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Summary

I am a bilingual, pro-active and positive hard-worker known to go above and beyond to deliver results. As an expert problem solver who remains calm under pressure, I can always be depended on to offer consistent reliability.  

Skills

COMMUNICATION

Effective communicator and confident speaker. Skilled writer with experience in copywriting, editing and proofing. Eagle eye attention for detail. 

Organization / Project Management

Over 10 years applied experience working in administrative and coordinator oriented roles. Flexible, deadline driven multi-tasker with experience in project management. 

DIGITAL MEDIA

Professional and extra-curricular experience in social media, blogging, SEO, coding, RSS, content creation/curation, analytics, online research, video production. Tech savvy. 

Interpersonal

Self-confident, positive and outgoing. Assertive problem solver with a strong work ethic who performs well under pressure. Flexible and able to cope with constructive criticism. 

Work EXPERIENCE

Coordinator, Content & Social Media

Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television | Canadian Screen Awards
2015PRESENT

I pursued a role at the Academy with aims to apply my digital media skill set towards the promotion of Canadian talent in the fields of film, TV and digital media. 

Project Management: Working closely with vendors, graphic designers, writers, videographers and internal departments to coordinate the delivery of multiple digital media and print campaigns on a tight deadline. 
Website Development: Coordinated the launch of the new Academy.ca website in 6 weeks. Designed mockups, worked closely with developers, coordinated data entry of over 700 nominee materials. Wordpress development  and troubleshooting, quality control, meeting sponsor and departmental requirements.  
Digital Media Coordination: Social media campaigns, email campaigns, website content and promotional materials. 

Social Media Strategist

JGBstudios.com
Jun 2013Present

Self-employed as a remote working social media strategist. Contracted 2 years in a row  by a client managing 6 music festivals across Australia. Flown to far-fetched locations to develop social media strategies and to provide hands-on training to staff and volunteers.

Social Media Strategy Development: Developing tailored strategies through detailed instructional guide documents.  
Social Strategy Training: On site one-on-one training teaching teams and individuals how to implement social media strategies. 
Social Strategy Product Development: Creation of calendars, reports, instruction guides, content tools and other resources to help clients get organized and productive.

Community Manager 

Inspire9 (Tech Startup Coworking Space)
FEB 2013Feb 2014

Responsible for content creation and community engagement both online and offline within the coworking space, catering to tech entrepreneurs, small startups and freelancers.

Social Media: Curating content and copywriting on the topics of tech, startups, entrepreneurs
Content Creation: Documenting and sharing daily events and member achievements within the space. Writing blog posts, newsletters and website copy.
Engagement: Gaining followers and growing the fan base across all social platforms.  Managing the online community and performed daily engagement.
Internal Social Network Development: Helping to develop our internal social networking platform called 'Tribes’. Providing input for the design, putting emphasis on profiling each individual’s skills, interests and professional backgrounds. Facilitating community engagement through the platform. 

SOCIAL MEDIA & Publicity

The Corner Hotel
SEP 2010JUNE 2014

Working in the publicity office for Australia's bestselling live music venue, placed #13  in worldwide ticket sales for 3 years running. 

Social Media: Researching, copywriting and scheduling posts promoting up to 100 shows per month.
Press Releases: Researching and compiling accurate event, artist and venue details. Writing an average of 10 press releases per week. Sending press releases to large distribution lists of promoters, media and music outlets.
Media Lists: Responsible for creating a comprehensive Australian live music industry media list including over 300 contacts organized into 10 music genre categories.
Writing, Editing and Proofing: Data entry of all show details into print and website show listings. Attention to detail. Editing and proofing all newsletter, web and print copy. Proofing all promotional materials before distributing to media and press outlets. 

Education

Public Relations - Postgrad

Humber College
Sep 2015Apr 2016

Planning, developing and executing effective public relations strategies. Developing skills in media relations, social and digital media, event planning, presenting and public relations writing.

Film Studies - Bachelors Degree

Carleton University
20032007

Studying the theory, criticism and practice of cinema. Applying critical approaches to TV, cinema, and new media.