Rootless storyteller, talent development coach, and creative rebel. I have 8+ years of experience in communication and talent development. Give me a laptop and a coffee flat-rate, and I’ll start strategizing, connecting, and inspiring.

Experience

  • Consultant - Communication & Talent

    at KOAG

    April 2016 - at Present

    Nordrhein-Westfalen

    KOAG helps you chisel your brand, refresh your communication strategy, and attract top talent. Our communication experts are specialized in content marketing, digital brand awareness, and creative event organization. If you're struggling to find top talent, our HR advisors can help you finetune your employer brand, update your recruiting technique, and enhance your internal processes. My mission at KOAG: ➞ Research brand positioning, develop strategy, and create awesome branded visuals and text ➞ Coordinate website development & ensure accurate brand representation ➞ Plan, launch, and track social media channels ➞ Create or enhance employer branding concept ➞ Coach companies on innovative recruiting and talent retention processes

  • Writer | Content Producer

    at Quietly Media

    November 2016 - January 2017

    British Columbia

    Every brand has distribution channels like a blog, newsletter and social. Moreover, every brand needs content to fill these channels. Quietly helps brands and publishers develop data-driven content that focuses on timeless topics to be promoted (and re-promoted) to increase reach, traffic and revenue. My mission at Quietly: ➞ Write articles for a variety of clients and meet tight deadlines ➞ Provide research-based content on different subjects to meet individual client needs ➞ Cover a wide range of topics like digital marketing, advocacy, politics, sports, health, and culture

  • Communications Manager

    at University of Cologne

    August 2014 - March 2016

    Nordrhein-Westfalen

    The European Literacy Policy Network. ELINET unifies 77 partner organisations from 28 European countries engaged in literacy policy-making and reading promotion in Europe. My accomplishments at ELINET/The University of Cologne: ➞ developed and implemented external & internal communication strategies in Europe ➞ created a corporate identity (CI) and marketing collateral ➞ supervised website development ➞ produced content for website, social media channels, marketing and conference supports ➞ handled all press inquiries and nurtured relationships with stakeholders ➞ launched and supervised all social media channels, created digital content strategies ➞ planned conferences, organized and led workshops, spoke at plenaries ➞ oversaw a team of 25 communication officers ➞ initiated monthly performance analysis of all communication and marketing efforts ➞ worked closely with management board, monitored budget ➞ wrote recommendation letters and supported the exit process

  • Internal Communications Specialist

    at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

    July 2013 - January 2014

    District de Luxembourg

    Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 66,000 people and manufactures its products in 49 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. My accomplishments at Goodyear: ➞ Liaised between HR and company employees to enhance staff engagement ➞ Created, edited, and aired daily TV program on our internal channels ➞ Planned, wrote, designed and distributed monthly newsletters in multiple languages. Doubled the number of prints after two months thanks to highly engaging content. ➞ Co-organized internal events ➞ Reorganized diverse databases for more efficiency ➞ Led an internal renovation project to increase employee satisfaction ➞ Managed promotional merchandise stock and worked with external suppliers

  • Digital Content Editor & Copywriter

    at Adamicus GmbH

    March 2010 - June 2013

    Bayern

    adamicus is the leading agency in Europe that offers management of digital marketing channels to increase e-commerce sales of fashion and lifestyle products. Among other things we provide for our clients search engine marketing, search engine optimization, affiliate marketing, dialogue marketing, social media management, display marketing and eCRM. My accomplishments at adamicus (formerly Netrada Digital Marketing GmbH): ➞ Created advertising content for multiple lifestyle and fashion brands ➞ Managed multiple projects with tight deadlines

  • Operations Trainee

    at Dental Health Institute

    September 2009 - January 2010

    Massachusetts

    The Dental Health Institute is a division of Minimally Invasive Technologies, Inc. DHI was created to address the specific issues of patients with periodontal disease. My accomplishments at DHI: ➞ Provided administrative support to team ➞ Produced content for website and newsletter campaigns ➞ Developed marketing strategies to acquire new market segments ➞ Helped create a training handbook for new recruits and update the onboarding process

  • International Management Assistant

    at Nokia Siemens Networks

    March 2009 - August 2009

    Bayern

    Nokia Networks is a multinational data networking and telecommunications equipment company headquartered in Espoo, Finland, and wholly owned subsidiary of Nokia Corporation. My accomplishments at NSN: ➞ Provided administrative support to the international sales team ➞ Wrote emails and refined presentations in English ➞ Organized travel arrangements

  • Instructional Designer

    at Sariamo GmbH

    December 2007 - December 2008

    Bayern

    My accomplishments at Sariamo: ➞ Co-create a tool to enhance foreign language skills of BMW employees ➞ Research and select adequate learning content ➞ Develop pedagogical structure and lessons

Education

  • Certified Spinning Instructor

    at Spinning Center

    2009 - at Present (9 years)

  • Human Capital Management

    at University of Munich (LMU)

    2011 - 2012 (1 year)

  • Social Studies and Business Economics

    at University of Munich (LMU)

    2005 - 2011 (6 years)

  • Business Economics Coursework

    at Harvard University

    2009 - 2010 (1 year) Massachusetts

  • Graphic Design Coursework

    at Massasoit Community College

    2003 - 2004 (1 year) Massachusetts

Services offered

  • People Development

    For businesses:
    * Create or enhance employer branding concept
    * Coaching on sourcing and recruiting methods
    * Develop talent retention processes

    For people:
    * Coach on clarity, assess skills, and source potential career opportunities
    * Advise on application material and social media leverage
    * Boost interviewing skills

  • Copywriting, Illustrations, Translating

    * Bad-ass, sassy stories that pull in your readers, or
    * Neutral copy, as found on instructions, brochures and whatnots
    * Translations from DE EN and FR EN
    * Unique hand-drawn illustrations

  • Consultancy

    * Research brand positioning and develop strategy
    * Create awesome branded visuals and text
    * Coordinate website development & ensure accurate brand representation
    * Plan, launch, and track social media channels

Languages

  • German Native

  • French Native

  • English Native

  • Italian Elementary

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