I am a passionate, pro-active and responsible postgraduate, who's just finalised her M.A. in Advertising and Marketing at University of Leeds. I have worked in-house and at agencies where I've gained experience in the areas (digital) marketing communication, advertising, social media and PR. As of 3 years ago, I started my own blog, where I share my thoughts and knowledge in terms of beauty —showing that my passion and interest goes beyond my professional experience. Other areas of interest include tech, luxury brands, sports, wellbeing, fashion and FMCG. Peers and colleagues know me as a pro-active, creative, trustworthy, well-spoken and organised individual. Through working in different (fast paced) environments, I have gained and developed the skill to work under pressure and with tight deadlines, as well as the ability to work in and lead a team. Currently looking for challenging (digital) marketing communication or luxury branding related opportunities.
Responsibilities: i.a. copywriting, creating and editing relevant beauty/lifestyle features, discovering new beauty and wellbeing trends, interacting with readers, liaising with PR agencies and brands, utilising social media to increase traffic and exposure. Achievements: • Gained a loyal following across the blog and various social media channels • Established the blog's tone-of-voice • Successfully stimulated purchases through product/brand features • Became the touch-point for consumers with regard to (green) beauty, fashion and lifestyle products and brands
Responsibilities: i.a. administrative tasks, market research, pre-pitch prep, image searching, creating voxpops, brand/trend watching.
Responsibilities: i.a. managing social media platforms for the brands Happy Sunshine, Institut Karité and SAMPAR, establishing the brands’ tone-of-voice and online identity, writing newsletters, ensuring leads to webshop and retailers, stimulate newsletter subscribers, generate giveaways and competitions for respective brands.
Responsibilities: i.a. establishing the client’s global digital communication, blogger and social media strategy, managing and creating social media content, performing market research, writing brand proposals, pitches and press releases Achievements: • Set up an online media plan • Pre-scheduled and created various social media content • Established the client's online identity • Wrote a business plan for a magazine spin-off
Responsible for Marketing Communications regarding cosmetics brand AHAVA, whilst creating a cross-channel marketing communications plan to increase its brand awareness and sales in the Netherlands. Responsibilities: i.a. administrative support, co-creating brand activation plans, coordinating (blogger) events, strategising to increase traffic to consumer workshops, writing newsletters and a new communication policy. Achievements: • Led and represented AHAVA as ambassador at annual Beauty Gloss Party (national event) • Developed a research, advice and implementation plan to measure, gain and increase (online) brand awareness • Pitched latest launches to Beauty Editors of major glossies
Responsibilities: i.a. discovering new beauty trends/brands/products, updating on new product launches in the industry, and brainstorming/consulting about new themes for future beauty boxes. Achievements: • Secured products, samples through trend forecasting product pitching and market research • Created various beauty box themes
Responsibilities: i.a. administrative tasks, assisting in writing and executing proposals, contacting (online) press, led new interns, managing social media channels, monitoring press clippings of clients, organising and co-hosting press days/events, sending out press mailings, writing blog posts and press releases. Achievements: • Handled beauty account ‘Beetox’ • Oversaw Beetox’s Twitter activity and consumer interaction • Set-up Beetox’s Twitter platform
Responsibilities: i.a. administrative tasks, customer relations/services, arranging goodie bags, creating mood boards, find and anticipate beauty/fashion trends, preparing mailings, presentation pitches, social media related tasks. Achievements: • Led and organised a focus group • Set up print-press database
Campaign written for Audi A1 Sportback, as given by BBH London. Official brief: To devise an advertising campaign that will attract audiences to the Audi A1 Sportback through an impactful campaign for 2016. The campaign was built on Audi's 'Vorsprung durch Technik' and prestige credentials, as well as, supporting the A1
During the Business Management Game, business knowledge, inter cultural skills and professional aptitude were applied. The 'game' was recreating a stimulation of how working in a 'management team' would be, whilst making executive decisions in a multicultural group. This stimulation took place on campus for 3 days.