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Summary

I am a born communicator.

I like to be on the pulse of things and know the latest buzz.

Being a recent graduate from Sheridan College's Corporate Communications & Public Relations program I am now looking to break my way into the fast paced and exciting Public Relations industry.

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Specific interest : Media Relations & Events 

Work experience

Sep 2006Present

Cashier

Longos
Feb 2011Jun 2011

Public Affairs Intern

St.Joseph's Healthcare

  • Writing draft press releases
  • Archiving newspaper clippings
  • Writing content for news letters
  • Conducting interviews
  • Administrative duties
  • Assisting with media coordination 
Jan 2011Apr 2011

Internal Communications Coordinator

Regen Energy

Helped with the development of a strategic communications plan. 

  • Conducted employee and customer surveys 
  •  Identified target audiences and stakeholders
  •  Identified gaps in communication
  • Researched current communication trends
Jan 2011Apr 2011

Event Coordinator

Bowling for the Cure

Bowling for the Cure is a fundraising event held to raise money for breast cancer research. 

Responsibilities included: 

  • Developing a critical path 
  • Establishing goals and objectives with the client
  • Creating a sponsor package
  • Managing inkind and cash donations 
  • Securing sponsors 
  • Securing a guest speaker 
  • Execution of the event
Oct 2010Dec 2010

Media Relations Assistant

United Way of Oakville

Assisting with the United way of Oakvlle's Final Achievement Awards  Celebration 

Responsibilities included: 

  • Writing the News Releases
  • Writing the Media Advisory 
  • Developing the Media Contact list
  • Preparing the Media Plan
  • Media Monitoring 

Education

Sep 2010Apr 2011

Post-Graduate Certificate

Sheridan College
Sep 2007Apr 2009

B.A

McMaster University

Portfolio

Skills

Adobe CS5
Photoshop InDesign Illustrate  
Writing
  News Releases Media Advisories  Media List Fact Sheets Communication Plans