Employee Spotlight – Milijana Vidic
What is your job title?
Key Account and Marketing Manager for Serbia and Montenegro
How long have you been at Affinity Transport Solutions?
Since the establishment of the company in January 2012
How would you describe your job in 3 words?
Challenging, Interesting and Essential
What is your day-to-day in your role?
Handling clients, all in different sales stages so every day is different. Simultaneously helping current clients to overcome their problems while making new clients more and more interested in our product.
What is your favourite part of your role?
Communication with the clients face to face, helping them to make their business easier and better.
What led to your current role?
After working many years in a multinational corporation, various job roles, I ended up in analytics. This was not my cup of tea and I wanted to find a job where I could express my communication skills.
Who is your biggest inspiration?
Any strong, independant and righteous woman.
What do you enjoy doing outside of work?
Enjoying nature as much as possible, walking, travelling. Being surrounded by good and positive people as much
Where is your end goal for your career?
Having my own restaurant on some nice Beach
What is your most embarrassing moment?
I called one potential client 3 times in 10 days … it was my beginning at this job and everything was so hectic. I called him the first time and then forgot about it, called him the 2nd time and forgot again and when I called him the 3rd time he said, luckily did not remember my name “your colleague Milica called me already a few times” and I said, realising I called him 3 times “Oh really, sorry we were calling you so many times, I will ask Milica why she did not tell me”
What is your favourite food?
Greek Cuisine, light with olive oil, vegetables and sea food … and … red peppers in every way
What is your favourite film?
“Abre los Ojos” (1997’s Spanish film, in English is titled “Open your Eyes”)
What is your favourite band / artist?
Music is very important to me. I am a very decisive person but the only thing I cannot decide is which is my only one favourite. I love Soul, Jazz, RnB, bunch of Serbian and Greek music and also … Lana Del Rey, Sia, Queen, Chris Rea and many many more.
What would your one wish be?
To be healthy, as well as all of my loved ones!