Saba Saeed

Freelance Article Writer & Annual Report Writer

Location:Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan
2 Skills
Phone 0323-5541628


? To drive with excellence and courage I am firm in principles, innovative in vision and diligent in responsibilities. I have always proven myself with distinction and have the vision to excel in any work requirements of the organization or institution.


M.Sc (Communication Sciences) “Fatima Jinnah Women University” (2006-2008)
? Specialization Area: Electronic Media
? C.GPA: 3.57
Imposition of Emergency and Private Electronic News Media: An Analysis of Perception of Media Audiences and Media Analysts

B.Sc. “F.G. College for Women F-7/2, Islamabad” (2003-2005)
? Mathematics A, Mathematics B & Physics
F.Sc. “F.G. College for Women F-7/2, Islamabad” (2001-2003)
? Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry
Matriculation “F.G. Girls Model School F-7/2, Islamabad” (2000)
? Physics, Chemistry & Computer Studies


May 2011
GIZ Pakistan

Component Assistant

Responsibilities as Component Assistant:
A. Responsibilities
The incumbent is responsible for the
• Overall smooth, uninterrupted functioning of the office,
• Maintenance of an overall good flow of communication and information within the programme with different department
• The daily operational execution of all administrative affairs of the component
• Filing of documents and brochures according to GIZ procedures as well as adherence to GIZ rules and regulations (OuR),
• Assisting the component advisor and other staff in their administrative duties (travel claims etc.)
Office Coordination, Office Management and Coordination
? Coordinates and monitors time schedules and maintains component Advisors/personnel, schedule appointments ;
? Regularly prepares a list of events;
? Coordinates with person in charge regarding internal meeting requirements;
? Keeps a proper filing system in place

? Establishes and/or updates index of, and data on, contact addresses, phone/fax numbers and e-mail-addresses regularly;
? Assists in setting up and maintaining a filing system in office, and seeing to it that information is kept confidential;
? Maintains and updates the programme filing system for incoming and outgoing letters, faxes, e-mails on a daily basis;
? Coordinates reserves meeting rooms for component according to requirements.
? Arranges catering service for workshops / seminars
? Manages logistical and administrative arrangements for workshops, seminars and trainings
B. Other Duties/Additional Tasks
? Supports and assists programme experts and short-term consultants in fulfilling their tasks during their assignment;
? Assists in and/or carries out other programme activities and tasks, as assigned;

Jun 2010
Youth Senate of Pakistan (YSP)

Project Coordinator

Responsibilities as Project Coordinator:
• Proactively coordinating projects and acting as central point of contact for the project team including client, facilitators, director, and project assistants
• Actively managing project contracts, finances and personnel to ensure projects are delivered within time & budget
• Identifying, developing and maintaining stakeholder relationships
• Contributing to meeting and workshop design
• Facilitating at meetings and workshops as appropriate (this will involve facilitation of small groups, recording at workshops and or co-facilitating)
• Creating, writing and co-ordinating professional accurate timely reports either pre or post workshops
• Managing Project Assistants in their day to day work
• Dealing with project related media enquiries and activities
• Evaluating projects systematically in order to capture and share learning from what do, and to facilitate a culture of continuous individual and organizational learning
• Ensuring consistent and accurate administration of engagement projects including:
o Maintaining databases
o Mail merging and distribution of invitations or information
o Workshop logistics such as booking venues
Feb 2009- Jan 2010
Interfaith League against Poverty (I-LAP)

Media Coordinator & Youth Coordinator

Responsibilities as Media Coordinator:
• Press release drafting
• Create and maintain a database of media outlets (newspapers, magazines, TV stations, radio stations) and reporters
• Identify key local and state reporters; establish and maintain relationships with them.
• Media Monitoring and Reporting
• Create and maintain a record of media coverage
• Organizing regular press briefings and media opportunities to promote organizational objectives
• Development and implementation of the external communications strategy and deliverables including: drafting and designing case-studies, press releases and marketing material (including advertorials, newsletters). Responsible for delivering dissemination plans across print, electronic and audio-visual national and provincial media in Pakistan
• Event Reporting
• Liaison with Writers, Editors and Columnists for their help and Support in I-LAP publications.
• Story writing and Script Writing

Responsibilities as Youth Coordinator:
• Coordination with Students and Teachers including head of departments of different universities, colleges and schools regarding different activates of I-LAP.
• Maintaining the training sessions with students.
• Organizing performances of students and teachers on different events.
• Ensuring the maximum involvement of students in peace related activities.
• Arranging competitions in various institutes.

Jan 2008---- Feb 2009

Enhancerz Communications

Asstt. Project Manager

? Presentations to agency’s clients and other targeted clients
? Arranging the achieved projects up to clients’ satisfaction level

? Presentation to UAE Embassy
? UAE Independence Day Supplement
? UAE Independence Day Dinner Arrangements
? Presentation to Sheikh Zayed International Academy
? Sheikh Zayed International Academy Function arrangements and Media Coverage
? Snooker Cup Championship
? NWFP Olympic Games 2008
? Presentation to Ministry Of Railways
? Press Conference Arrangements for Variant Clients (PEC)
Aug 2005 ---- Dec 2007
Pakistan International Human Rights Organization (PIHRO)

Media Coordinator

• Create and maintain a database of media outlets (newspapers, magazines, TV stations, radio stations) and reporters
• Identify key local and state reporters; establish and maintain relationships with them.
• Create and maintain a record of media coverage in print and electronic media.
• News Writing
• Responsible for Media Monitoring and Media Reporting
• Organizing regular press briefings and media opportunities to promote organizational objectives
• Event Reporting


? Good computer skills. I can work at different soft-wares
? Considerable knowledge of internet
? Fluent in writing and speaking English
? Good at writing stories
? Good communication and writing skills
? Can work affectively in team


Participated in:
? (2007) “Volunteer Program”
Organized By: United Nations
? Career Counseling

Organized By: Fatimah Jinnah Women University, The Mall, Rawalpindi.

Participated in:
? Collaboration between South Asian Countries in Field of Science and Technology
? Seminar Design-Designing Interactive Sessions & Events (30 April-03 May 2009)s


Participated in:

? Women policies and legislation (June 2010)

Organized by:

Rural Support Program Network (RSPN)


? Counseling at Old Home of Nijjat Trust