Qode Stories: Meet Claude-Dee

by Nathan Halnin

Nov 20, 2020

The success of Qode Social can only be attributed to the employees who breathe life to the agency. Through the diverse range of talents from our employees, our agency has thrived to create an inclusive environment where all ideas are given equal treatment.

Qode Stories is a monthly series that will share the personal experiences of our employees. Get to know the individuals who work at Qode Social!

Meet Claude-Dee

With her beaming smile and infectiously positive attitude, Claude-Dee is guaranteed to be the life of the party! When it comes to negotiation, Claude-Dee does it best, and you can guarantee that her persuasion skills are top-notch!

This week, we were able to catch up with Claude-Dee after a very busy period of meetings with potential clients. We got the chance to ask Claude-Dee about her experiences at Qode Social, and get to know her in a more personal manner.

What is your current job position at Qode Social? Could you tell us a little bit about your role?

“As the Vice President of Business Development, I work closely with our Directors and employees to secure new contracts, as well as manage ongoing ones. I write proposals for new and existing clients, help identify and set company goals, and create plans to achieve internal goals. Finally, I create and nurture long-term relationships with our customers.”

What’s your favourite part of working here?

“Wow, there are way too many to list! I love how supportive every member of the team is and how everyone treats each other like family. I have definitely made life long friends here.

Furthermore, we are incredibly diverse and always find authentic ways to celebrate the various skills and contributions of each individual!

Lastly, I like how dynamic our workdays are and the fact that we have the opportunity to work on such innovative projects!”

What’s something valuable that you learned while working here?

“’You cannot reach your highest potential by playing it safe. You’ve got to take risks.’

A couple of years ago, I decided to change my career path and move to Toronto in order to pursue this opportunity with Qode Social. Since then, all I’ve done is gain experience, new workmates and important life lessons. I am so grateful for it all and wouldn’t change a thing.”

Do you have any favourite memories while working at Qode Social?

“COVID-19 has really killed the vibe, this year. I miss arriving at the office in the morning and blasting music with the team before our meetings. I definitely also miss our cocktail hours! OMG, and I definitely can’t forget about our trip to Detroit last year, and the iconic Christmas party.”

What do you like about social media?

“The possibilities are endless with social media! Sorry to state the obvious, but I love that it has allowed us to connect, share ideas, music, entertainment, news, etc. It’s incredible, really!”

Tell us a fun fact about yourself!

“My family is originally from Haiti and French is my first language.”

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Qode Social is a Toronto-based social media marketing agency that specializes in community building, account growth, ad analysis, Facebook and Instagram support, and more. Led by experienced social media experts, Qode Social has worked with companies such as Gay Lea Foods, Days Inn Canada, TP-Link and more. Qode Social is a division of Qode Media, which is the parent company that focuses on SEO and graphic design.