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Location:
Geneva, GE, 1205, Switzerland
Salary:
CHF60000/year
Posted:
January 12, 2017

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ROBERT A. GRAVES

***bis rue de Carouge / **** Geneva, Switzerland

+44-7854-745115 / acx8ns@r.postjobfree.com

http://uk.linkedin.com/in/robertakiragraves

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Well-rounded Swiss (Japanese and American origins), born and raised in Geneva, bilingual English/French MA Management and MSc Strategic Marketing recent graduate oriented towards a career in International Organisations/Trade/Investments (optimal choice but open to other interesting offers). Has highly global outlook and open mind (studied/worked in French/English in Geneva, Paris and London), with proven teamwork capability and ability to work on his own (absolute autonomy), excellent strategic, practical, analytical and synthetic skills and sound adaptability (flexible and resilient). Is well-driven and reliable (dedicated, focused and meticulous), multilingual and multicultural, dynamic and ready for frequent travel, resourceful and versatile with various work experiences to-date in finance, real estate, international organisations, healthcare, retail, utilities and sport. Currently in Geneva and ideally looking for a job in this city but willing to relocate for the right opportunity.

EDUCATION

2015-2016 Imperial College Business School – London, UK

MSc Strategic Marketing

-Participated in a consulting project for AB InBev including conducting market

research and analysis to develop enhanced market segmentation enabling

alternative, creative and innovative solutions to increase on-trade beer sales

2013-2014 European Business School, Regent’s University – London, UK

MA Management

2010-2013 Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris III) – Paris, France

BA (Hons) in Economics, Business Administration and English (with Spanish)

-Internship Abroad (7 months)

2008-2010 British School of Geneva (formerly ASC International School) – Geneva, Switzerland

General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Levels (A-Levels)

-Mathematics, Biology, Italian, French, English, Business and Economics

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015 Dukascopy Bank SA – Geneva, Switzerland

Customer Service Representative (7 months)

Embodied the primary interface between sophisticated clients and the Bank, providing optimal support and delivering prompt, tailor-made services in a demanding and multi-cultural environment

2013 Sextant Properties – London, UK

Marketing and Communications Assistant (7 months)

Proactively sourced advertising opportunities and significantly contributed to developing marketing strategies, demonstrating initiative and creativity

In charge of this Real Estate company’s website design and updates to raise brand awareness, and of the newsletter

Developed new social media advertising formats for large UK clients and potential advertising networks such as Facebook and Twitter

Gained a good practical overview of the role and contribution of the marketing department within an international firm

2012 UNHCHR – UN Office of the High-Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) – Geneva, Switzerland

Delegate for NGO RADDHO (2 months)

Produced session reports and delivered a speech on women’s rights at a plenary session of the United Nations Human Rights Conference

2009-2012 Estivalis & Cie Primeurs – Geneva, Switzerland

Salesperson (part-time)

Dealt with customer enquiries, advising accordingly using up-to-date product knowledge and excellent communication skills

Processed financial transactions

Responsible for training and motivating new staff members

2008-2012 Hôpital de la Tour – Geneva, Switzerland

Assistant to physiotherapists and general maintenance (part-time)

Checked material, stock levels control using stock sheets

Logistics

2006-2007-2010 Services Industriels de Genève (Public Utility) – Geneva, Switzerland

Clerical work within Human Resources and Client Unit (part-time)

Updated HR Dashboard and Excel social insurance database

Wrote enrollment letters and work certificates

2005-2006 FC Signal – Geneva, Switzerland

Coach of junior football team, Championship Referee (part-time)

Developed leadership and motivational skills coaching 20 under 12’s

Communicated with parents, booked pitches for games and organised competitions and travel arrangements

LANGUAGES AND IT SKILLS

French native, English fluent, Spanish and Italian conversational, German and Portuguese intermediate

Microsoft Office : Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook

ACTIVITIES AND INTERESTS

Football at FC Signal in Geneva for 15 years, A-team captain in final of Swiss Junior Championship (2005-2006). Swimming, skiing and snowboarding, running (Geneva Marathon 2015), geography, history, learning languages, exotic travels and discovering other cultures, music, reading, philosophy, spirituality (freethinker), outdoor adventure activities, new technologies, aesthetic design, art, commodity trading

REFERENCES

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