Ekaterina Ostroumova

Ekaterina Ostroumova

Work History

Work History

24/7 Customer                                      Guatemala City, Guatemala                    Summer 2010

Internal Communications Consultant

¨  Conducted interviews with employees to pinpoint communication problems and needs

¨  Wrote, proposed and implemented a new internal communication plan

¨  Created and presented workshops on leadership and the importance of employee relations to managers and staff

Foundation Level Education (FLE) Trainer

¨  Interviewed 24/7 Customer's job applicants and evaluated their English skills

¨  Provided English accent and grammar training to new employees

¨  Worked closely with FLE team  to develop new training material in order to improve the training process

CityVIP/Kaplan Media Group                      Toronto, Canada                February 2008-August 2009

Public Relations Manager

¨  Pitched media to secure coverage for special events such as "TIFF" and "Shangri-La Living"

¨  Worked closely with advertising team to develop promotional  material such as webpage content, events posters and flyers

¨  Promoted, planned and executed special events

      Grand Baikal Travel Co.                          Irkutsk, Russia                                         Winter 2008

    Communications Consultant

¨  Consulted the Vice President on how to attract Canadian and Russian tourists to Siberia, Russia and the Baikal Lake

¨  Developed and proposed strategies and tactics to create awareness of the Grand Baikal Travel Co. in both Canada and Russia

The Russian Press                               Irkutsk, RussiaOctober 2004-July 2010

 Freelance Journalist

¨  Published two interviews with a Russian author of plays and songs dedicated to a famous Russian Admiral Koltchak   

¨  Published several articles and information in Russian newspapers about Canada.

Education

Education
Sep 2008 - Present

Public Relations Advanced Diploma

Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning

Skills

Skills

Soft Skills

    Team player with excellent leadership and organizational skills Persuasive public speaker with excellent presentation skills Fluent in Russian      

Technical Skills

Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) 

Writing Skills

    press releases communications plan media kits social media releases matte stories feature articles speeches newsletters      

Summary

  • Public relations student with knowledge and experience in corporate communications, internal communications, media relations,and event planning.
  • Dedicated and committed to quality in all aspects of communications in order to achieve excellent results.

Objective

To obtain a rewarding internship in an industry leading environment that provides me with the opportunity to apply and enhance the skills needed for a successful career in corporate public relations and communications field. 

Interest

¨Playing Piano

¨Learning languages: Spanish and French

¨Travelling

¨Photography

¨Swimming