Zinn - Marketing - 33100 Tampere, Finland

Marian Zinn

33100 Tampere, Finland


First Class BA(Hons) graduate with a passion for Digital Media, Marketing and Technologies. Well-travelled, enthusiastic, proactive and self motivated individual with fluent knowledge of English and German combined with the ability to relate to and communicate well with people from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Extensive international education and work experience in Germany, USA, South Africa, United Kingdom and Cyprus. Continuously seeking new challenges and learning opportunities within the media and marketing industries to further develop knowledge, skills and career prospects.



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

Work History

Content Service Manager


January 2012 - January 2013

Marketing & DIY New Media Lab Assistant, (Internship, full-time)

Media Arts Center San Diego

June 2011 - September 2011

Marketing & DIY New Media Lab Assistant

Media Arts Center San Diego

January 2011 - January 2011

Marketing, Research and Production, (Internship, full-time)

Coza Productions

June 2010 - September 2010

Various activities of in-house Marketing / PR for an online multi-media marketing production house:

* Research on search engine marketing and keyword analysis
* Establishment and expansion of Coza Productions' online presence
* Implementation and maintenance of social media (Tweetdeck & OnlyWire)
* Online distribution and promotion of Coza Productions’ videos & stills (Tubemogul)
* Video search engine optimization, external link building using OnlyWire Social Bookmarking
* Website Administration / monitoring of effective web traffic (Google Analytics)
* Research of online publishing platforms and establishment of online Press Office

* "South African from the waist down" Music Video Production and Marketing

* Online Research & conceptualization of new projects to pitch to clients (Barmen Parties, Villa Clips, Puma Unity Social Media, Music Video, Lufthansa)

* Production assistance on set (Puma Viral Campaign & Documentary, Lufthansa Marketing Video)

* Introduction to video camera & video editing on Final Cut Pro

* Office Administration

Marketing, Research and Production

Coza Productions

January 2010 - January 2010

Marketing and PR Assistant, (Internship, full-time)

Velocity Films

July 2009 - September 2009

Assistant to the Head of Marketing & PR
Various activities of television commercial production marketing and public relations:

* Implementation and maintenance of social networking profiles on Facebook, Twitter and MySpace
* Establishment and extension of company’s online presence
* Online distribution and promotion of commercial spots
* Monitoring of effective website traffic through Google Analytics
* Design of online advertising banners (SourceECreative and BestAdsOnTv)
* Maintenance of PR and Local Advertising Agency contacts database
* Various research activities on Heineken event sponsorship, new agency contacts in Nigeria, business application of social media platforms
* Event planning activities for Velocity Lories Party (Photobooth, Event ID wristbands, Bouffant branding stickers, Lories Guest list, etc.)
* Support of MDs Asia travel & meeting arrangements

* Introduction to film and TV commercial production (pre-production, shoot, post-production)

* Production experience observing onsite during various commercial shoots

* Introduction to press release writing

* Technical training on film & digital camera and lighting

PR & Marketing Assistant

Velocity Films

January 2009 - January 2009

IT End-User Support - IBM Global Help Desk

IBM Global Services

April 2008 - November 2008

Primary customer service agent for questions and problems with regards to IBM delivered IT services to the customer in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

* Main contact point for customers – call and web ticket management
* Problem diagnosis/determination, root cause analysis, incident handling, problem resolution process, and necessary escalation steps
* Incident documentation - Taking, registering, processing, administrating and analyzing incident record – resolve incident record
* Inform customer about service deviations and adjustments
* Provide feedback and closing on resolved and lead calls
* Assist in the training and mentoring of new agents
* Quality evaluation and training for team members to improve performances

ACHIEVEMENTS: Agent of the Month June/July 2008

IT Helpdesk Support

IBM Global Services

January 2008 - January 2008

Program Assistant (AFS South Africa)

AFS Intercultural Programs

August 2006 - August 2007

* Leadership in planning and executing all National Orientations and Selection Events
* Leadership in organizing and executing AFS Tour
* Coordination of Yearbook and T-Shirt production and sale

* Organizing and execution of school presentations for program promotion
* Marketing support: direct marketing and promotion activities
* Website Development and Administration (Click&Type)

* Inquiry Management and Database management – filling, data entry and quality control
* Business Process Development: writing of handbooks and manuals and implementation of processes into the day to day operations

* Assistance to Program Managers: Recruitment, communication with participants, host families, schools and volunteers
* Report writing, goal setting, feedback and evaluation sessions, attend meetings
* Office support: IT advice, mailing, receptionist

Program Assistant

AFS Intercultural Programs

January 2006 - January 2007

Promotion Assistant, (part-time)

Junges Theater Goettingen

October 2004 - August 2006

Marketing and PR Assistant, (Internship, full-time)

Junges Theater Goettingen

September 2004 - October 2004

Promotional Assistant

Junges Theater Göttingen

January 2004 - January 2006

Qualifications & Certifications

Master of Arts in Media Management & Economics

University of Tampere

Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing

Chartered Institute of Marketing

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Marketing and Media Management

London Metropolitan University

Damelin Correspondence College


College Campus

University of Tampere

Professional Diploma in Digital & Mobile Marketing

Chartered Institute of Marketing

BA(Hons) Marketing and Music & Media Management

London Metropolitan University

ERASMUS Mobility Semester

University of Nicosia

Abitur (allgemeine Hochschulreife) - equivalent to A-levels

IGS Göttingen (Germany)

International Student Exchange - US High School

Chartiers Valley High School (Pittsburgh, PA)

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