Work History

Work History
Sep 2011 - Present

Transcriber

Intrepid Investigations, Inc.

- Creates and formats end reports for clients out of investigators' surveillance notes and search documents

Sep 2011 - Present

Freelance Copywriter

kaia naturals

- Writes and edits press releases, website copy, other materials as needed

May 2011 - Sep 2011

Social Media/PR Intern

kaia naturals

- Pitched to and followed up with media; traditional journalists, bloggers

- Wrote and edited press releases, website copy, award nominations, etc.

- Maintained social media presence (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.)

- Managed and updated media lists, press coverage databases

- Assisted as brand representative at special events

- Assembled and distributed press and promotional materials

Oct 2010 - Dec 2010

Fundraising Intern

Orchestra Toronto

Interned to fulfill a class-required placement at a non-profit organization.

- Assisted in managing orders for fundraising campaign

- Sourced and distributed gift bags

- Scheduled volunteers into tasks

Jun 2010 - Jun 2010

Ambassador (volunteer)

Luminato Festival of Arts + Creativity

-  Monitored patrons entering event site

- Greeted and provided general information

- Facilitated interactions between costumed actors and patrons

May 2010 - May 2010

Usher/Greeter (volunteer)

CanAsian International Dance Festival

- Stuffed/distributed programs

- Greeted/informed ROM patrons of festival

- Ushered audience between performance sites

May 2010 - May 2010

Merchandise Sales/Greeter

Orchestra Toronto

Volunteer at Orchestra Toronto's first "Music in the Air" outdoor concert event

- Unpacked/arranged merchandise on sales table

- Handled cash and kept track of merchandise sales

- Greeted/provided general information on event to passers-by

Mar 2008 - May 2008

Library Assistant

St. George's School

- Labeled and catalogued library books according to system

- Organized and shelved books

- Assisted librarian in tasks

Aug 2006 - Aug 2007

Peer Leader

Region of Peel

Worked for the Region of Peel's Health department as a part of an anti-tobacco Youth Action Alliance.

- Organized community events and campaigns

- Designed workshops and facilitated to peers

- Attended training sessions on leadership and tobacco issues

Education

Education
Sep 2008 - Present

Honours Bachelor of Arts

University of Guelph-Humber

Obtaining:

University of Guelph - Honours Bachelor of Applied Arts in Media Studies

Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning - Diploma in Public Relations

Skills

Skills

CP and MLA Style Writing

Strong written and oral communication skills, comfortable with both casual/web and professional tone writing.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Familiar with Microsoft Word and Powerpoint

Social Media

Well-versed in Facebook, Twitter, and blogging

Interest

dance, vocal music, musical theatre, fashion, beauty, travel, arts & culture, humour, tea

Objective

To obtain an internship or entry position in the field of fashion or beauty public relations, allowing me to utilize and expand my skill set and contribute positively towards the organization’s goals