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Hello, I am a Sales and Marketing Country Director with more than ten years’ experience in international trade. I am a creative and highly efficient networker who is capable of producing content that engages audiences, travelling the world within the media industry as free-lance always looking for the next trend/business idea. Generated remarkable sales growth. Currently looking for a career change in Maldives, Seychelles or Mauritius. If you think my qualifications will match, I would love to hear from you.
Sales and Marketing Manager
PUB Magazine - Brussels, BelgiumSales & MarketingMay 2017 - Now · 1 year and 9 months
Finished 2017 with an increase in overall profits of 150 000 euro. With a national network of nearly 300 Media and advertising companies. • Acquiring new accounts, sales increase up to +60% • Prospecting abroad new accounts in Luxemburg, the Netherlands and France.
Media and Sales Director
Free Lance - Belgium, WI, United StatesSales & MarketingFebruary 2007 - May 2017 · 10 years and 4 months
Produced country reports for leading media agencies specialized in image building country profiles and market analysis for publication in the most prestigious financial newspapers and magazines. Conducted meetings, selling advertising to head of states, ministers, CEOs reporting to headquarters based office on daily basis. Defined a business strategy for each market. Maintained communication by initiating, managing and moderating discussions on forums. Posted and analyzed updates, news articles, photographs relating to international affairs. Exchanging with experts at World Economic Forum. Successfully prepared market analysis and carried out advertising campaigns for US News, Le Figaro, Fortune500, Business Week, Foreign Affairs Magazine among others leading titles.
Sales and Marketing Manager
WARWICK HOTELS - Belgium, WI, United StatesSales & MarketingJanuary 2005 - October 2005 · 10 months
In charge of Sales growth for two hotels and three castles in Belgium. • Large portfolio of corporate accounts, up to 45% sales increase. Negotiated new contracts and generated sales toward Embassies, European institutions and pharmaceutical companies. • Defined a marketing strategy and relied on events to promote the brand. Organized several gastronomical foreign festivals and cocktails. Capitalized on EU Summit annual meetings 4time/year. Represented Warwick hotels at trade shows and events. • Launched the Warwick Barsey hotel, a new acquisition designed by famous architect Jacques Garcia, known for his design at Hotel Costes in Paris.
Business Administration Trainee
Belgian Chamber of - Montreal, CanadaEventsFebruary 2002 - February 2003 · 1 year and 1 month
Scheduled Meetings and conferences for economic and cultural contributions including a classical music concert, the venue of Belgian Minister of Finance and the major annual conference on new technologies of information. New adhesions increased by 45%.
- Business Development
- Business Strategy
- Events Planning
- Market Research
- Media Relations
- Sales and Marketing