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This is our team

Sara Proença

CEO

sara.proenca@thesquare.pt

From Lisbon (& São Paulo) to The Square….

Sara graduated with a degree in Business Administration from Universidade Técnica de Lisboa with a postgraduate degree in Communication and Marketing from São Paulo University. She started as a financial analyst in capital markets, but her charismatic profile soon led her to the fields of communications.

She worked at three renowned communication agencies, both in Portugal and Brazil, before launching The Square.

Married to a self-made man, Sara is the proud mother of three little girls, Clarinha, Mª Inês, and Mª Madalena.  She is very close to her family and friends, and is highly committed to work.

Sofia Pereira

Manager

sofia.pereira@thesquare.pt

From Sintra to The Square….

Sofia graduated with a degree in Communication Sciences from the Nova University. A natural entrepreneur, Sofia oversaw the direction of a NGO and was responsible for the launch of a cultural magazine, where she led a team of five people. Previously, she worked in a couple of agencies, where she was responsible for the whole work with clients from a variety of specialties and fields, both in the public and private sectors.

Pragmatic and tremendously passionate about her job: it is not by chance that she has left great friends and excellent results in every client she has worked with.

Sara São Miguel

Manager

sara.saomiguel@thesquare.pt

From the Azores to The Square….

Sara graduated with a degree in Business Administration from the University of Coimbra and completed a postgraduate degree in Marketing Management from Instituto Universitário de Lisboa. While studying, Sara spent six years in student associationism and started her career in PR with a focus in scientific communication. She has also worked at a sports federation and a multinational video game company.

At The Square, she focuses on tech and entrepreneurship. She is constantly surprised by the innovators that she meets. Sara quickly learned how to achieve great results: great discipline, humility, talent, persistence, passion, and teamwork.

Rosa Marreiros

Senior PR Specialist

rosa.marreiros@thesquare.pt

From Vila Nova de Mil Fontes to The Square….

Rosa graduated with a degree in Communication Sciences from Nova University and has a postgraduation in Marketing Management from Universidade Técnica de Lisboa. She started her career at a communication and marketing agency, where she realized that this area of communication is her passion.

Rosa can be described as very determined, passionate about her work, and likes challenges. Her source of inspiration is the sea, maybe because she is from Vila Nova de Milfontes.

Raquel Alfredo

PR & Influencer Marketing Specialist

raquel.alfredo@thesquare.pt

From Odivelas to The Square….

Raquel graduated with a degree in Communication Sciences from Universidade Nova de Lisboa. She is finishing her master´s degree in Public Relations. As a child, she wanted to be an actress, so she did theatre for a decade, including comedies and musicals. However, singing is not her strongest suit. She loves to study, especially anything related to history, politics, and culture. A real nerd, she would say.

Raquel is a resilient person, not giving up in the face of difficulties. For her, the bigger the challenge is, the better.

Elisabete Gonçalves

Administrative Department

elisabete.goncalves@thesquare.pt

From Lisbon to The Square….

After finishing High School, Elisabete entered the Design and Printing area and started working as an Offset Printer.  A few years later, Elisabete became the manager of a Design & Printing company. The challenge of running her own business was a great vehicle for learning, and, after selling the company, she decided to become an administrative consultant.

The most difficult thing for Elisabete is to stay quiet and be in silence all day long (aka for more than 5 minutes)…

Rita Paulo

PR and Influencer Marketing Specialist

rita.paulo@thesquare.pt

From Carregado to The Square….

Rita graduated with a degree in Public Relations and Business Communication from the School of Communication and Media Studies and is currently completing a master’s degree in Marketing and Advertising at Católica University. She always wanted to be an actress, but then realized she’s up to bigger challenges with PR.

Rita loves dogs, going to the beach, and dancing. She´s a very communicative person, always has a good story to tell, and makes all challenges more fun. She always wants to do more, better, and bigger.

Isabel Taulé

PR Specialist

isabel.taule@thesquare.pt

From Dominican Republic  to The Square….

Isabel graduated from Journalism with a focus on Public Relations and Advertising from Creighton University in the United States. She has worked in public relations agencies in New York City and Los Angeles and has held other positions in PR in Omaha and Kansas City. She has always been involved in the fashion and events industry as a hobby, having volunteered at Omaha Fashion Week, Kansas City Fashion Week, Lisbon Fashion Week, and was the events organizer at her university.

She moved to Portugal two years ago, the second time she moves overseas, and loves the challenges of new beginnings, meeting new people, and learning new languages.

Ana Pedro

Senior PR Specialist

ana.pedro@thesquare.pt

From Caldas da Rainha to The Square….

Having begun her professional career as a journalist and editor in health, human resources and tourism publications, Ana has since been acting as a senior specialist in renowned communication agencies for the past 15 years, following the trail initiated by her graduation in Communication, from Universidade Técnica de Lisboa. Along the way, she has also managed communications and marketing departments in a non-governmental organization for development, a national innovation institute, and a software house, before joining The Square´s multidisciplinary team.

Upon completing 10 years as a piano student, her spare time is divided between her passions: art, travel and books.

João Penedo

IT Manager

itmanager@thesquare.pt

From Porto Salvo to The Square….

With a master’s degree in Information Security from the Royal Holloway – University of London, João has extensive professional experience as an IT Manager and Information Security in capital markets, IT consulting, and hospitality companies.

He is a motorcycle enthusiast, riding every day since he was 14 years old. João also loves to go hiking with his dogs and to host friends at home where he cooks for all of them.

Vera Ramos

PR Specialist

vera.ramos@thesquare.pt

From Sintra to The Square….

Vera graduated with a degree in Public Relations and Business Communication from the School of Communication and Media Studies. Vera is currently finishing a postgraduate degree in Marketing and Brand Strategies. She previously worked in a couple of communication agencies in the health and consumer fields.

Vera is a fan of warm weather and going to the beach – for her, it could be summer all year.

She´s a very communicative, chatty, and full-of-life person.

 

Tânia Brinca

PR Specialist

tania.brinca@thesquare.pt

From Viseu to The Square….

Tânia graduated with a degree in Communication Sciences from the University of Lisbon and began her career as a radio host and producer. Later, she created a podcast where she mixes daily life with humor. She entered The Square in search of a new challenge that would make her a more versatile and complete professional.

Passionate about storytelling, she likes to enjoy her free time by watching as many TV shows as she can, listen to good music, and go to the theatre.

Sara Cardoso

Senior PR Specialist

sara.cardoso@thesquare.pt

From Matosinhos to The Square….

Sara graduated with a degree in Communication Sciences from NOVA University with a master’s degree in Marketing, Communication and New Media from Bologna Business School. After some years working in agencies in Lisbon, she took off to Italy for a master’s degree and experience in the Pharmaceutical industry.

Before coming back to Portugal, Sara decided it was time to fulfil the dream of traveling for 3 months in Southeast Asia, a lifetime experience that happened right before she enrolled in a new professional challenge in the transportation industry.

Sara is a native team player – a decade as a volleyball player might have helped.

Carolina Spínola

Digital PR Specialist

carolina.spinola@thesquare

From Peniche to The Square….

Carolina graduated with a degree in Advertising and Marketing from the School of Communication and Media Studies. She aims to show her creativity at every opportunity.

Carolina has many interests and hobbies, including illustration, movies, sewing, and anything sustainability.

Teresa Moura

PR Specialist

teresa.moura@thesquare.pt

From Lisbon to The Square…

Teresa graduated with a degree in Public Relations and Corporate Communications from the School of Communication and Media Studies. After studying Performing Arts, working as a sports adviser, and doing Erasmus in Istanbul, it was clear that Teresa was made for bigger challenges like The Square.

Teresa describes herself as a very enthusiastic, optimistic, passionate, and determined person. She is always eager to face new challenges and loves the feeling of accomplishment.

Apart from being a book lover, her main hobbies are traveling, riding her bike, and volunteering for animal protection.

Her purpose is to reach the end of the day knowing that she has improved compared to yesterday.

Afonso Monteiro

PR Specialist

afonso.monteiro@thesquare.pt

From Carcavelos to The Square…

Currently finishing a master’s in Marketing, Communication, and Advertising at Católica University, Afonso is an enthusiast for the world of communications.

He started his own start-up when he was 18 and, since then, has worked to become a specialist in this field.

Afonso loves to sing and is a Musical Theatre Actor, who sees hard work and dedication as the key to success.

Carla Brito

PR Specialist

carla.brito@thesquare.pt

From Madeira to The Square…

Graduated in Communication Sciences from the University of Algarve and finishing a Master’s in Strategic Communication at Nova University, Carla, while still completing her academic career, was part of the Public Relations team in the Marketing department of a Resort, in her home island of Madeira. Before discovering The Square, Carla worked at a communication agency specialized in Tourism and Lifestyle.

She enjoys hiking, discovering new places and also meeting new people. Her good humour and focus, as well as the fact she is a chatterbox, are her trademarks.
For her, the only difference between a dream and reality is determination!

Nuno Cristóvão

Paid Media Consultant

nuno.cristovao@thesquare.pt

From Tondela to The Square…

With a degree in Management Informatics and a decade of experience in digital marketing and e-commerce, Nuno has been leading several teams and projects in his career. His passion for the digital ecosystem keeps him motivated to always grow his knowledge, translating into concrete results to the companies and brands he gets involved with.

He loves any challenges in online advertising but can’t ever see a spider, as insects are his Achilles’ heel.

Maria Marques

Designer

maria.marques@thesquare.pt

From Cascais to The Square…

Graduated in Design from Universidade Lusíada  de Lisboa.

While working in a marketing agency, she developed her passion for Graphic and Digital Design. For a few months she worked as a freelancer, more specifically on branding projects. Maria can be described as a sociable and very creative person. She always has new and different ideas.

Travel and getting to know new cultures and countries are her source of inspiration.

Carolina Domingues

PR Specialist

carolina.domingues@thesquare.pt

From Amadora to The Square….

Carolina graduated with a degree in Public Relations and Advertising from INP – Instituto Superior Novas Profissões.
In college, she discovered her passion for event planning and recently worked as a freelance social media manager.

She is communicative, motivated, persistent, and loves teamwork.

Mariana Plácido

PR & Content Specialist

mariana.placido@thesquare.pt

From Póvoa de Santa Iria to The Square….

Mariana graduated with a degree in Public Relations and Business Communication, from the School of Communication and Media Studies. She always thought that she would follow a path in the health field, but, fortunately for us, she then realized that communication is her true passion.

Mariana loves going to the beach, listening to music, and giving hugs to animals (preferably dogs). She is a very energetic and talkative person, but she also understands the value of listening and learning from those who are knowledgeable in different topics.

Andreia Pires

PR Specialist

andreia.pires@thesquare.pt

From Parede to The Square….

Andreia graduated with a degree in Marketing and Advertising from IADE – Creative University, she is currently completing a master’s degree in New Media Management at ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa.

Andreia worked in a communication agency before discovering The Square where she realized that public relations is her dream job. To finish her degree, she went to The Netherlands where she lived for 6 months and completed a minor in communications.

Andreia is a very grateful person, creative, and always willing.

Mariana Carmo

PR Specialist

mariana.carmo@thesquare.pt

From Algés to The Square….

Mariana graduated with a degree in Communication Sciences from Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas at Universidade de Lisboa and started her career as a Communication Consultant in a Human Resources company, where she focused on their most recent rebranding project.

She grew up in Sintra and calls the mountains and the sea her home, but recently landed on Tejo’s riverside and is learning to live in the city, in Algés. She knows no better plan than to discover new paths while walking barefoot and in good company and writing in the notebook she always carries with her.

Methodical, determined, and always looking for another challenge.

Ana Costa

Digital PR Specialist

ana.costa@thesquare.pt

From Cartaxo to The Square….

With a degree in Marketing and Advertising from Escola Superior de Gestão e Tecnologia de Santarém, Ana has a special aptitude for social networks and the digital world. Ana started her career as a Communication Consultant in a Communication & Marketing Agency, but after three years she decided to look for new challenges and is now part of The Square! Photography, geocaching and embroidery are some of her hobbies.

Extroverted by nature, she enjoys socializing and nothing brings her more joy than a nice dinner with friends.

 

Jorge Dantas

Digital PR Specialist

jorge.dantas@thesquare.pt

From Arcos de Valdevez to The Square….

In his late teens, he moved to Porto to study Corporate Communication in ISCAP. At the end of the degree, he discovered his passion for digital marketing and decided to continue his studies in that area. Currently, he is attending a post-graduation course in Branding at IADE.

Proud of his roots, he loves Portugal, everything it has to offer, and of course, its gastronomy. He is also a music and cinema lover. He is a low-profile but is always cheerful, and in his free time loves to walk around Lisbon and spend time with friends.

Beatriz Rodrigues

Digital PR Specialist

beatriz.rodrigues@thesquare.pt

From Vila Real to Lagos… To The Square….

Beatriz has a degree in Communication Sciences from the Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas – University of Lisbon. She started exploring the world of radio, doing content production, and later worked as an editor in a children’s magazine publishing company. In her free time, she enjoys sports – sailing and diving – and dinner parties with friends.

She is a digital addict, organization freak, and loves everything related to lifestyle and fashion!

Carolina Martins

PR Specialist

carolina.martins@thesquare.pt

From Seixal to The Square….

Carolina graduated with a degree in Public Relations and Business Communication from the School of Communication and Media Studies. She studied law for a year, but then fell in love with communications.

She has been a competitive ballroom dancer for 3 years, and her favorite dance is samba.

Being the president of the Student Association is something that she believes has made her grow personally and professionally.

Joana Oliveira

PR Specialist

joana.oliveira@thesquare.pt

From Almada to The Square….

Joana graduated with a degree in Public Relations and Business Communication from Escola Superior de Comunicação Social. Besides this, she also studied Design and Marketing in the Fashion industry.

Joana enjoys arts, which explains why her hobbies tend to be creative, like drawing and sewing full fashion collections just for fun. She also enjoys reading and watching a great TV show.

Joana is a determined person and always strives to overcome all challenges.

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