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Ahmed Naviwala

Candidate ID: 736135

Career Summary

Over 5 years of experience in emerging technologies, trend, ICO's, Crypto currencies & developed business strategies for the efficient and effective use of technology. Specialized in Brand Management, Marketing Management, Communication Planning & Strategy, Media Relations & PR, Brand Activation

Skill Set

Negotiation Skill

Professional Information

Total Experience : 5

Nationality : Pakistan

Qualification Level : High School & Equivalent

Job Function : Marketing / MR

Work Location Preference : UAE

Detailed Profile

Ahmed Naviwala
Buhaira Tower , Block B Al Nahda – Sharjah .Contact: +971 (0) 52 946 4284 E-mail: ahmednaviwala1@gmail.com
LinkedIn: Ahmed Naviwala
Marketing Communications Strategist
Over 5 years of experience in emerging technologies and trend & developed business strategies for the efficient and effective use of technology. Specialized in Brand Management, Marketing Management, Communication Planning & Strategy, Media Relations & PR, Brand Activation
Experienced & creative professional with rich exposure to all aspects of emerging technologies & communication strategies including expertise in client management. Resourceful & enthusiastic individual with extensive knowledge of PR practices. Strong ability in driving effective use of communication strategies for marketing purposes. Keen sense of media with special focus on coverage and robustness of communication. Also well versed in digital media planning
Deft at crafting “go-to-market” strategies. Computer proficiencies include domain related tools and other software.
Work well independently and as part of a team. Reliable, flexible, motivated and open to new concepts. Deliver on deadline.
CORE COMPETENCIES
Payment Gateways
Media Buying & Planning
ICO crowd selling
Project Management
PR Management
Digital Planning
Market Analysis
Target Audience Analysis
Competitive Analysis
Client Management
Market Research
Campaign Management
PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
Shaikhani Group, Dubai
Senior Marketing Executive &
Corporate Communication
Oct 2014 – Present
Shaikhani Group is group of companies with major interest and resources vested in the real estate development sector of Dubai. With seven ongoing projects, the group plans to launch three more by 2020
Achievement 1) Implementation of Block chain and crypto currencies Initiatives to receive payment through crypto currencies
2) ICO crowd sales planning and implementing structure, frame and market the Token Generating Event
3) Implementation of online payment gateway portal to receive payments from customer through cards and bank transfer 4) Develop integrated marketing communications plans for 2 new projects in Dubai & the Motor City launches in Karachi (Including website, promotion, marketing collateral Contact social media and promotional offerings)
5) Developed integrated marketing communications plans for Rental Department 6) Organize 3 project handover events and campaign 7) Implementation of in house lead generation system to ensure sales department get qualified & potential leads 8) Representing the company at various Exhibitions & Conventions for the purposes of business development like cityscape, ABAD, Zameen.com expo
Other Responsibilities
?? Listing of tokens on the main exchanges, PR, networking, Risk Management & exposure at large scale global events.?? primary/secondary market research for new business expansion opportunities ?
? Developing and implementing creative marketing strategies that will make an impact, support the brand and drive sales and online traffic. ?
? working on making feasibility of projects?
? Producing innovative and cost-effective promotions both in print and online.?? Developing & maintain annual marketing budget. ?
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? Developing and maximizing third party relationships to deliver on brand objectives and strategies. ?
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? Delivering events programs, to ensure that brand presence is maximized and strategic objectives are met. ?
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? Formulating digital marketing strategies; delivering online marketing plans for building new / existing sales to grow customer base in UAE Supervised and managed on ground presence in India by participating in Times Property Expo and Dubai property Show in London. These activities helped source potential leads in international markets. Also participated in Cityscape Dubai. ?
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? Managing the creative, media, activation and PR agencies to ensure highest quality of work and timely deliveries. ?
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? Dealing and negotiating with various vendors and third parties for effective utilization of budgets whilst making sure the quality standards are being met. ?
? Maintaining company’s websites, SEO & social media and analyzing traffic using Google Analytics ?
? Producing innovative and cost-effective promotions & Campaign ?
? Organize product photo-shoots of projects ?
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? Maintain the social media channels of the brand and create engaging, creative and relevant content on a daily basis ?
? Conduct market research and monitor competitor activity. ?
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? Manage the production of all marketing materials needed and ensure their correct delivery/distribution & use/installation. ?
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? Planning and managing the implementation of all corporate events, including venue, suppliers, logistics, branding / advertising / marketing and budgeting ?
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? Managing personal contacts of Managing directors to enhance their personal branding ?
Yunus Textile Mills. –
Marketing Executive May 2012
Client Name: Wal-Mart USA, Target Australia, Kmart, Macys Stores
? Communicating directly with customers and updating them about their Production & shipment status. ?
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? Maintain and develop existing and new customers through designated individual account supports, and liaison with internal order-processing departments ?
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? Managing healthy relations with the customer and be available all the time for any professional matters ?
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? Communicating with packaging supplier in consultation with purchase department for approvals ?
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? Acting as a mediator between customer and internal department & advising & assisting others relevant department to ensure all customers requirement fulfilled ?
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? Managing regular relationship for optimum customer service and good relations with the customers. ?
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? Monitor all matters from product development to order execution. ?
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? Negotiate with customers regarding pricing, payment terms and delivery in order to effectively close deals and generate P.O.’s ?
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? keep frequent follow up & communication with customers and keeping a close eye on progress of all projects under execution, pricing, design & development stage ?
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? Ensures deadline for shipment, production, and sampling are maintained. ?
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? Deals in development of sample according to customer requirement & specification ?
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? Supply chain handling: Co-ordination within different internal departments to ensure required level of inventory for timely production and order execution ?
Forhan’s Private Limited. –
Marketing Executive February 2011
Conception, planning and scheduling of promotional campaign and execution of campaigns.
? Coordinating with advertising agency in day-to-day affairs ?
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? Coordination with media agency for media planning of TV commercials / ?
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? Support Director Marketing with regards to advertising, Media planning, conducting seminars and plant visits ?
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? Monitoring of Outdoor activities like DDS, Shop Converters etc. ?
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? Engage in product development activities ?
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? Constructing the brand architecture, positioning and strategy ?
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? Involve in brand registration and its Legal documentation (Copyright and patent registration) other issues ?
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? Executing and monitoring all legs of the Integrated Marketing Communication campaigns ?
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? Driving new innovations in product and packaging formats ?
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? Conducting surveys to know customer feedback ?
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? Managing Event: ?
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? Assist in planning & coordination of product launches ?
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? Creating the complete launch and Route-to-Market plan ?
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? Provides assistance for the branding direction & execution of a marketing program. - To assist in developing advertising & promotional campaigns, pricing & packaging. ?
? Planning and executing ATL and BTL legs of the 360-degrees communication plan, with direct supervision ?
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? Designing promotion schemes & activities ?
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? Manage the production of all marketing materials needed and ensure their correct delivery/distribution & use/installation. ?
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Social Activities
World Memon Organization
Management Committee & Manager – Marketing & Event (2014 to Now)
The WMO is a non-profit organization, with purpose of representing the entire Memon community throughout the world, promoting the advancement, upliftment, unity, welfare and well-being of all Memons in all aspects of life and at all times in accordance with Islamic principles
? To assist in promoting the WMO's brand and identifying new members to engage them with community ?
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? Organizing and planning for different types of event to for families, youth and professionals to engage them with community ?
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? To effectively supervise, manage and periodically report about all the ongoing marketing activities ?
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? Providing support for marketing events and exhibitions as required ?
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? Assist with the collation of information for promotional literature. ?
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? Execute community building activities and campaign ?
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? Managing Social Welfare activities, education awareness program, and carrier counseling activities ?
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? Devising different strategies to generate fund form all over the world, to empower humanity & managing funds and its allocation in middle east chapter ?
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? formulating plan to engage new members with community and making them life member, patron, trustees and convince them to take active part in building community ?
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? coordinating with board members to updated them reading on going activity and our targets ?
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? Lesion and venturing for new opportunities which give benefits to community. ?
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Recently we make Skyline University and szabist as our education partner to promote education program ?
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? involve in newsletter team and its designing ?
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? stay connected with different members on daily basis and setting up meeting with them to enhance social circle ?
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? keeping all members updated regarding our events, achievements, through emails, and sms ?
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? organized 2nd memon premier league in Sri lanka developed memon UAE team from middle east chapter ?
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Traveling
1) Attended annual general meeting in South Africa 2014
2) Attended annual General meeting & International Youth Conference in Sri Lanka 2015
Pakistan Business Council Marketing Coordinator
This is a large group of Pakistan Businessmen/Investors based in the UAE dedicated to promoting development of Commerce and Investments between the two brotherly countries. PBC currently has 200+ members representing companies in various diverse sectors like Automobiles, Machinery, Business machines, Insurance and Finance, Education, Real Estate Development, Print/Electronic Media, Digital advertising and others.
? Providing facility to Pakistani businessman who wants to invest in Dubai ?
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? Promoting trade commerce and investment between UAR and Pakistan ?
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? To introduce Pakistani products to business house in UAE especially in Dubai for investment for joint venture in Pakistani ?
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? Provide a forum for Pakistani business executives through organize meetings and events in order to discuss and interact in areas of common interest ?
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? Play commendable role in raising awareness of the Pakistani community in the UAE and increasing the engagement level with the society at large. ?
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? Organizing and planning different types of events to engage different businessman with this forum training workshop, family dinner, picnic monthly meeting ?
? Social media activation ?
? Developed www.pbcdubai.ae website ?
? Communicating with board of directors?
Dhoraji Youth Service
Member of Dhoraji Youth Service education and event committee
ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS
2012- 2013 Hamdard University, Karachi Pakistan MBA: Marketing CGPA: 3.47
Core Modules: Services Marketing, Marketing Research, Export Marketing, Product Management
2006-2011 Hamdard University, Karachi Pakistan.
BBA: Marketing CGPA: 2.9
Core Modules: Brand Management, Advertising, Supply Chain Management, Customer Relation Management, Sales Management.
2003-2005 Baharia College Karachi, Pakistan
Commerce GRADE: C
2004 Happy Home School Karachi, Pakistan Commerce GRADE: A
Skills
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? Teamwork – having ability to work as a team member ?
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? Problem solving – having ability to think rationally and come up with solution ?
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? Leadership - being able to motivate and encourage other ?
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? IT skills: Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office package (Word, Excel, Power Point), editing software’s, ?
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Internet and e-mail. ?
? Expert knowledge and abilities in written communication. ?
Thesis:
Impact of using night call packages on student
Languages
Languages Known: English, Urdu, and Hindi
Professional Memberships
Marketing Association of Pakistan
Reference: - Available on Request