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  • PhD candidate in the Faculty of Multimedia Communications of Tomas Bata University with interest in African/Gh cinema, visual culture, media

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  • I am an aspiring scholar in communications with rich multi-discipline background from sales and marketing to strategic communication and visual arts. I have developed a strong interest in cinema especially Ghanaian cinema and I believe that my aesth...More

EXPERIENCE

  • Tomas Bata University
    • Audiovisual Arts Department
    • Ph.D Scholar
    • February 2019 to Present

  • University of Cape Coast
    • Department of Communication Studies
    • Ph.D Scholar
    • August 2012 to February 2019

    Teaching courses in communication studies such as advertising, copy writing, newspaper management, communicative skills. Assisting in research and working in committees at the faculty and college levels such as member of publicity committee for the organisation of College of Humanities and Legal Studies Week celebrations, Atta Mills Memorial Lectures, Open Day etc. I have also been very instrumental in the organisation of the University of Cape Coast Advancement Lecture Series - writing proposals for sponsorship, designing promotional materials and liaising with dignitaries and main speakers. I have been the fundraising and communication officer for the University of Cape Coast Diamond Club. I was involved actively in the planning process of the Club launch.

  • LivingTech Power Solutions Limited
    • Communications and Marketing
    • Ph.D Scholar
    • December 2010 to March 2012

    The company is an electrical engineering company, specialising in green energy. Introduced products such as Green UPS and power inverter unto the Ghanaian market. The company provides power solutions to mainly telecommunication companies and households Developed marketing proposals and plans; supervised sales teams; prospected for clients; supervised major nationwide projects such as the installation of aviation lights; managed website content; developed sales and promotional materials etc.

  • FarmCare Services Limited
    • Customer relations and Sales
    • Ph.D Scholar
    • August 2009 to June 2010

    The company was into provision of farm inputs to farmers especially corn farmers and purchasing the produce fro the farmers for onward sales to feed producing companies. I was a liaison between the company and farmers as well as the company's clients. I take complaints, manage and resolve them. I also made arrangements for carting corn from the farms to warehouses and delivery to clients mainly in Accra and Tema.

  • DAPEG Limited
    • Creatives
    • Ph.D Scholar
    • December 2008 to April 2009

    An advertising agency specialising in outdoor and indoor advertising. I was a member of the creative team that worked on the relaunch of GCB bank's "Kudi Nkosuo" product. I was involved in creative brainstorming, designing of creative concepts and assisting in printing.

EDUCATION

  • University of Cape Coast
    • MA Communication Studies
    • June 2014 to August 2015

    Courses such as theories of human communication, new media, sociolinguistics, research methods, sociology of communication, business communication, public communication, language use in communication, presidential rhetoric, development communication were treated.

  • Graduate School of Governance & leadership (Almond Institute)
    • Executive Certificate in Marketing & Selling
    • March 2011 to April 2011

    This was a crash course that was tailored for young executives in the fields of marketing and sales. Courses such as business proposal writing, interpreting briefs, selling to diverse groups etc were treated.

  • African University College of Communications (AUCC) / University of Ghana
    • BA Communication Studies (Strategic Communication)
    • January 2011 to June 2013

    Courses such as basic journalism, English language, media and society, advertising, public relations, theories of communication, sociology, strategic communication, media aw and ethics, french language, economics etc were treated.

  • Cambridge International College, UK
    • International Diploma in Advertising & Public Relations
    • February 2007 to April 2008

    It was a modular learning method, where two major modules were studied covering topics such as basics of advertising and public relations, media buying, media planning, salesmanship, copy writing, marketing, public relations ethics etc

  • Takoradi Polytechnic (Takoradi Technical University
    • Higher National Diploma (HND) in Commercial Arts (Graphic Design option)
    • September 2003 to July 2006

    I took courses in advertising and public relations, history of art, drawing, basic design, interior decoration, corporate identity, communicative skills, entrepreneurship, practical internships, photography, spray painting, printing technology, computer graphic design etc.

  • Kpando Secondary School
    • Senior Secondary School Certificate
    • January 2000 to August 2002

    Visual Arts was my discipline and I majored in graphic design and textile design. However, I took and passed subjects such as history of art, general knowledge in art, drawing, painting, batik tie & dye, printing, sign writing etc.

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