It's more important than ever to have a strong image for your company. I pride myself in helping individuals, non-profits, small business’s and larger corporations reach a higher level of success. Visual branding is my specialty, having the most up-to-date design tools, creativity and branding know-how to successfully and professionally execute the perfect identity for your company.
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I am based in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia. Living in a multi-cultural country allows me the opportunity to explore and expose to different customers' needs and culture. Understanding diversified audience in return gave me important insights to create the most strategic communications tactics and tools to meet client's objectives. I have accumulated more than 8 years of communications experience in both agencies and clientele environment, with both local establishment and multinational brands. I have built my career contributing my knowledge and skills in Public Relations, A&P, Marketing and Branding. My job scope include end-to-end PR matters i.e writing press releases & speeches; generating publicity / branding for products & company; originating media invites, activities and establishing media relations; pitching & organizing media interviews; hosting press events / media activities. Other areas include, handling day-to-day press enquiries, crisis responses, blogger engagements, opinions leaders cultivations, and social media supports. My experience also covers Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives and collaboration for companies (for both internal & external audience). From conceptualization, planning to execution and post event follow ups for CSR activities involving areas such as Environment, Community & Welfare, Education. I am also familiar with A&P productions such as color separation, printing production, materials recommendations (paper, finishing, etc), radio and tv commercials productions during my years of experience working with creative and production agencies.
I have 22 Years of Retail Management Experience. My experience includes multi-store management as both a District Manager and as a Director of Operations. In addition, I have Six years as a General Sales Manager, two years as an Operations Manager.and 1 one year as a Retail Sales Manager. I also hold seven years as a Retail Pharmacy Store Manager. Specialties Mergers an Acquisitions, Branding, Purchasing, Payroll administration and control over large projects and large volume sales.
Highly driven training and development specialist with nine years experience in design, implementation and evaluation of organizational development initiatives. Also experienced in instructional design and facilitation after spending four years as a business lecturer at a tertiary education institution and as a private consultant. All of the projects worked on have required my skills in training needs assessment, design and customization of content, negotiating, scheduling and logistics and implementation of experiential learning and use of adult learning theories in developing workshops. Additionally, I have always worked in a project based environment and am used to managing my own time. I hold a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, a Minor in Human Resource Management and am currently pursuing my Project Management Professional credential from the Project Management Institute. I have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and am competent in the use of MS Office Suite and most social media applications. Some of my past work has been for private companies in Trinidad and Tobago, government agencies, medium sized to large businesses, mutli-national corporations and oil and gas companies. For the past year I have been developing learning manuals for a Learning programme for a regional sporting entity in the Caribbean, providing them with content, user manuals, facilitation guidelines, Powerpoint presentations and guidelines on delivery and facilitation of each session. These sessions are executed in various Caribbean territories for every team from Under-15 to the Senior Players' Teams. I have also contributed content to this organization's Kids' Teams Learning and Development programme. I am in the process of developing an online Train the trainer programme that provides international certification (the first of its kind in Trinidad) with a senior consultant and faculty member of Argosy University. With respect to my work ethic, I am deadline driven, professional, task oriented and focused on goals. Maintaining high standards of work is essential and I tend to be meticulous and detail oriented. I also believe that if my employer is dissatisfied, there should be open, honest communication that leads to getting the job done properly. Continuous learning and improvement has been essential to my own professional development and is something I continue to be passionate about and strive for. I am available to provide research, design and development of content for learning and development programmes, curriculum, e-learning programmes and any other organizational development initiative that might be suitable.
As a communications coach, my focus is not only to create messaging, but to strategize around how those messages fit into a brand's overall story. My message creation will help lead to meaningful conversations and relationships with key stakeholders and media. I bring more than 8 years of experience crafting compelling messaging and press materials in consumer and corporate communications, working with brands including Microsoft, Dairy Management Inc., Budweiser, McCormick Spices, and Best Buy.
My career path has taken me from a financial analyst to a product manager, task manager, management associate and Project Manager, Meetings and Events. This path has allowed me the opportunity to become a well-rounded business associate, focused on meetings and events (my passion). I have demonstrated skills and abilities to manage conferences, meetings and events (small and large) and web events locally, nationally and internationally. For these events, I have developed processes and managed the entire event life cycle - from meeting conception through budget creation and management, venue contracting, vendor management, travel support, meeting logistics, on-site management and post-event reporting and financial processing. I am a Certified Government Meeting Professional, completing the certification exam in May 2009. My career journey has afforded me the opportunity to work for large corporations and small businesses. The cultures can be similar in some respects and very unique in others. Experiences gained in these organizations have been invaluable. The most rewarding experience has been in delivering exceptional customer service. I have received several accolades over my 20+ years of professional experience for exceeding expectations and ensuring that clients and customers gain a rewarding and valuable experience. I have experience working closely with all levels of management by participating on cross-functional teams, training mid-level managers on how to evaluate value-adding projects and delivering business unit projections to senior management. My approach to meetings and conferences from a business/project management standpoint has provided an added value to clients. I am confident that I could bring value to your organization. Most recently, I managed a 4-day, 400 person education conference for the United States government agency.
Over the past 5 years, i have worked as an vehicle insurance agent to one of the top insurance company in the Phillippines, the Pacific Union. My job is to communicate orally and sell our insurance to our client. I am a computer literate and a fast typist, as i have been a part of THE GIRL SCOUT OF THE PHILLIPINES ANTIQUE CHAPTER since 2000 up until 2002. I am a writer of short stories and radio advertisements and a disc jockey on Hot FM.91. up to the present. I am competent and reliable to any companies seeking for a freelance writer for advertisements and short stories. I am willing to learn from my employers to be a productive employee.
Work with me as your online PA! My years of experience in a wide variety of businesses & sectors have taught me how to cope with the pressure of high output, busy roles with calmness and a cool head, a friendly, human and communicative approach to working relationships and a determination to get the job done well. Roles with variety are ones in which I have always excelled; in particular the challenge of delivering a high quality service, to a deadline. Over the last 7 years I have worked my way up from entry level office roles on corporate receptions, gaining further experience as PA/Magazine Assistant, being promoted to Acting Publishing Manager roles in a Media & Publishing company; taking on some varying temporary roles in team support and administration along the way, including audiotyping for a law firm, to my recent role as Executive Assistant to the CEO & Chairman of a public listed Indonesian mining company, floating on the London Stock Exchange. During these years of progression I acquired solid, all-round administrative experience, in a variety of settings. From overseeing budgets, proofing and editing key documents with accuracy and attention to detail, organising small-medium scale business events, co-ordinating designers and temporary employees to having an influence in company branding and marketing. Furthermore, my role as Executive Assistant saw me liaising with high profile individuals such as Ambassadors, political figures, peers & knights of the realm and high net worth individuals. I now look to further my career and experience in a variety of areas, offering my services remotely on-line as an assistant, project manager/coordinator or administrator, as required. Contact me today, I would be happy to discuss your requirements for remote collaboration.
Marketing and event director experienced at completing diverse projects upwards of $2 million on time and budget. Demonstrated skills in successfully managing project scope, analyzing sales data, leadership, communication and multi-tasking in addition to knowledge and practice in human relations, public relations, sales and advertising for both established corporations as well as start-ups. MBA.
Hello I am Michael N. Francis a passionate, results oriented Canada based Virtual Marketing Communications Director with several years of hands-on experience within different aspects of marketing, corporate communications, public & media relations, sponsorship, social media marketing, sports & events management/marketing. As a Marketing Communications Consultant I help companies, business owners and entrepreneurs increase their revenue & profit by creating, developing and managing communications and perceptions through marketing communications systems, strategies and plans, both online & offline. Some of the industries that I have worked with included: Advertising & Public Relations Agencies, Entertainment, Nightlife, Sports, Events, Hotels, Hospitality, Food and Beverage Franchises, Restaurants, Travel, Tourism, Arts Centers, Nonprofit Organizations, Import/export Trading Houses, Real Estate, Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Telecommunications, Biomedical & Hi Tech in Canada (Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto & Mississauga), Europe, Dubai & North Africa. If I sound like a professional you would like to work with then please feel free to connect. Specialties: Marketing; Consulting; Marketing Strategy; Corporate Communications; Public Relations & Media Relations; Corporate Social Responsibility Program Development (CSR); Brand Management, Activation & Communication; Sports & Events Marketing & Communications; Sponsorship Marketing, Strategy Development & Negotiation; Event Management and Planning (e.g. Press conferences, Media events, Media Tours, FAM trips, Trade shows, Product launches, Corporate events, Promotional Events, Cause Related Events, Sports Events and Open houses); Community Relations; Social Media Marketing; Digital & Inbound Marketing