Nathras - Marketing Assistant - Pretoria, GP, South Africa

Kreston Nathras

Pretoria, GP, South Africa

Services

Marketing Assistant

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Work History

Freelance Music Promotions

Tickybox Media

From January 2014

Duties
• Develop and implement radio campaigns for artists.
• Make radio submissions to key radio stations as decided according to genre.
• Make artist submissions to key blogs.
• Growing and maintaining relationships with various media to ensure effective promotion of artists.
• Set up interviews and features for artists.
• Grow and maintain database of media contacts.

Marketing Intern

Sony Music Entertainment Africa

July 2013 - December 2013

Duties
• Assist marketing department with general day to day tasks.
• Package and mail samples to various media including Radio, TV and Print.
• Create Radio samplers of different singles to be distributed to various Radio Broadcasters.
• Sit in on and contribute to various marketing strategies for new releases for both international and national artists.
• Manage one of Sony Music's social media page by uploading content, strategic posts to promote artists or new releases and engage with people who follow the page.
o Community engagement
o Community growth
o Community monitoring
o Community moderation
o Social customer care
• General administration duties.
• Work closely with Promotions Specialists to create distribution lists for various media including Radio, TV, Print Media.

Referee
Mrs. Ursula De Beer - PA to Managing Director
011 274 5052

Ms. Shireen Pillay - HR Manager
011 274 5046

Mr. Clyde Davis - Digital Marketing Manager
011 274 5174

Head of Licencing

Jill Plagis

December 2012 - June 2013

Position Held Mobile Bartender
Duties
• Planning, organising and controlling the operations of the bar.
Monitoring and controlling resources such as ordering or purchasing supplies, stock and equipment.
• Receiving and processing orders from serving staff or directly from patrons.
• Collect money from patrons for drinks served.
• Balance orders and cash received after event.
• Maintain equipment such as glasses, utensils and bar equipment during events.
• Maintain cleanliness in all areas of the bar including counters, shelves, utensils and storage areas.
• Arrange bottles and glasses to make attractive and functional displays in order to promote beverages and support efficient preparation of drinks.
• Plan bar menus and make recommendations and suggestions on what should be included or revised based on feedback from patrons and other bartenders.
• Create recipes for cocktails and other drinks.

Events Project Manager

Kyalami Sport and Function Centre

July 2012 - October 2012

Duties
• Manage and control of event scheduling and bookings.
• Plan, coordinate, execute and manage conferences and functions end-to-end:
o Initial consultation and site visit with client
o Costing of event
o Correspondence throughout planning and execution of event with client and staff
o Discussion and sourcing of client requirements from entertainment to beverages
o Setting up of menus
o Overseeing setup and breakdown of event
o General management and quality control of bar and kitchen for event
• Manage 8 staff members and ensure productivity and performance.
• Stock take and procurement of goods.
• Monitoring of usage and wastage of supplies.
• Sourcing of external suppliers and maintaining good supplier relationships.
• Maintaining existing client relationships.
• Adhere to and implement company policies and procedures to ensure effective service delivery to clients.
• Ensure hygiene and safety standards are adhered to at all times.
• General administration such as processing paperwork for events, planning for events, filing and responding to email enquiries.
• Manage and follow up on payments and outstanding payments from clients.

We executed successful events for McDonalds, Nedbank, Montecasino and Bayport.


Referee
Mr Alexi Stylianides
011 466 2635 / 6

Training Administrator

Domino Training & Consulting

April 2012 - June 2012

Duties
• Manage and control of training scheduling and bookings with clients and facilitators.
• Plan, coordinate and execute logistical requirements for training interventions end-to-end:
o Liaison with clients once manager has consulted with them regarding their training requirements.
o Send confirmations to client / delegates and facilitators regarding the intervention.
o Ensure that a venue is appropriately booked and set up, catering ordered and relevant equipment booked for the intervention.
o Ensure that all relevant material including manuals, attendance registers, etc. is printed and packed for the intervention.
o Reminders sent to delegates.
• Maintaining existing client and supplier relationships.
• General administration such as filing and responding to email / telephonic enquiries.
• Follow up on outstanding payments and processing of payments from clients and suppliers.


Referee
Ms. Monique Eagle
083 784 2878
Company Mont Blanc Heights Apartments

Receptionist / Concierge

November 2011 - March 2012

Duties
• Act as the initial point of contact / reference on the telephone or in reception area for guests.
• Accurately and timeously record and process guest information upon arrival and departure.
• Adhere to and implement company policies and procedures to ensure effective service delivery to guests - timeous response to guest requests and queries.
• General maintenance and upkeep of communal areas.
• Repairing or reporting repairs required to appropriate contractors by using appropriate systems to maintain health and safety regulations.
• Guest liaison and communication - provide information about local features such as shopping, dining, nightlife, and recreational destinations to guests upon request.
• Make reservations for guests upon request.
• Receive, store, and deliver luggage and mail for guests and staff.
General administration such as filing and respond to email enquiries as and when required.
• Collect and deliver items for guests.


Referee
Mr. Moses Tibane
011 589 3490
084 492 2173

Car Rental Agent

First Car Rental

February 2011 - April 2011

Duties
• Receiving and responding to enquiries from the public in person or telephonically, processing bookings and informing customers of rates, etc.
• Book customers by entering their details into the system.
• Checking and verifying customer identification and driver's licences upon collection of the vehicle.
• Drawing up of rental contracts and processing of payments.
• Explaining the conditions of rental or lease to the customer.
• Ensuring that vehicles are ready for customers for collection.
• Explaining the operational workings of the vehicle to customers.
• Arranging for returned cars to be cleaned and refuelled, ready for the next customer.
• General administration such as collating of all transactions into a daily report.


Referee
Ms. Sarah Lowe
011 390 2342

Receptionist / Concierge

Mont Blanc Heights Apartments

August 2010 - January 2011

(Weekend Temporary Employment)

Period Employed August 2010 to January 2011

Position Held Receptionist / Concierge
Duties
• Act as the initial point of contact / reference on the telephone or in reception area for guests.
• Accurately and timeously record and process guest information upon arrival and departure.
• Adhere to and implement company policies and procedures to ensure effective service delivery to guests - timeous response to guest requests and queries.
• General maintenance and upkeep of communal areas.
• Guest liaison and communication.
• General administration such as filing and respond to email enquiries as and when required.


Referee
Mr. Moses Tibane
011 589 3490
084 492 2173

Bartender

Thirst Bar Services

May 2009 - May 2010

Duties
• Supervising the assistant bartenders at events.
• Planning, organising and controlling the operations of the bar.
• Monitoring and controlling resources such as ordering or purchasing supplies, stock and equipment.
• Establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships by developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with colleagues and management.
• Communicating, liaising and interacting with internal and external stakeholders - representing the organization to customers and other external sources.
• Receiving and processing orders from serving staff or directly from patrons.
• Recording orders accurately and immediately on Point of Sale system.
• Collect money from patrons for drinks served.
• Balance orders and cash received after event.
• Maintain equipment such as glasses, utensils and bar equipment during events.
• Maintain cleanliness in all areas of the bar including counters, shelves, utensils and storage areas.
• Arrange bottles and glasses to make attractive and functional displays in order to promote beverages and support efficient preparation of drinks.
• Plan bar menus and make recommendations and suggestions on what should be included or revised based on feedback from patrons and other bartenders.
• Create recipes for cocktails and other drinks.


Referee
Mr. Rael Laserow
082 400 0180

Qualifications & Certifications

Hotel Management

Unisa

English

Queens High School

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