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Maintain outstanding time management skills; Successful and on time for meeting deadlines; Proficient in editing any kind of written document; Diplomatic in handling confidential paperwork, documents and information
Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word); Ability to type 90 words per minute with no errors; Handle all reception / secretarial duties in a prompt and efficient manner; Precise data entry operator with strong report / presentation creation skills; Strong reporting skills
Public Relations
Media Relations, Community Relations, Stakeholder Relations, Public Speaking, Event Management, Social Media, Web Content Creation, Account Management, Market Research, Database Administration, Corporate Social Responsibility Please note: the below work experience is based upon a series of internships that were mandatory for my University degree.  

Work experience

May 2011Present

Communications Coordinator

Shell Canada Ltd
  • Create strategic proposals for external/internal communications
  • Edit and improve detailed presentations for Town Hall meetings for vendors
  • Complete executive administration tasks, daily
Jan 2011Apr 2011

Research Assistant - Internship

Mount Royal University
  • Conducted daily academic research, collecting and condensing accurate data from print and digital sources
  • Reported  weekly to the Dean of the Faculty of Communications on research progress
  • Coordinated interviews with key stakeholders in professional fields such as law, nursing, broadcasting and public relations
  • Demonstrated advanced research, writing and editing skills
Jan 2010Apr 2010

Communications Coordinator - Internship

CIR Realty
  • Succeeded in maintaining social media sites such as: Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Youtube 
  • Accounted for creating and maintaining solid, business-building relationships with preferred suppliers
  • In charge of creating and deploying the, "Daily Refresher" email every morning to over 700 Realtors 
  • Presented social media presentations to CIR Realty Executive Team
  • Participated in creating media packages for LeadingRE
  • Helped generate media hits in the Calgary Herald, and Calgary Sun for LeadingRE
Feb 2010Apr 2010

Social Media Assistant (Fashion Week)

Fashion Has No Borders (FHNB)
  • Facilitated social media for select contestants in order to generate a positive reputation virally
  • Succeeded in media relations by coordinating media interviews and generated newsworthy stories
  • Acted as a media liason at FHNB main event - the "Every Woman Competition"
Jun 2009Jan 2010

Public Relations Coordinator - Internship

Woodruff Sweitzer
  • Attended and planned eight specific events, on a cross-Canada tour, networked with key stakeholders, agriculture enthusiasts and media outlets, to promote a positive conversation about the agriculture industry, specifically Versatile tractors.
  • Participated in the collaboration of creative, graphic design concepts for mobile marketing campaign, "The Versatile Heavy Metal Tour"
  • Succeeded in writing news releases, speeches, briefings, feature articles, media lists, media advisories and follow-up emails for a mobile marketing campaign
  • Achieved media hits by being the media liaison­­ at all events 
  • Managed all social media including Twitter, Facebook, Youtube and Flickr
Jan 2008Apr 2009

Centennial Volunteer Manager - Internship

Mount Royal University
  • Actively participated in brainstorming and generating volunteer recruitment strategies for the Mount Royal University Centennial Year
  • Accounted for running marketing and management events throughout Mount Royal College for various programs and faculty 
  • Succeeded in managing and maintaining all volunteers
Sep 2007Jan 2008

English Teacher - Internship

Universitat de Vic
  • Organized creative English assignments for high school students 
  • Demonstrated advanced skills in scheduling quizzes and tests for class
  • Evaluated English language level of high school students
Sep 2006Apr 2007

Resident Advisor - One-Year Contract

Mount Royal University
  • Accounted for 29 students in regard to safety and well being
  • Succeeded in planning popular monthly events for students 
  • Documented detailed notes for department head on a weekly basis to maintain updated information in residence archives
  • Recorded and documented budget, turnout and results  for all events
  • Achieved, "Most Positive Resident Adviser" award in contributing positive energy to residence life


Sep 2005Present

Bachelor of Applied Communications

Mount Royal University
  • Achieved four year degree through the Faculty of Communications Studies
  • Maintained a 3.4 GPA throughout academic studies
  • Executed over four communications plans based on working with real clients - ie. Banff National Park
  • Communicated effective Powerpoint, Sliderocket and impromptu presentations throughout entire degree
  • Successfully completed three mandatory Directed Field Studies programs gaining applied experience working for: Woodruff Sweitzer, CIR Realty and Mount Royal University (all four month terms)
  • Developed advanced research, writing, editing and social media skills through senior level course work


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