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Turab Shah

Business Developer

Chairman Media Affairs at Consumers Association of Pakistan Secretary Corporate Affairs at America Pakistan Business Development Forum Member Standing Committee on Public Relations at FPCCI Deputy Parton-in-Chief – LEGEND CUP (AJ Sports) Vice President All Media Associates for Diplomatic Affairs Vice President – World Columnist Club Organizer – Pakistan Property Show (Manchester-UK, Frankfurt-Germany, Paris-France) Member Pakistan & Sri Lanka Friendship

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    Chairman Media Affairs at Consumers Association of Pakistan Secretary Corporate Affairs at America Pakistan Business Development Forum Member Standing Committee on Public Relations at FPCCI Deputy Parton-in-Chief – LEGEND CUP (AJ Sports) Vice President All Media Associates for Diplomatic Affairs Vice President - World Columnist Club Organizer - Pakistan Property Show (Manchester-UK, Frankfurt-Germany, Paris-France) Member Pakistan & Sri Lanka Friendship

      Seeking a marketing/sales position with an organization where demonstrated skills in marketing, administration, and sales can be used to increase profitability and promote growth.  

      Career Summary

      A dynamic media professional having tremendous exposure of both the local and international market with a wide experience of dealing the advertising agencies/media buying houses, Embassies, Consulates, FMCG, Corporate and SMEs. The portfolio also includes dealing with the Government clients, political personalities and foreign missions.

        Daily Ausaf

          Group Head Marketing/Editor Special Reports December 2014-Present
        • Spearheaded the sales and marketing of ROP and Supplements section of the newspaper.
        • Led the sales team and trained them to the new product orientation by devising sales strategies.
        • Achieved the desired goals set forth by the management to meet the annual revenue targets.
        • Worked on Pakistan Today’s Media Campaign including mediums such as electronic, Outdoor, Print, Web and Social Media.
        • Played an important role in strategizing the new product with aggressive Marketing and Sales and by penetrating and streamlining the newspaper into the media buying houses, direct clients and through PR activities.
        • Introduced and managedthe special supplements to generate extra revenue through important occasions such as:
        • The National day of Germany, Italy, U.S.A, The Netherlands, Italy, Poland, Switzerland, United Kingdom, France, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Iran, Kuwait, Turkey, Sri Lanka to name a few.
        • International Days, Government Sector, Corporate Sector and Agency Sponsored Supplements.
        • Participated in events/conferences/summits/festivals to enhance Brand perception amongst different social groups.
        • Cross-selling of the website advertising to generate additional revenue for the company.
         

        Pakistan Observer

        Director Marketing/Editor Special Reports, November 2013-November 2014
        • Spearheaded the sales and marketing of ROP and Supplements section of the newspaper.
        • Led the sales team and trained them to the new product orientation by devising sales strategies.
        • Achieved the desired goals set forth by the management to meet the annual revenue targets.
        • Worked on Pakistan Today’s Media Campaign including mediums such as electronic, Outdoor, Print, Web and Social Media.
        • Played an important role in strategizing the new product with aggressive Marketing and Sales and by penetrating and streamlining the newspaper into the media buying houses, direct clients and through PR activities.
        • Introduced and managedthe special supplements to generate extra revenue through important occasions such as:
        • The National day of Germany, Italy, U.S.A, The Netherlands, Italy, Poland, Switzerland, United Kingdom, France, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Iran, Kuwait, Turkey, Sri Lanka to name a few.
        • International Days, Government Sector, Corporate Sector and Agency Sponsored Supplements.
        • Participated in events/conferences/summits/festivals to enhance Brand perception amongst different social groups.
        • Cross-selling of the website advertising to generate additional revenue for the company.
         

        Pakistan Today

        Business Development Manager, June 2010-October 2013
        • Spearheaded the sales and marketing of ROP and Supplements section of the newspaper.
        • Led the sales team and trained them to the new product orientation by devising sales strategies.
        • Achieved the desired goals set forth by the management to meet the annual revenue targets.
        • Worked on Pakistan Today’s Media Campaign including mediums such as electronic, Outdoor, Print, Web and Social Media.
        • Played an important role in strategizing the new product with aggressive Marketing and Sales and by penetrating and streamlining the newspaper into the media buying houses, direct clients and through PR activities.
        • Introduced and managedthe special supplements to generate extra revenue through important occasions such as:
        • The National day of Germany, Italy, U.S.A, The Netherlands, Italy, Poland, Switzerland, United Kingdom, France, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Iran, Kuwait, Turkey, Sri Lanka to name a few.
        • International Days, Government Sector, Corporate Sector and Agency Sponsored Supplements.
        • Participated in events/conferences/summits/festivals to enhance Brand perception amongst different social groups.
        • Cross-selling of the website advertising to generate additional revenue for the company.

        The Nation [Nawa-i-Waqt Group of Newspapers

        Senior Business Executive, (October 1986- May 2010)
        • Commenced professional career with the group and gradually progressed in the social and commercial circle.
        • Developed excellent rapport with the clients, agencies and associated businesses.
        • Aggressively sold advertisement space to prospective clients, government institutions and agencies on many different modes including credit, cash and barter deals.
        • Initiated Bundle buying packages for agencies which resulted in achieving the desired targets set forth by the management.
        • Initiated various successful supplements on different occasions including
          • City Government’s Anniversary, completion of Sindh Governor 2 years and 4 years, The Nation’s Karachi edition Anniversary Supplements 6 and 7 years, National day Supplements for different countries such as Poland, Italy, Switzerland, France, UAE, Iran, Sri Lanka, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and United States of America.

          • Proficient Ms Office, email, browsing, Social Media and Presentation Skills.
          • Good Interpersonal Skills.

          Education

          • Bachelors of Arts
          • (1993)
          • Higher Secondary Certificate
          • (1989-90)
          • Secondary Schooling Certificate
          • (1985-1986)

          Skills

          Attainments

          Skills

          Business Communication
          90%
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