Currently in Vancouver

Hi! I’m Thijs, a strategic business leader available for short term freelance gigs

 
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About me

I’m a strategic business leader, and for the past ten years I’ve been using my skills to drive business success for world renowned brands. I’m driven to develop innovative and creative solutions that deliver great customer experiences. I’m passionate about the intersection of technology with creativity and how it can be applied to solve problems. I pride myself on combining creativity with great business results.

My peers describe me as an intuitive and highly efficient leader that can orchestrate a team and get them to focus on achieving the goal at hand. I’m known for building excellent, trustworthy relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

Brands I've worked with

Resume

I can offer you ten years of experience creating, selling and managing communications for world’s A-brands, often as the global lead. Excellent project-management skills, and a great way of building relationships. I’m a team player, great with challenges and a creative champion. I consume knowledge quickly and am very tech savvy. My enduring passion to deliver meaningful and sustained multichannel brand engagement for consumers makes me a great hire.

Work Experience  

Freelance Marketing Consultant
Mar 2018 to present

Group Business Director
TBWA Sydney
Jan 2015 to Feb 2018

Group Account Director
TBWA Sydney
Feb 2013 to Dec 2015


Account Director
BSUR Amsterdam
Jan 2010 to Dec 2011

New Business Director
BSUR Amsterdam
Jan 2012 to Jan 2013

Jr Planner
BSUR Amsterdam
Oct 2008 to Dec 2009

Education

B.A. Marketing & Advertising
Hogeschool van Amsterdam

Omnicom APAC leadership training
During 2017

Speaking engagements

Miami Ad School
Several courses
2016 to end of 2017

Is content king?
General Assembly
2016

A social future?
Sydney Business club
2017

Marketing university
IAG australia      
2014

Skills & Languages

Brand strategist
Creative advocate
Analytical
Efficient and effective
Intuitive leader and mentor
Strong consultant
Outstanding presentation skills

Dutch (native)

English (fluent)

French/German (basic)

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Say Hi!

I’d love to hear from you, learn more about you and maybe even hear about that awesome new gig you have for me. Drop me an email, call me direct (+1 778 386 8388) or find me on Skype.