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 I am 22 years of age and I am confident, personable, adaptable and suited to working in a team.

I am also very open minded when it comes to new opportunities and am a keen and perceptive learner.

I feel I am very competent when it comes to dealing with clients/customers and the general public.

I love to travel and have been to every continent except the Americas (north and south).

Work experience

Editor (2012 Union Magazine)

University of Queensland Student Union

Elected to be one of several editors for the 2012 magazine year.

Jan 2011Present

Member of Executive, Social Convener

University of Queensland Journalism and Communication Society

Event planning and execution


Casual Event Assistant

Helping Hand Group

Assisted in various charity auction events.

Jun 2009Apr 2011

Marketing Coordinator

MS Australia - QLD

MS Australia - Queensland

1.Started a 1 month internship June 2009 (extended to 3 months) in media and communications

2.Hired into events department (3 month contract) as an "Events Coordinator", with a specific focus on fundraising for the upcoming MS Moonlight Walk 2009 which raised $80,000 ($50,000 target).

3.Hired into the direct marketing department as a "Lotteries/Marketing Coordinator" (6 month contract, extended twice) to create and implement a youth targeted initiative called NEXTGEN VIP (NGV) (  This required for me to create a new brand from scratch separate from all current MS Australia - Queensland marketing activities.

Duties required me to:

ØRun a social media campaign to actively engage NEXTGEN VIP's target demographic.NGV currently has over 2000 members on its Facebook page.

ØBuild and cultivate an entirely new database of potential MSQ supporters aged 18-35.

ØSupervise the creation of marketing collateral such as online advertisements, and flyers.

ØCreate and adaptmarketing strategies for fundraising initiatives such asthe "Mini-Cooper Lottery" and a iPad raffle.

ØRun multiple online competitions and giveaways.


ØBrand promotion at events such UQ Market day and Supernova Expo. Resigned early April 2011.

Jan 2010Jan 2011


The Arcade Creative

Entertainment & music festival promotion (On an "as needed" basis) 



Various Hospitality Jobs (Hong Kong/Australia)

Bartender for 3 months @ Hebe 101 Sai Kung, Hong Kong.

I was required to pour tap beer, make a small selection of cocktails.I was also trained in front of house and bar cash handling as well as a small amount of waitering duties. Stocking fridges and maintaining the bar area we also required of me.

I worked over the Christmas and new year period and was able to experience and learn how to deal with increased traffic at the bar and venue.  


Kim Gannon

Currently on maternity leave (09/2011)

Dan Sweetman



Jan 2008Present

Bach. of Communication

University of Queensland
Jun 2007Present

Cert IV

Southbank Institute of Technology