Basic Info

Salma El Ghandour

14 years

Giza, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER (HEALTHY ATHLETES) at SPECIAL OLYMPICS MIDDLE EAST / NORTH AFRICA

Experience Details

SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER (HEALTHY ATHLETES)

Project/Program Management

Manager

• Led all annual operational planning efforts for the health program across the 23 countries of the region and co-lead multi-year strategic planning efforts. This includes conducting stakeholder meetings to identify priorities, programming, indicators, and targets.
• Oversaw implementation of operational plans for Health to fulfill the targets laid out in the strategic and annual operational plans.
• Led a team of regional staff in implementing annual plans, including 18 program coordinators, as well as a team of 7 part time Regional Clinical Advisors. This included:
• Direct or indirect supervision, as well as training and ensuring strong team communication.
• Support Special Olympics Programs in setting realistic programmatic targets that contribute towards regional and SOI’s global targets for health.
• Monitoring and reporting of activities and supporting the health coordinator in achieving targets.
• Worked with Finance to ensure that funds are fully spent in compliance with donor intent and SOI financial policies and procedures, and ensure timely and complete reporting of current programming.
• Collaborated with the Communications team to improve internal com- munications, raise awareness all through the region about the health needs of people with ID.
• Acted as a member of the Games Organizing Committees for major Regional events, such as Regional Games (4 MENA regional games in different countries of the region), in implementing health and research programming at these events.
• Supported proposal development and represented Special Olympics to potential partners and stewarded relationships with current partners.


Company Details

SPECIAL OLYMPICS MIDDLE EAST / NORTH AFRICA (multinational)

Giza, Egypt

11-50 employees

Non-Profit Organizations

www.specialolympics.org

Mar 2007 to present (10 years 1 month)
COMMUNICATIONS AND PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR at SPECIAL OLYMPICS MIDDLE EAST / NORTH AFRICA

Experience Details

COMMUNICATIONS AND PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Project/Program Management, Marketing/PR/Advertising

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Provided assistance to leadership on all marketing and communications related matters. This Included:
• Promoting and maintaining brand awareness and created plans and/or initiatives to support.
• Oversaw external communications, implemented and/or generated content for media and awareness campaigns and more.
• Oversaw internal communications; established and nurtured strong working relationships and communication lines with country programs
in conjunction and cooperation with other regional staff.
• Provided assistance to leadership in annual fundraising plans and exe-
cutions across the region. This included:
• Establishing regular fundraising initiatives.
• Providing assistance and guidance to companies who express interest
and/or give a commitment to fundraise for the organization.
• Fostering and developing regional and/or local corporate sponsor relationships and agreements in line with the organization’s overall sponsorship strategy.
• Working with programs on partner activations.
• Supervising the execution of the fundraising initiatives within the as-
signed program.


Company Details

SPECIAL OLYMPICS MIDDLE EAST / NORTH AFRICA (multinational)

Giza, Egypt

11-50 employees

Non-Profit Organizations

www.specialolympics.org

Mar 2006 to Mar 2007 (1 year)
ADVERTISING MANAGER at N.A.D.I.M NATIONAL ART DEVELOPMENT INDUSTRIES

Experience Details

ADVERTISING MANAGER

Creative/Design/Art

Entry Level

• Responsible for marketing and publicizing goods or services within the company as well as other external projects executed by the company. This included:
• Informing public about the company’s goods and services.
• Selecting agencies to partner with.
• Approving agency plans.
• Working with account executives to develop ad campaigns for the company.
• Coordinating with agency members who create and deliver ads.
• Creating, reviewing, approving, and revising copy.
• Working with sales staff to generate ideas for campaigns.
• Measuring campaigns effectiveness and optimizing if needed.
• Designing and executed displays for various local furniture exhibition attended by the company.
• Assisted project Director for the media and advertising of BAYT EL SUHAYMI AREA Documentation, Restoration, Conservation and Development project.


Company Details

N.A.D.I.M NATIONAL ART DEVELOPMENT INDUSTRIES

Giza, Egypt

101-500 employees

Furniture

N/A

May 1999 to Jan 2006 (6 years 8 months)
Graphic Design (intern) at GRAPHIC STUDIO

Experience Details

Graphic Design (intern)

Creative/Design/Art

Entry Level

Familiarized with photo correction, editing, layout and finishing.
Exposed to the various steps of the production of promotional
material.
Applied all areas of training in mock projects-creating brochures,
business cards, etc.
Trained on PhotoShop and Freehand, Corel Draw and MS Office
packages.


Company Details

GRAPHIC STUDIO

Giza, Egypt

11-50 employees

Marketing and Advertising

N/A

Oct 1998 to Nov 1998 (1 month)
WINDOW DRESSER at IGI GROUP (INTERTEC)

Experience Details

WINDOW DRESSER

Creative/Design/Art

Entry Level

Designed three-dimensional displays in order to maximize
sales of SWATCH and Tag Heuer brands.
Executed the designs in all retail outlets.
Arranged displays of goods in shop windows or within a shop
to best highlight their features and benefits.


Company Details

IGI GROUP (INTERTEC)

Giza, Egypt

101-500 employees

Retail

N/A

Feb 1998 to Apr 1998 (2 months)
GALLERY MANAGER at DINELLY GALLERY

Experience Details

GALLERY MANAGER

Operations/Management

Manager

Responsible for the day-to-day running of the gallery.
Maintained accurate financial records of all transactions
within the gallery.
Handled the selling of furniture in the showroom.
Supervised two store assistants.
Designed apartment interiors and aided Clients in selecting
appropriate furniture.
Ensured timely delivery of all furniture bought from the gallery.
Liased with overseas suppliers in purchasing merchandise for
the gallery.
Assisted in the gallery’s participation in various exhibitions.


Company Details

DINELLY GALLERY

Giza, Egypt

1-10 employees

Furniture

N/A

Sep 1997 to Feb 1998 (5 months)

Education

BACHELOR OF PSYCHOLOGY in Psychology

Education Details

BACHELOR OF PSYCHOLOGY

Psychology

Faculty of Arts, Ain shams University, Egypt

Not specified

N/A

N/A

Faculty of Arts, Ain shams University
2013 - 2018 (Expected)
BSc in Fine Arts

Education Details

BSc

Fine Arts

Helwan University, Egypt

Not specified

BACHELOR OF GRAPHICS and Audio Visual Arts

N/A

Helwan University
1994 - 1998
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

Collège de la Mère de Dieu

Egypt

1994

Not specified

N/A

Collège de la Mère de Dieu
1994
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Profile Skills and Keywords

ADVERTISING MANAGERAdobe IllustratorAdobe IndesignAdobe PhotoshopArabicCOMMUNICATIONS AND PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT COORDINATORCreativeDesignEnglishEvent ManagmentFine ArtsFrenchFundraisingFurnitureGALLERY MANAGERGraphic DesignManagementMarketingMarketing And AdvertisingMicrosoft OfficeNon-Profit OrganizationsPersistentPlannerProblem SolverProgram ManagementProjectPsychologyReadingRetailSENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER (HEALTHY ATHLETES)SPECIAL OLYMPICS MIDDLE EAST / NORTH AFRICASketching And PaintingTangoTeam PlayerWINDOW DRESSER

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

French

French

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Expert

: High

:

More than 7 years

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Adobe Indesign

Adobe Indesign

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

Event Managment

Event Managment

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Fundraising

Fundraising

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Graphic Design

Graphic Design

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Key Skills

Planner, Creative, Problem Solver, Persistent, Team Player

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