Pratvija Manjeshwar Rao
Media, Public Relations and Communications Manager
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BMM (Bachelors in Mass Media - Journalism) graduate with 4 years experience in the field of Media and Communication. Capabilities: - managing communications, public relations and media planning - event planning and management - writing articles for various niche - designing and writing content for newsletters - can work with Photoshop, CorelDraw, Indesign, etc. Published articles (with name attributes) - • http://idiva.com/news-entertainment/btowns-childhood-sweethearts/559 • http://idiva.com/news-entertainment/look-whos-beefed-up/483 • http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2010-11-25/holistic-living/28251434_1_yoga-dhyan-foundation-yogi-ashwini
Wildlife Conservation Society - India Program
Manager - Media & Communications
2012 - 2012
- Managing and keeping track of the News reports generated and update the management on any new happenings in the field of conservation needing immediate action - Assisting in production and printing of reports, Writing Press releases regarding various developments of the company and ensuring the same is covered in the various newspapers. - Making presentations on various topics to be presented to various types of audiences and platforms - Assistance in production of books and features - Archiving and organizing the outreach resources and products - Updating and maintaining the photographic/slide/digital image/video and audio databases, - Updating and maintenance of websites, emails and other web interfaces like Facebook, etc.
Times Foundation, Times of India, Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd.
2010 - 2011
• Co-ordinating with the resource persons and the other external parties on behalf of the company • Generating leads and approaching various clients for sponsoring various Foundation events • Event Management - Conceptualizing, planning, organizing and conducting various developmental, environmental and public initiatives/ events such as - NGO Awards, Rethink Recycle campaign, International Youth day celebrations, etc • Designing and writing articles for the Times Foundation newsletter– Dharmanikarmasya” • Undertaking pre-event and post-event coverage for the events and contributed various articles, features & interviews. • Fund-raising for the various initiatives of the foundation in the areas of health, education, benefits of the differently-abled, livelihood generation for the underprivileged women and children, etc • Initiated various development projects in areas of environment protection and education –working closely with World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in pursuance of the same
Therapy Ayurveda - Kerala Wellness
Public Relations & Front Office Executive
2010 - 2010
• Providing excellent service to customers and suggesting on the therapies best suited to them • Providing information on the various schemes / offers and loyalty cards to the customers
iDiva.com, Times Internet Ltd.
2009 - 2009
• Contributed articles in various beats like lifestyle, Gossip, Astrology, entertainment, etc for the website. • Undertaking back-end operation on ‘X-wiki’ like uploading articles, answers to expert questions, weekly & monthly horoscopes, etc.