Shaila Sam

Independent Consultant at Independent consultancy


Marketing Communication PR


Senior Mgt (VP, CxO, Program Director)


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Professional Experience

  • Partner and Management Editorsep-2012 - jan-2015

    An entrepreneurial venture during four years in Durban , South Africa. The aim of the venture was to create a networking portal for Indians settled in Africa. Created a membership of 6000 .

  • Head central communicationssep-2006 - aug-2011


    Was in charge of strategy and planning of external communications for the organisation. Gatekeeper for maintaining brand and editorial guidelines of the organisation. Part of the senior management team of the organisation and single touch point with the international communications office

  • Independent Consultantsep-2016 -

    Independent consultancy

    Working on free lancing project

  • Head of Communications(Interim)apr-2016 - sep-2016

    Médecins Sans Frontières MSF

    Strategic level planning and execution. Working in close conjunction with Fund Raising HR global and operations offices. Team of 10 comprises of all components of communicationsmediacampaignssocial media and digital outreachcontent managementproduction of collaterals

  • Independent Consultantsep-2016 -

    Independent consultancy

    Working on free lancing project

  • Communication Consultantjun-2003 - sep-2005


    Rebuild the communication cell for IIM-Banglore and handling crises communication

  • Senior Public Relations Executivemay-1991 - mar-2003

    Indian Railways

    Learned the basic ropes of corporate and crises communications

  • Consultantsep-2016 - feb-2017


    Handling freelance assignments for international NGOs

Volunteering Experience

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Awards & Certifications

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