July 2013 — Present
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Associate Consultant at Microsoft
Develop and implement Social media tactics and services to individuals and businesses. Developing client presentations around overview and integrations of social media tools. Clients include PicktheScore, Tourism Properties, Rapport Marketing Ltd, NZNow, NZ Catholic and LINK Business Brokering.
Lead a team to strategize and implement tactics to promote the various activities of SPARK as the entrepreneurial HUB of the University to students, staff wider business community and public. Marketing is the centre of all operations thus requires great communication and coordination both among the leadership and the team level. Explored several avenues of marketing such as social media, newsletters, advertisements, announcements as well as present innovation through such initiatives to accurately represent the organisations. Reporting and analysis is also involved, key points include delivering new website, various campaigns, and MCing for guests including Vice Chancellor of UoA and Owen Glenn.
Assist lead engineer with technical support, software programming, general administrative tasks and software testing. Basic to intermediate software programming using C++ and Windows programming. Review, update and maintain Sierra Chart software documentation in addition to preparing marketing documents for Sierra Chart’s products.
Imagine Cup Team Finalist Team: driving marketing initiatives such as branding, website, social media strategies and marketing collateral for promotion and sales. Obtaining endorsements from wider community, public figures as well as industry experts both on a local and global scale. Obtaining media coverage as well as developing sales pitches for interested parties and final presentation.
Running educational program for the LINK agents on advantages of a LINKEDIN profile. Provide training and insight into how to use LinkedIn for their particular profession. Education around tactics to increase traffic to their profile and how to broaden their network.
Manage both the College Intranet (Moodle) as well as the website, sole in charge of content for both outlets and provide support to users and administrators. Successfully liaise with external parties managing our solutions for updates/upgrades and maintenance. Was responsible for creation and distribution of E-collateral e.g. EDM using Smartmail solutions for entire college community in addition to being the database owner for staff, students, parents, old girls and wider community. Other responsibilities include setting up environments and the distribution of laptops to students in addition to running classroom sessions to acquaint young students with laptops and various software. Lead initiatives around campus in delivering new technological solutions.
Second in charge for the holiday programme. Duties include resposibility towards students welfare, logistical involvement and ensure smooth running of the Programme. In addition, teaching students how to use software such as MS Office suite, iMovie, Photoshop, etc.
On the project team for transferring content in the University website upgrade. Involvement with theJAHIA CMS and resposible for obtaining approval from various HODs.
Leading various web related projects for different organisations. This project includes development of website for a realtor called SK Brothers offering Home and Land packages enabling access at both public and administrative level for editing and viewing.
Founder of the business as part of a competition (Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme). Manufacturing and creating a one of a kind product on the market called BinBuddy which satisfied a niche. Marketed and sold products widely through various channels both retail and consumer. Highlights included partnerships with "The Warehouse", "Placemakers" and "Mitre 10" including "Mitre 10 Mega". Sales were also conducted at the Auckland Annual FoodShow.
Leading various web related projects for different organisations. One project includes creation of a dynamic website showcasing the St Cuthbert’s Art Collection for various hierarchies such as board members, staff and students.
Solely in charge of the NPO database of donors, sponsors including tracking donations received by individuals and groups. In addition to maintaining the records, I was also in charge of all communication material to all recipients in the database. Responsible for relationship management between Donors/Sponsors.