Receptionist and sales assistant
• Pitch Boots (biggest health, beauty and pharmacy chain in the UK) to sell the brand idea • Co-design & set up of the brand website • Co-design and activation of the digital marketing launch plans • Support pre-revenue consumer tests & trials / Lead consumer trials • Lead everyday contact to key retail partners (packaging suppliers, Boots team, designer, web designer, laboratory) • Participation in many meetings with investors to develop my financial skills Key results: • My manager always appreciated my desire to challenge everything and go further. He highlighted my capability of dealing with ambiguity and learning on the fly. • My work and commitment were highly appreciated. I was given the difficult task to pitch our sampling business idea to Boots. • My boss offered me a long-term contract.
In charge with: Audi, IKEA, GSK, SEO research. I made many competitive reviews, ads voice-over, creative briefings and budgets. Key results: • I was praised for my effectiveness, commitment to quality and respect of deadlines. • My SEO research were highly appreciated. I was asked to write a SEO procedure for the next trainees.
I was in charge of promoting the Jameson Empire Awards in Belgium for which I wrote press releases and contacted journalists. The satisfaction of my mentors was such that I got full carte blanche to organise a “fashion bloggers party” to promote the agency’s activities in the field. It turned out to be a great success.
I made press kits, press releases, and organised interviews. I was also in charge of the event newsletter. My supervisor really appreciated the quality of my work and offered me to work with her for another Film Festival in Belgium.
Key skills gained: • A keen marketing acumen through applying marketing theories to real world case studies. • Analytical and conceptual thinking, with a conscientious approach to managing workloads. • Accomplished communication skills, both written and verbal, developed through numerous essays and presentations. • Proficiency in all areas of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
• 3 internships: two in PR and one in advertising. My supervisors always appreciated my work and gave me carte blanche to manage different projects on my own. • Consultancy project for various clients such as Handicap International, paniers bio, Sida ?sos. My team won 2 challenges and was in final for the third one. • Participation at the 2013 AdVenture Competition about Binge drinking. Our project was extremely well received by the client. Key skills gained: • Communication, team working as well as management skills developed through frequent presentations. • Time managing and organisational skills gained during various consultancy projects.