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Hello There !

Océane Kifini-Vasquez is a communications professional with an academic background in Marketing and International Relations. She has worked on many communications projects both with non-profit and for-profit international organizations.  In my work, I focus my approach on storytelling which will inspire audiences to endorse a cause or cultivate genuine brand loyalty. 

 

I hold a Master’s degree in Global Communications (With a focus on Communications for development) from the American University of Paris. I also have a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Marketing and Communications from Berkeley College in the U.S. I am currently based in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Professional Background

Communication & Partnership Consultant

OECD

  • Created contents for the organization’s social media respecting its communication strategy 

  • Managed web tools and integrate new features into organization’s website 

  • Created email communication to distribute newsletters and information to community

  • Coordinated events planning such as webinars, conferences, panels, including events with partners

  • Designed organization’s publications

  • Played a key support role in the creation and implementation communication campaigns

Gender Communication Trainee

UNDPO

  • Conducted daily media monitoring and analysis

  • Produced digital content such as Instagram lives, Tik Tok videos, Twitter, and Facebook posts 

  • Coordinated events for the photo exhibition "In their hands" and lead the preparation of the exhibit’s Africa tour (to Kinshasa, Bangui, Nairobi etc.). 

  • Promoted DPO gender based activities through media relations management.

Communication For Development Trainee

UNESCO

  • Played an essential role in the planning and implementation of external and internal events, forums and government events

  • Assisted the implementation of Unesco's communication activities in the DRC,

  • Assisted with fundraising efforts 

  • Contributed activities to UNESCO's vision to become the United Nations benchmark in communication for development by relying on inter-agency partnerships, UNICEF, UNDP, FAO, etc.

Public Information Trainee

The World Food Programme

  • Supported internal and external communication efforts in line with organization strategy, 

  • Created social media content and reports 

  • Helped plan internal and external events (physical and virtual)

  • Produced radio segments to promote WFP's activities

Communication & Partnership Consultant

The Dallaire Institute

  • Oversaw the production of a small radio segment in partnership with local media, exploring the unique challenges caused by Covid-19 on the well-being of vulnerable children, 

  • Developed a lasting mission-driven partnership between the local media and the Institute to facilitate future joined projects.

Education & Certificats

The American University of Paris, France

Master of Arts in Global Communication, 2020-2022

Berkeley College, New York, USA

Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing & Communication, 2012 – 2016 

Le Répertoire National des Certifications Professionnelles

Director of Communication Certificat, 2022

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