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Hitesh Kotak

Hitesh Kotak

Business Manager
Hyderabad

Summary

Successful marketing leader with proven accomplishments in driving market growth and firm profits. Articulate and driven leader with high energy and engaging personality. Hardworking team builder motivates personnel to maximize performance.

Overview

1
1
year of post-secondary education
14
14
years of professional experience
2
2
Languages

Work History

Chief Marketing Development Officer

Jai Saraswati Academy
2014-08 - 2020-11
  • Established, initiated and optimized business development strategies based on company targets, product specifications, market data and budget factors.
  • Researched state-of-the-art teaching techniques to present new methods to instructors to help enhance teaching skills.
  • Met with students to conduct individual assessments to determine academic and mental health needs.
  • Assisted students with career exploration and future education planning to help achieve academic and career goals.
  • Partnered with school administrators, teachers and parents or guardians to provide students with appropriate and adequate counseling support in school.
  • Integrated with educators to create effective teaching aids and instructional materials, assisting all levels and types of learners.
  • Assisted with marketing, advertising, PR and student and faculty outreach efforts to drive foundation education program growth.
  • Planned, formulated and assessed goals, policies and activities designed to implement educational objectives and performance standards.
  • Conducted conferences with parents and students to review progress, adjust academic plans and renew enrollments.
  • Leveraged knowledge of budget and educational designs to facilitate development of cost-effective educational programs.
  • Developed community education programming events and other activities designed to increase and improve educational outcomes.
  • Implemented in-school behavior modification program to identify barriers to learning and improve academic proficiency, boosting proficiency over 50%.
  • Developed and implemented tutoring programs to address English and Math proficiency gaps.
  • Provided ongoing coaching and mentoring to over 12 teachers and administrators to impact student achievement.
  • Provided recommendations for modification, development or improvement of educational programs as school board member.
  • Developed solution strategies and evaluated opportunities for new products or line extensions.
  • Coordinated training for an international school by creating tutorials and training manuals, maintaining consistent quality of educational programs.
  • Collaborated closely with marketing team on product positioning and messaging into education market.
  • Facilitated constructive and regular communications between educators and parents via telephone and email.
  • Identified methods and tools to promote student success in project-based learning.
  • Coordinated regular meetings to review enrollment programs and services to enroll new students.

Branch Head

Way SiDE
2006-08 - 2014-06
  • Promoted adherence to client-event requirements through effective delegation, prioritizing and management of all entire production lifecycle, from concept to execution.
  • Coordinated catering services and planned menus to compliment event theme and selected musical or guest speaker entertainment.
  • Delivered prompt payment for event services, including vendors, venues, staff, and transportation providers.
  • Worked closely with couples to meet wedding goals, maintain deadlines and resolve complaints or service issues.
  • Fostered relationships with local and national wedding suppliers to obtain best price, quality, and delivery of products.
  • Interviewed clients to understand event scopes of work, establish budgets and determine timelines for venue selection, guest list finalization, and rehearsal, ceremonies, and receptions.
  • Attended bridal industry events to promote services and build relationships with prospective vendors.
  • Managed administrative logistics of events planning, including contract signing, fee collection, event booking and event promotions.
  • Liaised with marketing and PR colleagues to promote special events in social calendars.
  • Hired and cross-trained staff members for various event-specific functions and assessed employees' understanding of associated processes and procedures.
  • Coordinated florists, photographers, videographers, musicians, officiants and ceremony participants during rehearsals and pre-ceremony, ceremony and reception events.
  • Solicited feedback from clients to assess event success and uncover opportunities for improvement.
  • Oversaw preparation and management of event budgets to deliver at or below projected costs.
  • Fulfilled contractual obligations, including communications, vendor coordination, schedule creation, budget administration and rehearsal and day of event coordination.
  • Successfully executed large-scale events designed to increase employee participation.
  • Selected and ordered refreshments, decor and event materials.
  • Planned and organized activities, details and timelines for events.
  • Delivered smooth training execution by coordinating seminar functions, including site selection, scheduling, marketing, reservations, materials, event management and follow-up.
  • Supported senior leadership by developing status reports on activities related to planning, scheduling, cancellation, inquiries, resourcing, risk mitigation and proposal development for various events.
  • Supervised onsite team of 200, including caterers, audio-visual technicians, and facility management team.
  • Enhanced client satisfaction ratings by scheduling on-site service requests, managing show logistics and booth functionality needs to meet demands.
  • Evaluated existing plans, processes and events planning services to identify opportunities for improvement.

Education

Master of Arts - Management Studies

University Of Westminster
2003-07 - 2004-07

Skills

Budgeting

Marketing and advertising

Staff Management

Public and Media Relations

Brand development

Corporate Communications

Strategic Planning

Problem resolution

MS Office

Interests

Music

Movies

Travel

Guitar

Like to play the Classical Guitar with a keen interest in The Beatles

Timeline

Chief Marketing Development Officer

Jai Saraswati Academy
2014-08 - 2020-11

Branch Head

Way SiDE
2006-08 - 2014-06

Master of Arts - Management Studies

University Of Westminster
2003-07 - 2004-07

Work Availability

monday
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sunday
morning
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evening
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Quote

Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right!
Henry Ford

Languages

English

Hindi

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