Stephanie Coughler

Skills

Skills

Computer Skills

Proficient in Word, Excel, Power Point, Access (Microsoft Office Suite), InDesign, Internet, Email, Acrobat Reader, Dreamweaver, Macromedia, and Blue J.

Personal Skills

Loyal, honest, hardworking, reliable, responsible and considerate. Persistent, motivated and goal-oriented multi tasker.

Strong Communication Skills

Able to communicate clearly, positively and effectively in a timely manner. Willing to learn and accept constructive criticism.  

Education

Education
Sep 2004 - Jun 2009

B.A.

Laurentian University

Courses include:

٠Business Communication

٠Accounting

٠Economics

٠Mass Media

٠Computers and Applications Software

٠Interpersonal Communication

٠Corporate Speechwriting

٠Information Technology

2008 - 2009

Graduate Certificate

Cambrian College

Courses include:

٠Electronic Publishing

٠Marketing

٠News Writing & Reporting

٠Event Management

٠Corporate Communications

٠Media Writing

٠Corporate Speechwriting

٠Communications Planning

Objective

Looking to obtain full-time employment, in a positive environment where I can dedicate myself to my work and the job at hand.

Summary

Creative and resourceful communications graduate looking to secure full time employment.Organized multi tasker, able to work within strict timelines.Diplomatic communicator across all levels including clients, peers and management.Able to work well within a team environment and confident working on solo projects. Flexible in work schedule, including evenings and weekends.

Event Experience

University of Guelph Kemptville Campus

  • Promotion of various programs, resulting in increased enrolment
  • Handling program inquiries, registration, payment, organizing class list, transcripts, and certificates for technical and apprentice programs
  • Creation and production of flyers and advertisements for different departments
  • Organization of Advisory committees, including invitations, agenda, and any details for the day’s event
  • Provided support in planning signage, organizing the opening and logistics of the Dairy Education and Innovation Centre
  • Design of programs and invitations for a variety of events
  • Organization and coordination of Tanzania visit and assistance in completing request for proposal
  • Assistance in Power and Equipment office in administration, including handling invoices
  • Liaising with Alumni on various projects to increase awareness
  • Provision of articles and pictures for the publication of Contact II
  • Generation, development and maintenance of multiple databases

Arthritis Society

  • Created news releases and media kits
  • Liaised with different media outlets to ensure coverage of events and programs
  • Ensured marketing material for events, forums and volunteer led programs are accurate and reflect relevant materials to promote the event/clinic
  • Developed and worked on various databases for donor recruitment, sponsorship, and participant records and continuous updating and revisions
  • Recruited and follow-up calls for donors and participants

Dance for a Chance, Spring 2009

  • Raised money for the Samaritan Centre with ‘Dance for a Chance’ held at Shaughnessy’s April 16, 2009.With over 200 participants and donations exceeding $1,000.

Renewed Computer Technology - Computers for Schools

  • Planned an open house and designed a media kit.
  • Planned, organized and implemented the event

‘Jammin For Food’, Sudbury, Ontario, Spring 2008

  • Planned, organized and implemented the event
  • Over 175 participants, eight bands and donations which reached over $650 plus six boxes of food for the local food bank.

Work History

Work History
2014 - 2014

Marketing Intern

Kemptville Youth Centre

  • Write various press releases
  • Help plan, organize and coordinate special events
  • Create donor recognition wall
  • Develop and update marketing material
  • Write articles for newsletter
  • Grant writing
  • Interviewing volunteers
  • Work with IT to maintain and update information on website
2012 - 2013

Appraiser

Rivington Appraisers

Residentail Home Appraisals

  • Anwsering phones
  • Scheduling home visits
  • Interviewing home owner
  • Writing reports
  • Maintain records and files
2011 - 2012

Administration and Power and Equipment Secretary

University of Guelph Kemptville Campus
  • Answering and processing incoming telephone calls
  • Greeting visitors
  • Program promotion
  • Program registration, interviews, class lists, first day agenda, reciepts, certificates
  • Typing correspondence, writing memos, and collecting minutes of meetings
  • Maintaining computerized records
Sep 2010 - 2011

Alumni Development Officer

University of Guelph Kemptville Campus
  • Program Promotion and Registration
  • Administrative Duties
  • Provide support to fundraising
  • Establish Alumni network contacts
  • Create Alumni newsletter and Assist with publication of Contact II
  • Update Alumni Donor data and Alumni website
  • Assist with the coordination of annual Alumni events
  • Develop Communications Plan
Sep 2009 - Aug 2010

Sales Associate / Loss Prevention Officer

Penningtons
  • Opening and closing responsibilities
  • Coaching and overseeing staff
  • Assist customers
  • Update and maintain loss prevention standards.
Sep 2008 - Jul 2009

Sales Associate

Addition Elle
  • Selling clothing
  • Stock, Changed displays and Cleaned.
  • Meet goals and targets
Sep 2008 - May 2009

Server

Kings Buffet
  • Serving drinks, cleaning, collecting payments, and stocking
2003 - 2009

Rural Route Driver

Canada Post
  • Sort and deliver mail, customer relations.
Sep 2006 - Apr 2008

Clerk

Desmire Library
  • Cataloging and organizing books; entering books in databases and maintaining databases.
2007 - 2008

Swiss Chalet
May 2007 - Aug 2007

Secretary

Cybertary Office Solution
  • Answered phones, took messages, typed letters, billed customers, organized  and filed infomation
2006 - 2007

Customer Service Representative

Teletec
  • Answered phones, helped customers with problems, dealt with irate customers, and solved customer’s problems in a timely and efficient manner
2004 - 2005

Kennel Staff

Manotick Veterinary Clinic

Certifications

Certifications

Valid G Class License

MTCU

Smart Serve

Ontario