Marketing and Communications Consultant Lead
2018 (9 months)
At this environmentally focused-tech startup, I lead the following areas in a strategic and execution consultancy role:
- Marketing - Public relations lead -...more Content marketing, including marketing content, blog, and email marketing - Social media - Investor-focused white paper creation and management - FAQ management
Head News Editor and Blockchain Writer
2017 - 2018 (about 1 year)
As head news editor and blockchain journalist, I covered major headlines and trends, rising cryptocurrencies, and blockchain startups and trends.
Invest in Blockchain...more is an online blockchain investment publication that brings cryptocurrency and blockchain news, investment opinions, educational articles, and analysis pieces to prospective and existing investors around the world.
Provided marketing and business development consultation to commercial and grassroots environmental projects in various Asian countries, which varied from a leading resort...more on a privately owned island to an environmental school that provides education across six different Asian countries.
Organiser, Curator, and Executive Producer
2016 - 2017 (9 months)
Brought the first-ever TEDxYouth events to the city of Durban and the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Group Global Digital Marketing and Multimedia Communications Lead
2015 - 2017 (almost 2 years)
In charge of designing and implementing digital marketing and multichannel strategies for Aspen Pharmacare's corporate and leading product portfolios at a global level, both...more external customer-facing and internal company affiliates worldwide.
Aspen Pharmacare is the world's 5th largest generic pharmaceutical company, the largest pharmaceutical company in the Southern Hemisphere, and was named one of Forbes Magazine's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in 2014.
Designed and lead a variety of digital marketing campaigns, including content marketing, social media, email marketing, web development and design, branding and PR, SEO, analytics,...more and paid search for small- and medium-sized enterprises in the USA, UK, Australia, and South Africa.
Sohalia Aerial Productions
Co-Founder and Marketing Manager
2013 - 2015 (over 2 years)
An aerial photography and video productions company utilising drone technology, we worked over the country servicing the tourism and hospitality sectors, outdoor festivals...more and events, weddings, real estate, and the construction industry.
The Career Alchemists
2013 - 2015 (about 2 years)
Forming part of ETLT, Empowering Tomorrow's Leaders Today, it focused on preparing young people for the global village and worldwide marketplace. A host of facilitators presented...more workshops to educators, primary, students ogf all ages, and parents alike, on topics such as the world of work, the future of the workplace, career development, digital branding, and basic digital marketing skillsets. Personalised coaching was also offered, as was a regular newsletter featuring interviews with industry.
2012 - 2013 (about 1 year)
Villagelearning.org was a global website spotlighting alternative education and entrepreneurs making a disruptive positive impact. Although the project had to be halted due...more to time constraints (it was functioning as a non-profit), the content is currently being moved over into a new space that will continue in its predecessor's footsteps.
Taught a number of subjects to high school students with special needs and in disadvantaged communities. Taught me the value of using one's time, effort, and resources to...more make a difference in the world, and to be blessed enough to call it work!