Kathrin has extensive experience in branding strategies as well as in developing special campaigns in the corporate world and public affairs industry. She has handled sensitive procedures in her work with entities for social change such as non-governmental organizations and political foundations. She oversaw the creation, development, and implementation of Europe-wide communications campaigns for the Commission on the Enlargement of the European Union. Kathrin also spearheaded the communications for the successful cultural project under the auspices of the Austrian EU presidency called "Cafe d'Europe", which took place across 27 EU member states. She has solid experience in building strategic partnerships with international and national media outlets throughout Europe. Her expertise lies in strategizing the management of digital media companies in all aspects of press and public relations. This skill set has made her a key player in the image branding and the Europe-wide networking of, among others, smartclip. She has been heavily involved with smartclip since it's inception in 2008 and today it is amongst the global leaders for multiscreen and brand video advertising. Kathrin also consults with numerous companies across the whole gamut in digital media, from traditional media work with social media activities on company websites, to creating presence at international trade fairs and conferences.
MMK Markt- & Medien-Kommunikation GmbH
Scholz & Friends Brand Affairs GmbH
MEDIA CONSULTA INTERNATIONAL HOLDING AG
dot. Communications GmbH
Cookie Communications GmbH
After an apprenticeship as a clerk in business and foreign trade at the Otto Group, Kathrin studied Communications, Politics, and Economic Policy.
Bronze at the German PR Prize in the "Communication Design" category. A LEGO building competition for young designers, with the goal of developing a LEGO robot that was sent to the International Space Station.
PR Report Award in the category for "Use of Images and Graphics in Public relation for ABSOLUT. A custom designed visual project for the legendary ABSOLUT bottle
PR Report Award in the category of "Event of the Year" for the "Kuhbiläum." - marking 30 years for the Milka cow. In their explanation, the jury made special mention of the media in the production.
The German PR Prize for the European project "Café d'Europe" in the category "PR for public venues".
With a creative and analytical mind, Vanessa Vatterodt supports the team of Cookie Communications. It’s her curiosity for different cultures and languages that lead her first to Quebec, Canada, and then to study Cultural Antropology and French Studies. Her work focuses on great communication, good organization and research and an empathetic approach to customers.
The enthusiasm for a variety of topics and her repertoire of languages characterize Gina. Her interest in stories and languages led her to study German and Scandinavian Studies. She gained working experience in an international environment both during her studies and in her professional career. Most recently, she worked as an intern for the Ostsee Zeitung, for which she researched and wrote articles and contributions. With her solution-oriented thinking and her positive attitude, Gina enriches the Cookie Communications team. She uses her wide-ranging know-how with a great deal of pleasure, creativity and passion to build up connections and networks for our clients.
Since 2012, Ralf Simon has held the position of Human Resources Manager at Cookie Communications, where he oversees the recruitment, retention, and management of some of the top talents in the online marketing industry. Ralf's leadership has been a key piece of Cookie Communications from the very beginning. Ralf Simon is focused on connecting people and creating a culture where talent acquisition, retention, and employee experience is a top priority.