About Bekalu Leykun

  • Academic Level Master’s Degree
  • Age 33 - 37 Years
  • Gender Male
  • Work Experience 7
  • Field of Study Economics And Marketing management
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About me

          I am a keen, hard-working, reliable, and excellent timekeeper. I am a bright and receptive person, able to communicate well with people at all levels. I am good at working using my own initiative and I am flexible in my approach to work duties. I have a good sense of humor and a pleasant approach.

Education

  • 2016 - 2019
    St Mary’s University School of Graduate Studies,

    Master's

    I have passed master's degree from St Mary’s University School of Graduate Studies.

  • 2007 - 2010
    University of Gondar, Faculty of Business and Economics, Ethiopia

    BA

    I have passed bachelor's degree from Gondar University.

Experience

  • 2023 - 2022
    MIDROC Ethiopia PLC

    Coordinator, Business Development Services

    • Developing business plans and generating new business models for affiliate sister companies of MIDROC Ethiopia Investment Group.
    • Supported development and implementation of product marketing strategies, promotional and branding activities, and designing value addition services to existing products and services
    • Evaluate annual plan and budget utilization of group companies, especially marketing goals.

  • 2015 - 2023
    MIDROC Ethiopia PLC

    Market Expert

    • Plan advertising and promotional campaigns for products or services on a variety of media
    • Led and conducted various market surveys for group companies with the aim of improving their performance
    • Provide necessary support to the marketing team on various marketing and sales projects
    • Developed and secured new markets for goods and services
    • Supported the methodology design and data collection for the preparation of various feasibility studies
    • Support on logistic and custom clearance facilities including inland and foreign transport, provision of necessary support in documentation regarding import and export process
    • Company profile collection and preparation of annual Tiret Magazine.
    • Lead an inventory group for inventory and asset valuation for Sheraton Addis Hotel and MIDROC Ethiopia P.L.C as per implementation of the new accounting system IFRS issued by the International Accounting Standard Board.
    • Produced a market study for ELICO Ethio-leather industry P.L.C and Progress International Hotel, both being bankable documents.
    • Oversee the import documentation as an Import Export Officer through the Ethiopian electronic single window trader system starting from Jan 1, 2021.

  • 2012 - 2013
    Koil– Congo LTD – Ethiopia

    Saalesrepresentative

    • Led and conducted a market assessment of potential customers and competitors and presented assessment findings
    • Supported the development of pricing schedules for quotes, promotions, and negotiations
    • Identified, contacted, and led customer (potential buyers) generation tasks
    • Coordinated sales efforts with marketing programs including giving sales presentations to a targeted client, planning marketing events, etc.
    • Introduction of new product (Actoil, RAK 2202 & RAK 2201) into market & potential customers
    • Corporate customer handling, price negotiation, and relationship management
    • Leading the customer feedback assessment, analysis, recommendations and report writing

Expertise

social media marketing, business development, sales supervision

Languages

English
Proficient

Honors & awards

  • 2019 and 2020

    Employee of the year

    I got this award for an extraordinary performance during the years 2019 and 2020 at the annual social gathering of New Year\'s Eve.

Skills

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