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Summary

  • I’m a curious person with an interest in people and their stories.

  • I enjoy conversations that reveal a truth and strive to understand the essence of people, their ideas and their place in the world.

  • Be it music, sport or business, I squeeze the most out of every day and every opportunity.

  • I will work reliably, efficiently, effectively and creatively.

Work experience

2016Present

Community Support Worker

Windgap Foundation

Windgap has been supporting and caring for people with Intellectual Disability for 60 Years.

In this role I am assigned to look after clients each day, and assist them in accessing the community or developing their life skills. I work with people of all ages.

We teach art, woodwork, cooking, music, take them to the park, cinemas, and generally care for the health and wellbeing.

2015Present

Community Event Development & Marketing

YARN Australia

YARN Australia is a Social Enterprise focused on creating relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and non-Indigenous Australians by intentionally connecting with individuals, communities, schools and organisations across the country.

My role at YARN has included the following tasks:

  • Overseeing all facets of the marketing plan including branding, content marketing strategies for digital platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and copywriting for digital newsletters and the organisation’s promotion material.
  • Event coordination and management of online ticket bookings through Eventbrite
  • Event programming and artist bookings
Mar 20142017

Content Marketing Consultant & Owner

Hello Content

Iran my own freelance business. I worked  with small business owners assisting them with online strategy and ways to buildup their online community. I help businesses to create content (video, writing, images etc) build publishing calendars and always push my clients to refer to the vision of what they are trying to achieve.

Clients include:
Workplace Posture Solutions, KP Comms, Liverpool Council, Yabun Festival

Other Current Projects:

HOME: Sixty Thousand Years (Digital Arts Project)
Love Your Mother (Digital Community Project)

Feb 2012Dec 2013

Marketing Coordinator & Social Media Manager

Peats Ridge Festival & Surry Hills Festival (The Festival Company)

  • I was involved in all facets of the marketing campaigns for both the Surry Hills Festival and Peats Ridge Music Arts Sustainability Festival.

  • I ran the social media campaigns for both festivals.

  • I liased closely with videography team and developed video strategy that ensured we captured all elements of the festival – music, art, workshops, the people, sponsorships, camping, bars, the faces, costumes and décor.

  • I dealt directly with Festival Media Partners for Surry Hills Festival & Peats Ridge, including Timeout, 2SER, FBI Radio, DRUM Media, Triple J & City Hub ensuring that expectations werebeing met on our website, at the event and via our social media channels.
Sep 2010Feb 2012

Marketing Manager

MAUS Business Systems
  • Worked as part of the MAUS Business Systems team developing Business Software programs, marketing campaigns and promotional strategies for small to medium enterprises around the world.

  • Was appointed Marketing Manager of the HR Divison in February 2011.

  • In conjunction with the Managing Director, developed marketing ideas and strategies to boost product awareness and sales.

  • Conducted daily market research with customers to further understand their needs and wants and expectations for business software in the future.

  • As Marketing Manager developed marketing campaigns, PR releases and online content to assist the programs presence in the market.
Jan 2009Jan 2012

Founder & President

University Of Canberra Rugby League Club
  • Created and managed the University of Canberra Rugby League club whom competed statewide against Institutions such as Sydney University, UTS, Newcastle & Bathurst.

  • Created a digital character named “Clarence Pasture” who became the voice of the club. He allowed us to quickly build a following at a time when social media was brand new.

  • I created the club from a simple idea of wanting to create positive change among the University campus by developing a culture of excitement and participation both on and off the football from UC students.

  • I was nominated as Young Canberra Citizen of the Year for the category of Entrepreneur after the success of the club.

  • Raised $15,000 to $30,000 in Sponsorship per year for 3 years from Canberra businesses.

  • Managed 120 football players over 3 years.

  • Managed all communication campaigns which saw over 800 students join the club as social members, and saw an average of 300-400 students attend key matches on the campus.

Education

Jan 2006Feb 2010

BA Communications (Marketing & Advertising)

University Of Canberra

A degree majoring in advertising and marketing communicaitons.

Jan 2006Feb 2010

BA Communications/BA International Studies

University Of Canberra

A degree majoring in Chinese language

Jan 2014Mar 2014

Small Business Management Certicate IV

Awards

  • Nominated for the 2009 Young Canberra Citizen of the Year.
  • Won the 2009 University of Canberra Union Club Person of the Year.
  • Won the 2009 University of Canberra Union Club Services Award.
  • Selected as the Student Director for the University of Canberra Union and was an advisor for key decisions on Union Re-branding, Music Festival Programming & other services.

REFEREES

Andrea Jones
Windgap Foundation

0413 947 067

Warren Roberts

YARN Australia

Founder

0427 177 771