To utilize my vast skills, experience and knowledge in the Technology and Business Management fields. Over the past 16 years, I have assisted several companies in everything from production to analysis to growing companies to valuation to liquidation. I have mentored and coached several young future business people in the arts of efficiency, confidence and maximization of potential. I am a problem solver, entrepreneur, innovator, engineer, motivator and, most importantly, a deliverer of results. My proven track record in technology and business management, marketing and leadership speaks for itself. When you get me as a consultant and manager, you get what I live, breathe, eat and even sleep - success!
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Demonstrable skills and experience in both Enterprise and SME (MSP Clients) Project and Programme Management, based on the principles and methodologies of industry standards such as PRINCE 2 and PMP. With further demonstrable experience of managing teams in excess of 30 members including local hire and remote resources, together with all aspects of annual performance appraisals, and contractor negotiation, with an excellent understanding of the latest ITIL methodologies for ITSM. This specific experience has been gained from over 10 years of managing distributed teams and environments across multiple time zones and cultural forums, through Application and Infrastructure Support and Project and Change Management to have a complete understanding of the both SDLC and ITSM and how to make them successfully coexist. I have developed and managed enterprise grad SLA’s, OLA’s, UC’s and KPI’s framework, for both internal IT staff and external supplier resources to meet with industry and global regulatory requirements. Responsible for ALL Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) reporting and owner of ALL SOX controls for UK. I have a professional, adaptable, and competent approach to both Resource and Stakeholder management. I am more than comfortable with working in an integrated IT environment or as a consultant. I have a strong mix of corporate enterprise, SME and entrepreneurial experience, and to expand on that, my experience has afforded me the ability to learn the complex matrix management structures and business models which predominantly gained within Global Financial Services Industries (Investment Banking and Global, Corporate and Specialty Insurance). Where conversely some of my most recent and earlier career experience was based in one of the most competitive customer service industries, and to achieve success in this, I had to be flexible to market conditions, so that I could maintain strategic focus so as to continually meet my financial targets. The combination of my career experience has provided me with the opportunities of working in USA, Belgium, France, Spain, Gibraltar, Abu Dhabi and secondments to Brazil, Mexico and APAC, for projects that I was either managing or transferring to local piers and latterly I had responsibilities for USA, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Denmark. I am confident that I have a strong comprehension of global business environments and managing diverse IT Departments across a multicultural platform. I feel that I am confident and excellent communicator and am completely at ease with interacting and influencing piers, partners, subordinates and executive management, both internally and externally to my working environment. Throughout my career, I have remained technically competent, complemented by my training and experience with Prince 2 and ITIL methodologies. I am a strong communicator, who is confident and experienced in influencing business and IT stakeholders-up to and including-CIO/Managing Director Level.
Branding / Editorial / Promotion / Advertising Motivated and curious Creative with 12+ years' experience in Design & Advertising. I am hardworking and a fast learner with good communication skills and a strong design background. Graduated in Advertising in Sao Paulo (Brazil) I also hold a Master on Graphic Design by the London College of Communication, part of the acclaimed University of the Arts London, graduating with Merit honours with a design research about the use of graphic signifiers to sell tradition into product labels. My most recently works include the launching of Clinique's concept store in Brazil, the book design for the acclaimed author Mark Bittman who writes the weekly column "The Minimalist" for the New York Times, MAC Cosmetics catalog, AOC campaign and 22 book covers launched on 2012/2013. Beyond those clients I have also worked to Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Estee Lauder, SmashBox Los Angeles, Haagen Dazs, Danone, Pillsbury, Warner Bros, HTH and many other brands.
Entrepreneurial executive with more than 15 years of experience managing operations, sales, direct response marketing and personnel. Adept at driving growth of company revenues and improving sales-team performance. Exceptional mentor and coach. Tenacious in building new business, securing customer loyalty, and forging strong relationships with external business partners. Big Picture thinker, talented and driven to impact bottom line while ensuring staff compliance with enterprise standards, procedures and regulations.
I can help you jumpstart your sales, solidify your branding, and expand your organization's visibility. Rely on my extensive experience as a recording- and performing arts marketing professional! I'll provide reliable project management from start to finish. Or deliver the components you need to achieve your overall goals -- research, copywriting, creative writing, editing, proofreading, market analysis, website content and Facebook campaign creation. And, I'm versatile -- although my specialty is concert and recording marketing and promotion, I've had a wealth of experience in editing fiction, a nonfiction self-help book and texts from the world of real estate. With experience in the U.S., German and Australian markets, I offer a global perspective. Or -- hand me a project briefing, and I'll articulate, manage and promote it for you. And my work is always on time and 100% accurate. By the way, I'm fluent in German and can readily help out with your translation needs. Rates are negotiable.
Being an MBA and among-st the top 10% of all the Business/Marketing Consultants on Odesk, my aim is to provide Marketing plans, Business plans and other Business Solutions, that would lead to delighted clients. I am also a Business Plan & an Online Marketing Pro helping start-up as well as established businesses raise capital to envisage their vision. My portfolio includes creating Marketing plans & overall Marketing Strategy, Branding, Positioning, Creative Writing, Project Management, CRM Management, Creating Process flows, SMM, Email Marketing, Google Ad-words, Affiliate Marketing etc.. Over the years i have been contributing in projects pertaining to varied industry verticals; Automobile, Software, Mobile applications, Real Estate, Construction, Wellness, Coaching, E-Commerce, Technology, Blogging, Spirituality, Fashion, Apparel, Gaming, Travel & Tourism tops the chart among-st them. You are just a click away from getting a success story created for your dream business. Best, VS
SPECIALIZATION: Marketing, Management, Business Development for SMEs (Small-Medium Enterprises) CAREER GOAL: Dedicated to maximizing business development especially in the areas of marketing & communications, service enhancement, corporate integrity and financial health. RELEVANT EXPERIENCE: Nine (9) years of corporate experience with both local and global clients across various industries, which include (but are not limited to) Information Technology, Broadcast Media & Film, Ad Industry, NGO, Food Services, Travel & Tourism
I am committed to the highest standards of work, attention to detail, communication skills, creative thinking and continuous improvement. I have a valuable experience within the marketing and agency environment and across several industry sectors. I have 15 years of experience in Marketing communications, online and offline marketing, customer relationship management, market research and magazine edition. I have a BA degree in Public Relations and Advertising and a Post-graduation in International Marketing. Recently I have also obtained a certification in Search engine marketing.
During the last 12 years in the media, I've fine tuned editing skills as a journalist, expanded my design abilities in the magazine industry, and gained project management chops in both print and web. I've helped small businesses convert to highly efficient, all-digital work flows, administered web sites, managed archives, and designed hundreds of different print pieces. I've also managed and improved production for large businesses and institutions. I also have extensive experience working in a higher education environment. My core competency is in print design and process management. I'm comfortable working on daily, monthly or annual deadlines. I'm seeking opportunities to design individual pieces or series (branding and messaging across multiple vehicles), and I'm available to build a production process and workflow from the ground up. In addition, I have experience as a web administrator and contributor, using enterprise-grade CMSs, as well as creative writing.
For several years I have been doing data entry, customer service and administrative services for many different clients. I have an extensive background in data entry. My skills include audio transcription, data entry from several sources and into several different systems. I have worked within Etsy, WordPress, FileMaker, different company based CRM's, and other company databases. I am very quick and efficient and I get the job done according to the clients specifications. I am proficient with MS Word and Excel. I have been working at home for over 10 years. I have started my own online tutoring center, building my own websites and searching and creating my own content. I have migrated from customer service calls to primarily data entry and administrative tasks in the past five years. My telephone skills are phenomenal, however, my computer work and data entry skills are even better.