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Carole CEARD

Communications specialist

Carole CEARD
45 years old
Driving License
Sammamish (98075) United States (Washington)
Professional Status
Available soon
About Me
With 19 years of experience in marketing and global communication, I have led large-scale operations that have enabled me to acquire solid expertise ranging from the development of internal and external communication strategies to complete operational management.

I evolved within the Publicis Group, the world's third largest communications group, beginning with the development of e-reputation and digital communication services. My creative ideas and writing skills allowed me to broaden my event and publishing skills. In 2010, I had the opportunity to manage the marketing and communication team of HR Square Group, an HR and HRIS consulting firm.

In January 2013, I created EarlyBird Conseil, a communications group, dedicated to small companies. I advised clients with their marketing and communication strategies and actively participated with their commercial development.

In June 2017, I joined the communication team of Inria, a National Research Institute where scientists are meeting tomorrow's digital challenges.

In November 2018, my family and I took advantage of an exciting professional opportunity to move to the United-States, where we now live and are experiencing a new way of life.
  • Internal communication:
    • Developed cross-functional relationships and created general communication support for other departments as needed
    • Created and produced internal communication documents, including weekly and monthly internal newsletters, intranet news articles, and video stories
    • Coordinated events, including annual internal party, Inria's 50th anniversary, monthly conferences, newcomers' days
  • External communication:
    • Organized the first European forum dedicated to big data: the "European Big Data Value Forum 2017" (more than 2000 participants, 50 sponsors, and 40 exhibitors in 3 days)
    • Organized scientific events dedicated to students
    • Created and produced external communications documents, including corporate brochures and news articles on the Inria's website
    • Managed communities on online social networks
  • Launch of the DATAIA Institute, the national public institute in France dedicated to data sciences, artificial intelligence and society.
    • Managed communication groups in charge of the creation of the logo and the development of the website
    • Organized major events like corporate launch event, workshops and the summer school in partnership with the Ecole polytechnique
Company Description
Inria, the French National Research Institute dedicated to the digital sciences and technologies
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