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Robin F.

Business Development / Communications

Profile

A versatile business development professional, media executive and project implementation manager with a portfolio of roles in large multinational corporations, media organizations and consultancies. Brings a deep history of experiences from travels and working in collaborative environments with global teams, and has developed all the soft skills that can generate strong results.

Key Skills & Competencies

Business Development : (Sales, Marketing, Client Relations and Retention, Strategic Research & Analysis, Competitor Intelligence, Internal Training, Product Development & Roll-outs)
Communications: ( Internal & external including technical writing and narrative features, copy writing, vision/mission statements, campaigns, public and investor relations and executive media training.
Management: (Operations Process- Management, Development & Training; Projects - Implementations and transitions; People - Training, Team Building, Mentoring)

Professional Experience

Dow Jones & Co. Inc THE WALL STREET JOURNAL. (News production)
Unilever United States (Assistant to Directors for Public Affairs and Corporate Development)
Kroll Associates (Investigator, Due Diligence, Litigation support, Risk Assessments -Corporate Contests and Industrial Intelligence)
Hill and Knowlton Public Affairs ( Major Corporate and Global Government Public Relations Campaign and Crisis Teams)
United Biscuits Plc & Keebler Company ( U.S. Sales and Customer Support Manager, Executive Transition Team for brand support and logistics)
Reed Elsevier Plc Lexis-Nexis ( Key Accounts Manager, Knowledge Management Consultant and Media Industry Channel Sales & Product Development)
The Associated Press ( Broadcast Services & Newsroom Technology, Cooperative Membership Business Relations and Product Development)
Tribune Media Company (Special Project Rollout for Live News Closed Captioning )

Community Experience

Past Professional: The Committee to Protect Journalists, The Canadian Radio & Television News Directors Association (pro-bono activities including emerging media journalist support and training, and fundraising for press freedom initiatives)
Current Community: Land conservation, grassroots voter participation initiatives, elder care-giving volunteer, cancer research fundraising.

Education

The College of New Rochelle (NY) Bachelor of Arts, History
The City of London Polytechnic (Now London Guildhall University, UK)

Other Experience/Awards/Publications

Member of the AP Team awarded a legacy Technical Innovation Emmy Award in 2021
AP' s Top National Sales Achiever 2004-05
Lexis- Nexis National Accounts Group Star Award 1998