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Provided marketing support and PR for a local art dealer who set up a sculpture garden in Wiltshire and organised a number of exhibitions in the region.

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Portfolio - Always aiming to exceed expectations

Here are just a few examples of the projects I have been involved in and the feedback on my performance:


I worked at TNS from 1994-2005.  I started as an account manager, moved up the ranks to marketing manager, then senior marketing manager, and eventually international marketing director.

Chris Goard - TNS Global Marketing Director Chris Goard, former Head of Marketing, TNS, July 2010

"A born problem solver, Rossanne loves challenges and tackling new things.  She is very adept at coming up with creative marketing solutions to business problems. (read more.)

Market Research Benevolent Association (contract)

As the part-time Marketing Manager for the industry’s independent charity since 2008, I am responsible for developing and implementing its marketing plan.  My main focus has been on raising awareness by encouraging more people in financial need to access its loans and grants, as well as encouraging donations from industry supporters.  

Ian Brace, Chairman Market Research Benevolent Association (MRBA) (read more.)

BW Consulting (contract)

BW Consulting contracted me over the past two years to support several business development initiatives.

Barbara Wilmot of BW Consulting

“I have worked with Rossanne for more than 10 years.  Firstly while we were colleagues at TNS and more recently when I engaged her marketing and communications consultancy to organise events, and produce marketing materials for my clients. (read more.)

Telamon Communications (contract) – Italy – 2009

With a colleague who specialises in web analytics and optimisation, we developed a traditional and digital marketing strategy for the Swiss Education Group (SEG), a premier hotel management education provider in Switzerland, advising them how to increase their market share and redevelop their current website to attract more online student enquiries and enrolments.

Andrea Holland, Telamon Communications, July 2009

“I have known Rossanne for over 20 years.  Initially we worked together at Infomart in Canada and reconnected when we both moved to Europe.  Recently I employed Rossanne to develop a marketing strategy for my client, SEG in Switzerland.  (read more.).

OpenAir Networks

cid:image029.png@01CB8656.73A5B460 John Ridley, Director OpenAir Networks- SW England, June 2010

In John’s previous start-up company, he needed some basic sales materials, so I developed a PowerPoint presentation that highlighted the benefits their product addressed in the marketplace. In addition I prepared a technical information sheet outlining what the product did and how it worked. I am currently working with John again on another venture called OpenAir Networks. (read more.)

Somerset County Council (contract)

1. Skills & Learning

Since moving to Somerset in 2005, I have worked on a number of different marketing contracts within the Somerset County Council including developing a webcasting feasibility study; managing the marketing for the Skills and Learning team; and numerous other ad hoc projects for the Council’s Corporate Communications team.

Holly Cole, former Senior Manager, Skills & Learning, Somerset County Council

"I hired Rossanne on a one-year+  part-time contract to manage our marketing.  Without any background in UK adult education, Rossanne got to grips with the task and hit the ground running. (read more.)

2. Marketing & Communications

I joined the Marketing & Communications team at Somerset County Council the second year after moving to Somerset on a one year contract.  I was re-employed in January 2008 and stayed for another year on a 2-days a week project.

Anne Brayley, currently  Head of Marketing, Somerset College, July, 2010

"I have known Rossanne for almost five years and employed her on a short-term contract basis several times, while Manager of the Communications team at Somerset County Council
 Rossanne is extremely personable, professional and highly motivated with a great deal of marketing and communications experience.  (read more.)

Somerset College (contract)

Somerset College LogoI recently completed a 6 month contract at Somerset College, working for Anne Brayley again. I was responsible for organising and delivering both College’s Higher Education Awards and University Graduation Ceremonies within a tight 6 week time period.