Katie Bilz

Katie Bilz


My interests include: art, painting, music, networking, health, nutrition, fitness, writing, conceptual processing, brainstorming, reading, social media, interior design, architecture, furniture and organizing.

Volunteer Work

Lean, Mean & Green Un-conference - 2011

North Bay, ON

Executed a city wide un-conference on improving the city's "green" status. This un-conference is a user-generated discussion centred around what's needed, what's next and what's possible for a greener North Bay as a vibrant, creative city. 

RED Fridays - 2011

North Bay, ON

Helped coordinate a community event to raise awareness about the importance of supporting our troops. Wearing RED on Fridays as an outward sign of our support to the men and women who put service before self, sometimes at the highest cost.

L'Oreal Fashion Week - 2005

Toronto, ON

Worked alongside head Volunteer Coordinator helping organize layout of space, accommodating clientele, prepping for fashion shows.

Private Service Realty King West Neighborhood Night for the Princess Margaret Hospital - 2009

Toronto, ON

Organize sponsors, invites, clientele, venue & entertainment on a monthly basis to host an event for industry professionals to network and to raise money for charity.

Toronto International Film Festival - 2008

Toronto, ON

Help out with many different aspects with TIFF from marketing, mail outs & administrative work.

Areas of Expertise


  • Strategic and tactical planning
  • Developing and managing marketing strategies
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with clientele
  • Preparing and editing publications for internal and external audiences
  • Maintaining excellent customer service and satisfaction during high volume times
  • Event management
  • Social media
  • Technology – MAC, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign and all Microsoft Office programs
  • Creative thinker – Developing, designing or creating ideas, relationships, systems or products


  • Persistent

  • Persuasive

  • Connector

  • Organized

  • Active listener

  • Critical thinker

  • Decision maker

  • Reliable

  • Problem solver

  • Leader

  • Attention to detail

  • Innovative

  • Adaptable & flexible

  • Independent


Dynamic and talented Marketing & Event Management professional with more than five years experience looking to become part of a team where I can utilize my skills and grow within a professional organization. 

Work History

Work History
2009 - 2011

Business & Marketing Director

North Bay Junior A Trappers Hockey Club

Managed the team's presence on and off the ice. Responsibilities included but were not limited to; community team involvement, marketing campaigns, event coordination, developing team newsletter, generating website content, social media presence, in game promotions, game operations, sponsorship contracts and negotiations, public relations, press releases, coordinating press conferences and building the fan population.

2009 - 2010

Project Manager

Clark Marketing Communications

Managed multiple clients providing services such as; event planning, brand development, contract negotiation, ad campaigns, websites, social media, directing communication seminars and workshops, event coordination, public relations, website content development, marketing strategies and more. Maintained and managed good relationships with all clients and catered to their needs in all aspects of business to keep their business progressing and expanding.

May 2007 - Aug 2009

VIP Broker Personal Relations, New Sales Head Administrator, Sales Representative & Business Development & Marketing

Freed Developments & Private Service Realty

VIP Broker Personal Relations

  • Expanded a once Non-Existing community of VIP Cooperating Brokers to now having over 50 supporting Outside Brokers for Freed Developments
  • Connected with outside Brokers with the Freed brand to get them savvy on the product to sell to their clients which included a Freed Booklet for a quick overview of the Brand & Products
  • Launched a VIP Brokers Event at Muskoka Bay Golf Community

New Sales Head Administrator

  • Introduced a lead tracking and generating system to Freed Developments which produced a surplus of sales and high potential leads
  • Managing employers tasks and informing of any changes and news
  • Aware of legal rights and what is required to amend requests from purchasers

Sales Representative

  • Introduced clients to all new projects with detailed information of location, amenities and occupancy dates and assessed their needs and boundaries
  • Negotiate deals to keep the purchaser and the developer satisfied on a deal that is mutually beneficial
  • Aided in the process of any floorplan changes and selecting finishes for the interior of unit

Business Development & Marketing

2007 - 2009

Special events director/Owner

KTB Media

Managed a team to execute weekly special events for local and international clients. Events included anything from athletic appreciation functions, DJ premier parties, album releases, special guest appearances and also a weekly night at an upscale lounge where drink promotions and new entertainment were arranged. Responsible for all promotional aspects as well where skills of graphic design were utilized.

Weekly host for venues such as:

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Creating Advertising for event including print work
  • Arranging guest list
  • Accommodating VIP clients
  • Organizing Special VIP services
  • Hiring entertainment, including DJ's, Sponsors, Photographers & Live Entertainment
  • Keeping clientele satisfied with service and accommodating their needs
2006 - 2009

Event Coordinator

Kleen Media

Responsible for executing weekly events that were held at designated upscale venues with special promotions each night that needed to be arranged. Djs, entertainment, venue, special drink promotions and any other special requirements needed for the evening was my responsibility to book and to organize. Hosted some of Toronto's largest special events – some including Toronto International Film Festival official after parties, the biggest New Years celebration in Toronto and Celebrity bar tender nights that included guests such as Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton and Mark Messier (National Hockey League player).



Seneca College

Studies included textiles, both woven and knitted, history of fashion and computer-aided design and production, Fashion design and an introduction to the Fashion Industry.

  • Developed imaginative, skillful and sensitive approaches in design Creatively designed story boards followed by Fashion lines for presentation
  • Studied in depth the elements of design
  • Studied the Fashion Industry Structure and dominant players as well as socio-economic environment that impacts fashion

Humber College

Studies included visual communication, including colour theory, conceptual process, typography, corporate design, marketing strategies, interactive media and digital design through use of current tools meeting industry standards.

  • Strategic thinking, techniques of research and analysis
  • Creative thinking
  • Copywriting
  • Strategy Development
  • Examined significant eras of visual communication and current trends in communication
  • Marketing theory
  • Product and service development


Volunteer Work