Resume and Experience

WORK HISTORY

2018

Content Developer

Croí – Adventures of the heart, worldwide.

Since leaving Ireland, I am working as a location independent freelancer, alongside my partner, for our business – Croí. I am an expert in social media, website and online content creation for both businesses inside and out of the media industry. Sandrina is a passionate designer and concept developer. She has worked for years helping businesses, NGO’s and charities with branding, website design, promotional materials, sponsorship and business brochures to name but a few of our offerings to businesses. Together we are able to not just develop professional and high-quality promotional designs and websites but also edit or create engaging text and content aimed at engaging your audience. If you have a project that you think we would be perfect for, then do not hesitate to send me an email directly.

2017

Customer Experience Specialist

Airbnb, Ireland

During my role with Airbnb, I ensured that our customers had the best possible experience before, during and after their stay. This involved high-pressure problem-solving in short notice rebooking cases, mediation between guests and hosts, as well as general assistance and guidance in all aspects of the Airbnb platform. A job like this taught me to always give beautiful customer service and to think outside of the box to problem solve under pressure.

2016

Founder & Editor

ToTen News, the Netherlands

I worked and drove a highly creative team of writers, photographers, and creators to develop a stylish magazine for the international community of Rotterdam, The Hague, Delft and Leiden. We wrote, edited and designed 3 beautiful editions in print, see them in full on my portfolio page.

2015

Writer & Trainee Editor

The Underground Newspaper, the Netherlands

I worked intensely beside the editor-in-chief to learn about and assist in all the inner workings of running this international cultural newspaper and website. I began by writing and developing stories and by the end, I was assisting in all elements of writer coordination and editing as well as making the final cuts for images and words that would be published in our print editions.

2014-2017

Manager

O’Casey’s Irish Pub, the Netherlands

Working as a manager in the award-winning pub gained me incomparable experience in customer relations and learning hands on about how to run a business. Furthermore, due to my background in the media, I advised and developed concepts for the owners about social media strategies, marketing, and development of the company’s brand and advertising. O’Casey’s went on to win the best Global Irish Community Pub award in 2017.

EDUCATION

2010 – 2014

Journalism and New Media

University of Limerick

I graduated from my batchelor degree with an honors. Here I learned the base skills of what I know in print journalism, broadcast journalism and new media.

2013

Erasmus Exchange Programme – Film Studies and blogging

Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)

During my Erasmus Exchange my spark for travel and other cultures was ignited. I was given the opportunity to study some new subjects that would not have originally been involved in my batchelor degree including Film History and Blogging techniques.

2018

Combined Level 5 TEFL Course

The TEFL Academy

Combining my passion for travel and my love of the English language I took on the adventure to upskill as a TEFL teacher.

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The Full Package

Editing

Social Media

Idea Creation

Content Creation

Language Skills

English

Dutch

German

PAST PUBLICATIONS

 

ToTen, The Hague, the Netherlands

ToTen Issue 1

ToTen Issue 2

ToTen Issue 3

The Underground, The Hague, the Netherlands

An Focal, Limerick, Ireland

Golden Vale News and Advertiser, Cork, Ireland

Craic Addict, Limerick, Ireland

The Limerick Voice, Limerick, Ireland

Ballyhoura Community Radio, Cork, Ireland

Lost in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary