Althaf Ahammed

Digital Media & Marketing Specialist

Doha, Qatar

Creative and observant media professional with well over 500 pieces of originally produced content, versed in all aspects of media production. Proficient at developing content for television, web, and social media, with 10 years of experience.


Video Production


Digital Marketing

Public Relations



Visual Editing

Graphic Design



WordPress Web Design

Creative Writing


Social Media Marketing Specialist
Jul 2023 to Present
University Foundation College
Location: Doha, Qatar
Established in 2017, University Foundation College (UFC) is a private British college, licensed by MoEHE.
UFC offers the UK foundation programmes in Business, Humanities, Engineering and Science/Medicine pathways developed and accredited by the Northern Consortium of UK universities (NCUK). NCUK is globally recognised for its programmes developed collaboratively with the 40+ NCUK Partner Universities.


Students who enrol in the foundation programme can progress into a three-year bachelor’s degree in top-ranking universities worldwide, in the UK, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, USA, and more.

  1. Develop and implement comprehensive social media marketing strategies to enhance the online presence and brand awareness of the college.
  2. Design visually appealing graphics and create videos that align with the college's brand for use in social media marketing and promotional materials.
  3. Manage and maintain social media accounts, regularly updating content, responding to inquiries, and fostering positive interactions with the online student community.
  4. Lead digital marketing campaigns to increase awareness, drive traffic, and generate leads for college admissions.
  5. Take charge of website design and development projects, ensuring a user-friendly interface and alignment with the college's brand identity.
  6. Analyse social media and website analytics to assess campaign effectiveness, providing insights and recommendations for continuous improvement.
Content Producer - Hayya Marketing Communications (FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™)
Aug 2022 to Dec 2022
Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy
Location: Doha, Qatar
Established in 2011 by the State of Qatar, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) is responsible for the delivery of the required infrastructure and host country planning and operations for Qatar to host an amazing and historic FIFA World Cup 2022™ which accelerates progress towards achieving national development goals and creates a lasting legacy for Qatar, the Middle East, Asia and the world.
  1. Crafted visual content for marketing communications of Hayya, the first Digital Fan Experience Program, and generated more than 3 million app downloads for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.
  2. Created multilingual explainer videos and infographics for the Hayya platform, optimizing global communications and delivering an exceptional fan experience in English, Arabic, Spanish, German, French, and Portuguese.
  3. Produced social media content for the portal and social media channels to promote the Hayya platform and features.
  4. Creatively contributed to the content and production of the Documentary on the Hayya Project in association with the Al Jazeera team.
  5. Developed guidelines for the stakeholders of Hayya and prepared communication collaterals to facilitate effective communication and engagement.
  6. Played a pivotal role in developing the distinctive brand identity for Hayya and interior branding designs for Hayya Service Centers.
  7. Performed as Host Country Hayya Operations Lead for the Hayya Service Centers in DECC and ABHA with FIFA Accreditation for World Cup Qatar 2022™.
Digital Marketing Specialist
Jan 2022 to Aug 2022
Swedish Access Solutions
Location: Doha, Qatar
Swedish Access Solutions (SAS) has been formed by the leading professionals from access solutions industry. It is an initiative to promote finest quality products from Scandinavian countries to Middle East region.
  1. Executed all the digital marketing activities for the company, growing the brand’s web presence by 100%.
  2. Designed and managed the maintenance of two WordPress-based websites, and for the company, ensuring seamless functionality, responsive design, and up-to-date content to enhance user experience and drive business growth.
  3. Effectively managed social media platforms, implementing a comprehensive strategy, creating engaging content, designing posters, planning posting schedules, and achieving a 40% increase in brand awareness.
  4. Successfully attained and sustained the top-ranking position (Rank 1) for three relevant keywords while effectively managing and interpreting data from Google Analytics for continuous SEO improvement and optimization.
  5. Assured consistency in brand messaging, visual identity, and market positioning across various channels and touchpoints for all branding activities of the company.
  6. Led the implementation project of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, focusing on enhancing operational workflow efficiency and delivering a significant return on investment (ROI).
Creative Director
Mar 2020 to Nov 2021
Cafemocha Branding & Events
Location: Calicut, India
Cafemocha is a creative advertising agency having the verticals like digital marketing, video productions and events.
  1. Restructured the operational workflow, monitored hiring and administration of the start-up business, and increased revenue by 30%.
  2. Efficiently supervised a team of 15 associates, overseeing the digital marketing and video production departments to ensure seamless coordination, successful project execution, and high-quality outputs.
  3. Demonstrated proficiency in customer relationship management, effectively handling a diverse portfolio of 10+ clients, ensuring exceptional client satisfaction, and fostering long-term business relationships.
  4. Played a key role in the conceptualization, strategy development, and impactful copywriting for 20+ marketing campaign projects, driving successful outcomes and amplifying brand visibility and engagement.
Producer - Current Affairs
Apr 2018 to Feb 2020
Madhyamam Broadcasting Ltd. - MediaOne TV
Location: Calicut, India
MediaOne TV is an Indian television channel broadcasting in regional language Malayalam, operated by Madhyamam Broadcasting Limited.
  1. Operated election-related live coverage with the Digital Satellite News Gathering system and headed a crew of 20 professionals.
  2. Producer of a weekly health program featuring advanced treatment procedures and completed 50 episodes.
  3. Directed 100+ episodes of current affairs programs and was accountable for the script, budget, shoot, visual editing, graphics, sound design, and voice-overs of each episode.
  4. Contributed significantly to the content and editorial coverage of news and current affairs as an integral member of the current affairs producer's panel.
Apr 2017 to Apr 2018
Sun TV Network Ltd.
Location: Chennai & Kochi, India
Sun TV Network is one of the top television networks in Asia.
  1. Successfully conceptualized and functioned as the producer for five sitcom programs on Surya Comedy, the sole comedy channel in Malayalam, delivering entertaining content.
  2. Strategically conceived and developed over 50 generic and episodic on-air promotional videos, precisely tailored to capture the attention of a niche audience.
  3. Successfully launched the channel and achieved the highest weekly television audience measurement parameters by implementing effective strategies and producing engaging content.
Producer & Promo Producer
Oct 2014 to Apr 2017
Madhyamam Broadcasting Ltd. - MediaOne TV
Location:  Calicut, India
MediaOne TV is an Indian television channel broadcasting in regional language Malayalam, operated by Madhyamam Broadcasting Limited.
  1. Created 10+ generic promos of featured programs and teamed up with the On-air promotion department.
  2. Supervised all aspects of television production, including script supervision, post-production quality control (QC) checks, and coordination of over 20 outsourced programs, ensuring seamless workflow and maintaining high-quality deliverables.
  3. Successfully launched and functioned on-air operations and broadcast of MediaOne Gulf with Encompass Digital Media, Singapore. Headed file transfer functionality in India, Singapore, and the Middle East.
  4. Streamlined the post-production and programming workflow in coalition with the technical team and reduced the operational cost by 10%.
Associate Program Producer
Jul 2012 to Oct 2014
Sathyadhara Communications Pvt Ltd. - Darshana TV
Location:  Calicut, India
Darshana TV, an Indian media company, has bases or viewers in Keralite community across India and Middle East.
  1. Effectively conceived and executed over 200 episodes of a daily current affairs-based debate program, ensuring engaging and informative discussions for viewers.
  2. Started career by assisting lead producers and accustomed to the production environment. Took over charge of infotainment programs for kids and accomplished 150+ episodes.


Master's Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication
Feb 2018 to Feb 2020
Bharathiar University
Location: Coimbatore, India
Bharathiar University is a state university in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.
Post Graduate Diploma in Science and Development Communication
Jun 2010 to Jun 2011
Centre for Development of Imaging Technology
Location: Trivandrum, India

Centre for Development of Imaging Technology (C-DIT) was established by the government of Kerala, India.

Bachelor's Degree in Physics
Jun 2007 to Apr 2010
University of Calicut
Location: Calicut, India
University of Calicut is the largest University in Kerala, India.


Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Premiere Pro
Final Cut Pro
WordPress CMS
MS Office