Frida Almqvist

Frida Almqvist

Junior Product Manager at News Corp Australia
Sydney, Australia

Summary

Naturally curious, passionate and ambitious, always with a smile on my face!
Graduated in April 2016 with a Bachelor of Business / Public Relations from APM College of Business and Communication, Sydney, Australia.
Excellent communication skills with a passion for digital media strategy, customer-centric solutions and industry partnerships.
Previous agency background across PR & Event Management.
Loves everything that makes me feel alive - to take on challenges, meet new people, raise my pulse, learn new things and push my limits. 

Positions

Junior Product Manager
News Corp Australia
May 2017 - Present (7 months)
Brand Ambassador
Laureate International Universities
January 2015 - Present (2 years 11 months)
Laureate Ambassador representing Australia and Think Education Group. Part of the APM College of Business and Communication Course Advisory Committee.

Acting as the link between the Laureate network and Australian students; promote, host and participate in various events, competitions and promotions in regard to national and international brand events, as well as a contributor to the Course Advisory Committee of the Business/Public Relations Bachelor program.

During my first year as ambassador I received training and certificates over a variety of themes such as the LNPS Portfolio, LIVE Events and techniques to develop excellent presentation skills, among others.
Integration Executive
News Corp Australia
June 2016 - May 2017 (11 months)
Part of NSW Sales Customer Solutions Team, supporting the Commercial Strategy Manager in planning and developing strategic and customer-centric integrated media solutions for advertising clients.

Winner of News Corp NSW Sales "The Club - Cannes Lions" and "Rising Star" awards in Feb 2017.
Production Assistant (Freelance)
Sense Event Group
January 2016 - June 2016 (5 months)
Supporting senior event producers with planning and execution of national and international events and projects for key accounts. Liaising directly with suppliers, third parties and clients.

Clients include Google, Sony Playstation, AdRoll and Good Design.
Account Coordinator (Contract)
Mango Communications
September 2015 - January 2016 (4 months)
Working across multiple PR accounts within the DDB Group, supporting the account manager and team, and being part of the planning, creation and implementation of national and international campaigns.

Clients include McDonald's, IKEA, Merlin Entertainment, Ferrero Rocher, Volkswagen, Tourism Australia, Disney and Red Bull.
Account Coordinator (Contract)
Hausmann Communications
June 2015 - July 2015 (1 month)
Supporting the account manager and team in establishing relationships with clients and communicating, achieving and exceeding their goals, ideas and expectations.

Working across various FMCG and Health clients, including P&G, Mattel, Electrolux, RB and Movicol, and assisting with the planning, creation and implementation of customer campaigns.
Public Relations Intern
Health Haus Communications Pty Ltd
February 2015 - May 2015 (3 months)
Supporting the account coordinators, managers and team with the everyday-tasks of the agency; media and client research, preparation and creation of documents, assisting in the planning and preparation of various events, attending brainstorms, meetings and seminars, etc.
On-Air Anchor at the World Business Forum 2014
Laureate International Universities
October 2014 - October 2014 ()
Represented Australia / APM College as one out of four On-Air Anchors at the Laureate International Universities live broadcast of the World Business Forum 2014 in the Radio City Music Hall, New York City.

Presenting and interviewing the various speakers, sponsors and students who attended the event, entertaining and informing the audience about various competitions and upcoming events during commercial breaks etc.

Participated in media, camera and communications training prior to the event.
Visual Merchandiser
Vero Moda
October 2010 - April 2013 (2 years 6 months)
In charge of in-store visual merchandising, designing the walls and mannequins, setting lights, handling stock, reassuring that the store met Bestseller expectations, calculating KPI's etc., along with delivering sales and excellent customer service.
Sales Assistant
Ralph Lauren
November 2011 - April 2012 (5 months)
Delivering sales and world-class customer service.

Handling stock and merchandise accordingly to make sure that the store met international organisational standards.

Education

Bachelor's degree Business/Public Relations

APM College of Business and Communications
2013 - 2016 (3 years)
Grade Grade Average: HD (High Distinction)

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