With 12 years of work experience with Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies, Linda Ashok has been awarded for her work in every company she worked for, whether as a trophy, a certificate, an email acknowledgment from the CEO or CFO or from her colleagues. From being a call center executive to training and team development to transitioning as a writer advising/editing leadership editorials for multi-billion dollar companies, Linda’s journey has been no short of amazing. As a pay back, Linda advises and mentors a few NGOs and Start-ups on their content and communications strategy and offers creative solutions to mid level organizations to help achieve their CSR goals.
KEY SKILLS & AREA OF EXPERTISE
Corporate Communications | Copy & Content Writing/Editing | Creative Visualization | Social Media Marketing | Content Management | Leadership Advisory & Branding | Eminence Portfolio | Process/Team Development & Mentorship | Policy Drafting & Development | Corporate Social Responsibility | Employee Engagement & Motivation | Program Management | WordPress Site Development | Public Relations & Reputation Management
WORK EXPERIENCE (NOV 2006- till date)
MARCOM CONTENT – MANAGER
ZYCUS | Oct 2017 – till date
In this 800-employee strong company, Linda leads the space in content creation for the marketing section since Oct 2017. She primarily contributes to blogs, thought-leadership pieces and whitepapers for various channels of marketing. She works with a team of 50 professionals taking care of four major markets across US, UK, Europe, and APAC regions. Read her blog pieces for Zycus here.
CONTENT & COMMUNICATIONS – MANAGER
AVANI / CEIPAL Solutions Private Ltd. | July 2016 – February 2017
In this 130-employee strong company, Linda led the space in corporate-communications since July 2016. She identified/created opportunities aligned to company’s goals, got CEO’s approvals to act and implement ideas, track and simulate successful campaigns in the recruitment industry and a lot more. Setting up an in-house agency was one of her professional goals and she got to fulfill that with a 6-member-team and cross-departmental support. From writing white papers to policy drafting & development, eminence branding to ad copy, email marketing to content development for anything that has got to help the business grow, Linda has been able to set a road map for the team to go autopilot. Linda was also a part of their in-house CSR (corporate social responsibility).
REASON OF LEAVING: Linda was awarded the 2017 Charles Wallace India Trust Fellowship by the University of Chichester, UK (March-June 2017)
Avani/Ceipal | Nov 2016 – Feb 2017
ArthaYantra Pvt. Ltd | Oct 2015 – June 2016
Deloitte US-India | March 2015 – Sep 2015
AP Film Chamber of Commerce | Oct 2014 – Jan 2015
Gen Y Medium| April 2014 – Sep 2014
ADP | April 2013 – Feb 2014
Bank of America | April 2010 – Feb 2013
IBM Daksh | June 2009 – Feb 2010
BNKe Solutions Pvt. Ltd | Nov 2006 – June 2009
2005- 2009: Rabindra Bharati University Kolkata, India
Bachelor Of Arts: English Honours