Resumé

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Strong computer skills
Demonstrated graphic design and social media management abilities
Exceptional communication and organizational skills
Experienced working in an office setting

RELEVANT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Graphic Design:

  • Current knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud applications
  • Six years of graphic design and promotional experience
  • Ability to interpret clients’ needs and ideas
  • Flexibility to work within clients’ timeframes and constraints

Social Media and Web Management:

  • Current knowledge of Twitter, Facebook, and other social media platforms
  • Current knowledge of WordPress, Wix, and other blog and web development platforms
  • Basic HTML
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to adhere to branding, and use desired messaging and tone

Administration:

  • Current knowledge of Microsoft Office, Salesforce, Drive, etc.
  • Four years of experience working in office settings
  • Ability to maintain and improve office systems, keep detailed records, etc.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with four years of customer service experience

Event Planning:

  • Experience planning community meals, workshops, meetings, and literary events
  • Ability to anticipate needs and minor details
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Love of brainstorming and concept development
  • Ability to delegate, with two years of volunteer coordination experience

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Office & Program Coordinator, 2016 – Present
Seeds of Change, Peterborough, ON

Freelance Graphic Designer, 2013 – Present
Self-employed, Peterborough, ON

Project Developer, 2015 – 2016
Seeds of Change, Peterborough, ON

Clerk, 2013 – 2015
Mister Convenience, Peterborough, ON

Clerk & Key-holder, 2011 – 2013
Kelcey’s Nutrition Centre, Peterborough, ON

Branding & Promotions Coordinator, 2010 – 2013
The Seasoned Spoon Café, Peterborough, ON

Fortnightly Reporter, 2012
Trent Arthur, Peterborough, ON

Office Assistant & Graphic Designer, 2011 – 2012
Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC), Peterborough, ON

Webmaster, 2008
The Community Coalition Against Mining Uranium (CCAMU), Lanark, ON

VOLUNTEER HISTORY

Editor & Graphic Designer, 2016
bird, buried press

Co-Curator, 2016
Show and Tell Poetry Series

Coordinator, 2015
Bonaccord Community Garden

Copy Editor, 2013
Newfangled Zine

Intern, 2013
Vallum Contemporary Poetry Magazine

Peer Mentor, 2011 – 2012
Trent Peer Mentoring Program

EDUCATION

Honours BA, 2009 – 2013
Trent University, English Literature major, with a minor in Philosophy and an emphasis in Linguistics. President’s Honour Roll.

Anti-Oppression Training: 2011, New Canadians Centre.

SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

Barbara Rooke Travel Prize: $3000 from Trent University, 2013, granted to a graduating English major with an average over 80% for travel to a significant literary heritage site or region.

Sylvia Cherney Scholarship: $500 from Trent University, 2012, granted to an academically accomplished English major with a demonstrated love of theatre.

National Renewable Scholarship: $1000 from Trent University, annually from 2009 – 2012, granted for maintaining an overall average above 80%.

REFERENCES

Available upon request.