Starting with a strong accounting background, I spent the first part of my professional career growing from a trainee manager in the hotel industry to managing various successful hospitality establishments. I gained valuable Sales and Marketing knowledge and experience both in South Africa and internationally where I worked for various RCI resorts and clubs. Internationally I worked in Cabo San Lucas Mexico and Branson Missouri USA.
For many years I have been a freelance production manager, producer and promoter at SAEvents - which staged many successful events, concerts, promotions, exhibitions, conferences and weddings. Main areas of focus include the production of events for companies, clients and promoters, plus the creation, management and production of my own events incorporating extensive marketing & publicity campaigns. Recently I have been a sales portfolio advisor for First Leisure selling their various products at Magalies Park & Club Mykonos.
I am now looking to join a company on a permanent or subcontract basis where I can share my years of experience, sense of energy, passion and commitment in the events, sales, and hospitality or marketing fields. Position: Sales Portfolio Advisor
Since joining First Group I passed all the training for Flexi Club, Premier Private Resorts and Golf Resorts Club. I have also produced a steady stream of business with a decent closing percentage in a ever changing market selling their various products both onsite at Magalies Park, Club Mykonos and to corporates plus individuals in Gauteng and Cape Town.
The position gave me a good overall view of the group plus the challenges and opportunities of the tourism & hospitality industry in a rapidly changing and evolving market. Positions: Freelance Event Producer, Production Manager & Promoter I have produced a multitude of events and marketing campaigns for a diverse client base specializing in quality, up-market DJ events; club parties; brand launches; live music events, local/international concerts, events within the corporate field, brand activations, weddings and consumer events. I provided a turnkey service incorporating concept & design, build strategies, networking, partner sourcing, asset and budget management, supplier negotiations and client service.
Apart from client-based events, I also handled the management, marketing and production of my own events. Responsibilities include planning and executing events by creating and implementing the overall creative, partner, technical and logistical elements.
As promoter I also added value by increasing/sustaining revenue through the identification, pitching and implementation of new business opportunities.
Clients ranged from Corporates, Media Companies, Below-the-line Agencies, Marketing Companies, Advertising Agencies, Sponsors and Production Houses.
First Leisure – Magalies Park & Club Mykonos – Jul 17 to Aug 20 – Hartbeespoort & Langebaan RSA Name: Pieter Johannes Rossouw
DOB: 23 June 1965
DRIVERS LICENCE: Code 01 & 08
PASSPORT: South Africa
SAEvents – January 05 to Current – Johannesburg RSA P I E T E R J R O S S O U W
RECENT WORK EXPERIENCE
Event portfolio available on request
Marina Fiesta Resort - November 02 to November 04 – Cabo San Lucas – Mexico Position: RCI Sales Consultant
Here I gained further sales experience within the international travel/lifestyle environment. My main responsibility within this position was the increase of revenue and sales, as well the sourcing and confirmation of new marketing/business opportunities.
French Quarter Resort - October 01 to September 02 - Branson MO - USA Position: RCI Sales Consultant
I perused the opportunity to gain to gain international work experience and travel. I was selected as part of a South African team to work in USA for a year where I achieved top 5 sales figures on a monthly basis. Vacation Company - December 97 to September 01 - Johannesburg – RSA Position: Marketing Manager
On joining the vacation sales industry I achieved RCI millionaires club within the 1st year of employment. I was promoted to marketing manager from sales consultant-position. My main role within this position was the responsibility of increasing revenue through the implementation of an effective marketing strategy which achieved all desired business results.
Big Apple Restaurant - May 1996 to September 1997 - Johannesburg – RSA Position: Restaurant Manager
My responsibilities included venue and budget management, marketing and brand development. Landmark destination-venue in Johannesburg during the late 1990s. I was in charge of overseeing, coordinating, organizing, and assessing all operations entailed in the effective and smooth-running of the establishment. Eauver The Top Theatre Cafe - November 1994 to February 1996 - Cape Town – RSA Position: Restaurant Manager & Chef
My responsibilities included all aspects of restaurant management; including F&B, financial and entertainment management. Also served time as chef in the kitchen, and received regular rave food reviews!
“Talk of the Town” venue in Cape Town, which featured many acclaimed local artists such Danielle Pascal, Pieter Dirk-Uys, Lizz Meiring, Elsabe Zietsman, international jazz artist Estelle Kokot, and many more. PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE
• SAB Liberado Launch event – Head of Production - 2016
• 5FM Love Sucks Tour – Producer – 2011 to 2016
• 94,7 Life in Color Johannesburg – Stage Manager - 2015
• Altech Node – 47 Store Activations - Producer - 2014
• #WeddingOfTheYear – Producer – 2014
• Fresh & Euphonik OhShip – Production Manager – 2014
• 5FM Ultimix - 7 City Tour – Head of Production – 2013
• 5FM Takeover 5 City Tour – Head of Production – 2015
• 5FM Takeover 5 City Tour – Head of Production – 2013
• Zombie Apocalypse powered by 5FM - 4 cities – Promoter - 2013
• Fireman's Ball – Promoter & Producer 2006 to 2016
• Metro FM Woman's Day Celebration – Production Manager - 2012
• 5FM Ultimix - 3 City Tour – Head of Production – 2012
• 5FM New Years Eve – Promoter and Producer – 2010 + 2012 + 2013
• Cintron SA brand Launch – Producer – 2011
• Hunters Dry UJFM Nights – Promoter & Producer - 2012
• Discovery Sales Awards – Botswana – Production Manager – 2011
• HP BRING ur BEAT on 2 the BEACH – 3 City Tour – Production 2011 PRODUCTION CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
New Regency Hotel - December 1991 to August 1994 - Cape Town – RSA Position: Assistant Hotel Manager
I was responsible for managing employees and for planning, marketing, coordinating and administering hotel services including catering and accommodation facilities. Responsibilities included the management of the restaurant, bar & club, including direct client interaction and marketing. Karos Manhattan Hotel - January 1989 to November 1991 - Pretoria – RSA Position: Hotel Trainee Manager- In-house training course for management position Course subjects: Chef School, Food & Beverage management, Guest Management, Housekeeping, Banqueting, Front Office and other relevant hotel management departments. Hotel Management – Karos Hotel Group
BCom Accountancy - RAU (uncompleted)
Major subjects passed: Accountancy I, II, IIIa - Financial Management I, IIa - Marketing Management I, II, IIIa Matriculated with University Exemption from Stilfontein Hoërskool Shaun Borowsky – Director Revelate - email@example.com - +1-929-***-**** Bulie Nazo – Director Stamp Communications – firstname.lastname@example.org - 073******* Andrew Ross – MD Chaos Theory – email@example.com - 083******* Neil Basil – CEO Digiworxsa – firstname.lastname@example.org – 082******* Grant Nash – 94.7 FM Program Manager - 074*******
Morgan Ross – Universal Music SA - email@example.com - 083******* Peter Hogan – MD ISport SA Travel (Golf Resorts Club) - firstname.lastname@example.org -083******* Mike O'Sullivan – Sales Director First Leisure - email@example.com - 083*******
SKILLS AND EXPERTISE
• Financial Background
• Marketing Experience
• Sales Experience
• Hotel Management Experience
• Hospitality Industry Experience
• Advanced Computer Skills
• Project Management
• Sponsor and Media Partner Negations
• Creative Concept and Pitch Production
• Full Event Management, pre-production, on site delivery and post-production reports
• Scripting Briefs to Suppliers, Artists, Publicists and Partners
• Budget Management & Reconciliation
• Supplier Negotiation and Management
• Stage Management
• Client Liaison
• Road-show & Logistics Management
• Health and Safety management