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Summary

I'm a well-rounded team player who communicates well and learns quickly, and I have a deep passion for the entrepreneurial community.

I've also managed digital campaigns and content (editorial and video) for a wide variety of brands and publishers.

Work History

Workhaus

20172018

Community Builder

Workhaus is a collection of entrepreneurial hubs located in the heart of downtown Toronto. They help companies grow by providing workspace, services, community, and amenities.

I onboarded new members (mostly tech startups) at multiple Workhaus locations, and managed corporate clients (renting out our spaces for events, seminars, training sessions, etc.)

Lyric

20142017

Producer

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

My duties include sourcing and pitching clients, negotiating contracts, and managing video projects.

Some brands we've produced video for: TELUS, Grolsch, Qualico, ION Magazine, Pressboard Media, Newgen, Talk Shop Media, One Yoga.

Account and Content Manager

Vancouver Is Awesome is a media brand that focuses on positive, community-minded stories.

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. Weekly columns and one-off articles.
-Managing all sponsored content. Creating strategies and story angles for companies like Mercedes-Benz, Panago, Honda, Sport Chek, UBC, Science World, and more.
-Managing all VIA social media accounts.










Pressboard

20152016

Account and Content Manager

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. 

This role went hand-in-hand with my role at Vancouver Is Awesome, and involved liaising with both clients and publishers.

Duties included: Account management, content strategy, and copy editing.

Quietly

20152015

Project Manager and Writer

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. I also 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

Film and Music Business

-Comprehensive one-year program covering various aspects of the film and music industries.

Simon Fraser University

20002003

English

-Areas of study:  English, Literature, Philosophy.

Interests

-The entrepreneurial scene in Toronto. Lots of innovative thinkers here.
-Meeting new people and making connections.

-Playing live music. Always a good time.

-Avid tennis fan. I enjoy getting out onto the courtwhenever I can.
-Live comedy and theatre fan.
-Food lover, yet cannot cook the things I truly wish to eat.