Tanya Thomson

Tanya Thomson

Objective

My objective is to become a well-rounded business individual. I want to conquer each challenge I face and learn from these experiences. I want to become a successful, well-respected marketer.

Interest

My hobbies include: soccer, football, volleyball, swimming, squash, running, yoga, weights, skiing, and skating. 

I am very interested in marketing and would like to pursue a career within this industry.

Summary

·Four years of diverse marketing experience ranging from large corporations to small businesses

·Exceptional leadership and communication skills gained through coaching, teaching assistant and

    executive positions within Student Clubs

·Excel in fast paced and competitive environment, confident under pressure

·Passionate about all undertakings and focused on achieving results. Developed a nation-wide contest

    increasing sales by 30% 

Athletic Accomplishments:

3rd Place, Jeux Du Commerce Carleton Athletics Team2010 Ryerson University

6th Place, World Junior Canoe/ Kayak Sprint Championships2005 Hungary

10th Place, World Junior Canoe/ Kayak Marathon Championships2005 Australia

13th Place, World Junior Canoe/ Kayak Marathon Championships2004 Norway

12th Place, World Junior Canoe/ Kayak Marathon Championships2003 Spain

Member of Under 23 National Team                          2003-2008

Canadian Champion (in multiple events)2003-2009

Work History

Work History
Jan 2010 - Present

Teacher's Assistant, Marketing

Sprott School of Business
• Assisting the professor in the Introduction to Marketing course • Provide weekly office hours to aid students in their studies • Grade all assignments and reports
Sep 2009 - Present

Athletics Director

Sprott Business Students' Society
• Executed a successful fundraising event, the SBSS World Cup Soccer Tournament, with over 100 students participating, acquired large sponsorship deal from a prominent corporation, proceeds exceeded $2000 for the half-day event • Currently organizing Charity Volleyball tournament and the Carleton 2010 Ski Trip
Sep 2009 - Present

Marketing Specialist

TI Design Inc.

·Performed a detailed market analysis for a boutique interior design firm

·Executed a marketing campaign that increased exposure within the GTA and increased profits

·Assisted with the web design and developed new promotional methods

·Campaign captured and maintained new clientele, a key factor in the rise of sales

Sep 2009 - Dec 2009

Brand Ambassador

Mosaic Sales Solutions
Driving awareness and trial to selected brands, capitalizing on exposure to increase sales
Apr 2006 - Aug 2009

Dragon Boat Coach

Burloak Canoe Club
• Coached numerous corporate and competitive teams ranging in skill level, age, ethnicity and backgrounds • Used non-authoritative leadership skills to encourage and motivate team members to contribute to the boats success and developed each individual with both technical skills and the ability to cooperate and work as a team
May 2009 - Aug 2009

B2B Marketing Applications Analyst

Petro-Canada

·Provided service to other businesses: creating sales leads, fulfilling requests such as orders, replacements

    and cancellations

·Initiated small projects within the department to improve efficiency and simplicity

May 2008 - Aug 2008

Marketing and Sales Analyst

Petro-Canada

• Worked alongside retail business managers, assuming responsibilities such as site check-ups, sales forecasting and store-openings • Developed and executed a very successful Guest Services Attendant Summer Campaign Contest that increased average units sold by over 30% from previous periods and exceeded management expectations by 20%

Education

Education
2006 - 2010

Commerce

Carleton University

I received an entrance scholarship for my high grades.

2001 - 2005

Oakville Trafalgar High School

Throughout high school I was an honour roll student. 

Skills

Skills

Time Management

I have strong time management skills as I have successfully managed to balance a full-time course load with high level training in the first two years of university and then an executive position on the Business Society this past year.

Microsoft

I am proficient in all of Microsoft's products including : Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Entourage, Access and Outlook.

Communication

Throughout school and in many sports I have learned how to effectively communicate with people. Communication is key to creating, growing and maintaing awareness within the market place. I have the ability to create clear communication whether it be at the office or in a social setting.

Leadership

As an elite athlete and a dragon boat coach for many years I have been able to fine-tune my leadership skills. I have the ability to lead many diverse backgrounds ranging from age, ethnicity and culture. I have the confidence to gain respect and authority without abusing the power.