Leiser - DJ, Music Know-How (Record Store Owner) - Zurich, ZH, Switzerland

Marion Leiser

Zurich, ZH, Switzerland


have been self-employed for over 10 years but had to close my record store. avid music lover, club and radio dj with 25 years experience. former work experience includes administrative and coordination work in advertising, finance, bookkeeping, recruitment, training and web publishing, among others. open to suggestions for new employment, available immediately. people skills, intuitive, speak 6 languages, independent thinker, enthusiastic about many things in art, music, culture and gastronomy. energetic and reliable personality.


DJ, Music Know-How (Record Store Owner)

Work History

Record Store owner/manager "crazy beat records" Zurich

self employed

November 2003 - June 2013

owning and managing the record store "crazy beat" in Zurich, which I sadly had to close

Web Publisher + Training for Employees (multi-lingual)

Swiss Re, Zürich and Adliswil

October 2001 - November 2003

Project contract initially as Web Publisher
- later also help with ISO certification of Internal Web Management System (set up web system and then train all employess in the use of same)

Line Producer (freelance)

Scheffold.Vizner Photographers, Zürich

April 2001 - September 2001

freelance work as line producer
- scouting locations and people
- administrative work

Communication Factory Manager

Advico Young & Rubicam, Zürich

January 2001 - March 2001

working exclusively on the account for Swissair & Sabena airlines
- managing the production of all international advertising material orders

When both the airlines were grounded, the entire team at the ad agency was dissolved/dismissed.

Manager Market Communication for the Opel Worldwide Group

McCann Erickson, Zürich

November 1999 - January 2001

- working exclusively for the Opel / General Motors Europe account, single contact for all worldwide Opel advertising teams' requests for advertising materials
- image clearance requests
- talent rights administration and negotiation (for photography, film, music, actors, models)
- compiling the “Creative Guidelines” for every new centrally developed advertising campaign
- central film and print archive responsibility
- Orientation/induction trainings on how the Coordination Office for Opel works for new McCann Account Directors and Executives coming to work on Opel advertising in the various markets

Employment ended only because the whole department office was moved to Frankfurt, Germany.

Traffic Manager on the Siemens account

JWT + H + F, advertising agency, Zürich

March 1999 - November 1999

temporary limited contract;
- coordinating and controlling all financial transactions incl. budgeting
- cost estimates
- budget review and reporting
- client service (contact with the Siemens Headquarters in Munich)
- liaison with the creative development team
- organising production of accessories for mobile phones
- preparation of presentations

Management Executive

Klub Inkognito, Zürich

June 1998 - February 1999

night club and restaurant with live music

- involved before the club was opened
- setting up all contracts - artists and employees
- recruitment and hiring of employees
- booking of musicians and dj's
- worked as dj at club events
- budgets set-up and control
- contact with authorities, promoters and artists
- set-up book-keeping
- setting up the whole administrative structure in general (organize and coordinate)

club went bankrupt sadly after only 3 months of operation!

Management Assistant

Weber, Hodel, Schmid, Werbeagentur AG, Zürich

May 1997 - May 1998

An advertising agency set up exclusively for the advertising of the client MCC, manufacturer of the "smart" car brand; involved from the start, before the car was launched!

- Human Resources Administration
- Keeping minutes at meetings
- coordination of internal procedures
- liaison with partner agencies and press contacts
- expense accounting and payment
- budget control
- general administration and correspondence
- managed two receptionists/secretaries

Management Assistant, Film Cutting Trainee, overseeing 3 teenaged trainees

Medienwerkstatt GmbH, Zürich

February 1997 - May 1997

multia media workshop/studio, project assignment

- Administration
- bookkeeping
- correspondence
- taking care of three youths in daily education at the media workshop (video shooting and editing, graphic design on Mac)
- contacting suppliers

Administration Manager

Datastream International (Schweiz) AG, Zürich

July 1992 - July 1996

- Responsible for the whole administration of the office
- bookkeeping incl. monthly and year-end reporting
- customer billing
- creditor/debtor payments control
- customer order supervision
- coordination of internal procedures
- human resources administration and recruitment
- responsible for and signature on client contracts
- managed one secretary/receptionist

Legal Secretary

Haymann & Baldi, Attorneys-at-Law, Zürich

July 1990 - March 1992

- Legal Secretary
- Writing of court submissions and pleas
- correspondence
- administration
- translations
- switchboard backup

Management Executive

Intarc AG, Zürich

May 1990 - February 1991

Design furniture wholesale business:

- Management Executive (50% employment)

- Sales offers
- customer billing
- contacts to clients and suppliers
- petty cash and bank administration
- account control
- correspondence

Assistant to the Managing Director

AEB Española SA, Madrid/Spain

April 1988 - November 1989

AEB Española SA, Madrid, Spain (international trading):

- Customer billing
- petty cash and bank account control
- correspondence with clients and suppliers
- coordination of shipments
- import and customs formalities
- handling of letters of credit
- supplier negotiations, in part through the Commercial Chancellery of Embassies.

Employment ended when I decided to move back to Switzerland for good.

Assistant to Marketing Manager and to the Professional Services Manager

Bausch & Lomb Spain SA, Madrid/Spain

January 1987 - April 1988

Sunglasses, contact lenses & cleaning fluids

- Assistant for the Marketing and the Professional Services Managers:

- Correspondence with suppliers, clients and scientific orators
- order supervision
- collaboration with production of advertising materials
- organization of incentive trips for important customers to the American Headquarters
- organization of trips and of orators for international symposiums

Assistant Sales Backoffice

Bellaplast AG, Zürich

February 1982 - October 1982

Plastic packaging, cups for vending machines and yoghurt manufacturing, etc:

- Sales Backoffice Assistant
- Correspondence
- stock control
- customer orders and offers.

Qualifications & Certifications

Matura Type E (economic sciences)

Kantonsschule Hottingen

Gymnasium Hohe Promenade

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