Work History

Work History
Nov 2008 - Present

Communications Specialist

http://www.starshot.com
  • Strategic Event Marketing Agency
  • Strategic planning of marketing campaigns and brand positioning
  • Client, project, relationship, and budget management
  • Drafting of invitations, case studies, newsletter articles, direct mail, sales letters, web copy, RFPs, marketing resources, social media content (blog articles, twitter, etc.), etc. 
  • Servicing technology clientele including Microsoft, Accenture, and Avanade
2004 - Present

Communications Consultant

jtcina.com
  • Specializing in communications—the medium or delivery of your message.
  • Full service Communications Consulting firm with a network of professionals in every field from business consulting to product photography.
  • Services include projects as straight-forward as web design with branded content, newsletters, corporate communications, personal résumés, professional portfolios, government grant applications, soft skills training, motivational speaking, career coaching, etc.
  • Clients include...

- Lovable Labels: Product pamphlet writing and design

- Key2Careers: Private Career College Communications Training

- Reed Exhibitions: Marketing for leading jewellery trade show in Canada

- Synergex Corporation: Cost/Pricing Analysis, Project Coordination

- Kontact: Doubled marketing campaign performance

- R.A.I.: Marketing/fundraising for the Red Cross

- TriMark Publications, NY: Edit medical research investment reports

Sep 2003 - Apr 2004

Teaching Assistant

http://www.queensu.ca
  • Canadian Politics: Lecture and Tutorial Leader
  • Strategies of Political Research: Tutorial Leader
  • Student Evaluations (Essays and Examinations)

Education

Education
Sep 2003 - Sep 2005

Master of Arts

Queen's University
  • Department of Politics Studies
  • Specialist in Canadian Politics, Constitutional Politics, and Human Rights
  • Thesis: National Identity Cards: A Test for Privacy Rights in Canada
Sep 1999 - Jun 2003

Honours Bachelor of Arts

University of Toronto
  • English Specialist, Political Science Major
  • Dean’s List, 1999, 2003
  • Graduated ‘With Distinction’(3.32 GPA)
  • $1500 St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto, Grant Award