Emerald Tawe

Social Media Strategist / Events Coordinator / Food Photographer

Experienced social media strategist, food photographer and event coordinator with four years of freelance experience at multiple start-up companies.

Multicultural, socially diverse, proactive and easily adaptable team player, with a demonstrated record of excellent interpersonal, creative, communicative and administrative skills.



Summary of Previous Work Experience

Content Contributor for A2.O Magazine

Accra, Ghana
October 2019 - September 2020

- Developed outlines and concepts, edited and reviewed online publications.

- Reached out to creatives (writers, photographers, videographers) for collaborative work.

- Worked closely with the web designer on the User Interface (UI) to create an enhanced User Experience (UX)


Event Coordinator / Social Media Strategist for Rise and Lead Women

Tha Hague, The Netherlands
May 2018 - May 2019

- Created social media strategies , blog posts and newsletters (content) for all platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & LinkedIn).

- Created and designed partnership and sponsorship documents, and packages for top-level company executives.

- Coordinated all logistics for Rise and Lead Summit ‘18, negotiated costs of events with vendors and corresponded with speakers and founder to create a concise event schedule.

Rise and Lead Women

Concept Developer / Social Media Strategist for House of Notoire

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

August 2018 - February 2019

- Oversaw events logistics (location scouting, sourcing materials, general management, advertising).

- Created social media strategies and promotional campaigns for events (Facebook, Instagram).

- Brainstormed, developed and implemented successful event concepts (Honey Brunches, workshops, etc)

House of Notoire

Personal Assistant for Ataro Food and Spices

The Hague, The Netherlands
August 2016 - September 2017

- Provided support and advice on company projects, marketing strategies, and event planning.

- Increased customer base by maintaining relationships with customers and immediate network.

- Implemented administrative systems and supervised team members.

Ataro Food and Spices

Human Resources and Recruitment Officer for The World Sustainability Fund

The Hague, The Netherlands
November 2015 - June 2016

- Reworked the organizations recruitment process by introducing more effective employee streamlining methods, and writing job descriptions based on function analysis.

- Published job vacancies, scheduled and conducted job interviews.

- Person of contact for the Human Resources department and recruitment

World Sustainability Fund

Education, Skills & Languages

Webster University, Leiden - BA Psychology

Activities & Societies

- Webster University International Relations Club,

- Psychological Society of Webster University Leiden,

- Beekeeping documentary for BroadcastAmsterdam,

- Content Editor of University's underground art magazine


- Concept Development

- Market Research & Marketing Strategies

- Events Coordinator / Organisation

- Content Creation

- Graphic Design, Copywriting, Photography, Videography

- Technology / Computer proficiency

- Web Design, Photo and Video Editing, Microsoft Office, G Suite


- English (native)

- French (intermediate)

- Dutch (beginner)