Elise May has a diverse business and creative background. Career roles have included Marketing Manager, Director of Public Relations, Event Producer, Television Producer & Creator.
Commencing her television career as a model on ‘The Price is Right’, Elise went on to create her own television program, ‘Australian Success’ following a host of presenting and producing roles across Australia. As the creator, sponsorship negotiator, producer and presenter, Elise was able to develop skills that saw her raise 1.3 million dollars with the CBA and utilise her extensive network to secure guests including Steve Irwin, Sam Newman, Jane Flemming, Lindsay Fox, John Singleton and Dick Smith. Contracts with News Ltd., Granada Productions and the Nine Network were all negotiated and secured by Elise.
In 2004 Elise was asked to head the sponsorship arm of the Australian media buying company, Media First. Under Elise’s guidance, Media First managed and evaluated new sponsorship contracts for clients including Gillette, CUB, Motorola, Chadstone the Fashion Capital, Northland Shopping Centre and Lavazza.
Due to such success, Elise went on to establish her own media consultancy company, EM Media. EM Media managed the ongoing communications and public relations activities for clients including Chadstone the Fashion Capital, Herald Sun Melbourne Career Expo, Olive Fashions, Redken, BIBA Academies and Salons, along with event based contracts with L’Oreal Australia and Northland Shopping Centre. EM Media also has an ongoing contract with the National Australia Bank for its’ internal communications and television production.
Elise compliments the success of EM Media by continuing to emcee and assist promoting a range of Australian oganisations and events. Most recently she has hosted major events for the National Australia Bank and The Herald Sun & The Daily Telegraph Career Expos, as well as supporting some of Australia’s most significant charity organisations including ‘The Starlight Children’s Foundation’, ‘Ovarian Cancer Research’ and ‘The Reach Foundation’. She is an excellent role model for all women keen to establish themselves in business and life.