Marko Božac


Student of business and economics with very broad interests. Reliable team player with 3 years of experience in a online communication department working and innovating with four other colleagues. Awarded for best mobile app sollution and best business plan on studen competitions. Well informed about trends in digital marketing, national politics and active member in youth associations.




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Working experience


Software tester at Infinum
In charge of quality assurance for all software projects. Clear communication with developers about improving software and finding ambiguity.
(Student work from August 2014 to present)


President of student association "Financial club"
Member of presidency responsible for marketing, sponsors and projects since June 2014. Financial Club is an association counting 100 students interested in finance and economy at University of Zagreb. As president, I designed and implemented annual program plan, managed processes in association, coordinated by 100 other members with eleven team leaders and worked on increasing visibility of whole organisation. During my mandate, we launched Financial dictionary with more than 400 economic terms, started first student competition in trading (University Trading Tournament) with 200 participants, designed FK Profitability score for measuring corporate profitability, organised six different conferences for students and 30 lectures by market experts.
(Volunteering from March 2013 to August 2015)


Associate in Online Communication Department at Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia
The world's most communicative government on social media! Managing the digital identity of the Croatian Government. Updating the web, managing the social media channels, organizing community related events, writing operative strategies and content management. Encouraging adoption of new technologies and ideas, live reporting, coordinating and managing crisis communications. Tracking the latest political decisions. Had part in several projects such as online (#CroatiaEU) campaign for the celebration of the Croatian accession to the EU and new central government portal gov.hr
(Student work from December 2011 to April 2014)


Content and community manager at Kukuriku Coalition online team
Kukuriku coalition online team for Croatian parliamentaly elections in 2011. Kukuriku Coalition political campaign was awarded in the category of best Brand/Product Launch. Updating the web, scheduling and planning community-related events, content management, story creation, live reports. Managing the daily social media activity. Creating innovative content to increase engagement and interaction on social media.
(Student work from October 2011 to December 2011)


Freelancer
Creating concepts, building a websites, mobile apps, managing community, writing articles, maintaining the web, creating suitable content and graphics to deliver the best user experience. Determining relevant social media techniques. Identifying, recommending and prioritising new web features and content. Worked with Menart (music industry), Carta Magica (retail) and several civil associations and organisations (IT, youth policy, entertainment).
(From 2006 to present)


Education

Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb
4th year of business studies:
Finances, Commercial law, Marketing Innovation, Competitiveness Analysis, Planning Business Transformation, Political economy, Financing public goods and services

Gimnazija i strukovna škola Jurja Dobrile Pazin

General Secondary School

Additional education

Leadership = Employability (London, UK, 2015)
IC Future seminar - Seminar on intelectual capital (2013)
Corporate Level Online Marketing (2012)
"Studij za mlade o mladima (Youth Studies)" by Mreža Mladih Hrvatske
"Trening javnog zagovaranja i politika za mlade“ by ZUM (2010 and 2011)
"Nenasilna komunikacija i transformacija sukoba" by ZUM (2010)
"Edukacijom do aktivizma" by ZUM (2010)
"Misli globalno, djeluj lokalno“ by GONG (2009 and 2010)
36. Govornička škola „Ivo Škarić“ u Živogošću (2010)
Youth Science Camp in Višnjan (5 years)

Events and Projects

Speaker

Government 2.0 - Sarajevo, BiH (2014)

CyberConf 2012 - Zagreb, Croatia (2012)

Participant

YOUNG MEPs for European Democracy (Latvia, 2014)|| Participat
Youth Science Camp (2012 and 2013) in Višnjan || Assistat
App Start Contest (2012) || Participant
TEDxZagreb (2012) || Participant
PartnerSHIP for EU Project 2011 || Participant
Weekend Media Festival Rovinj 2010, 2011 || Participat
TeamPlayMath 2010 and 2011 || Finalist
Matematika+ 2010 and 2011 || Finalist

Projects

Summer School of Finance (2015)

University Trading Tournament (2015)

Social Jukebox app (2014)

Central Government Portal

#CroatiaEU - Online campaign of the celebration of the Croatia's accession to the European Union

Financial dictionary - most important economic and business terms (2013-2014)

FK Profitability Score (2015)

Memberships

President of Student Association "Financijski klub" in Zagreb (2013-2015)

Member of Youth Association "Udruga ZUM" in Pula (2011-)

Member of Youth advisory board of the region of Istria (2012-2014)

Mentor at Eureka Academy

Volunteer at Association "Area85"

Volunteering

Assistant at Znanstveno edukacijski centar Višnjan

President of student association "Financial club"

Social media coordinator at Carta Magica (2012-2013)

Dani mladih u Puli (2011)

Inicijativa za REKOM - Twitter profile @HrvatskaZaREKOM (2011)

Pula Superiorum - Dani antike (2011)

Published articles

Indikatorima i usporedbama do veće konkurentnosti (2014)

U iščekivanju provedbe Zakona o strateškim investicijama

O Zakonu o strateškim investicijama

"Sudjelovanju mladih u procesima odlučivanja - Nacionalno vijeće učenika RH" published in "4. bilten Studija za mlade o mladima - Fokus: mladi."

"Institucionalni okvir politike za mlade: Barcelona / Istarska županija"

"Povijest i sadašnjost odnosa Vijeća mladih Barcelone i grada Barcelone"

"Institucionalni okvir politike za mlade u Barceloni: opservatorij"

"Institucionalni okvir politike za mlade u Barceloni: info-centri za mlade"

Several hundred articles for web sites

Dozens for the Magazine Boomerang

Research papers

Political Economy of a tax on real estate in Croatia (2014)

Comparative Analysis of the Competitiveness of Switzerland and Denmark (2014)

Appearance of 12th Croatian Government on Social Networks

Analiza rada Nacionalnog vijeća učenika Republike Hrvatske metodom dubinskog intervjua (2012)

Analiza politike za mlade u općini Žminj (2011)

Prikazi trebucheta u matematičkim okvirima (2011)

Ispitivanje motivacije učenika za upis u Gimnaziju i strukovnu školu Jurja Dobrile, Pazin (2010)

Polimetodičko matematičko određivanje geometrijskih karakteristika zvonika župne crkve sv. Nikole u Pazinu (2010)

Detekcija meteora na FM radio području (2009)

Određivanje metala Mjesečeve površine (2008)

Awards

Special Deen's award for creating Financial dictionary (2014.)

App Start Contest 2014 - Best App Soluton (3rd place)

VIP Eureka 2010 - Review of research works by young (finalist)

Case Study Competition 2012 (finalist)