Staff

 

     Marina Barka

Administrative Assistant
NYC & Greece

 

 

EDUCATION

September 2010- University of West England │ Bristol Business School - Bristol, UK
June 2013 BA (Hons) in Marketing Communications (2:1 achieved)
My knowledge in Marketing was enhanced through studying modules including Marketing In Practice, Marketing Research, Integrated Marketing Communications, Public Relations In Digital Age, Personal Sales Management and Strategic Management. I attained a first class pass in a Financial Information module.
Conducted a Literature review project as a part of Developing Business Knowledge module about the ‘Social Consumer within the Fashion Industry and the Degree in which Social Media Influence him’.
Group assignments with fellow students helped develop other essential business skills including giving presentations, team working, planning, time management and organization skills.


September 2009 Eurostudies Foundation Program-Marousi, Greece
Completed an intensive pre-undergraduate study program in Psychology, History, Elements of Statistics, Sociology and English. Emphasis on study habits and organizational methods, preparatory tactics and test taking techniques.


September 2006 General High School of Elefsina-Athens, Greece
Principles of Economic Theory, General Studies and Mathematics.


WORK EXPERIENCE

October 2013-
Present SKAI TV, Pireaus, Greece
Marketing intern
As a member of the Marketing department of SKAI TV I am currently responsible for the promotion and coordination of various projects such as enironmental campaigns and national school competitions.
June2013-
July 2013 Myi4d Gallery, Athens, Greece
Summer intern
As one of the personal assistants of the famous Greek jewelry designer Alexandra Koumba I was responsible for overseeing multiple tasks such as updating the company’s press list and promoting the new collection as well as servicing retail clients, checking to produce the wholesale orders and distribution logistics.


January 2013-
May 2013 University of the West of England, Experience and Enrichment Team
Student intern as a Project coordinator for Cultural Activities

Member of the Global Student Support Team and Student Enrichment Team responsible for developing multicultural activities and events, co-ordinating UWE’s Language Exchange programme, assisting UWE students with queries on any of these events and scheme, providing administrative support for cultural activities and events and organizing marketing and publicity activities to promote the activities to students, through websites, social media, printed materials, etc. and across the different campuses.


September 2012-
January 2013 University of the West of England, Global Office
Global Pal Leader

Facilitating orientation around campus and the local environment and providing student life information and social integration into the wider student population; providing academic support through sharing experiences and knowledge and arranging accommodations for international students; organizing a forum for student gatherings and providing peer to peer support for UWE services.

June 2012-
July 2012 Consulate General of Greece-Boston, MA, United States of America

Summer intern
Provided front-desk services including scheduling of appointments; disseminate information through various departments for completion of tasks by office personnel; assisted in planning of cultural events; showcased strong interpersonal communication and people management skills and demonstrated a positive response to pressure in an often fast-passed environment.


September 2011- University of the West of England-Bristol, UK
March 2013 Student Ambassador
Representing the Department of Marketing and Communications. Providing information to prospective or current students about the university’s campus and facilities; promoting activities and helping with the organization of Open Days, graduation ceremonies and/or other school sponsored events.


September 2009- Attica Golden Hall -Athens, Greece
June 2010 Sales Assistant
Responsible for the sales department of Armani and Max Mara; Handled sales of merchandise; developed customer service skills through customer support with emphasis on the marketing of stylish clothing; participated in the promotion of sale items and attended an intensive training program on marketing and sales; developed skills as a member of a team that shared common sales goals

                                           

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