Basic Info

Mena El Abotigie

10 years

Giza, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Founder (volunteer) at Rock Era Magazine

Experience Details

Founder (volunteer)

Writing/Editorial, Administration

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

I am the founder and owner of this online independent music magazine since 2004 but gained fame within the Egyptian and the Middle Eastern music scene since 2008.

It's a voluntary project, which no one get paid but also it has over than 30 volunteers from Egypt, Lebanon, UAE, Morocco, USA, UK, Russia, Serbia, Canada, Turkey and many other countries.

I am the only administrator for the website, but also I arrange with the editor-in-chief the tasks for all crew members as well as plans and strategies which kept this project alive through all these years.


Company Details

Rock Era Magazine (multinational)

Egypt

11-50 employees

Online Media , Journalism, Music

http://www.rockeramagazine.com

Apr 2008 to present (9 years 4 months)
Sound Engineer/Designer at Sound of Sakia

Experience Details

Sound Engineer/Designer

Creative/Design/Art, Engineering - Other

Experienced (Non-Manager)

It's a side project of El Sawy Culturewheel as well as we are the quality control team for the audio and video teams at the venue.

My tasks includes the following:
- dealing with different audio softwares, like; Pro Tools, Adobe Audition,
Magic, etc…
- Make the sound design of the radio programs after recording it with
presenters.
- Finalize the radio shows in a proper way suits the Radio policy.
- Helping with production team, like for picking the right show at the
moment and what presenters mistakes during recording, which helps the
production team to enhance the beginner presenters level.


Company Details

Sound of Sakia

Egypt

501-1000 employees

Media Production , Entertainment , Online Media

http://www.soundofsakia.com/

Jul 2012 to present (5 years 1 month)
Founder at Naqada Music Management

Experience Details

Founder

Marketing/PR/Advertising , Project/Program Management, Media/Journalism/Publishing

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Mainly I handle online PR and social media management campaigns for promoting independent artists and bands. Even though it's a new project, I have 5 different clients now includes solo artists, bands, and record labels/studio.


Company Details

Naqada Music Management

Egypt

1-10 employees

Marketing and Advertising, Online Media , Public Relations and Communications

https://www.naqada.org

Aug 2016 to present (1 year)
Guitar Instructor at El Alsson British and American International School

Experience Details

Guitar Instructor

Training/Instructor

Experienced (Non-Manager)

- dealing with different students and nationalities starts on the age of 7
following the American and British curriculum.
- teaching classic, eclectic and bass guitars.
- basic and intermediate guitar courses for beginners and players;
o Basic: guitar handling, chords, scales, music theory, etc…
o Intermediate: techniques, scales, modes, picking, etc…


Company Details

El Alsson British and American International School

Egypt

501-1000 employees

Education

http://www.alsson.com/

Oct 2010 to Mar 2016 (5 years 5 months)
Guitar Instructor at Cairo American College

Experience Details

Guitar Instructor

Education/Teaching

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Giving various types of Guitar Summer courses at Cairo American College (CAC)


Company Details

Cairo American College

Egypt

501-1000 employees

Education

http://www.cacegypt.org/

Jun 2011 to Aug 2015 (4 years 2 months)
Guitar Instructor at Community Services Association (CSA)

Experience Details

Guitar Instructor

Education/Teaching

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Guitar courses for students who holding different nationalities and various age range.


Company Details

Community Services Association (CSA)

Egypt

501-1000 employees

Entertainment , Education

http://www.livinginegypt.org/

Jan 2008 to Dec 2013 (5 years 11 months)
Translator/Reviewer at New Woman Foundation

Experience Details

Translator/Reviewer

Writing/Editorial, Media/Journalism/Publishing

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Individual guitar and bass courses for beginners and intermediates.


Company Details

New Woman Foundation

Egypt

51-100 employees

Non-Profit Organizations

http://nwrcegypt.org/en/

Jun 2006 to Dec 2008 (2 years 6 months)
International Relations Representative at Habi Center for Environmental Rights

Experience Details

International Relations Representative

Administration, Writing/Editorial

Experienced (Non-Manager)

communicates with the international environmental organization to update events.


Company Details

Habi Center for Environmental Rights

Egypt

11-50 employees

Non-Profit Organizations

http://www.hcer.org/en/

Jun 2008 to Dec 2008 (6 months)
Translator at Arab Program for Human Rights Activists

Experience Details

Translator

Writing/Editorial

Experienced (Non-Manager)

English - Arabic translator for human rights and legal texts.


Company Details

Arab Program for Human Rights Activists

Egypt

N/A

Non-Profit Organizations

http://aphra.org.eg/main/en/main.php

Aug 2008 to Nov 2008 (3 months)

Education

BA in English Literature

Education Details

BA

English Literature , Translation

the higher institute for specific studies, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

the higher institute for specific studies
2004 - 2007
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

orman private school

Egypt

2003

Not specified

N/A

orman private school
2003

Certifications

Certificate details

Online Diploma in Social Media Marketing

Jul 2016

N/A

N/A

N/A

Shaw Academy

It's an online diploma in soci

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Sound engineer and music production

Dec 2015

Epic 101 Studios

N/A

Training/Course Details

Human Rights course

Aug 2005

Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

N/A

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Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Advanced

Tools and Technologies

Computer Skills

Computer Skills

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Internet

Internet

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel

: Intermediate

: High

:

3-5 years

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook

: Intermediate

: High

:

More than 7 years

Project Management

Project Management

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Administration

Administration

: Intermediate

: High

:

5-7 years

E-marketing

E-marketing

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Mac OS

Mac OS

: Beginner

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop

: Beginner

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Public Relations (PR)

Public Relations (PR)

: Beginner

: High

:

Less than 1 year

Fields of Expertise

Audio Editing

Audio Editing

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Teaching

Teaching

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Project Management

Project Management

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Music Business

Music Business

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Sound Design

Sound Design

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Online PR

Online PR

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Online Marketing

Online Marketing

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Social Media Management

Social Media Management

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Key Skills

Leader, Planner, Hard worker, Organizer, Flexible / Adaptive

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