Katarina Vejapi

Katarina Vejapi

Sales and Marketing Executive at Shadows of Africa (Pty.) Ltd.
Lives in Johannesburg, South Africa
over 6 months ago

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Hi and welcome to my Hosco profile :) I´m a Serbian girl living in Johannesburg, South Africa. I'm currently employed by Shadows of Africa Ltd - South African office as a marketing an sales assistant. I finished my MBA in International Business EU Business School in Barcelona, Spain. I´m also a holder of a BA degree of Tourism and Leisure management from Austrian University of Applied Sciences IMC Krems.
My main interests are social media, marketing, event planning and fashion, and my key skills are:
- Proficiency in all areas of Microsoft Office, including Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
- Works efficient under pressure
- Organised
- Individual and team work
- Quickly adaptive

Besides this, my main interests are social media, marketing and event planning.

Experience

  • Sales and Marketing Executive

    Shadows of Africa (Pty.) Ltd. - Johannesburg, South Africa

    Sales & Marketing
    April 2018 - Now · 10 months

    Constantly finding new travel agents and tourist agencies in Europe and Asia, and selling them our company as the best possible choice for them to offer to their clients. Started social media and promotion channels in the Balkan region that will link customers directly to us. Organized multiple trips for travel agents so they can experience our services, which made them switch to our company as their main African provider.

  • Sales and Marketing Manager

    Shadows of Africa (Ltd.) Pty. - Barcelona, Spain

    Sales & Marketing
    October 2017 - April 2018 · 7 months

    Opened and managed the new Barcelona office of Shadows of Africa. Identified our target market & marketing strategy that will appeal to our potential customers and put the company on the map.

  • Logistics Coordinator

    iVentions - Barcelona, Spain

    Logistics
    July 2017 - October 2017 · 4 months

    Finding and negotiating with the suppliers about the services they will provide for Platinum, VIP, Gold and Silver Lounges at Final Four in basketball in Belgrade, Serbia.

  • Marketing Intern

    Karama Lodge - Arusha, Tanzania

    Sales & Marketing
    August 2015 - October 2015 · 3 months

    As a marketing intern, my job was to promote out hotel on social media, to promote activities that we are offering, and to try to get new customers via e-mail marketing. I was also in charge of platforms like Booking.com and TripAdvisor. Besides answering to our customers comments, suggestions and claims on those two platforms, I had the same job on Facebook and Instagram. I was also in charge of choosing pictures and captions we would post. Alongside above mentioned, I belonged to the team that was creating new campaigns for the hotel, and deciding how to apply them.

  • Marketing Intern

    Metropol Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel - Belgrade, Serbia

    Sales & Marketing
    February 2015 - July 2015 · 6 months

    My main role during this internship was being active on Facebook and Instagram profiles of the hotel. Besides posting the pictures on their official profiles, I was also in charge of answering the people's comments. As for guests, my connection with them was indirect, meaning that my connection with the guests was trough my colleagues from sales, reservation and many other ways of advertising. Working in this department taught me how to answer on comments regarding the hotel, staff, service, location and many other related things posted on the Trip Advisor, and how to answer properly on guests’ e-mails. Since Metropol Palace belongs to Starwood chain of hotels, I came in contact with their promotion tactic called SPG – Starwood Preferred Guest.

Education

  • MBA - International Business

    EU Business School Barcelona - Barcelona, Spain

    October 2016 - June 2018

  • BA - Tourism and Leisure Management

    University of Applied Sciences IMC Krems - Belgrade, Serbia

    October 2013 - July 2016

  • High school degree in Hospitality

    High School of Tourism - Belgrade, Serbia

    September 2009 - May 2013

Languages

  • English
    Native or fluent
    100%
  • Serbian
    Native or fluent
    100%
  • Croatian
    Native or fluent
    100%
  • Bosnian
    Native or fluent
    100%
  • Spanish
    Full professional
    80%

Skills

  • Big events
  • Hosting events
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media
  • Special events
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