Summary

Objective

To raise the stock of my employer through my superior business communication skills and my gift for presenting complex concepts in a way that readers of all levels can understand and appreciate

Work History

Work History
Jan 1989 - Dec 2009

Marketing & Communications/PR/Writing

Several
Responsible for writing promotional documents, company mission statements, brand marketing, marketing and PR strategy, company logos, media liaison, success stories, corporate fact sheets, product launches, executive quotes, press releases, brochures, crisis management, credential statements, speeches, letters, and trade show preparation. Involved in design of corporate web site (www.morcor.com) including both the overall layout and web content. Wrote technology stories, product reviews, industry trends and use of technology in the corporate environment for number one rated computer magazine in Australia. Responsible for slushing, editing, and fact-checking literary stories for an international literary magazine.
Jan 2009 - Apr 2009

Account Executive

CENTRAL MICROSYSTEMS
Sold computers, software, peripherals, and other high tech gadgets to small and medium-sized companies, Educational institutions, and government agencies throughout Canada and the USA, mainly through outbound phone calls. While at Insight I achieved 113% of my quota, was named the Viewsonic Sales Star for selling the most Viewsonic equipment of all the account executives in Canada, and averaged about $80,000 a month in sales at a margin of 10%.
Jan 2009 - Mar 2009

National Account Executive

Central Microsystems
Feb 2007 - Dec 2008

Account Executive

PC Mall Gov
Feb 2007 - Dec 2008

Account Executive

PC Mall
Sep 2005 - May 2006

Technical Support VOIP systems

Webhelp
Jun 2003 - Dec 2004

Senior Continuity Editor

NFG
Mar 2002 - Aug 2002

Account Executive

ZINGPC.COM
Sep 1999 - Feb 2000

Consultant

Morcor Solutions
Apr 1998 - Jun 1998

Teacher

QUEEN ELIZABETH HIGH SCHOOL
Jan 1998 - Jun 1998

Researcher

CBC RADIO STATION
Sep 1997 - Nov 1997

Public Relations Manager

PLATFORM COMPUTING CORPORATION
Mar 1997 - Jun 1997

Public Relations Consultant

Howorth Communications
Jan 1994 - Jan 1996

Investor Relations Manager

BLUE MOUNTAIN BEVERAGE INC
Jan 1992 - Jan 1994

Public Relations Manager

NEW ZEALAND
Jan 1989 - Jan 1992

Sydney Bureau Chief

PACIFIC COMPUTER WEEKLY
Jan 1981 - Aug 1989

Programmer/Analyst/Technical Support

Several
Provided technical support required to install, maintain, and troubleshoot clients' VOIP telephone systems. Maintained and improved efficiency of ADABAS databases on mainframe clients. Worked on security of computer systems. Provided programming, analysis, problem solving, efficiency, maintenance, and database design.
Jan 1986 - Jan 1989

Database Programmer/Analyst

BANK OF AUSTRALIA
Jan 1985 - Jan 1986

Computer Programmer/Analyst

SHELL OIL
Jan 1984 - Jan 1985

Computer Programmer/Analyst

MARATHON OIL
Jan 1981 - Jan 1984

Lead Computer Programmer/Analyst

HIBERNIAN INSURANCE COMPANY
Jan 1979 - Jan 1981

Accounts Clerk

HIBERNIAN INSURANCE COMPANY

Education

Education
1975 - 1979

High School Diploma

Chanel College