About Me: Full Name: Margaret Diana Brink Nationality: Location: Age: South African Johannesburg, Gauteng 26
1984 I was born in Pretoria and attended school there
St Mary's DSG
Distinctions in English, Mathematics, Accountancy
Other subjects: Afrikaans, Physical Science, and Computer Studies
Achieved an 'A' Aggregate
Leadership Roles: School Prefect, Cross Country Captain, Vice Head of house.
2003 - 2007 Off to Cape Town for Uni
B.Bus.Sci (Hons) Finance & Economics
Thesis Topic :Efficient Management of Working Capital of South African Companies and Its Affect on Profitability
Thesis Result: 80%
BA (Hons) in Strategic Brand leadership
Thesis Topic : Insights into how our brains respond to brands
Thesis Result: 68%
2008 - 2009 London Calling!
Junior Digital Project Manager
Golley Slater is an independent marketing solutions group. The digital arm is ranked in NMA's top 10 digital marketing companies. In my role I coordinated the Project Management Office with creative and development teams to implement digital projects. As a junior project manager I led multi-disciplinary teams of designers and developers, running full life cycle projects from end-to-end across different client accounts. I specialised in project planning and providing support for multiple projects.
Global Account Executive
The global Vodafone business is run out of JWT London. The role of the global team is to drive strategic direction for the brand, manage market communications across the Vodafone globe and work directly with all of the local WPP offices to ensure local market success. The role of the Account Executive is to help manage the global advertising process of Vodafone.
2009 - 2011 Mzansi for sho! Hello Jozi
Snr Account Executive
Network BBDO is an ATL advertising agency, forming part of the number #1 creative agency group in SA. Accounts which I managed were Cell C (retail) and Imperial/Europcar, supporting both the account director and business unit director respectively, as well as being responsible for the day-to-day running of these clients' campaigns. Due to the nature of the clients I worked on there was a high volume workload which needed to be completed daily, precision, accuracy and efficient time management were critical.
Clients:Nandos, Incredible Connection and DairyBelle
BRFC is a medium sized full service agency is focused on strategically relevant communication developed by a diverse, passionate and hands-on team of people. As an account manager I have been running a portfolio of accounts, be being the key contact person and project managing all jobs for each client. Ensuring all work produced for each client is on brand, on positioning and in-line with the strategy.
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