Summary

  • Experienced in writing for PR: can produce press releases, media kits, communications plans and memos; can write blogs, speeches using CP style
  • Skillful using Social media: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn
  • Experience using MediaNetCentral and MediaVantage for media monitoring and creating media lists
  • Proficient using MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign
  • Able to work in teams and independently
  • Quick learner with strong work ethic
  • Customer service experience

Education

Education
Sep 2010 - Present

Ontario Graduate Certificate

Humber College
  • Expected Convocation: June 2011

Work History

Work History
May 2010 - Aug 2010

Marketing & Public Relations Intern

Special Olympics Canada
  • Assisted with daily public relations and marketing tasks
  • Responsible for media monitoring and creating media lists
  • Responsible for updating Twitter and Facebook accounts during the Games
  • Helped organize the Opening Ceremonies for 1,400 athletes at the 2010 Summer Games in London, Ontario
  • Coordinated the opening of the Athlete‚Äôs Village at the Summer Games
  • Assisted in the beginning stages of creating a chapter in Iqaluit, Nunavut
May 2010 - Aug 2010

Marketing & Public Relations Intern

Links 2 Care
  • Program designed to deliver a backpack full of school supplies to low income families
  • Assisted in marketing and PR initiatives on the Backpack program
  • Organized raffles, BBQ and garage sales to raise program funds
  • Raised over $2,000 and supplied backpacks to 170 students in the Georgetown area
Jul 2006 - Aug 2009

Billing Clerk

Oakville Hydro
  • Reviewed meter readings for accuracy, trends (average 6,000 per week)
  • Spoketo customers to resolve billing issues
  • Assisted customers with final billing and to close accounts
  • Hired back for four consecutive summers; worked during Christmas breaks