About Carolyne Wanambisi

  • Academic Level Degree Bachelor
  • Age 28 - 32 Years
  • Gender Female
  • Expected Salary Ksh40,000.00
  • Department Administration
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About me

Diligent and authentic person offering expertise in admin, public relations and media relations. Composed and competent team builder who thrives in fast paced corporate environments. Highly adept in authoring speeches, press releases and marketing materials.

Education

Experience

  • 2017 - 2020
    Smollan Kenya Ltd

    ADMIN ASSISTANT

    • Organized, scheduled, and coordinated office meetings, calls, virtual teleconferences, and client appointments for staff teams. • Prepared documents, reports and presentations using advanced software proficiencies. • Communicated with internal and external stakeholders telephonically, in person and in writing through drafting letters, memorandums, reports, and emails. • Coordinated travel arrangements by booking airfare, hotel and ground transportation and prepared itinerary to facilitate successful trips. • Restocked office supplies and placed purchase orders using Local Purchasing Orders to maintain adequate stock and merchandise levels. • Processed invoices, expenses and tracked bookkeeping activities. • Acted as a liaison between the Country Manager’s office and internal as well as external parties including his clients and suppliers and other staff. • Managed the communication in and out of the Country Manager’s office while maintaining office systems, including data management and filing. • Prioritized and followed up on issues and concerns addressed to the Country Manager including those of a sensitive or confidential nature and determine the appropriate course of action • Followed up with key contributors to the Director’s projects and maintained the timeline around deliverables, keeping the projects on task. • Managed routine tasks of personal and private in nature. • Carried out background research on projects, physical exploration of best prices and suppliers. • Petty Cash Management. • Application of Visas and Work Permits for expatriates. • Performed other duties as required.

  • 2016 - 2017
    OFFICE OF THE 3RD PRESIDENT OF KENYA H.E MWAI KIBAKI

    RESEARCH ASSISTANT

    • Researched information on H.E Mwai Kibaki the third president of the Republic of Kenya, chronicling the journey of his political career, his contributions to the country, and achievements. • Conducted hours of research on the President by reading newspaper articles at the MacMillan Library Archives in Nairobi to get accurate historical chronological material on the President. • Organized material to research and complete writing tasks and provided a concise summary of findings to the Head of Communications. • Made decisions on content of the publication with other editors in accordance with editorial policies and guidelines. • Utilized exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills to produce engaging and error-free content before submission. • Assisted with other tasks as assigned by the Head of the Communications Department

  • 2016 - 2016
    Engage Burson Marsteller

    PUBLIC RELATIONS AND MARKETING INTERN

    • Worked on major campaigns for clients such as Multichoice Kenya, Samsung Kenya, Nokia, Unilever Kenya, Crown Paints and Nestle Kenya. • Built media kits in support of specific strategic initiatives. • Secured media coverage for clients, company, and specific campaigns. • Wrote and distributed press releases and news articles for company and clients. • • Responded to requests for information from media or designated appropriate spokespersons/information sources. • Created unified messaging of public relations efforts in conjunction with advertising campaigns by working closely with marketing peers. • Contributed to mock-ups, email campaigns and social media content. • Leveraged technical resources to design and create campaign deliverables, including e-mail invitations, articles, and marketing videos.

Languages

English
Proficient
Kiswahili
Proficient

Skills