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Emily Ferguson

Bachelor of Arts Candidate at McGill University


Sept 2015Apr 2019

Bachelor of Arts

McGill University (Montreal, QC)

Majoring in English (concentration in Cultural Studies) and Sociology, minoring in Communication Studies

Jan 2018May 2018

Study Abroad Term

University of Glasgow (Glasgow, Scotland UK)


Oct 2018Present


"The Channel" Academic Journal (Department of English, McGill University)
Jul 2018Aug 2018

Social Media Coordinator

Teesri Duniya Theatre (Montréal, QC)

Applying social media strategies for group sales, cultural communities, interest groups, and art-sector.

Coordination and implementation of specific on-site website initiatives while also continuously generating new content to support those initiatives.

Ensuring constant flow of communication via Facebook, twitter, MailChimp, among other duties.

Designing brochures, posters, and graphics for social media.

Grant writing.

Mar 2018Mar 2018

Spring Break Intern

Creative Artists Agency (Los Angeles, CA)

Shadowed clerks to assist in mailroom responsibilities (ex. sorting and delivering mail to CAA employees).

Had the opportunity to network with other interns, agents and executives in the company.

Participated in professional development  workshops.

Jan 2018Apr 2018

Associate Editor

"Canadian Content" Academic Journal (Department of Canadian Studies, McGill University)

Working as part of a team of 6 editors to review written submissions and select those to be published in the Canadian Studies Department's academic journal, Canadian Content.

Independently editing a submission in order to make sure it is fit for publishing, while working closely with the author to ensure their approval.

May 2017Jul 2017

Social Media Intern

WaterFire Providence (Providence, RI)

Helped shape WaterFire's social media campaigns by producing  and scheduling Tweets and Facebook posts,  as well as documenting events on Instagram. Combined reach totaled over 140,000 social media followers. 

Helped develop tracking and  feedback systems to measure campaign performances.

Participated in social media promotion and tracked audience participation throughout the season.

Researched and digitally published a weekly list of events taking place in Rhode Island.

Wrote, edited and formatted an article that was posted on their main website.

Worked on a scavenger hunt/social media campaign which boosted interaction with WaterFire's social media profiles.

Acted as a sales representative during events at the WaterFire merchandise tent.

Assembled and disassembled WaterFire event tents, tables, and booths on location.

May 2017Aug 2017

Server and Cashier

Dear Hearts Ice Cream (East Greenwich, RI)

Previously: June 2016 - August 2016

Serving customers and putting together their orders, while using the Square Point of Sale system at the register.

Maintaining the cleanliness and appearance of the store.

Jan 2017Apr 2017

Student Caller/Fundraiser

McGill Phonathon (Montreal, QC)

Called McGill University alumni and parents of current students to provide them with up-to-date information of all aspects of the university, and to solicit donations.