Congratulations to our Marketing Director, Julia Nerello who has been nominated as a Finalist for “Business Person of the Year” for the 2nd year in a row at the Local Business Awards. We wish Julia the best of luck on the Awards night on Wed 17th August 2016 at the Cronulla Sharks Leagues Club.
Julia has worked hard for this nomination. She has always been business minded, worked hard and strived to have her own promotional company. Julia’s education groomed her into the successful business person that she is today. She studied at the University of Technology, Sydney where she completed a Bachelor of Business, Majoring in Advanced Advertising and Small Business Accounting.
Julia has over 17 years’ experience in the Marketing/Advertising Industry. She is very experienced with Retail and Franchisee companies, and has worked for Harvey Norman as an Account Manager, she was Marketing Manager at New Zealand Natural and Marketing Programmes Manager at Fantastic Furniture.
While working at Harvey Norman, Julia was accepted in the Advertising Industry’s Accredited “AWARD SCHOOL”. AWARD School is a special course run by Advertising Agencies, for people who want to become copywriters/art directors in the advertising industry. The course helps you recognise good ideas, how to judge them & how to find INSPIRATION from them. AWARD School students are chosen purely on the merit of their ideas in their application, hence they only take 100 students per year, from over 800 applicants.
Julia is also an active member of the Cronulla Chamber of Commerce. In 2014, she became a Director of the Cronulla Promotions Board (CPL) and has been active board member for the past 3 years. The Board of Directors meet monthly with Sutherland Shire Councillors to discuss marketing and promotional activity such as annual events and promotions with the main objective being to promote Cronulla as an attractive shopping and tourist destination.