Summary

Experienced project manager in the areas of public relations, marketing and communications. Strong leadership and partnership building skills with strong focus on government, business and community collaboration. Experienced in both PC and Mac platforms. Website development and content management. Microsoft Word, Excel, Photoshop, Filemaker Pro, Giftmaker and other software Strong writing, editing and presentation skills. Able to take ideas and communication materials and present them in an informative and effective manner.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2009 - Present

Public Relations/Communications/Marketing

Elora Centre For The Arts
Public relations Marketing and communications Social media marketing Web content management
Nov 2008 - Present

Copywriter

Cambridge Times
Write business profiles and advertorials for Cambridge Times publications and special sections.
Sep 2006 - Present

Marketing/Communications

Vision Theatre Productions
Sponsorship Development Event Management Public Relations Media Coordination
Jan 2003 - Present

Public Relations

Freelance
Marketing Promotions Writing Fundraising Event Management Photography
Nov 2008 - Feb 2009

Sponsorship and Corporate Development

City of Mississauga
Secured corporate partners and stakeholders for City of Mississauga projects and events Developed marketing and promotional strategies such as sponsorship recognition materials and programs
May 2008 - Oct 2008

Communications and Events Coordinator

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters
Managed corporate seminars, workshops and events Developed communication materials such as media kits, press releases and managed website and blog Acted as a liaison between CME and corporate clients/members
May 2007 - Mar 2008

Project Coordinator

Wellington Waterloo Community Futures
Acted as project manager for business and community based economic development initiatives Developed communication materials such as media kits, press releases and web content Coordinated events such as workshops, seminars and community events
Sep 2001 - May 2007

Reporter

Fergus Elora News Express
Produced news and feature articles related to politics, health and rural affairs Copywriter, editing and layout Developed special publication story ideas and articles.

Education

Education
2009 - 2009

Standard First Aid w CPR Level A

St. John Ambulance
2000 - 2003

Diploma

Conestoga College