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Summary

I'm a well-rounded team player who communicates well and learns quickly, and I've managed digital campaigns and content (editorial and video) for a wide variety of brands and publishers.

Work History

Lyric

2014Present

Project Manager

Lyric is a collection of Vancouver-based media producers interested in telling creative visual stories, in long or short form.

Some brands we've produced video for: TELUS, Grolsch, Vancouver Is Awesome, Pressboard Media, Talk Shop Media, ION Magazine, Sad Mag, One Yoga, Modacity, Vancouver Cycle Chic.

Account and Content Manager

Vancouver Is Awesome is a community-minded media brand. We're all about sharing positive stories that inspire you to get out and make your city even more awesome than it already is.

I handled the day-to-day operations at VIA. Duties included: 

-Posting the majority of the content on the VIA site. Articles, photos, and videos.
-Managing a roster of 30+ writers and their written content. This included weekly columns as well as one-off articles.
-Managing all VIA social media accounts. I scheduled posts using Hootsuite, edited photos, checked analytics, and more.
-Managing all sponsored content. I created the strategies and story angles for companies like Mercedes-Benz, Panago, car2go, Science World, VGH, and more.

Pressboard

20152016

Content Strategist

Pressboard is a media company that brings great brands and influential publishers together around content. They make story creation, brand integration, review and approval easy. 

My duties involved:

-Sourcing out writers for sponsored campaigns for companies like: Koodo, Honda, TELUS, Whister Blackcomb, Evo, Vancity, and Tourism Kelowna.
-Working with the Director of Strategy to create suitable story ideas.
-Working with a variety of Canadian media publishers including Daily Hive, Georgia Straight, Calgary Herald, BlogTO, MTL Blog, Toronto Life, and more.
-Editing articles and ensuring they met the expectations of brands and publishers.

Quietly

20152015

Project Manager and Editor

Quietly is a media company that offers data-driven content strategy and creation for brands and publishers.

I wrote and edited content for various brands, and helped to manage the expansion of a national media network.

Volunteer

Email Copywriter

Wrote copy and marketing materials for the 2015 TEDxVancouver event.

Education

Pacific Audio Visual Institute

20072008

Music Business

-Graduated in September 2008 with a certificate in Music Business.
-Comprehensive one-year program covering various aspects of the music industry.

Simon Fraser University

20002003

English

-Areas of study:  English, Literature, Philosophy.

Interests

-Playing music with local bands and musicians. Always a good time.
-Entrepreneurial scene in Vancouver. Lots of talented, fresh-thinking people here.
-Avid tennis fan, and get out onto the court to play whenever I can!
-Local theatre and live comedy fan.
-Enjoy hiking and camping in the Squamish/Whistler area.
-Meeting new people, aka, making new friends.
-Food lover, yet cannot cook the things I truly wish to eat.