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Content Manager

Location:
Palkulangara, Kerala, 695024, India
Salary:
25000
Posted:
November 26, 2020

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SAMBHU SANKAR

Madhavam, AVRA **-B, Aksharaveedhi Road, Peetah, Trivandrum, Kerala – 695024

Mobile: +91-974*-***-***/ +91-953*-***-***

Email: adh5jn@r.postjobfree.com

CAREER OBJECTIVE:

Beginning my career as a Copy Editor with a reputed online portal in 2008, I’ve 8+ years of experience as a writer, copy editor and proof reader with different organizations. With many articles published in many online portals and leading news dailies, I’ve a proven track record as a Content Writer and Sub Editor. I have also worked with Advertising Agencies as a Copy Writer for a brief period.

My career objective is to work with an established company, which will provide me with a challenging environment and help me improve my skills as a communication expert and offer scope to learn new skills.

SKILLS:

• Copy writing • Proof reading • Feature writing

• Adobe InDesign • Adobe Photoshop • MS PowerPoint

• Proficient in net-surfing and other internet related activities

SNAPSHOT:

• Works as Business Associate (Content Writer) with Tech Mahindra.

• Worked as Web Editor with Kaumudi Online.

• Spoken English Trainer with a private institute.

• Web Communications Manager with an IT firm in Trivandrum.

• Sub Editor for the National Games daily newsletter.

• Copy Writer with an advertising and marketing agency in Bangalore.

• Senior Sub-editor with an English magazine (Vibrant Keralam).

• Sub-editor with website handling neighbourhood reporting (Yentha.com).

• Copy Editor with a content management agency supporting MSN India.

CAREER TRACK:

Business Associate (Content Writer), Tech Mahindra, Thiruvananthapuram (Since February 2019)

• Create articles on technology and market related subjects for leaders.

• Support internal sales/marketing team with content.

Web Editor, Kerala Kaumudi Online, Thiruvananthapuram (March 2017 to June 2018)

• Collect news from agency websites, translate Malayalam stories to English.

• Occasional feature writing.

Web Communications Manager, Mind Media Innovations Pvt. Ltd., Trivandrum (February 2013 to March 2016)

• Develop blog/content for clients’ websites.

• Involved in branding activities like copy writing, content development, brand naming, designing marketing tools like posters, invites, brochures etc.

• Conceptualise and execute Social Media (Facebook, blogs etc.) campaigns for clients.

• Draft proposals, press releases and other official documents (profiles and portfolio).

• Proof read the final copy of content for grammatical consistency and typos.

Copy-writer, Creative Factor Integrated Marketing Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore (July 2012 to January 2013)

• Write catch-lines/ad-lines for our different clients.

• Involve in branding activities like brand naming, designing marketing tools like posters, invites, brochures for the brand.

• Conceptualise marketing campaigns (online, social media, print, TV, radio etc.)

• Proof read the final copy for grammatical consistency and typos.

Senior sub-editor, Vibrant Keralam, Trivandrum (April 2011 to March 2012)

• Plan stories and assigning it to reporters.

• Copy edit the stories filed by the reporters.

• Also do stories on my own.

• Associate with page-makers to lay out the pages for the magazine.

• Proof-read the articles once the pages are made.

• Associate with the printer to see through that the magazine comes out as desired.

Sub-editor (part-time reporter), Yentha.com, Trivandrum (June 2010 to Feb 2011)

• Plan stories and assigning it to reporters.

• Copy edit the stories filed by the reporters.

• Also do stories on my own (features, interviews and travel stories).

• Make editorial reports for month-on-month review.

• Charge of updating the website 24x7.

• Associate with the technical team to help maintain the website.

Copy Editor, India Syndicate Pvt. Ltd., Trivandrum (July 2008 to April 2009)

• Compile and edit content for the MSN India portal.

• Charge of updating different channels (Entertainment, News and Lifestyle) 24x7.

• Photo edit and update image galleries across different channels (Entertainment, News and Lifestyle).

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES:

Sub Editor, Games Daily News (Official Daily Newsletter for 2015 National Games)

• Editing daily news for the newsletter.

• Writing features for the newsletter.

• Assisting in the designing of the newsletter (Adobe InDesign).

Trainee copy-writer, Stark Communications Pvt. Ltd., Trivandrum (June 2009 to Dec 2009)

• Write catch-lines/ad-lines for our different clients.

• Involve in branding activities like brand naming, designing marketing tools like posters, invites, brochures for the brand.

• Proof read the final copy for grammatical consistency and typos.

Freelance copy-writer, Chrysalis Communications Pvt. Ltd., Trivandrum (January 2010 to May 2010)

• Write catch-lines/ad-lines for our different clients.

• Involve in branding activities like brand naming, designing marketing tools like posters, invites, brochures for the brand.

• Proof read the final copy for grammatical consistency and typos.

Accounts Executive, PRHUB, Bangalore (Internship – March 2008 to June 2008)

• Manage client accounts.

• Draft pitch documents to communicate with the media.

• Assist the Accounts Manager in drafting press releases.

Editorial Trainee, Pathram Political Weekly (Malayalam Weekly), Trivandrum (June 2005 to Nov 2005)

• Worked part-time as a trainee Sub-editor for the magazine during my graduation days.

LANGUAGE PROFECIENCY:

Language

Speak

Read

Write

English

Proficient

Proficient

Proficient

Hindi

Competent

Competent

Malayalam

Proficient

Proficient

Competent

Tamil

Proficient

PUBLISHED WORKS:

ARTICLES:

• Couple of articles in Kerala Kaumudi (English Online).

• Couple of features and interviews in Vibrant Keralam.

• Features, Travelogues and a regular Column (Candid Cakes) in Yentha.com.

• Motorcycle Diaries – Travelogues in MSN on my motorcycle trips.

• A few articles in the Trivandrum edition of ‘Weekend’, The New Indian Express.

SHORT STORIES AND POEMS:

• ‘Peanuts’ in Rum, Road Ravings (http://rumroadravings.com/featured/guesthouse-peanuts/)

• Short stories and poems in my blog Just Gibberish (http://jztgibberish.blogspot.in/)

BOOKS:

• A collection of short stories and poetry called ‘Aadyaksharangal’.

EDUCATION:

• PG Diploma in Event Management and Public Relations from Event Management Development Institute (EMDI), Bangalore, (65%), 2007-08.

• B.A in English Literature, Mar Ivanios College, Trivandrum, Kerala University, (61%), 2003-06.

• Class XII, AdarshVidya Kendra, KanyaKumari, Tamil Nadu State Higher Secondary Board, (81%), 2001.

• Class X, AdarshVidya Kendra, KanyaKumari, CBSE, (73%), 1999.

OTHER INTERESTS:

• Very enthusiastic about photography. Link - http://shutterbugclickingaway.blogspot.in/

• Enthusiastic about blogging and once used to maintain an array of blogs (journals, music, photography etc.)

• Served as a co–editor in bringing out a manuscript magazine for the Department of English, Mar Ivanios College, Trivandrum.

• Have written movie reviews for some movie websites.

OTHER DETAILS:

Father’s name: Dr. Kalady P Sankaran Nair (Late)

Date of birth: June 22, 1983

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