Education

Education
Jan 2011 - Jul 2011

Ontario Graduate Certificate

Humber College

Relevant courses:

  • PR Writing
  • Event Planning and Management
  • Public Affairs
  • Organizational Communications Theory and Practice
  • Social and Digital Media
  • Corporate and International Public Relations
  • Marketing Communications
  • Strategic Communications
  • Presentation Skills
  • Communicating CSR and Sustainability
  • Research for Public Relations
  • Media Relations
  • Change Management and Communications
  • Design for Public Relations
Sep 2006 - Apr 2010

Honors Bachelors of Art

Wilfrid Laurier University

Work History

Work History
May 2010 - Jan 2011

Project Coordinator

Centric Health Corporation
  • Coordinated injured claimants for third-party rehabilitation assessments
  •  Built and maintained relationships with service providers and payers
May 2008 - Aug 2008

Research Specialist

DYB Edusol
  • Developed strong research skills while generating educational materials for publishing in Seoul, Korea
  • Gained advanced editing and proof-reading skills
Jun 2007 - Aug 2007

Marketing Assistant

Focus for Ethnic Women
  • Prepared and presented marketing materials for events
  • Reported directly to Executive Director while providing administrative support to staff

Summary

Having graduated from Humber, Canada's renowned postgraduate public relations program, I am a strategic thinker with demonstrated expertise in social media, issues management, and media relations.

My backgrounds in the public, private, and non-profit sectors has well-equipped me with a comprehensive knowledge of current events, trends, and business.

Volunteer Experience

Event Assistant Volunteer                 Oct ‘10 to present

The Society, Toronto Chapter                                               

World Vision Canada

White Knight Gala 2011

LG Fashion Week '11

×Provide organizational support to the event manager by preparing marketing materials, managing media lists, scheduling, and monitoring the overall execution of the event

Production Assistant                          Nov’ 09 to April ‘10

Radio Laurier

×Produced a bank of pre-recorded shows for a web-based radio station using creativity and multiple editing programs

Program Manager - NicaraguaSept ‘ 08 to Dec ‘08

Students in Free Enterprise

×Created and executed a program to promote entrepreneurship and business skills in Nicaragua

Missions Volunteer             July ‘07

Joonim Church

×Oversaw and ran the children’s programs in Managua, Nicaragua

×Participated in local development projects

Public Relations Volunteer            Sept ‘05 to April ‘06

Theatre and Company

×Expanded planning and organizational skills by developing marketing strategies aiming to increase public relations and drive sales revenue

Skills

Skills

Microsoft Office Suite

Proficient with all versions of Publisher, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Access

Adobe

Proficient in Dreamweaver CS5, Illustrator CS5, inDesign CS5, and Photoshop CS5 Can produce web pages, newsletters, and altered images