Professional Experience: Content Creator Wrote , Voiced and Directed various radio & Television scripts – aired successfully e.g. ‘Beauty Secret’, Christmas Jingle, Sao Tome opening, etc. also wrote copy for adverts – e.g. Quality Edu-cation ad, Sao Tome, Independence Day etc. Also worked with art & multimedia conceptualization teams (internal &external) to develop all artwork. Brand and Communications specialist with years of professional experience working in International Financial services institutions, including Ecobank Nigeria Ltd, Oceanic Bank (defunct) within: Communications, Group Managing Directors Office, Quality Assurance Analysis & Customer Service Management roles.
Andreas Shifotoka has over 7 years in the Advertising industry. Based in South Africa, Andreas has excelled in Accounts management as a Senior Account manager and as a creative Senior Social media lead writer/Content creator. Having worked for some of the best agencies in South Africa as a permanent employee and Freelance, at the likes of Brand Union now known as WPP Super Union, 99C Communications and Publicis Liquorice Digitas which leads as one of Africa’s best digital agencies. Andreas boasts a unique ability to translate strategy into tactical planning and execution for Digital marketing specifically Social media as well as a keen knack for creating, curating and developing content for various social media platforms and web. He has worked on leading African and global brands in FMCG, Alcohol, Retail as well as Finance. Previous Experience: MetropolitanRepublic: April 2019 - current - Social Media Lead - Digital Lead Showmax: November 2018 - February 2019 - Senior Specialist - Social Media Content Creator Liquorice Digitas: June 2017 - July 2018 - Senior Social Media Manager BrandUnion: September 2016 - May 2017 - Senior Account Manager 99c Communications: October 2015 - August 2016 - Senior Digital Account Executive: Social Media
Work Experience: The BroadReach Group (Sector: SaaS) Growth Marketing Consultant June 2019 - Present Pick n Pay (Sector: Retail) Head of Marketing Campaigns December 2018 – May 2019 Kantar Consulting (Sector: Management Consulting) Associate Director November 2017 – October 2018 Pernod Ricard South Africa (Sector: Consumer Goods) Marketing Manager February 2015 – October 2017 Distell (Sector: Consumer Goods) Global Marketing Manager September 2014 – January 2015 Diageo South Africa (Brandhouse) (Sector: Consumer Goods) Marketing Manager July 2012 – August 2014 British American Tobacco South Africa & Angola (Sector: Consumer Goods) Senior Brand Executive January 2008 – June 2012 DQ&A (Sector: Marketing Technology) Digital Advertising Operator January 2008 – June 2012
WORK EXPERIENCE: Head, Brand & Marketing Hygeia HMO April 2018 till date Brand & Marketing Consultant Africa Exchange Holdings January 2018 till March 2018 Launchpad Mentor Google November 2017 Media, Brand and Marketing African Union July 2017 till date Digital Marketing Manager Stanbic IBTC Holdings May 2014 – July 2017 Social Media Manager Stanbic IBTC Holdings November 2012 - May 2014 Analyst, Corporate Communications and Marketing Heirs Holdings Ltd June 2011 - October 2012 Project Coordinator The Future Project September 2009 - May 2011