Robin

Freelance Photographer & Writer

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Location:Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/robin
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ROBIN MOLOI
19 KENT STREET
ROODEPOORT,South Africa
Contact Numbers:073 002 6292
E-mail:robin_moloi_1@hotmail.com
Date of Birth:15 May 1980

PROFILE
A Freelance Writer/Marketer who successfully established and continues to maintain an independent contracting position for 13 years; strong writing,conceptualising,research,marketing,sales,photography and IT skills, exceptional organizational and project management ability, fast in learning new technology, amiable and works well in team and in independent environments.
EDUCATION
Qualification:Business Matric(IBS)
Subjects:Business English,Business Methods,Business Law,Business Principles,Basic Accounting1&2,Entrepreneurial Skills
Institution:Damelin College
Year:1998

Qualification:Diploma in ELECTRONICS
Subjects:Electrical Engineering,Instrumentation,Telecomunications&Engineering Mathematics
Institution:DAMELIN COLLEGE
Year:2001

Qualification:Diploma in PC ENGINEERING
Subjects:Systems Engineering,Programming in C,HTML&VB,Web design
Institution:EXECUTIVE SCHOOL FOR COMPUTERS
Year:2001

Qualification:Certificate in WEB WRITING
Institution:SA Writers College
Year:2011

FURTHER SHORT COURSES TRAINING
Creative Writing
Instructor training
Travel&Tourism Training
Marketing and Management Training

LANGUAGES PROFICIENT IN
English,Sotho,Zulu,Pedi,Tswana,Afrikaans,Swazi,Xhoza,(enrolled in German Classes.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS
*Samsung Award for Best Samsung Brand Ambassador for 2010
*Negotiating and securing a memorandum of understanding with three overseas companies to sell and market their products
*Participated in the Soccer World Confederation’s Cup Brand Ambassador Project for Vodacom
*Software Testing of a proto-type camera system for the 20/20 Cricket world cup
*Led a team of technicians for an installation of software and hardware at a few government departments
*Completed a software installation and radio frequency equipment for Eskom subtations in Johannesburg
*Training management--coached, instructed, and supervised 125 students through technical training.
*Provided training and leadership for a diverse 13 person, 24-hour office as the project manager.
*Evaluated and validated training requirements and ensured the effective use of personnel.
*While in sole charge of a technical publications department, instituted production and tracking methods, which yielded a time and cost reduction. This greatly improved document technical content and quality.
*Developed a marketing strategy to improve the image and productivity of a financial services company located in a small town of Bela-Bela and increased their production sales by 400%.
*Developed a database tracking system that matched student access control in and out of the campus. The application of this system resulted in students being in the lecture rooms on time.

FIXED TERM/FREELANCE EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Position:Brand Ambassador in Polokwane
Company:Samsung Electronics
Company Description:Electronics
Job Description:Instore market research and monitoring of consumer behaviour and influence and enhance brand visibility and sales.
Period:1 year contract(April 2010-April 2011)
Position:Field Market Researcher
Company:Retailnet Group(USA)
Company Description:Market Research
Job Description:Instore research,taking photos,compiling data and completing surveys
Period:Short term project(2010-2010)
Position:Freelance Writer
Company:London Brokers.net
Company Description:Writing Organisation
Period:Still current
Position:Brand Ambassador
Company:Vodacom
Company Description:Telecommunications
Period:March 2009-July2009(Soccer World cup Confederation Project)
Position:Freelance Writer
Company:Xinhua News Agency
Company Description:Online News Agency
Period:Still current
Position:Creative Writer/Marketer
Company:Global Media Expo
Company Description:Media/Production
Job Description:Conceptualise,online/mobile advertising,creative writing,data collection,client presentation
Period:Freelance for 3years
Position:Essay Writer
Company:Essay Writers.net
Job Description:Research Paper Writing
Company Description:Essay Writing organisation
Period:1year(2005-2006)
Position:Freelance Writer
Company:Academia-Research
Job Description:Research Paper Writing
Company Description:Writing Organisation
Period:1year
Position:Branch Manager
Company:Real People
Company Description:Financial Services
Period:1year(2008-2008)
Reason for leaving:Retrenchment
Position:IT Consultant
Company:Ginger Technologies
Company Description:Online Software Systems
Period:2years(2004-2005)
Reason for leaving:Insolvency
Position:International Sales Agent
Company:USS(India)
Company Description:Packaging
Job Description:Sales and marketing of Packaging Machinery to beverage industries
Period:Freelance basis for 1year
Position:Electronics Technician
Company:Anglo Coal/Platinum
Company Description:Mining
Period:Short Term Contracts for a Period of 2years
Position:Service Engineer
Company:CEB Maintenance Africa
Company Description:Information Technology
Period:6 Months Contract(2006-2006)
Position:Software Test Engineer
Company:Opto Electronics
Company Description:Electronic Engineering
Period:6 Months Contract(2006-2007)

Position:Senior Visual Merchandiser
Company:Calvin Klein/Edgars
Company Description:Clothing
Period:1997-2001

References can be supplied upon request.
Skills (2) Rating
Photography
Writing