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Amy Wormstone

  • Cambridge, Ontario CA

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Social media and internet savvy
Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Vine, Blogging, etc. 
Adobe Photoshop
Microsoft Suite
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook 
Copy editing
Written media materials
Press releases, media advisories, backgrounders, fact sheets, communication plans, media lists, employee newsletter articles, speeches, press kits, etc 


I am a dynamic individual with relevant working knowledge in the media relations industry, a superior work ethic, and catching positivity. I am seeking a career in a fast-paced, world-class organization in the communications sector.


- Writing - poetry, lyrics, short stories, screenplays

- Travelling 

- Film and television 

- Reading 

Work History

Jan 2011Present

Copy Editor


-  Edit a large variety of written materials for a wide clientele base

-  Ensure quality and consistency of writing – proper grammar, spelling, punctuation

-  Provide fact-checking services that involve using online and hard-copy resources to research and analyze information in order to ensure content is 100 per cent accurate

-  Provide clients with feedback and a complete overview of services rendered so as to ensure they fully understand the changes that were made and why they were made

Jan 2013May 2013

Assistance Coordinator

2013 Emerge Conference, Speakers and Programming Committee

- Secured workshop lecturers, keynote speakers and entertainment for conference, as well as created and coordinated production schedules

- Led a strong team through daily motivation, goal setting and multitasking – all of which developed my ability to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to overcome obstacles

- Managed lecture talking points – collected all speakers’ notes and abstracts beforehand; provided feedback in order to ensure their workshops stayed on point with conference theme

- Promoted and publicized event through various forms of social media, including Vine, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook

- Oversaw and provided final edit on all written communications before they went out

- Directed team members and managed all duties the day of the conference, including lecturers’ transportation, greeting all VIP guests and speakers, and ensured rider checks and green room set up were properly completed

Jan 2013Mar 2013

Marketing Intern

Scholastic Canada, Book Clubs

-  Continually strengthened written and graphic communication skills by performing essential tasks such as copy editing, copy writing and layout revision

- Established and maintained important customer relationships through various methods of correspondence, including mass email marketing, and responding to customer questions and concerns on a regular basis

- Used data entry skills and a typing speed of 50 words per minute to update and organize sales lists and pricing reports by comparing products and prices with competition to ensure a constant increase in customer satisfaction

- Performed daily inspection to ensure quality of all outgoing product 

- Promoted Scholastic Canada through a series of contests aimed at increasing literacy and the love of reading in school-aged children

Feb 2007May 2007

Secretarial Assistant

The Urban Multipurpose Aboriginal Youth Center

- Supported management using a variety of communication and organizational skills and organized a number of small events, such as self-defense classes for at-risk youth

- Promoted and publicized several events, including the 2007 Annual Spirit Seekers Youth Conference, which hosted over 300 participants

- Tabulated and analyzed survey data collected at the conference and dealt with the Canadian Aboriginal community

- Compiled a contact list of businesses and individuals who contributed to the conference

Nov 2006Feb 2007

Teacher's Assistant

Clarenville Primary School

- Assisted elementary school children with their reading, writing, arithmetic, artistic and computer skills

- Arranged and compiled work materials for teachers

- Worked in the school library cataloguing books, stocking shelves and checking out books

- Helped establish the school’s first chess club



Katimavik Alumnus

Some of my accomplishments during Katimavik include: 

- Co-wrote, co-directed and performed in several theatrical productions

- Taught French as a second language to fellow participants in Katimavik

- Arranged kiosks and prepared presentations for Katimavik 

Sep 2009Apr 2013


University of Guelph-Humber

Merit Scholarship - Top 10 percentile 

Some of my academic accomplishments include: 

- As part of a team, successfully developed a number of communication, marketing and business plans

- Led a mock public affairs communication campaign

- As part of a team, hosted complex seminars on a variety of communication aspects