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Jana Jarosova

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Jana Jarosova

Summary

Creative Communications Manager with 15-year experience in communications cross several countries with excellent interpersonal and leadership skills. Creates and manages successful brands with strong feeling for customer experience and partnerships. Offering global experience and deep understanding of other cultures. Works independently with no supervision or in collaborative settings understand the needs of coordinations of business goals and people management.

Overview

19
years of professional experience

Work History

Wolt

Communications Manager for Central Europe
2021.04 - Current (3 years & 2 months)

Job overview

  • Enhanced brand visibility by developing and implementing strategic communication plans.
  • Increased media coverage for company announcements through targeted press release distribution.
  • Streamlined internal communication processes by creating a centralized information hub for employees.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to develop effective marketing materials and messaging.
  • Managed crisis communications, minimizing potential damage to company reputation.
  • Coordinated successful product and service launch events, resulting in increased sales and positive media coverage.
  • Team lead of 4 colleagues in Hungary and the Adriatic, specializing in crisis communications and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
  • Direct involvement in supporting partner communications and the public policy team.
  • Recognized in Slovakia with awards for the TOP brand on the market in the field of food delivery (KPMG).
  • Received a marketing award in Czechia for the most innovative commercial, utilizing unique outdoor technology that adapts the advertisement to the actual weather.
  • Spearheaded employee engagement initiatives, fostering a positive workplace culture and boosting retention rates.

365. Bank And Postova Banka

Head of Communications
2016.12 - 2021.03 (4 years & 3 months)

Job overview

  • External and internal communication strategies for brands within the Poštová banka group, later rebranded as 365.bank in 2021.
  • Led a team of 15 professionals encompassing public relations, internal communications, events, and sustainability.
  • Executed 2 complex rebranding campaigns from perspective of external and internal communications.
  • Collaborated closely with CEO and leadership managment.
  • Coordinated the strategies with sales, marketing, HR, and business units.
  • Recognized with International Grand Prix awards for an internal communication strategy project, "Farewell Dresscode," in Zurich and Amsterdam.
  • Received national awards for excellence in public relations and HR strategies.
  • Spearheaded crisis management efforts, mitigating potential damage to company reputation.
  • Cultivated strong relationships with media outlets and influencers, increasing positive press coverage.
  • Enhanced employee engagement through targeted internal messaging and recognition programs.

J&T Banka

Senior PR Manager and Spokesperson
2014.06 - 2016.11 (2 years & 5 months)

Job overview

  • Increased brand visibility by implementing strategic PR strategy and engaging with key media outlets.
  • Developed and maintained strong relationships with media professionals, securing valuable coverage for the company.
  • Managed crisis communications effectively, mitigating potential negative impacts on the company''s reputation.
  • Enhanced company image by organizing high-profile events, sponsorships, and partnerships.
  • Collaborated with marketing team to develop cohesive messaging across all channels, ensuring consistent brand representation.
  • Mentored junior team members to foster their professional growth and improve overall team performance.

Neuropea

PR Senior Manager
2010.07 - 2014.05 (3 years & 10 months)

Job overview

  • Implementing PR strategies and campaigns for partners from different fields - Finance, Pharmacy, Tech, Healthcare .
  • Team Lead of junior team of 10 professionals
  • Developed cross campaigns supporting Public affairs strategies for clients.

Trend, business weekly

Investigative Reporter
2006.12 - 2010.06 (3 years & 6 months)

Job overview

  • Uncovered critical information by conducting business research and interviews with relevant sources.
  • Enhanced public awareness about key issues through consistent, high-quality investigative reporting in Economy, FInance and Business.
  • Broke exclusive stories by cultivating relationships with credible sources and staying the top business magazine in the country.
  • Nominated for a journalist of the year award in 2009 for an investigative article on the adoption of the Euro in Slovakia.

Hospodarske Noviny, Daily

Business Reporter
2004.11 - 2004.11

Job overview

  • Producing high-quality economic and business reports that provided valuable insights.
  • Covered the Slovak economy in transition reform time
  • Developed strong relationships with industry professionals, facilitating interviews and obtaining exclusive information for articles.

Education

Economics University in Bratislava , Bratislava, Slovakia

Master of Science from Economics And Journalism
05.2003

Universität Wien , Vienna, Austria

Associate of Applied Science from Summer School in German Language
07.1997

Skills

  • Team Leadership
  • Strategic Planning
  • Brand Messaging
  • Crisis Management and training
  • Media Relations
  • Internal Communications
  • Comms campaign Coordination
  • Copywriting
  • Influencer Outreach
  • Social Media Coordination
  • Communication Planning
  • Personal PR strategies
  • Spokesperson Experience
  • Event Publicity
  • Sustainability and CSR project leading

Timeline

Communications Manager for Central Europe

Wolt
2021.04 - Current (3 years & 2 months)

Head of Communications

365. Bank And Postova Banka
2016.12 - 2021.03 (4 years & 3 months)

Senior PR Manager and Spokesperson

J&T Banka
2014.06 - 2016.11 (2 years & 5 months)

PR Senior Manager

Neuropea
2010.07 - 2014.05 (3 years & 10 months)

Investigative Reporter

Trend, business weekly
2006.12 - 2010.06 (3 years & 6 months)

Business Reporter

Hospodarske Noviny, Daily
2004.11 - 2004.11

Economics University in Bratislava

Master of Science from Economics And Journalism

Universität Wien

Associate of Applied Science from Summer School in German Language
Jana Jarosova