Profile of Nicole Hoo Fatt

Nicole Hoo Fatt Freelancer - Public Relations and Communications
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CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Nicole Hoo Fatt

9 Allerdyce Drive, Kingston 8, Jamaica

nhoofatt@yahoo.com | 876 396 8571 or 876 925 2044

 

 

MY BRAND:   A confident, resilient knowledge worker with a highly-valued, transferable skill set, and significant management-level experience in communications, publications and public relations in a business environment

 

FREELANCER – PUBLIC RELATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS

 

MOST RECENT WORK AND RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

FREELANCER – PUBLIC RELATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS                       July 2016 – present

§  Built registration levels successfully for academic, not-for-profit entity 

§  Executed prominent event successfully for repeat client with photo coverage

§  Liaised with digital media company to create video presentation

 

CONSULTANT AND WRITER (Self-Employed)                            October 2006 – December 2013

“The International Perspective” (Sole Proprietorship)

§  Transformed professional experience into entrepreneurial risk-taking

§  Developed business plan and designed Terms of Reference to guide the business

§  Produced anniversary supplement emerging in leading newspaper

§  Produced promotional profiles of outstanding MBA graduates emerging in Caribbean newspapers

 

UGI Group Limited                                                                               November 2003 – October 2005

GROUP PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER

§  Co-sustained leading industry marketshare in cooperation with senior colleagues

§  Enhanced linkages with print and electronic media

§  Delivered group-wide external publicity including press releases and feature articles

§  Wrote and produced inhouse staff magazine

 

CIBC Building Society                                                                                          April 1997–August 2000

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (Mgt.)

§  Directed marketing of mortgage products supported by direct-report staff

 

Communications Consultants Limited                                                            June 1990 – April 1992

PUBLIC RELATIONS ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

§  Delivered support to social responsibility mandate of

both corporate and not-for-profit clients

§  Drafted/wrote speeches for senior executives

§  Developed newsletters, bulletins, press releases, feature articles, press kit content and other communication products

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

 

Certificate of Participation                                                                                                                 March 2015

Engaging the Chinese Community: Onboarding for Solutions                                      

Mona School of Business & Management, University of the West Indies                      

 

Certificate of Participation                                                                                                                      July 2014

Media Relations in the Social Media Era Workshop/ Media Skills and Public Relations

 Press Association of Jamaica/US Information Service

 

BA cum laude, in cursu honorum (GPA 3.6/4.0)                                                                            May 1988

Double Major: Political Science (Political Economy of Poverty; The United Nations;

 International Law); and French Studies

Fordham University, New York                                

Honors Program Thesis: “An Evaluation of The Effectiveness of the International

Monetary Fund’s Austerity Policies in Promoting Long-Term Benefit to the Jamaican People”

 

Holy Childhood High School, St. Andrew                                                                           Left sixth form June 1984

8 CXCs/O’Level; 3 A’ Levels + General Paper

ü  Valedictorian, Class of 1982

ü  Deputy Head Girl,1984

ü  Captain, School’s Challenge Quiz

 

PUBLISHED COLUMNS

 

§  2017 –  Small Business and International Trade: A Contradiction in Terms? (pending)

§  2014 – The WTO and Multilateralism:  Why the Private Sector REALLY Matters

§  2013 – The WTO’s TRIPS Agreement And Transition For Change

§  2013 – “Made in the World” – The Changing Value Chains of International Trade

§  2013 – The Trade and Energy Interface

§  2012 – Is Multilateral Cooperation in Retreat?

§  2012 – International Trade and China:  A Country in Ascendency

§  2011 –China’s Tenth Anniversary of Accession to the WTO

§  2008– Text on speaking engagement “International Perceptions of Small Island Developing              States and our Sustainable Development” published in leading, local business magazine

§  2007 – Wrote presentation for client on “Employment Issues and Challenges for a Regional Consultation on Labour, Gender and International Trade Agreements

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND COMPUTER SKILLS

 

  • Conversant in French and basic knowledge of Spanish
  • Learning conversational Mandarin
  • MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet navigation

 

 

 

 

AFFILIATIONS & SERVICE TO COMMUNITY

 

§  Immediate Past Vice President – Chinese Benevolent Association, 2017-2019

§  Editor – wrote/produced “CBA News” (quarterly newsletter of the CBA) 2015-2019

§  Member – Jamaica China Friendship Association

§  Former 2nd Vice-President, Alliance Française de la Jamaïque

§  Volunteer since 2005, Society for the Blind

 

PAST-TIMES

 

§  Co-authored published children’s book on the environment                                              

§  Latin dancing                                                                                             

§  Art exhibitions

§  Dance theatre

§  World Cup football

 

 

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