Valeria

Harare, Zimbabwe

Founder and CEO @ Rangertribe Arts and Craft @ https://goo.gl/zixvht
Valeria's Skills
Marketing
Sales
Public Relations
Business Development
Design
Finance
Fundraising
Growth
Legal
Management
Operations
Product Management
Programming
Recruiting
Strategy
Technical
User Experience
Background

Quote

Success is achieved through resilience, determination and consistency. - Valeria

Work Experience

Digital Marketer

Hammer and Tongues

June 2012 - Today

Social media management Brand / Image Management External Stakeholder Engagement Online (social media) User Support service Leading and coordinating a team of 10 social media admins and designers

Founder and CEO

Ranger Tribe Arts and Craft

January 2016 - Today

Public Relations Strategy formulation Digital Marketing Management International marketing Fundraising Iam an entrepreneur who possess the prerequisite, skills and experience to tackle challenges and opportunities that will enable the expansion of the organisation. I see myself being one of Africa’s leading entrepreneurs in the culture and arts sector who will be a brand ambassador of Zimbabwe's tourism industry.My vision is to contribute to the development of the vulnerable and marginalised community of my country by empowering them with the necessary training and benefits resulting from a sustainable source of income. This is the sector that I work with in creating artwork and beautiful handicrafts and sculptures. Highlights Donated a postcard to Twitterartexhibit which was an event to donate funds to children at a London Hospital fighting cancer. Have been the sole art and craft exhibitor at December 2016 Victoria Falls Jameson Carnival in Zimbabwe which had more than 5000 international and local visitors. Have been featured in a popular journal called personalities of inspiration which features Zimbabwean women across the globe who are defying all odds to bring change to the community. Have also been recently featured in an upcoming water journal. Posted in global water solutions, international water prize, water festivals, water news, Water rights, water stories, water writers.Tagged environmental journalists, global water academy, global water solutions, global water summit, international water prize, International water stories, poets, water scientists, water writers. i am also working with a school that caters for children with specific needs. We are going to donate a percentage of every sale that we make to the school. Background of school Been in operation for 26 years. Preschool to Form 4. It started from home , then they rented space at a local church and in 2000 got a donation from a couple in Texa. of a house which was renovated into a school Only school in Harare with a full time occupational therapy specialist teacher. Occupational therapy skills taught include visual perceptual skills, independent skills eg dressing ,tying shoelaces, brushing teeth, toilet training, gardening, bathing and washing dishes. They have also been conducting invitational special olympics(sponsoring the event and inviting other schools with children who have special needs) which have been halted for now because of financial challenges. These special olympics have seen school representatives with disabilities compete in Texas, United States in 2015 and South Africa in 2016. The sports practiced at the school include golf, swimming, ball games and athletics. University of Zimbabwe students rotate yearly for attachment and their exams ( assessments) are done at the school. They also employ teacher aides to assist . Milestones Some of their students have been fully integrated in the society as pet groomer with SPCA, hotel and catering profession as chefs , and vehicle mechanics in Austria. Rangertribe Arts and Craft wish to promote the school and raise awareness in the Zimbabwean community and on an international scale of children with special needs .

Education

Institute of Marketing Management South Africa

Degree

2008 - 2010