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Bailey McKenny

Writing Centre at Huron University College

Work experience

Sep 2014Present

Writing Centre

Huron University College

assisting students with academic work

encouraging better writing

helping students learn proper citation styles and formatting

advanced communication skills

Jan 2015Mar 2015

Graduate Banquet Coordinator

Huron University College

coordinating venue for event -ordering flower arrangements

reviewing and approving menu options -coordinating and hiring musical entertainment contacting speakers

deciding on room decor

arranging after party and transportation to second venue

Event planning experience. 

Jun 2014Aug 2014

Costume Assistant/ Stage Hand

Slackwood Production

assisting costume designer

organizing and moving costume racks

dressing actors between scenes

locating and organizing props

May 2013Aug 2013

Baker, Cook, Cashier and Waitress

The River Bakery and Patio

Cashier duties

preparing baked goods to be sold,

preparing meals, cooking

serving meals

dish washing

customer service

required extensive knowledge of food and beverage preparation and ingredients. 

May 2012Aug 2012


Tim Hortons

Money handling

credit and debit transactions

food and beverage serving and preparation

midnight shift

extensive cleaning. 


May 2015Dec 2015

Creative Writing Certificate

Humber College

Composing a novel under the advisement of Canadian Writer Karen Connelly. Learning how to develop characters, themes and plots as well as editing for publication and marketing a text. 

Sep 2011Apr 2015

Bachelor of Arts Degree

Huron University College

Specialization in English Language and Literature

Courses in Literary Theory, Global Literature, Post Colonial, Women's Literature, Modernist and Post Modernism, Renaissance, 18th and 19th Century Literature and Old English. 

Special interest courses include: Communication Theory, Feminist Legal Theory, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Classics, Environmental Science and Intro Spanish. 


Social Media

Knowledge of: Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, LinkedIn, Instagram. 

Understanding of privacy policies, proper social media etiquette, image and link sharing, ect. 

Customer Service

Serving Customers

Active Listening

Attention to Details and Body Language

Handling Customer Concerns

Problem Solving

Friendly and Positive Attitude

Event Planning


Scheduling And Time Management

Communication (In person, phone and email)

Menu Planning and Wine Selection

Choosing and Ordering Flower Arrangements

Hiring Musicians

Coordinating Transportation

Organizing Guest List



Symposium- Western University Arts and Humanities Student Council Creative Publication

Grub Street- Huron College Undergraduate Literary Journal

The Grapevine- Huron College Student Operated Magazine

Academic Writing: Essays, Literature Reviews, Annotated Bibliography, Proposal, Virtual Essay on WordPress, Learning Cells and Reading Responses. 


Strong Oral and Written Communication Skills



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