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Manager Quality

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
February 23, 2019

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Faraan Tarique

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Profile of Faraan Tarique

Experienced content creator with knowledge of various aspects of media production, including blog posts, content management software, editing and public relations. Understanding of the online publishing industry through both practical experience and personal development activities leading to preparation for a position of an Editor. Passion for the written word and sharp eye for details.

I have proven ability in developing communication content for diverse audience with excellent oral and written communications skills including, writing editing and proof reading. I have over 3 years of experience with strong ability to adapt writing styles for various purposes, channels and audience.

I have worked for two years as an Assistant Manager at one of the associate banks of the largest bank in India, that is, State Bank of India. After my tenure with State Bank, I primarily worked as an independent contractor. I have also worked at Business Standard, one of the largest business newspaper of India as a web correspondent where I acquired superior writing, editing and production skills maintaining top quality in my deliverables.

I am an alumnus of Asian College of Journalism where I completed my diploma degree in print journalism on a scholarship sponsored by UNESCO funded SAFTA organizations.

I author and manage a blog on topics ranging from IT, business, technology, politics and literature at

Professional strengths:

Develop strategic messaging as per brand guidelines utilizing multiple channels and mediums

Excellent writing and oral communication skills with exceptional knowledge of English language

Ability to work independently, as well as with a larger team with attention to detail

Strong listening and analytical skills

Proven ability to work efficiently on multiple projects under strict deadlines

Excellent knowledge of grammar and use of punctuation marks

Strong interpersonal traits, including confidence to interact with personnel at all levels, responsiveness, flexibility, initiative, decision making & conflict resolution

In-depth knowledge of on-line research with excellent analytical skills

Ability to write in a variety of styles and formats rich with images and good layout for variety of readers and audience

Excellent interpersonal and communications skills to maximize business contacts and develop a working relationship with potential and current customers

Good organizational and time-management skills and the ability to see projects through to completion with minimal supervision

Professional Experience

Editor, Merger Market, Mumbai (Aug 2017 – Nov 2017)

Editor with Merger Market

Editing, producing and proof reading high quality written material

Creating fresh content for articles, features, blogs and also some video

Handling high profile accounts and contacts

Co-coordinating editorial procedures and maintaining editorial standards

Reading & reviewing published items to ensure they are of the highest quality

Finding and nurturing new writing talent

Page checking and quality control

Commissioning new titles and also online supplements

Making sure titles publish on schedule and within budget

Editor, Peppermint Communications, (April 2017 – July 2017)

• Sourcing stories from freelance writers, coordination of work with team members

• Editing final copies of the magazine, ensuring it’s timely publication

• Writing original articles based on domain specific research

• Conducting interviews with merchandise buyers and sellers

State Bank of Travancore, Mumbai (July 2015 – March 2017)

Develop communication content from concept to execution using standard processes, tools and templates

Ensure communications are focused on achieving the strategic objective of the organization and tailored as per the audience

Identify unique communication delivery channel needed for specific clients

Attended to the needs of customers seeking loans on terms that may involve unsecured financing and/or credit secured by mortgages or other collateral

Assisted branch manager in interviews with applicants to develop information concerning

their businesses, needs, desires, abilities, and earning to determine whether a loan may be an acceptable risk

Assisted the credit department in the development and analysis of financial background data for new or renewed loans, and conducts company visits and site inspections.

Made recommendations to supervisor on quality of loans/borrowers

Conducted financial analysis for assigned accounts, reviews, prepares and/or supervises the preparation of commercial loan requests to insure necessary information and documentation is prepared and in compliance with all banking laws and regulations and prepares recommendation for approval or decline by supervisors for loans

Was responsible for, and supervises the collection of all past due commercial loan and commercial mortgage accounts within assigned team’s portfolio. Makes recommendations to supervisor for action to resolve problem loans

Monitored assigned loans to ensure complete conformity with terms and is proactive in addressing adverse trends

Gave financial advice and counsel to customers and prospective customers. Studies industrial, commercial and financial situations relating to new or existing businesses as requested

Participated in community affairs to increase the bank's visibility and to enhance new business opportunities

Adherence to established regulatory requirements

Performed other duties as assigned

Business Standard, Mumbai (September 2014 to July 2015)

Faraan’s role consisted of authoring pre-market reports predicting the opening pattern and hourly market copies to provide a snap shot description of the Indian stock markets in addition to the closing copies which give an overview of the day’s trading. Within a span of 9 months, Faraan owned the overall content of the website managing the work of three other members of the team

Write articles for the website and e-magazine

Review reports and deliverables for grammar, punctuation, readability, flow, and style; proofread to correct errors

Work with senior editors to ensure deliverables have zero/minimum errors and are consistent with standard format guide

Capture market trends through hourly market copies, giving an overview of the day’s trading through comprehensive closing copies

Predict financial market’s opening by watching the trading patterns of overseas markets

Prepare weekly market copies which included brief overview of significant trading events and their influencing factors along with a prediction of ensuing week’s trading

Conduct interviews of market experts about trading trends, scrips to be preferred and suggestions to retail investors.

Manage the entire content of the e-Magazine on a daily basis– from editing to proof-reading and other creative aspects of the website


Year Degree Institute

2014 Masters in Journalism Asian College of Journalism, Chennai

2009 Bachelor of Arts, English Indira Gandhi University, New Delhi

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