Thailand based Communication Events Manager

Serial No: 15842
Skills keywords: communication management, event management, marketing mangement, public relations, writing and editing

Short Bio:

In my six years of work experience, I have gathered a host of skills in a variety of areas, including Communications,Marketing and Event Management . I am a creative and creative and dynamic individual.

In the past years I have done hotel marketing for a four star hotel group. I wrote and implemented the marketing plan with great success by implementing creative strategies.

I also gathered a host of skills in event management. I worked with CEO's and top management in corporate communications

Current location:  Loei, Thailand - View on map
Nationality: South African
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Marketing, General Management, Hotel and Catering
Spoken languages: Afrikaans, english, Some Thai
Location I am interested in working: Australia, canada, Dubai, France, Italy, Netherlands, new zealand, North America, spain, switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States

Qualifications & Education

BA Communication Science Degree, UNISA
(Completed 2012)

Diploma in Conference, Exhibition and Events Management, Damelin College

Diploma in Hotel and Catering Management, Damelin College
(Accredited by the Swiss Hotel Management)

School in Montreaux, Switzerland), with various certificates from AHLA (American Hotel and Leisure Association)

Matriculated at Eunice Girls High School (Passed with merit)


Copywriting and Editing PRISA: 2013

Internal Communications Management PRISA: 2013

Professional Events Management PRISA: 2011

First Aid Level 1&2

Fire Fighting

SHE REP training (Safety, Health and Environmental training)

TEFL Certified (teaching English as a foreign langue)

PRISA = Public relations institute of South Africa

Career Summary

Wat Dong Thong School, Thailand March 2014 – Currently
Pre – Kindergarten Teacher
Assistance with event management

Chonchai High Schoo, Thailand September 2013 – March 2014 English Language
Chon Buri Muang Teacher (Grade 11)

Satri Chaiyaphum High school, Thailand September 2013 – October 2013 English Language
Chaiyaphum Province Teacher

Eskom Holdings SOC Limited March 2010 – August 2013
Internal and ExternalCorporate Affairs Division Communication and  Events Support

SHE REP for Communications Department

Evacuation Committee member

Protea Hotels Sep 2008 – March 2010
Marketing Plan Co-ordinator at Management level

Aubley Events April 2008 – September 2008
Marketing Representative and Events Planner

ZPR Communications Consultants September 2007 – December 2007

Devon Valley Hotel & Vineyards July 2006 – December 2006
Management Training
(Hotel and Catering Management)

Camelia Guest House 2005
Part time Assistant Part time Guesthouse Manager

Emperor’s Palace, Johnannesburg 2005
Part time Trainee chef |(one day per week)

Detailed Working Experience, Duties & Responsibilities

Pre – Kindergarten teacher, events management assistant

• Teaching Pre – k students English, speaking, writing, reading and phonics

• Lesson planning, classroom management and video testing

• Art, profile management and grading

• Assisting the school with event planning (Seminars and local school events)

English language teacher,
Satri Chaiyaphum high school September 2013 – October 2013

English language teacher,
Chonchai high school November 2013 – March 2014

• Teaching English Grammar and language to Grade 8 students

• Lesson Planning

• Behaviour assessments

• Progress assessment

• Classroom management

• Coaching students for English competitions

• Assisting in planning and organising activities for English Camps

• Exam compilation

• Grading of students

Internal and Extrnal Communication and Events Supprt,
Eskom Holdings SOC Limited, March 2010 – August 2013

• Organising and execution of events, conferences, exhibitions and Road Shows ( Free State and Northern Cape, Benoni and Nigel area)

• Strategic Event Planning

(including CEO visits to the area)

• Crisis centre management during 2010 World Cup (communications representative)

• Safety representative for Communications department

(tasks include conducting of safety inspections and report writing)

• Managing the Eskom rugby suite and hosting of stakeholders

• Research and proposal writing

• Development and Implementation of Creative Internal Campaigns and Strategies

• Communication and special project support to Internal Stakeholders:

(Engineering, Human Resource Develop, Change Management est.)

• Contributions to monthly newsletters and publications

• Supporting in the upkeep of the Eskom brand for the Free State and Northern Cape

• Support to Eskom media management

• Sourcing of promotional material and branding

• Support to Communications Practitioners

• Writing and compilation of electronic Bulletins and News Snippets

• Support to Organisational development and Change management department