MARIE PERRUCHET SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA email@example.com linkedin.com/in/marieperruchet • www.marieperruchet.com SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS Accomplished Multilingual Communications Executive for startups and established brands. Expertise in developing communication strategies, corporate narratives, executive briefing materials, and media pitches. Former journalist, able to write to align the story with communications objectives. Strong relationships with media, investors and startup communities having cultivated connections with Bay Area influencers for last 10 years. Published author with McGraw-Hill of highly reviewed, “One Perfect Pitch, How to Sell your Product, your Idea, your Business or Yourself”.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE ONE PERFECT PITCH COMMUNICATIONS, a communications consulting agency 2010-Current Founder, Head of Corporate Communications Collaborate with CEOs at start-ups and executives at large brands to develop their world-changing innovation stories into communication strategies that build their brands and reputation. Strength in communication skills training and crafting leadership presentations. Experience extending top level communications into integrated digital media assets spanning complex strategy papers to social media posts. Commonly manage vendors and freelancers including filmmakers, translators, and editors.
Defined effective communication strategies for startups (500 Startups, European and Asian incubators) and established corporations (LinkedIn, Netflix, Marriott, Airbus, Autodesk).
Coached over 5,000 leaders at on storytelling techniques through proprietary media and pitch training seminars resulting in measured improvements.
Created integrated digital content for website and mobile content, social media, webinars and video blogs resulting in 25% rise in company SOV.
Developed leadership presentations for TEDx Talks, keynotes, and board of directors meetings.
MCGRAW-HILL, one of the largest educational publishers 2016 Author, “One Perfect Pitch, How to Sell your Product, your Idea, your Business or Yourself” Published first book with McGraw-Hill to share communications knowledge with larger community. Spoke at large venues and conferences, in the US, in Europe and in Asia, along with online activities to promote interest.
4.9 out of five-star rating on Amazon.com reviews, with readers citing the book as, “A must-read” and, “Extremely useful and inspiring”
Developed multi-part v-blog conducting Facebook Live, webinars series, newsletters and social media to promote book, resulting in 300% active engagement rate for webinars, 68% average unique open rate, 9.6% unique click-through rate for newsletter, and 14% engagement rate on LinkedIn
Spoke at Google Entrepreneurs, Stanford University, Berkeley MBA, Starbucks, VMware, Adobe, Starbucks China, with audiences +500 people.
BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION (BBC), the leading British public service broadcaster Journalist, Shanghai 2006-2009 Reported extensively on business and political news stories and established a solid network of local media and public organizations across Asia.
Gained deep understanding of high-context Asian cultures and their communication style
Recognized as top performer for fast response and turnaround time
Collaborated with various reporters from different outlets on China stories
Proven ability to deal with uncertainty and ambiguity
RADIO FRANCE INTERNATIONALE, leading French world news radio with international news round-the-clock Journalist, New Delhi 2004-2005 Highly-trusted news correspondent for European radio, print and video news media. My stories have appeared in Radio France, Radio Canada, TV5, France 2, Cadena Ser, Deutsche Welle, Ouest-France, La Liberté, Libération, France 24
Contributed news, features around the news cycle. Never failed to meet a deadline.
Tailored content for various regional audiences
Consistently singled out as one of the most prolific writers and productive story contributors among reporting staff - writing 21 articles a month
Edited complex material from sounds, photos and words turning them into compelling stories
RADIO FRANCE, the leading French radio broadcasting organisation Journalist, Brussels 2003- 2004 Interviewed high-ranking politicians President Sarkozy, Hillary Clinton and Kofi Annan and contributed to expand positive European Union coverage.
Gained deep understanding of European journalists and institutions
Pitched, reported and produced feature, analysis and breaking audio news
Find unexpected angles on stories and covered a diverse range of subjects from murders to European elections
Earned repeated commendations for positive team spirit
EDUCATION MA, MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE BORDEAUX III, France
Degree in Journalism and Communication.
Master’s thesis on “Examining how media coverage creates a new narrative for European Union institutions”
BA, MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE BORDEAUX III, France
Degree in Journalism and Communication.
Galatasaray University, Istanbul, Turkey 6-month student exchange program in Communications (First and only student from French school to leave for Turkey)
French: Native fluency.
English, Spanish: Bilingual proficiency.
Chinese: Limited working proficiency (Shanghai Jiaotong University International Studies. First student to try the Mandarin Language program in French high school 98)
SEO, Final Cut Pro, WaveLab, Sound Forge, InDesign, Photoshop, HTML Basics, Keynote, PowerPoint.
Won division in 2017 Jiu-Jitsu competition, 6 months after began training.
Student of Krav Maga. Martial arts, learning reacting under pressure, focus and extreme efficiency.
High School Badminton National Champion 1999 and continued lover of all things with a racket.