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Thomas Rood | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 20, 2015

Thomas Rood

Expert Marketing Specialist
   South Africa
  |   Cape Town, Western Cape

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $30

As general manager for Trek Bicycles, Craft Sportswear and MET helmets in Africa for the past 3 years, together with my experience in the media and FMCG environments as marketing manager of Men’s Health magazine and a head buyer for the Spar group, I have a unique understanding of how brand management relates to the final product at retail and the pressures involved with working on the world’s leading brands.
My experience across a number of different industries also shows my ability to adapt, integrate and apply my knowledge and experience...

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Brand Strategy
Project Management
Social Media management
Microsoft Powerpoint
Marketing Management

Service Description

THE SPECIFIC VALUE I BRING TO YOUR BUSINESS:
The skills, knowledge and expertise that I bring to your business are as follows:
• A background in marketing, brand strategy, merchandising, project management and operations across a number of industries and brands;
• An understanding of the FMCG market and sales tools within a local context;
• Relationships with the media across a number of different platforms;
• Qualified and practiced negotiation skills and experience;
• Marketing, event and sponsorship management experience on major international brands;
• An established network South African sporting industry insiders and contacts.


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Education

University of Cape Town
Bachelor of Business Science - Organisational Psyc
1999 - 2003
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marketing
brand
strategy
media
sales
project
operation
creative
manage
social
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