ETP30

21. Marta Raposo

Marta RAPOSO

Company:
Thales
Position:
Communications Manager
Industry:
Aerospace, Defense, Security and Transportation
Nationality:
Portugal

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◆Line of business
Avionics, Space, Secure Communications and Information and Systems, Defence Mission Systems, Ground Transportation Systems, Land and Air Systems.
◆Intentions in Japan
To be an active and recognized partner for the development and maintenance of infrastructures in Japan and to cooperate with Japanese companies in the export market.
◆Summary of work experience
In my current role at Thales, as Communications Manager, I am responsible for the communications plan, implementation and definition of the communications strategy and annual budget.
I have a track record in marketing and communications in both the product and corporate arena. Here are a few highlights:
- Managing C-level relations;
- Developing marketing and sales documentation supporting commercial and business development objectives;
- Leading employee engagement events and initiatives;
- Developing corporate and product images;
- Managing relations and actions with press agencies.
◆Skills / Qualifications
Multi-task person who is dynamic. Ability to run projects in a fast moving environment at a global level.

About your Internship

◆Desired industry
Transportation or defence, consultancy.
◆Objective / Desired job type
- Gain an understanding of Japanese business culture and get local experience;
- Acquire practical knowledge to successfully expand business in the Japanese market. Gain an understanding of the Asian market and Japan’s position within.
◆Self-introduction
My work in Marketing and Communications reflects my motivation to try to help and make a difference in people’s life, in business and in various markets.
I had the opportunity to enrich my educational background and develop my business skills by working not only in Portugal but also in Barcelona, England and Singapore.

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