Michelle v.

  • Joined February 2017

Extensive experience in Marketing, Business Development, Travel, Payments and Communications - and running my own handmade business.

  • Newcastle
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Michelle v.

Worked with



Marketing Social Media Strategy Copywriting Content



Business professional with over 20+ years of international experience, in both corporate as well as the agency side of business in companies both large and small. In the fields of Tourism, eCommerce, Marketing, Sales, Events & Sports Sponsorship.

Work history

Owner/ Marketing/ Business Development/ Sales
Small handmade business owner; Online shop & regular Market stall offering Natural Organic Herbal Products and Jewellery. Responsible for Product Development, Sales & Marketing, Website, Content and Social Media.
Sr. Digital Account Manager
Managed client relationships for digital projects, working with a team of designers and developers to deliver projects within required scope and budget. Business Development, pitches and tenders.
Business Development Manager Travel/ Marketing Manager
Worked on business development plan for establishing a presence in Latin American. Accountable for all steps in the sales cycle of a complex offering of International range of Online Payments and Fraud solutions.
Corporate Event & Sponsorship Manager
Global Brand Management Department. Responsible for corporate event analysis and resulting strategy. Worked on 2002 FIFA World Cup Japan/ Korea project.
MTV/ Viacom
Head of Online
Responsible for creating one centralized web studio (from 4 separate ones). Established new ways of working to further streamline the team, their projects to create a more effective and efficient work environment.
Marketing Manager
Responsible for Online Strategy (e.g. Internet, Intranet and Extranet) that resulted in a bespoke multi-lingual database driven website. Other responsibilities included product marketing, which involved the development of a wide range of marketing tools.
UPC Broadband
Freelance: Online Marketing Consultant
Online analysis, Strategy (Quick win solutions to improve short-term sales), Analysis of Check out process: Sales Funnel, Online Marketing Guide, cross-country knowledge sharing, SEO and SEA.


Sima Consulting

Wordpress website, and content




Limited working proficiency


Professional working proficiency


communications marketing content creation marketing strategy content strategy sales copywriting writing customer development social media strategy


Wordpress YouTube Twitter Trello SumoMe Shopify Screaming Frog Raven Tools Powerpoint Photoshop Mailchimp LinkedIn Instagram Illustrator Hootsuite


Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends


  • Can work 20hrs per week
  • Can commit to 6 months to 1 year


Industries I love

Animals & Pets Ecommerce Health & Wellness Philanthropy Social Enterprise Travel Other

What I read

Flow, Natural News, Herbalism, Travel, Collective Evolution

Ideal team

Authentic, creative, forward thinking, conscious