Sales Team Leader @ Montissistemas Optimus* Lda., Montijo, Portugal

* Optimus is a Portuguese GSM operator, internationally recognized for becoming the third operator with the most market share after a year of operation.

Main activities
  • Recruitment and training of sales team
  • Management of sales team (11 people)
  • Definition of sales strategy and target audience per region
  • Evaluation and supervision of team objectives (per group and individually)
  • B2B sales sector
Main achievements
  • Optimus Businesses’ best sales person award in 2004
  • Increased sales volume by 60% in 2004
Apr 1999 – Jun 2003 (4,2 years) Bank clerk @ Banco Comercial Português* (previously Banco Mello)

* Banco Comercial Português is the largest Portuguese private bank.

Main activities
  • Dealing with customers
  • Cross-Selling
  • Account management
  • Credit and insurance manager
  • General attendance/Customer service (Inbound and Outbound)

2000 - 2001

1st year of Bachelor’s Degree in Information Management and Computer Science @ Instituto Superior Politécnico Gaya

Main subjects

Operative Systems, Programming Languages, Management and Organisation, Maths, Accounting, Economics, Financial Accounting, Scientific Research Methodologies

1996 - 2000

Bachelor’s Degree in Social and Organizational Psychology @ Fernando Pessoa University, Porto, Portugal

Main subjects

Human Resources, Law, Social Studies, Psychopathology, Social Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Educational Psychology, Safety, Hygiene and Health at Work, Statistics

  • Mother tongue - Portuguese
  • Other languages - English, Spanish, French

IT skills
  • Standard IT tools Skilled user
  • Experience in the definition of tools for process optimizing (business wise) and liaising with IT staff
  • Web usability / debugging
Other skills and experiences
  • Portuguese Red Cross Volunteer in Oporto and Matosinhos’s Delegation
  • Basic knowledge of Cantonese (learned while living in Macao, China)
  • Blogging
  • Participation in the making of two movies as 2nd assistant to the director
  • Experience in the organization of large scale events (mainly live music and DJ-set events)
  • Competitive swimming and competitive sailing

Spoken languages: english, french, portuguese, spanish
Location I am interested in working: Australia, India, new zealand, United Kingdom