WORK HISTORY 

Work History

Yogshakti 

Nov 2015 - Dec 2015

Media Manager / Tech Support 

Position involved developing a website (WordPress) and providing tech support  for a local yoga studio that has been operating for the past 15 years. The process entailed the setting up of specific web features and add-ons (amongst other requests) in order to prepare for its subsequent 2016 launch.     

Administrative support was also provided for matters including but not limited to: client registration, payment,  and sign-in as well as MailChimp and the facilitation of weekly emails/news updates. 

Designed promotional materials including flyers and event updates to be distributed around downtown Kuala Lumpur and local community boards for expatriates. 

Managed and further established social media presence for Yogshakti through platforms such as Facebook. 

A New Earth - Holistic and Metaphysical Centre

Sep 2015 - Dec 2015

Administrative Assistant 

Position involved a variety of administrative tasks and bookkeeping necessary for day-to-day operations.
Communicated regularly with clients and facilitators to advise on services and opportunities offered by A New Earth. 
Designed promotional materials including store pamphlets, facilitator write-ups for events, yoga memberships and other deliverables for customers.
Managed A New Earth's social media presence as well as weekly community reach. 
Oversaw OR OVERSEEING logistics in regards to facilitator events both in house and at other locations.

The Ottawa Hospital 

Dec 2011 - Jun 2015

Part-time Catering Assistant 

Part time position in the Catering service of the Ottawa General Hospital during university semesters. 

Position involved administrative tasks and support to organize and coordinate large events and functions for private and government sector

Performing role as hostess and server for executive functions and events held by hospitals in Ottawa either in house or at client's residence. This involved maintaining composure at all times and demonstrating a high standard of customer service and food knowledge. Events at times lasted as long as 7 hours if a full course dinner as well as appetisers was being served and so physical stamina and finesse became essential. 

Liaising with clients to determine their needs and propose event options and services. Coordination of staff and logistics to support each event and supervision of all the details of each event to ensure smooth and successful services.

Maintaining client database for marketing purposes and for planning of recurring events.

Kingdom Holding Company 

Jun 2012 - Jun 2014

Public Relations Assistant 

Provided a media coverage monitoring service on the Prince’s activities and appearances as well as for his key representatives of the Public Relations Division of the Kingdom Holding Company, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It involved a screening of key terminology pertaining to the CEO Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal as well as recent events attended by the Prince across a range of virtual media platforms including Twitter and leading news organizations.

Responsible for the development of a database according to the needs of the Public Relations Team.

Responsible for the dissemination the Public Relations Division of the findings according to the significance of the content and relevancy to the business positioning.


Malaysia Research Institute

Aug 2014 - Sep 2014

Marketing Support 

Contributed to a charity campaign to collect milk donations for refugees in Malaysia (Malaysian Research Institute). Work involved producing a marketing slogan and material to promote the campaign within the International Schools of Kuala Lumpur in order to solicit donations.

Borghetto Flaminio Market 

Aug 2009 - Sep 2009

Sales Representative 

Display, marketing and sales of Jewelry and clothing in  various markets in the center of Rome, Italy.

Experience consisted of stock management for the various stalls, management of sales staff as well as accounts reconciliation for the business owner.

Education

Education

University of Ottawa

Sep 2011 - Dec 2014

Bachelor of Arts with Minor in Communications

Business Administration courses at Telfer School of Management for personal interest and development.

British Council Advanced Level 

2009 - 2011

International Advanced Level Certificate

Obtained the Advanced Level General Certificate of Education (A/AS levels) in Mathematics, History, English, and French from Edexcel Exam Boards.

University of Cambridge Board Certification

2007 - 2009

IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education)

Obtained A average scores in English, Mathematics, Business Studies, Economics and French from both University of Cambridge and Oxford Boards.

Achievement of Excellence awards obtained in Business Studies, Economics, History, Geography, and French by MES Cairo in Egypt.

Skills

Skills

Teamwork Skills

Ability to work effectively in a team setting

Able to motivate team towards greater success as well as providing direction if necessary 

Interpersonal/Cross-cultural Skills

Excellent communication abilities in both English and French. Broad understanding of Italian, Spanish, Latin, and Arabic

Handles conflict successfully 

Computer Skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop as well as Windows and Mac OS systems 

Extensive experience with popular social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Web design using HTML, WiX, and WordPress



VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

UNHCR CHIN Student School /Organisation - English Teacher

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 

Teaching English as a second or third language to students waiting on their visa status in order to emigrate. The experience was largely enriching and definitely a challenge as the students' level of english often varied and so maintaining growth at times proved difficult but always worthwhile. 


Prana World Malaysia - Healing, Meditation, and Spirituality 

Took part in function designed to promote spirituality, healing, and self- awareness. The event took two weeks to plan and consisted of a team of ten people. I was assigned  part of the marketing and design editing for the group and carried out this role until the event took place. The experience was largely rewarding and inspired my already positive sentiments towards the Prana World community in helping and healing others for very little.