Social Media and Communications Specialist from India
Karan is experienced Communications and Digital Strategy Professional with a demonstrated ability of working in the public relations, communications industry and development sector.Particular areas...
Karan is experienced Communications and Digital Strategy Professional with a demonstrated ability of working in the public relations, communications industry and development sector.
Particular areas of strength and expertise lie in Content Strategy, Creation and developing and executing Social Media Campaigns. With a Bachelor’s Degree focused in Business, Management and Marketing Marketing from Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies and exposure to the idea and subjects of liberal arts through the Young India Fellowship have made me him a curious, confident and compassionate human.
He has delivered Communications Skills workshops in the past and loves to interact and engage with audiences.
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KARAN KAMPANI DOB: 8th December 1993 | Email: email@example.com | Mobile: +91 8447766216 Address: A-2/201, Param Puneet Apartments, Dwarka, New Delhi - 110075 EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS Course (Stream)/ Examination Institution Year of Passing Performance Digital Marketing Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies (University of Delhi) 2020 Passed with Distinction Young India Fellowship Ashoka University 2018 - Bachelor of Business Studies (Marketing) Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies (University of Delhi) 2015 66.07% (1817/2750) AISSCE (Science) Bal Bharati Public School, Pitampura, Delhi 2012 94.50% (468/500) AISSE 2010 9.4 CGPA WORK EXPERIENCE & STARTUPS ● Social Media Strategist, Blackbox Research (February 2021 - April 2021) ○ Elevated the company’s social media presence on LinkedIn and Twitter organically by ten percent in three months ○ Prepared content calendars and drafted copies for social media posts; executed the calendar ▪ Communications Consultant, American India Foundation (November 2019 – March 2020) o Worked with the Communications Director and other members of the team to implement the communication strategy across AIF’s programs to include both internal and external communications o Supported the Communications Director in developing a narrative and messages that reflect the core aims of AIF’s programs ▪ Sales, Marketing & Communications Head, KarwaanJourneys (November 2019 – March 2020) o Led the entire Sales, Marketing and Communications vertical from scratch to build ideas and execute strategies to expand business reach and meet the designated outcomes and results ▪ Founder, Natyastra (January 2019 – March 2020) o Curated series of theatre and improv based workshops for 700+ people from various institutions including corporates, schools and collegiate theatre circuit ▪ Consultant, Weber Shandwick (March – May, 2019) o Worked on curating a cross-vertical stakeholder and influencer mapping list to build a surround-sound voice and campaign for a number of clients ▪ Consultant, Weber Shandwick (September – December, 2018) o Worked in the B2B team to conduct a landscape stakeholder mapping research to identify influencers from different realms list which included dignitaries from the state and central government, leading NPOs and NGOs and civil society organisations. ▪ Content & Social Media Executive, On Purpose (September – December, 2018) o Developed the content for a website project which students can access to advocate for installing solar panels on their campuses o Handled and created campaigns for the social media strategy and execution of the company ▪ Associate, Weber Shandwick (August, 2016 – May, 2017) o Supported the senior leadership team in devising communication strategy for new business developments and conducted independent primary and secondary research ▪ Co-founder, The Cavemen (February – August, 2016) o Cofounded a travel company to provide specially crafted travel experiences for students to supplement their educational pursuits ▪ Program Assistant, Global Health Strategies (August, 2015 – January,2016) o Supported outreach and advocacy efforts to minimize casualties caused by diarrhoea and pneumonia by employing multi-media instruments such as op- eds, conferences and events o Formulated and executed the social media engagement strategy to bring awareness to child health issues during the flagship event ‘Batting4Life’ – a cricket match between MP’s and Parliamentarian Journalists; attended by dignitaries like Mr. Anurag Thakur and late Mr. Arun Jaitley ▪ Co-founder & Head, Marketing & Outreach, Thesaurus Productions (June 2014 – June, 2015) o Conceptualized and acted in 5 short films under the banner of Thesaurus Productions, addressing various socio-cultural issues like eveteasing, marital rape and the plight of old age o Featured by ScoopWhoop, The Logical Indian and other similar portals, garnering more than 1,50,000 impressions o Under the banner of the production house, attaching the links of our best works - Marriage, a license? Laathi FELLOWSHIPS & INTERNSHIPS ▪ Green Room Fellowship (February 2015) o Co-anchor of the fellowship in Hampi, Anegundi o Co-directed a promenade theatre performance based on the mythological significance of Ramayana ▪ Create to Inspire Fellowship (August,2014 – March, 2015) o Developed strong online media presence on various channels to generate awareness regarding the need to save River Yamuna ▪ Connecting Dreams Foundation (April – December, 2014) o Developed an understanding of the needs of the village community in Samana (Uttar Pradesh) and worked to holistically develop detailed outreach plans for the village community, taking into consideration education, livelihood and health related aspects ▪ Youth Act Fellowship (October 2014) o Led an enterprise and skill development program with 25+ tribal women from the Rana Tharu tribe in the village of Sitarganj (Uttarakhand) ▪ Square Communications Pvt. Ltd. (June – July, 2014) o Assisted the advertising team in scripting and designing campaigns; scripted, shot and acted in a YouTube commercial for Amul Chaach ▪ IPSOS – Marketing Research (February 2014) o Conducted research on ‘Pro-poor tourism’ on the Buddh circuit and the Braj Agra circuit, analysed possibilities of expanding the tourism industry and addressed existing problems LIVE PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN ▪ CROW (Experiential Learning Module – Young India Fellowship): Supported the organisation CROW which created immersive theatre experiences in their marketing and outreach efforts, created digital marketing campaigns on Instagram and Facebook with a strong focus on photo storytelling to promote their upcoming productions ▪ Supported Documentary on Rape Survivors (May – July, 2014) - Worked with K.D.Singh Foundation, Jagriti Mahila Samiti, Delhi Commission for Women, and other NGO’s in and around Delhi to document the lives of rape survivors ▪ Project Generic Medicines (September,2012 – January, 2013) - Researched and developed ‘Project Generic Medicine’ to gauge awareness and availability of medicines in three slums of DelhiAWARDS & ACHIEVEMENT ▪ 2 nd position – Tasveer-e-film Competition, Hindu College, University of Delhi, (2014) ▪ 1st position - Cinephile International Film Festival (2015) ▪ Film screened at Mumbai Film Festival (YES Foundation) and TISS Cut Film Festival, (2014) ▪ As an Actor, Verve, Street-play Society of SSCBS, (2012 – 2014) o 1 st position, Eclat, Hansraj College, University of Delhi; Tarang, Lady Sri Ram College, University of Delhi o Popular Choice Award, I.P. College for Women ▪ As a part of Enactus, SSCBS o Represented SSCBS at Enactus India Nationals, Mumbai 2013 and Won a grant of 1,00,000 INR at Seeds of Hope, organised by Bain and Company o Organised and executed India’s largest waste paper collection drive – AksharDiwas, recognized by Limca Book of Records ▪ Winner, Zonal and Inter-zonal Volleyball Tournaments, (2010) ▪ Scholar Grown for Academic Excellence,( 2006 – 2008) POSITIONS OF RESPONSIBILITY IN COLLEGE ▪ Director, Verve, Street-play Society of SSCBS – led a team of 40 members to direct two annual productions – “Rajneeti Unplugged” and “Finding Shammi” ▪ Associate, Enactus SSCBS – handle operations of two projects – “Grammodhar” and “Sanitation Solutions ▪ Head, Operations, Manthan – India’s largest Street-play Festival – festival took place across 15 cities and saw participation from over 60 colleges OTHER INTERESTS & HOBBIES ▪ Avid interest in music, theatre, politics and culture ▪ Currently working on developing our own album