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Kim Bishop Marketing and Events Manager at Buckby Motors Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Category: Event VIPs

My role is multi-faceted covering all promotional activities and events for 12 Franchises and two Used Car outlets. I initiate and develop promotional concepts in conjunction with the Dealer Principal, General Manager and staff (100+ staff). Liaise with manufacturers to dovetail promotional events for new releases by closely monitoring multiple marketing portals and seek approvals to use propriety materials. Regular events include End of Financial Year and Plate Clearances, Christmas promotions plus various staff events.

Major achievements – successfully managed multiple new model launch events – initial concepts and planning, research, venues, crew and equipment hire, entertainment, marketing materials, invitations (500+), media liaison including local Television, Radio and Print, Digital, Social, Strategic Billboards, Sponsor liaison (currently 27). Other, high profile events which I have had close involvement include Festivale, Launceston Cycling Festival, Agfest, Lions Club Christmas Parade, and the Burnie and Scottsdale Shows. In 2018 Subaru Rally Tas won the Launceston Chamber of Commerce Outsanding Event of the Year.

In addition I have been successful in vastly improving the public profile of Buckby Motors in the Region through a significantly greater involvement in Community activities and events; a major focus of mine.

Professional Aim – to contribute broad event management expertise, business acumen, leadership, commercial aptitude and understanding of contemporary media to stimulate business and community involvement.

Professional Profile – a highly energetic, innovative, adaptable, results oriented and customer focussed team player and leader. Skilled at encouraging and distilling ideas and delivering excellent high level stakeholder relationship management – particularly with high socio-economic demographics. Adept at innovative and effective marketing strategies to support major strategic events and promotional activities.

Respected and equally adept at managing high end corporate events and local fund raisers alike – skilled at developing strategic relationships of influence.

I relate easily to stakeholders at all levels having successfully established and developed my own businesses.


Apple Isle, 2259, launceston

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