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Andrew Maxwell

Communications consultant

Works remotely from Galway

  • 53.27194
  • -9.04889
  • Suggested rate €734 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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This freelancer is available part-time (2 days per week) but hasn't confirmed their availability in over 7 days.

Part-time, 2 days per week

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Location and workplace preferences

Galway, Ireland
Remote only
Primarily works remotely


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  • English

    Native or bilingual

  • French


  • Spanish



Skills (7)

Andrew in a few words

I am a versatile communications professional with over 12 years in both external and internal facing roles, managing large-scale projects, change programs and department communications for several multinationals.

I am a pragmatic individual with strategic, content and technical expertise, confident working with C-suite and VPs and building strong, collaborative, cross-functional working relationships.


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August 2022 - Today (5 months)

Whale & Bear


January 2020 - Today (3 years)



Senior Communications Manager

Eindhoven, Netherlands

May 2017 - August 2022 (5 years and 3 months)

Change and Communications lead, Re-use program (November 2021 – August 2022)

⌾ Leading the cultural shift activities for the Re-use program, a strategic priority for ASML in its efforts to reduce waste and become a fully circular company.

Sourcing and Supply Chain Communications Business Partner (May 2017 – October 2021)

⌾ Communications Business Partner for the global Sourcing and Supply Chain function (over 1,500 people located across the US, Europe and Asia), working closely with the leadership to develop communications strategies, create engaging content (both internally and through agencies), and link impact measurement directly to business outcomes.

⌾ Developed and executed the change communications for the merger of Supply Chain Management and Strategic Sourcing and Procurement to become Sourcing and Supply Chain. Other activities (May 2017 – Present)

⌾ Project lead for the 'Get Connected' program, a networking and collaboration initiative for senior executives from across the business. Managed a team of two, creating effective strategies, engaging content, and impactful events.

⌾ Communications lead on the Board of Green ASML, a grassroots, employee-led sustainability initiative working to develop non-business specific sustainability projects, build a community of engaged employees and influence company strategy where needed.

Communications Advisor

Amsterdam, Netherlands

December 2021 - February 2022 (2 months)

⌾ Guide and advise on communications, branding and strategy

Vodafone Group


Strategic Communications Manager


January 2015 - May 2017 (2 years and 4 months)

⌾ Led the communications strategy, vision and direction for Vodafone's international Supply Chain function, based across 24+ markets worldwide.

⌾ Plan, create and execute engaging targeted communications campaigns in line with overall company strategy and vision. This includes creating communications plans with key stakeholders, defining goals and KPIs, agreeing on suitable channels, creating collateral assets, coordinating with global communications teams to support roll-out and measuring campaign success.

⌾ Actively create engaging and meaningful content for internal and external use, including; writing articles, creating scripts and storyboards for video and animation, producing and editing video content, managing and broadcasting live webinars, photography for live events, editing pages on the website, icon and logo creation, creating and editing internal portals and intranets.

⌾ Develop support material, procedures, communications policies and 'How To' guides for
the Supply Chain function to share best practice, simplify the communications process and improve message quality. Implement two-way feedback channels and online analytics to measure and analyse their success.

⌾ Review, control and manage all external media engagement and interactions, working closely with the Group Brand and Media teams. This includes media training for management, arranging interviews or event attendance and signing off content in line with strategic goals and ambitions.

Vodafone Group


Internal Communications Manager

London, UK

March 2014 - December 2014 (9 months)

⌾ Managed Vodafone's global People Survey, engaging ~90,000 employees in over 24 countries achieving a ~75% response rate. Worked cross-functionally with HR Operations and managed external supplier Hay Group over a six month period to develop a company wide questionnaire and a results reporting system for line managers

⌾ Proved the value and effectiveness of the Internal Communications function through engagement analytics, surveys and focus groups. From a technical perspective, this including use of Adobe's Analytics platform, Splunk, Qualtrics, Qumu and Newsweaver. Developed strategies from the results to improve our communications approach and drive employee engagement.

⌾ Created, collated, sub-edited and distributed a weekly email newsletter for over 8,000 employees in multiple countries with higher than external benchmark readership.

Vodafone Group


SCM Reporting Analyst

London, UK

February 2011 - February 2014 (3 years)

⌾ Developed a functional email newsletter and portal from scratch, including HTML and Sharepoint development. Created and distributed the newsletter on a monthly basis to 1,000+ people, achieving higher than company benchmark engagement.

⌾ Supported Group board members (CEO, CFO, CTO and CPO) by creating executive briefs and financial reports for ongoing business activity. This involved thoroughly researching often complex subject matter to provide a high level, but complete, overview in an easily digestible format. Due to the demanding nature of Board level activity, this required excellent organisational and time management skills.

⌾ Developed and wrote entries for, and won, 10+ international procurement awards. This required an ability to quickly gain a deep technical understanding of Supply Chain Management projects and operations.

Press Red Media

Co-Owner, Finance & Media Director

August 2008 - April 2011 (2 years and 8 months)



Furness House, 106 Fenchurch St, London EC3M 5JF, UK

January 2010 - March 2010 (2 months)

Big Issue South Africa


Cape Town, South Africa

December 2005 - February 2006 (2 months)

Internship at the Big Issue in South Africa as a writer/photographer.

Octane Magazine

Writer/Layout Design/Photographer

March 2005 - April 2005 (1 month)

Internship with classic car magazine, Octane. Wrote both magazine and online content, designed page layouts and took photographs.