Administration and Communication Coordinator at Entertainment Software Association of Canada
Public Relations and Communications | Toronto, Canada Area, CA
Works well in fast-paced and deadline-oriented environments individually or as part of a team. Experienced in executing large scale events. Skilled in creating communications plans, media releases, blogs, social media plans and feature stories. Trained in qualitative and quantitative research methods. Focused on creating work of a consistently high quality to best serve clients.
Specialties: Media relations, community relations, event planning, program evaluation, qualitative and quantitative research, statistical analysis
2012 - Present
Administration and Communication Coordinator / Entertainment Software Association of Canada
Account Coordinator / Cohn & Wolfe
-Drafted media materials for various clients in the auto and healthcare sectors.
-Conducted daily media monitoring.
-Aided in the development of various media campaigns and tours.
Communications Coordinator / Nova Scotia Holocaust Education Week Committee
- Created a conference website and media package for the first annual Nova Scotia Holocaust Education Week.
- Obtained media coverage from community papers, regional dailies, trade publications and the CBC.
- Organized gala dinner and symposium featuring Linda Hooper from the award winning film Paperclips.
Festival Facilitator / Sydney Action Week Commitee
Ad Sales – Increased brochure ad sales by 40 per cent from previous year.
Donations – Solicited donations from local businesses.
Event planning - Successfully planned and managed several large (2000 plus attendees) events.
Communications Support Coordinator - Atlantic Region / YMCA of Greater Toronto
Managed Atlantic Region Staff – Supervised nine staff across four provinces, keeping them on track to meet monthly targets.
Event planning – Organized social and educational events for Nova Scotian participants.
Promotion - Traveled across the province presenting about exchange program. Increased participation region wide allowing all municipalities to participate.
Mount Saint Vincent University
University of King's College
Bachelor of Arts Honours
Riverview Rural High School