Ilka Wendlandt

Owner, Personal Trainerin für Führungskräfte und Unternehmer, Personal Training Institute

Hürth, Germany



Professional experience for Ilka Wendlandt

  • Current , since Feb 2018

    Personal Trainerin für Führungskräfte und Unternehmer

    Personal Training Institute

  • 1 year, Feb 2018 - Jan 2019

    PR-Managerin (Teilzeit)


  • 3 months, Nov 2017 - Jan 2018

    Swimming, biking, running before emerging into a new job

    Anything is possible

  • 6 years and 2 months, Sep 2011 - Oct 2017

    Global Head of Corporate Communications

    Nielsen Sports (formerly Sport+Markt, Repucom)

    I am responsible for the global communication strategy across offices worldwide with 8 members of staff across that network managing the execution of this programme and directly reporting to me. My responsibilities include: Development and implementation of global external and internal communications/public relations strategies in sports business, online marketing and pr, b2b communications, merger and acquisition communications, rebrand and change communications, event organisation, leading a global team

  • 7 months, Feb 2011 - Aug 2011

    Communications Professional

    Public Relations Consulting

    Consulting on communications issues; development of communications concepts, offline and online; writing and copyediting of press releases

  • 7 months, Jul 2010 - Jan 2011

    Head of Corporate Communications

    hagebau - Handelsgesellschaft für Baustoffe mbH & Co. KG

    Responsible for the management of the corporate communications department; planning and implementing external and internal communications strategies for corporate and product PR, offline and online; consulting the management board and other departments on communications issues; first line point of contact for media; planning of social media activities; planning and coordinating corporate publishing

  • 9 months, Oct 2009 - Jun 2010

    Head of Public Relations

    Jochen Schweizer GmbH

    Responsible for the management of the PR department; planning and implementing external and internal communications strategies for product, corporate and personal PR; consulting the senior management on communications issues; online PR; spokeswoman

  • 3 years and 5 months, Feb 2006 - Jun 2009

    Project Coordinator

    BMW Sauber AG

    Internal communications, creation and maintenance of the BMW Sauber intranet; event management; involved in the administrative integration of Sauber Motorsport AG into the BMW Group

  • 3 years, Feb 2003 - Jan 2006

    Press Officer

    Sauber Motorsport AG (renamed as BMW Sauber AG)

    Formula One drivers' PR; coordination of interviews and PR activities with the team's drivers and other team members; planning incl. budgeting of worldwide PR activities such as the annual team's Formula One car launch; creation and distribution of PR materials and media information

  • 2 years, Oct 2000 - Sep 2002

    PR Manager & Press Officer

    EuroSpeedway Lausitz (Lausitzring)

    Responsible for the creation of the in-house PR Department; planning incl. budgeting of PR activities; creation and distribution of PR materials and media information; web site planning & CMS; Chief Coordinator of the Superbike World Championship at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz in 2002; PR concept development and implementation of PR activities for the European debut of the American Champ Car series at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz in 2001

  • 2 years and 10 months, Dec 1997 - Sep 2000

    Export Marketing Manager and UK Business Development Manager

    Kjellberg Finsterwalde

    Marketing strategy development aimed at entering markets in Great Britain and the Middle East; export business development; sales and support; organisation of international trade fair participation

  • 6 months, Sep 1995 - Feb 1996

    General and Marketing Assistant

    European College of Business and Management (prev. European Vocational College)

    Marketing the school's courses

Educational background for Ilka Wendlandt

  • 8 months, May 2019 - Dec 2019

    Optimal Performance

    Mind5 Training

  • 2018 - 2018

    Funktionelle Sportmassage

    Deutsche Trainer Akademie

  • 2018 - 2018


    Deutsche Trainer Akademie

  • 2017 - 2017


    Academy of Sports

  • 2017 - 2017

    Medical Fitness Coach A-Lizenz

    Deutsche Trainer Akademie

  • 2017 - 2017

    Personal Trainerin A-Lizenz

    Deutsche Trainer Akademie

  • 2017 - 2017

    Fitnesstrainerin B-Lizenz

    Deutsche Trainer Akademie

  • 6 months, Apr 2009 - Sep 2009

    Public Relations

    depak (Deutsche Presseakademie)

  • 1 year and 6 months, Sep 1999 - Feb 2001

    International Marketing

    London South Bank University

  • 4 years, Sep 1993 - Aug 1997

    Business Studies

    University of Lausitz and University of Derby

    Marketing, European Studies


  • English


  • German

    First language

  • Spanish




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