I am a Management and Marketing graduate from Germany. After I finished my Master’s Degree in the UK, I returned to Germany to experience working life. 

 

During my first professional experience as an account specialist for the global corporation YKK, I noticed that my entrepreneurial spirit does not fit with the expectations of a traditional company. I realised that I am a creator, an inspirator and a maker: I get excited when I can inspire and drive the success of creative business ideas. I like to support entrepreneurs with whatever they need to be done aside so that they can focus on their core activities. 

 

Since 2015 I have focused on choosing to work for companies when they just started or launched a new product. For example, I was involved in the foundation of the communication agency Black & Code. Here, we started in the living room of one of my friends but just one year later we found ourselves in a 120qm office in the city center of Cologne employing a team of 15 people. Today, Black & Code has two headquarters: in Cologne and Hamburg and successfully works on large-scale TV and advertising projects. 

 

In the past years the world has changed and I have felt a growing urge to work independent from my location and from an employer. Therefore today, I am doing pretty much the activities that I did as an employee but on a project and freelance basis. As a virtual assistant I operate as the extended arm aside of a business owner who needs short-term tasks to be done so that he can focus on his core business. I offer my services on-demand and on a project basis which means that no long-term contracts need to be signed saving paper work and HR requirements. 

Professional Experience

Partner Sales Development at Contentmanager.de | Digital Diamant(2020-2021)


Sales Agent at HRS Smarttrip Tavel Booking Platform

(05/2019-02/2020)

Business Development Manager at Black & Code Visual Communication

(10/2015-04/2019)

Survey Conductor at Call4Research

(10/2015 – 12/2015)

Account Specialist at YKK Europe Ltd.
(04/2015 – 09/2015 

Account Marketing Officer at the International Federation for IT in Travel & Tourism (IFITT) at YKK Europe Ltd.
(05/2013 – 02/2014)

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Education

Masters Degree in Tourism Management & Marketing at Bournemouth University, England
(09/2012 – 09/2014)
 

Bachelors Degree in Int. Hospitality & Tourism Management at Bournemouth University, England
(09/2010 – 09/2012)
 

3 Semesters undergraduate degree in Tourismusmanagement at University of Applied Sciences Harz, Wernigerode, Germany
(04/2009 -08/2010)

Courses & Awards

Projects and Publications

01/2018 - 12/2019
Spanisch A2 Kurs at VHS Köln


05/2017
Student Development Award at Bournemouth Universität

 

10/2013-12/2013
'Discover Photography' Evening course at 

Arts Universität Bournemouth (AUB)


09/2011 - 07/2012

 Student Rep an der Bournemouth Universität


09/2011 - 07/2012
BU Leadership Program -Silver

 

09/2010 - 07/2011
BU Leadership Program - Bronze

 

10/2007- 05/2008

'Journey through North America' at Massachusetts Community

College in Framingham, MA, USA


 

Networking Projekte (Organisation & Promotion)

 

2014

 

ENTER 2014 Digital Conference in Dublin, Irland 

 

2013

ESRC Festival of Social Science in Bournemouth, GB

UNWTO Tedqual Students' Advisory Board in Bournemouth, GB

IFITT Doctoral Summer School in Bournemouth, UK (Video)

ENTER 2013 Digital Conference in Innsbruck, Österreich

Academic Paper

2015 Journal of Destination Marketing & Management Vol. 4 (3)

 

'SoCoMo marketing for travel and tourism: Empowering co-creation of value.' (Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis & Marie Foerste)