Valentin Hitorin

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Until 2019, Communications Expert, Plastic Adios

Berlin, Germany


Professional experience for Valentin Hitorin

  • Current , since Sep 2006



    I design and implement brand, PR and content strategies for companies which shape the future I work with various media (Business Insider, Discovery, Vice, The Sun etc), launch projects, start-ups and venues. My texts are translated into 18 languages and brought to millions of readers I produce business presentations, which always prove their real value by kickstarting the processes and attracting investments I love challenging tasks and creative environments, which make me learn and expand my expertise

  • 2 years, Nov 2017 - Oct 2019

    Communications Expert

    Plastic Adios

    Plastic Adios is the most economically viable and scalable solution to the plastic pollution problem. Being a co-founder and communications expert I develop and implement brand and communications strategy, b2b and b2c. My scope includes brand and product management, business presentations, PR, social media and content strategy, informational partnerships, art direction and transmedia storytelling.

  • 1 year and 10 months, Dec 2015 - Sep 2017

    Brand Director, Content Editor


    Developed brand and communications strategy. Participated in making presentations and infographics from scratch. Wrote and translated succinct and impactful texts on complex subjects for business presentations of various businesses. Managed translations. Presium is one of top-3 Russian agencies in developing presentation and communication products for major companies as well as for start-ups. Our products play significant part in closing multimillion deals, b2b and corporate communications.

  • 1 year and 4 months, Jan 2015 - Apr 2016

    Creative Director, Co-Founder


    Opened JOIN as an international co-living and art residence on the Cambodian coast. Did advertisement and organized events to promote it. As a result, the business paid off in the first month and makes profits without my participation now.

  • 6 months, Mar 2015 - Aug 2015

    Coastal Correspondent

    Khmer Times

    Worked as a correspondent for one of the biggest English-language newspapers in Cambodia. Covered stories on Human Rights, Crime, Business, Environment, Culture, History and Entertainment. I lead the investigations, provided reporting, analytics and arranged interviews in the coastal area. Participated in building the distribution of the newspaper in coastal towns.

  • 11 months, Mar 2014 - Jan 2015

    Author - IT and Science

    Russia Beyond

    Reporting, analytics, digests, interviews in English

  • 2 years and 10 months, Apr 2012 - Jan 2015

    Editor in Chief


    I've build from scratch the most progressive online music media in Russia. Organised team of over 50 professionals, who volunteered to develop the project with zero budget. (Closed in 2016 due to 2nd rouble crash) What I was doing most of the time: Developing and implementation of media strategy. PR Marketing Art direction HR Media partnerships Video production Event-management Interviews with Russian, European and American artists

  • 1 year and 6 months, Sep 2011 - Feb 2013

    Author, Editor, Translator, Copywriter


    Writing for various media and businesses

  • 8 months, Jan 2011 - Aug 2011


    EAST2WEST News Agency

    Reporting, analytics, investigation Work in extreme conditions Work in international English-speaking team

  • 6 months, Mar 2010 - Aug 2010


    Sobaka Ph

    Finding trends Interviewing Writing

  • 3 months, Jan 2010 - Mar 2010


    RIA Novosti

    IT News Translations

  • 3 years and 4 months, Sep 2006 - Dec 2009


    Gameland Ph

    News, previews, reviews, guides, cover stories, video scripts Translations Editing Work with online communities

Educational background for Valentin Hitorin

  • 4 years and 11 months, Sep 2008 - Jul 2013

    International Journalism

    Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO-University)

    International Journalism English language French language International Relations Marketing Public Relations World History


  • English

    First language

  • Russian

    First language

  • French


  • German


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