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Simons appointed as BCB marketing manager

Rajan Simons

The executive of the Bermuda Cricket Board has announced the appointment of new marketing and fund development manager, Rajan Simons.

In this new role, Simons will be responsible for event management, media schedules, website maintenance and social-media management, marketing campaigns, content creation, sponsorship proposals.

Simons joins the Bermuda Cricket Board from The Royal Gazette, where she was a digital content specialist for the print commercial products for two years.

“The opportunity to work at the BCB is unique — providing the opportunity to combine my passion for marketing and digital content with Bermudian culture and sport,” Simons said.

“I intend to make the most of my experience using my skills as a young creative, at an organisation that is a strong pillar in the community.”

On her appointment, Calvin Blankendal, the executive director, said: “The BCB welcomes Rajan Simons into her new role and looks forward to having her promote the sport of cricket in Bermuda.

“In addition to her marketing expertise, she will aid the BCB in maintaining excellent relations with stakeholders and foster new partnerships with corporate entities.”

Also joining the team as a summer intern is 22-year-old Nilson Vieira. Having already completed an associate degree in sport administration at Niagara College in Canada, Vieira will be returning in the autumn to study for an associate in business.

“I hope to work with sports organisations in Bermuda in the future and I am excited to have been chosen to do an internship at the Bermuda Cricket Board.” Viera said.