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A Technology, mobility and eMarketing expert

I am: Job seeker, Male

Location: Auckland

Work Categories:

IT & Telecommunications
  • Internet Marketing
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Brand / Product Management
  • Marketing

    Last logged in: Never

    Desired Salary range: Un-specified





    My Work Experience

    Employer / Position

    Time Period


    Vodafone NZ

    Channel Marketing Manager

    2008 Nov - Now



    Communications Manager

    2008 Apr - 2008 Nov


    Call Plus

    Marketing Manager

    2006 Oct - 2008 Mar


    Woosh Wireless

    Broadband and Voice Product Manager

    2005 Mar - 2006 Oct


    Telecom NZ

    Winback Manager

    2001 Sep - 2005 Mar


    My Education/Qualifications

    Qualification / Institution



    Bachelor of Commerce and Administration

    Victoria University



    More About Me

    I have over 10 years marketing experience in Telecommunications and IT. I have in-depth technical knowledge of broadband, mobile and the online environment and a great deal of experience in the New Zealand telecommunications market.

    I have had extensive experience in developing business cases and financial analysis,pricing and targeted direct marketing.  I have also trained and managed inbound and outbound sales teams, save teams and door-to-door sales teams.

    My most recent experience at Vodafone has been managing and executing tactical campaigns through a variety of Sales Channels

    My Background

    My key transferable Skills include Project Management, Product Management, Brand Management and ReBranding, Campaign Management, Communications and PR Management, Retention and

    Loyalty Marketing, Business Case and Financial Analysis, Pricing, Forecasting and Budgeting, eMarketing, Website Navigation layout and content management, Category Analysis, Sales Team Management and training of outbound, inbound and door to door sales channels. External Channel Management, Agency Briefing, Database Marketing and Segmentation. Experience in marketing to the Consumer Mass Market, Home Business and SME segments.

    People Describe Me As

    Passionate and energetic. I am confident and professional and love new challenges. I have great technical knowledge and extensive Telecomunications experience with over 10 years in the industry with a wide network. I have accomplished a great deal in the industry and have been integral in its evolution

    I'm Proud Of

    My career highlights to date include the Marketing Manager who re-launched Slingshots brand and product suite, which resulted in Slingshot winning ISP of the year in 2007. I launched New Zealand’s first residential VoiP product with Woosh Wireless.

    The Way I Work

    I like to work in a fast paced, competitive and challenging environment working on new technology, products and winning in the market

    I like to take ownership of products and projects and follow them through to completion.

    I take a leadership role on projects and team and lead by example. I am very driven to suceed


    I Specialise In

    My strengths are in product development, consumer acquisition, competitive response and developing tactical propositions as a Product Manager or Marketing Manager.

    I Would Be Perfect For

    Product and Marketing Manager roles in Telecommunications and Technology

    My Attributes

    Energetic, Competitive, Organised, Practical, Professional

    Additional Comments

    Please demonstrate your strategic thinking, commercial acumen and ability to launch a complete product to market (from idea to research to business case to collaterial)



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