Communications is my forte
Over 12 months of experience in Internal and Corporate communications
Around 11 months of experience working at the British International School, Johannesburg
More than 6 years of experience working as a Journalist with an international news agency and an online media platform
Gained around 7 years of experience in Key Account Management/ Sales, Client Relationship Management, Business Development for International news agency, Corporates and Embassies.
Handled all sales & marketing activities, analyzing market trends & establishing healthy & prolonged business relations with clients.
An effective communicator with excellent relationship building & interpersonal skills. Strong analytical, problem solving & organizational abilities. Possess a flexible & outgoing attitude.
Aug'18-presently Head- Internal and Corporate Communications Syntizen
As a part of the Marketing team, I work with designers and Marketing head and take care of all the content that is rolled out of the company
Drafting monthly newsletters
Writing for company blogs
Drafting case studies for clients with whom the company has done successful work
Other content related tasks
Work with the PR company to follow up with PR receivables
Provide communications advice to the Co Founders and top management and executive management team, enhancing visibility and engagement with employees
Define and create communication strategies and initiatives that enable employees to align with the organizational goals and facilitate culture change
Plan, organize, and evaluate the design, development and maintenance of internet to manage Syntizen’s online presence including public relations, communications, commercial activities and social media management.
Streamlined the communications function within a short time-frame, resulting in a significant improvement in efficiency and impact. I also give my inputs for product presentations for my command over the language.
Sep'17-July'18 Teacher British International School, Johannesburg
Assisted a South African teacher with academics for key stage 1
Taught pupils from Keystage 1-5 at the BI prep school, Johannesburg
Successfully moved within a month from being a teacher's assistant to a teacher at the BIP school.
Received a special letter of recommendation by the School principal addressed to the South African visa officers to convince them to grant me a critical skills visa on the basis of my high standards of English language required at a Cambridge school like theirs.
April’12 – October’13 Account Manager- Corporate leasing, Residential Cushman & Wakefield
Individual contributor for account management of the clients by handling end-to-end residential leasing/Primary transactions until the closure and final documentations and accountable for Annual revenue targets.
City orientation and relocation services to expatriate clients
Creating Sales opportunities through cross selling and upselling.
Develop and manage sales plans and strategies for residential mandates and new clients through active business development.
Supporting the backend team for their work commitments and presentations.
Extensively worked with service operators and generated business.
Successfully worked at par with my peers in the industry with decades of experience. Generated revenue to my boss’s satisfaction.
Planned, organized and evaluated the operations of residential department with leasing residential properties for clients.
July ’06 – Jan’12 Multimedia Producer, Anchor, VO Artist ANI News, Thomson Reuters
Plan, organize and produce the various stages of multimedia video capsules and shows.
Been involved with proof reading and assist in production of these video shows and clips for multimedia subscription.
Voice news and feature scripts and anchored news bulletins and shows for multimedia and TV
Out of turn Promotion and Appraisal in the organization within 3 months of joining.
Good exposure of all departments within the organization as contributed actively
Bachelors (Honours) degree Journalism University of Delhi 2003- 2006