Thavamalar is a Senior Assistant Manager with NTU Library's Communication and Outreach Team and her work involves the branding and marketing of the library's services, facilities, resources and events as well as internal and external communication with stakeholders of the NTU community.
2012 - Master of Mass Communication, Nanyang Technological University
2008 - Bachelor of Communication (Mass Communication), RMIT University
2006 - Diploma in Communication and Media Management, Temasek Polytechnic
Thavamalar also known as Malar, landed an internship opportunity as part of her Diploma programme at Mediacorp Pte Ltd between 2005 to 2006. She joined them full-time as a Senior Channel Branding & Promotions Executive in 2008 after obtaining a bachelor's degree from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT). She left in 2010 to pursue her Masters in Mass Communication at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and returned to the same department and team at Mediacorp as a Assistant Branding and Marketing Manager for Marketing Communications after her graduation in 2012. She established a proven track record for delivering effective marketing and branding campaigns across mulit-media platforms before she left to join NTU Library in 2018 as a Senior Assistant Manager under the Communication & Outreach Team.
2018 - NTU Admin Excellence Extra Mile Award
As a Marketing Specialist with 9 years of experience, Malar possesses strong written and verbal communication skills along with interpersonal skills and creative thinking. She has acquired skills and targeted interests in the following areas:
During her stint as a full-time and freelance media professional with Singapore's national broadcaster Mediacorp between 2005 to 2018, Malar has been credited as part of the Production and under the Channel Branding & Marketing team for various local television programmes broadcasted on-air by TV channel Vasantham. Most of these programmes can be watched on Mediacorp's digital platform, www.toggle.sg