Melanie Carrey

Melanie Carrey

Work History

Work History
Jun 2010 - Present

Publicity and Marketing

Beatbox Canada

The World Beatbox Association presents the first-ever Canadian Beatbox Championships November 6 2010 in Toronto.

The WBA has a team of seven people running this event.

My duties involve Public Relations and Marketing.

Beatbox Canada plans to grow past an annual event and into a company where we can offer beatbox performers live shows and public appearances. We also want to hold tutorials for all ages to come and learn how to beatbox.

Daily tasks include:

  • Sponsor chase
  • Media relations
  • Venue and hotel research
  • Product sampling
  • Promotions
  • Social media management
Jan 2009 - Present

Unit Publicist and Marketing

Out There Productions

Beginning a public relations internship in January 2009 while still in my first year of PR at Humber proved I have the skills it takes to multi-task in this fast-paced career.

Responsibilies include:

  • Media relations and press releases
  • Client relations
  • Social media management
  • Event planning
  • Chase producing
  • Graphic design communication

Events include:

  • The Toronto International Film Festival (2009)
  • Canadian Music Week (2010)
  • Cannes International Film Festival (2010)
  • The Toronto International Film Festival (2010)

Event tasks included:

  • Sponsor chase ( decor, food, decorations and product sampling)
  • Interview room chase and booking
  • Client relations
  • Graphic design communications
  • Social media management
  • Guestlists (e-vites)
  • Organize specific cocktail events in suite

Press releases

Jan 2011 - May 2011

Publicity intern

Courage Canada

Courage Canada, Hockey for the Blind Inc. Toronto, ON

Responsibilities: Work with founder Mark DeMontis andhis team at Enterprise Canada to draft media releases for skate events. Review French press releases for Montreal programs, complete grant application, travel to Montreal o help coordinate skate programs and take photos, social media on Facebook and Twitter

Education

Education
Sep 2008 - May 2011

Humber College
Sep 2007 - May 2008

Cambrian College

I began my Public Relations studies in Sudbury where I lived with my family. It is a great school and the program is very hands on.

I transfered to Humber College Toronto for more choice and opportunity in the Public Relations field.

Objective

To work in a Public Relations environment where I can enhance my communication skills and explore new opportunities that will lead to a successful long term position in my career of choice.

Interest

  • Promotions
  • Music
  • Fashion
  • Acting
  • Musical Theatre
  • Animals
  • Children
  • Non-profit
  • Hockey
  • Volleyball

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