EXECUTIVE SUMMARY


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)


PREVIOUS


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


EDUCATION


2005- 2009: Rabindra Bharati University Kolkata, India

Bachelor Of Arts: English Honours