Global Communications Executive
Aktualisiert am 17.05.2024
Profil
Freiberufler / Selbstständiger
Remote-Arbeit
Verfügbar ab: 17.05.2024
Verfügbar zu: 100%
davon vor Ort: 50%
Strategy
Stakekholder Management
Teamleading
US English
Muttersprache
German
fluent
Spanish
good

Einsatzorte

Einsatzorte

Berlin (+50km)
Deutschland
möglich

Projekte

Projekte

4 years 7 months
2019-11 - now

created original business and financial plans

Founder and CEO
Founder and CEO
  • founded the company with a vision to help people, cities and tech companies around the world to connect, leading to sustainable growth for everyone
  • created original business and financial plans as a sole founder
  • develop and lead strategies for cities and companies aimed at attracting and retaining global talent
  • develop creative talent attraction and employer branding campaigns
  • run day to day business, including HR, finance and marketing
  • build relationships with new clients, investors and future partners
  • work hands-on to deliver services to existing clients
on request
Berlin, Germany
14 years 1 month
2010-05 - now

Executive Recruiting

Executive Recruiting, Coach and Communications Consultant
Executive Recruiting, Coach and Communications Consultant

Place of Work: Berlin, Germany

Customer: Berlin Partner, Talent Services Unit


Tasks:

  • created the original concept for the Because Berlin talent attraction platform (2018)
  • led all activities for the Because Berlin campaign to build the website, social media channels, welcome team and surrounding network of stakeholders (2019)
  • led continued Because Berlin activities, such as welcome team management, website optimization, social media, content creation, community building, copywriting and virtual events (services migrated to Rising end of 2019)


Place of Work: Berlin, Germany

Customer: Parity Technologies


Tasks:

  • created company profiles and employer branding documents
  • recruited multiple employees, including new leadership positions
  • consulted regularly on internal communications and organizational structure
  • advised CEO on growth of leadership team


Place of  Work: Berlin, Germany / Sao Paulo, Brazil

Customer: Nubank


Tasks:

  • supported Nubank to open its new Berlin hub for a developer team
  • established German operations, including legal, financial and HR processes
  • consulted on German business and cultural issues
  • advised Nubank leaders concerning ongoing business challenges


Place of Work: Seattle/Bellingham, WA, U.S.A

Customer: Parker Remick Executive Search


Tasks:

  • coached newly arrived employees while adapting to German lifestyle and work culture
  • advised executives and their employers on change management and intercultural relations
  • supported hiring, team building and management of diverse teams
  • improved internal communications and organizational structure of startups


Place of Work: Berlin, Germany

Customer: HERE / Nokia


Tasks:

  • created a content strategy for a new company website
  • developed clear language guidelines and tonality for the complex and tech-heavy brand
  • analyzed company communications by interviewing a broad range of internal stakeholders
  • wrote digital copy for all company verticals


Place of Work: Asics Europe, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Customer: Onitsuka Tiger 


Tasks:

  • created and developed European PR and Social Media strategy
  • supported client to manage and align PR activities of all European marketing managers
  • advised client on internal and external stakeholder communications
  • created English press releases and social media content to be localized across Europe

various
Berlin, Germany
1 year 11 months
2015-09 - 2017-07

coached placed executives during early phases of employment

Co-Founder and Partner
Co-Founder and Partner
  • co-founded the company from Berlin with a Silicon Valley partner
  • consulted clients and candidates on worldwide executive searches, from research to placement
  • recruited Silicon Valley tech talent to companies around the world
  • coached placed executives during early phases of employment
  • worked directly with leading U.S. and European VCs to find talent for their portfolio companies
  • analyzed, assessed and helped build company organizations and cultures to retain talent
  • created leading-edge company profiles with customized employer branding content
on request
Berlin, Germany
2 years 1 month
2008-04 - 2010-04

developed marketing and communications strategies

Executive Director International PR
Executive Director International PR
  • developed marketing and communications strategies for 360° integrated advertising campaigns
  • steered international PR and event activities
  • hired, led and trained the Plantage PR team
  • planned and managed budgets (Budget on request)
BMW MINI International, Corona, 5Elements.Berlin (trade fair)
Berlin, Germany
6 years 7 months
2001-09 - 2008-03

directed international PR, marketing and event strategies

Founder and Managing Director
Founder and Managing Director
  • directed international PR, marketing and event strategies for global brands
  • created ideas and strategic plans to effectively adapt campaigns for local markets
  • hired, briefed and directed multitudes of freelancers and partner agencies across Europe
  • negotiated contracts with clients and international service partners
  • hired, trained and maintained an effective and efficient agency team
  • calculated and administered internal agency and global campaign budgets up to ?2M


Place of Wok: Amsterdam

Customer: Strawberryfrog


Tasks:

  • Mitsubishi Motors European event, online marketing and lifestyle PR campaign in six countries
    • goal: amplify the effect of the ?Colt? launch advertising campaign
  • Sony Ericsson seven international ?Below the Line? campaigns for mobile phones and wireless devices from three to fourteen countries simultaneously
    • goal: build awareness for the Sony Ericsson brand with several, independent activities
  • Dockers/Levis international event series with accompanying lifestyle press campaign ten cities in five countries
    • goal: attract professionals to casual clothing at work

  • Onitsuka Tiger German press and event management
    • goal: cultivate an exclusive image for OT products in the fashion world


Place of Work: London

Customer: Jack Liberties


Tasks:

  • Barclays Bank European guerilla marketing campaign six cities in three countries
  • goal: attract new clients for ?ishares? in public areas


Place of Work: Eindhoven

Customer: Van Zandbeek


Tasks:

  • Helly Hansen German press management
  • goal: raise interest of a high-quality and stylish professional clothing line


Place of Work: Berlin 

Customer: Ministry of Sound 


Tasks:

  • Ministry of Sound Berlin ?Love Parade? event with accompanying press campaign
  • goal: spread visibility of the launch of the ?Barclay Card? in Germany

various
1 year 7 months
2000-02 - 2001-08

Support TV productions

PR and Event Manager
PR and Event Manager
  • created and executed concepts for European political and cultural events
  • supported TV productions
  • directed diverse teams from event crew to stage builders and band managers at large-scale events
  • managed media cooperations, press coverage and documentation
The German Federal Press Office
Berlin, Germany

Aus- und Weiterbildung

Aus- und Weiterbildung

2010 - 2013

Public Management program, specialization in Intersectoral Management

Executive Master

Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, Germany


Focus:

Thesis on request


1987 - 1991

B.A. Major in Literature, Minor in Art History

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, U.S.A.


Focus:

multicultural studies


1989

Semester abroad with focus on Spanish culture

University of Granada, Granada, Spain

Kompetenzen

Kompetenzen

Top-Skills

Strategy Stakekholder Management Teamleading

Produkte / Standards / Erfahrungen / Methoden

Profile

  • a curious and human-centric leader
  • confident executive with over twenty five years of international experience
  • expertise in creating and executing internal and external communications and marketing strategies
  • passionate about aligning goals of people, places and companies
  • specialized in the interaction of communities, private business and public administration
  • sincere and unique dedication to interdisciplinary and intercultural relations
  • executive tech recruiter and coach with a vision to improve global labor market processes
  • proven experience and interest in working with leading-edge technology companies
  • active proponent of diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace
  • highly perceptive with strong analytical and strategic skills
  • hands-on attitude and natural affinity for entrepreneurship
  • diplomatic and goal-oriented performance in complex, multi-market situations
  • U.S.-born in Boston but Berlin-based since 1994
  • access to a global network of professionals from a variety of industries and sectors

Einsatzorte

Einsatzorte

Berlin (+50km)
Deutschland
möglich

Projekte

Projekte

4 years 7 months
2019-11 - now

created original business and financial plans

Founder and CEO
Founder and CEO
  • founded the company with a vision to help people, cities and tech companies around the world to connect, leading to sustainable growth for everyone
  • created original business and financial plans as a sole founder
  • develop and lead strategies for cities and companies aimed at attracting and retaining global talent
  • develop creative talent attraction and employer branding campaigns
  • run day to day business, including HR, finance and marketing
  • build relationships with new clients, investors and future partners
  • work hands-on to deliver services to existing clients
on request
Berlin, Germany
14 years 1 month
2010-05 - now

Executive Recruiting

Executive Recruiting, Coach and Communications Consultant
Executive Recruiting, Coach and Communications Consultant

Place of Work: Berlin, Germany

Customer: Berlin Partner, Talent Services Unit


Tasks:

  • created the original concept for the Because Berlin talent attraction platform (2018)
  • led all activities for the Because Berlin campaign to build the website, social media channels, welcome team and surrounding network of stakeholders (2019)
  • led continued Because Berlin activities, such as welcome team management, website optimization, social media, content creation, community building, copywriting and virtual events (services migrated to Rising end of 2019)


Place of Work: Berlin, Germany

Customer: Parity Technologies


Tasks:

  • created company profiles and employer branding documents
  • recruited multiple employees, including new leadership positions
  • consulted regularly on internal communications and organizational structure
  • advised CEO on growth of leadership team


Place of  Work: Berlin, Germany / Sao Paulo, Brazil

Customer: Nubank


Tasks:

  • supported Nubank to open its new Berlin hub for a developer team
  • established German operations, including legal, financial and HR processes
  • consulted on German business and cultural issues
  • advised Nubank leaders concerning ongoing business challenges


Place of Work: Seattle/Bellingham, WA, U.S.A

Customer: Parker Remick Executive Search


Tasks:

  • coached newly arrived employees while adapting to German lifestyle and work culture
  • advised executives and their employers on change management and intercultural relations
  • supported hiring, team building and management of diverse teams
  • improved internal communications and organizational structure of startups


Place of Work: Berlin, Germany

Customer: HERE / Nokia


Tasks:

  • created a content strategy for a new company website
  • developed clear language guidelines and tonality for the complex and tech-heavy brand
  • analyzed company communications by interviewing a broad range of internal stakeholders
  • wrote digital copy for all company verticals


Place of Work: Asics Europe, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Customer: Onitsuka Tiger 


Tasks:

  • created and developed European PR and Social Media strategy
  • supported client to manage and align PR activities of all European marketing managers
  • advised client on internal and external stakeholder communications
  • created English press releases and social media content to be localized across Europe

various
Berlin, Germany
1 year 11 months
2015-09 - 2017-07

coached placed executives during early phases of employment

Co-Founder and Partner
Co-Founder and Partner
  • co-founded the company from Berlin with a Silicon Valley partner
  • consulted clients and candidates on worldwide executive searches, from research to placement
  • recruited Silicon Valley tech talent to companies around the world
  • coached placed executives during early phases of employment
  • worked directly with leading U.S. and European VCs to find talent for their portfolio companies
  • analyzed, assessed and helped build company organizations and cultures to retain talent
  • created leading-edge company profiles with customized employer branding content
on request
Berlin, Germany
2 years 1 month
2008-04 - 2010-04

developed marketing and communications strategies

Executive Director International PR
Executive Director International PR
  • developed marketing and communications strategies for 360° integrated advertising campaigns
  • steered international PR and event activities
  • hired, led and trained the Plantage PR team
  • planned and managed budgets (Budget on request)
BMW MINI International, Corona, 5Elements.Berlin (trade fair)
Berlin, Germany
6 years 7 months
2001-09 - 2008-03

directed international PR, marketing and event strategies

Founder and Managing Director
Founder and Managing Director
  • directed international PR, marketing and event strategies for global brands
  • created ideas and strategic plans to effectively adapt campaigns for local markets
  • hired, briefed and directed multitudes of freelancers and partner agencies across Europe
  • negotiated contracts with clients and international service partners
  • hired, trained and maintained an effective and efficient agency team
  • calculated and administered internal agency and global campaign budgets up to ?2M


Place of Wok: Amsterdam

Customer: Strawberryfrog


Tasks:

  • Mitsubishi Motors European event, online marketing and lifestyle PR campaign in six countries
    • goal: amplify the effect of the ?Colt? launch advertising campaign
  • Sony Ericsson seven international ?Below the Line? campaigns for mobile phones and wireless devices from three to fourteen countries simultaneously
    • goal: build awareness for the Sony Ericsson brand with several, independent activities
  • Dockers/Levis international event series with accompanying lifestyle press campaign ten cities in five countries
    • goal: attract professionals to casual clothing at work

  • Onitsuka Tiger German press and event management
    • goal: cultivate an exclusive image for OT products in the fashion world


Place of Work: London

Customer: Jack Liberties


Tasks:

  • Barclays Bank European guerilla marketing campaign six cities in three countries
  • goal: attract new clients for ?ishares? in public areas


Place of Work: Eindhoven

Customer: Van Zandbeek


Tasks:

  • Helly Hansen German press management
  • goal: raise interest of a high-quality and stylish professional clothing line


Place of Work: Berlin 

Customer: Ministry of Sound 


Tasks:

  • Ministry of Sound Berlin ?Love Parade? event with accompanying press campaign
  • goal: spread visibility of the launch of the ?Barclay Card? in Germany

various
1 year 7 months
2000-02 - 2001-08

Support TV productions

PR and Event Manager
PR and Event Manager
  • created and executed concepts for European political and cultural events
  • supported TV productions
  • directed diverse teams from event crew to stage builders and band managers at large-scale events
  • managed media cooperations, press coverage and documentation
The German Federal Press Office
Berlin, Germany

Aus- und Weiterbildung

Aus- und Weiterbildung

2010 - 2013

Public Management program, specialization in Intersectoral Management

Executive Master

Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, Germany


Focus:

Thesis on request


1987 - 1991

B.A. Major in Literature, Minor in Art History

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, U.S.A.


Focus:

multicultural studies


1989

Semester abroad with focus on Spanish culture

University of Granada, Granada, Spain

Kompetenzen

Kompetenzen

Top-Skills

Strategy Stakekholder Management Teamleading

Produkte / Standards / Erfahrungen / Methoden

Profile

  • a curious and human-centric leader
  • confident executive with over twenty five years of international experience
  • expertise in creating and executing internal and external communications and marketing strategies
  • passionate about aligning goals of people, places and companies
  • specialized in the interaction of communities, private business and public administration
  • sincere and unique dedication to interdisciplinary and intercultural relations
  • executive tech recruiter and coach with a vision to improve global labor market processes
  • proven experience and interest in working with leading-edge technology companies
  • active proponent of diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace
  • highly perceptive with strong analytical and strategic skills
  • hands-on attitude and natural affinity for entrepreneurship
  • diplomatic and goal-oriented performance in complex, multi-market situations
  • U.S.-born in Boston but Berlin-based since 1994
  • access to a global network of professionals from a variety of industries and sectors

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