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Evan Harding

Contact: 0449 949 776 D.O.B: 20 / 01 / 78 Nationality: British / Australian Resident

Curriculum Vitae
Marital Status: Married

Committed marketing professional with 11 years UK & Australian experience looking to take the next step.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE ON-Q Human Resources


Specialised Employment Agency Marketing Manager Jan 2011 Present Northern Rivers & Gold Coast

Newly created role designed to help set up & instil new Marketing Department, including creation of policies & procedures along with implementation alongside Marketing Director. Responsibilities & achievements: Strategic marketing plan creation and implementation including segmentation, targeting & positioning Set up all on/offline marketing channels inc. branding, advertising, events, merchandise, website & social media Rebranding of ON-Q from multiple product brands to single company brand Responsibility for project management including timeframes and budgets on multiple projects running concurrently New website design, build and launch online with social media Internal marketing and communication
Business Development Consultant Sept 2008 Dec 2010 Northern Rivers & Gold Coast

Sales & Marketing Responsibilities: Identifying and pursuing strategic employment prospects for clients Establishment of business networks and referral sources Identifying employers and positively and actively promote appropriate jobseekers to them Establishment of business networks and referral sources

WDMP & Archibald Ingall Stretton


Marketing Communications Agencies Freelance Account Director Sept. 2007 Feb. 2008 Key Clients Managed: London O2 Mobile Phones Carphone Warehouse

Freelance Account Director in two of the fastest growing independent direct marketing agencies in the UK. Working predominantly on telecommunications clients across a number of disciplines, including DM and Digital. Managed team of 2 Senior Account Managers & 2 Account Executives on the WDMPs largest client mobile telecoms company The Carphone Warehouse (largest independent mobile retailer in the UK) with annual billings of 2m encompassing all Acquisition, Retention and Communication DM. Produced integrated B2B campaign promoting O2 data services.

Arc Worldwide
Marketing Communications Agency Account Director Key Achievements: Repositioned Fiat Vans as the serious business partner, with 2 integrated brand campaigns. Launched two new van models with fully integrated campaigns across TV, Press, DM (5% response rate), POS and Online (10k impressions per month). Part of pitch team that won 1M HBoS retail marketing account covering POS & sales promotion in all UK branches. Re-launched Holiday Inn across Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) with an integrated campaign executed in five languages utilising outdoor, radio, press, DM, generating an ROI of 4:1. Integral to implementation of pan European agency network, working across 7 countries on IHG, with the UK as the creative hub, that disseminated work to the local markets. Daily management and guidance of 4 Account Managers and 2 Account Executives, across two main clients. Budgeting, forecasting & profitability of 2 x 1M accounts. (Fiat - 400k ATL, 600k BTL / HBoS - 750 Retail) Developing client business strategically, whilst enhancing relations between both parties. May 2005 Sept. 2007 Key Clients Managed: London Fiat & Alfa Romeo Halifax Bank of Scotland InterContinental Hotels

Main Responsibilities:

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Fox Murphy
Marketing Communications Agency Account Manager June 2001 May 2005 Key Clients Managed: Norwich Aviva & Barclays Bank Adnams Ales Blue Arrow & Eversheds

Key Achievements: Re-branded Company Barclaycard to Barclaycard Business across all product literature, advertising, and direct mail. Creation and implementation of national press, radio, and direct mail for Norwich Union Direct. Helped win Cross Keys Homes pitch and run subsequent brand workshop, repositioning development and re-branding. Managed NUDs 14-4-12 car insurance radio promotion (using celebrity look-a-likes), on stations across the country. Created highly targeted Bioscience DM for Eversheds lawyers that pulled a response & take up rate of 9% Developed Adnams Ales as the fastest growing beer brand in 2001 communicating to consumers and trade. 3 years re-branding NUs Commercial Insurance communications including 500k of stylised photography. Educated Blue Arrow staff across the country with the design and provision of a marketing handbook and staff sales tools. Produced Bitburger trade manual & coffee table book, shooting stylised photography in Londons finest bars. 4-day intensive Creative Circle role reversal course, creating & pitching advertising that promoted cycling to kids.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS I.T. Skills


Comprehensive working knowledge of Microsoft Windows & Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe. Basic design skills include use of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Publisher and HTML web construction.

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS

C.I.M Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing (Dip M)


Cambridge Professional Academy Sept 2002 Dec 2004, Part-time The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Diploma in Marketing, with specific emphasis on strategic marketing management.

B.A (Hons) Advertising and Marketing Communications

Class Achieved: 2:i


Bournemouth University 1996-1999 Unique, vocational degree providing a critical understanding of the development and management of Advertising and Marketing Communications.

3 A-Levels - Economics (B), English Language (B), Geography (B).


9 GCSEs - (A-D) - including English and Maths.
Thorpe St. Andrew High School and East Norwich Sixth Form 1989-1996

INTERESTS Travel
18 months backpacking through S.E. Asia & Australia after University in 2000 provided invaluable life experiences and opportunities. Holidays in Europe, the US, New Zealand and Africa have added further pins in the map!

Sport
Maintain a good level of physical fitness by participating in a variety of sports. Gym training & playing football keep me busy on st a regular basis. I also enjoy golf and the occasional surf. Completed 1 , and last, London Marathon in 2007, in 4hrs 12mins.

Hobbies
A great love of music, gigs, street art, sporting events and Norwich City Football Club all add to an active and mostly enjoyable social life. Also passionate about photography but am just learning to use my first digital SLR!

REFEREES
Group Account Director, Ex -Arc Worldwide, Emma Tallowin emma.sp@hotmail.co.uk Senior Account Director, Ex - Arc Worldwide, Matt Bertie - matt.bertie@thewhiteagency.com.au

CONTACT

0449 949 776

evanharding@hotmail.com

1 / 3 Patricia Parade, Lennox Head, NSW 2478

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