I am curious in nature and always working to build my skill set. I often sign up for an online, self-paced courses in areas of design and marketing. Here are a couple notable ones:
University of Calgary
User Experience Design – 2016 – A+
Front-end Web Development, Wordpress Developer & Visual Design
Project Management Essentials
Design & Marketing Services
Freelancer – Current
Managing and coaching for social media accounts; creative marketing strategies including design of digital and print materials; website design and development; content coordination.
Kat Cadegan Jewellery, Jumping Creek Pottery, Kim Niddery ND, Banff Whisky Experience, Kawakubo Japanese Restaurant, Boulder Mountain Massage Studio, The Revelstoke Golf Club, Whiteworth Lodge B&B, Mica Heliskiing, The Revelstoke Local Food Initiative, The North Columbia Environmental Society, Garnish Handmade, ADK Jewellery, Wild Tulip / TSAR Salve, B-Towne Salon, Chris Bostock / Edward Jones.
Marketing Manager – Current
Build & execute digital marketing strategy; Facebook advertising; content generation and sharing; social media management; analyzing social data and analytics; identifying key target markets; sourcing and managing influencers/ambassadors; film/photo shoot coordination; digital & print advertisement creation; website design & management; sales and design of Tourism Revelstoke visitor guide and brochures; working collaboratively with local, regional and provincial stakeholders; solicit and attract events and conferences.
Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine
Backcountry Hut Guide – 2016
Gathered and fact-checked amenities for 200+ backcountry huts in the northwest regions of Canada & the USA. You can view the finished product here.
Revelstoke Mountain Resort
Weekend Warrior Social Media Coordinator – 2016
Although "Weekend Warrior" wasn't in the official job title, I always thought it had a nice ring to it. In 2016 I was responsible for managing RMR's large social community on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter during weekends and holidays. Find (and follow!) RMR on Facebook, Twitter, and Insatgram.
Okanagan College – Revelstoke Campus
Course Instructor – 2016
Courses taught: Blogging, E-Newsletters, Web Writing, Wordpress Websites, Social Media for Business, and E-Portfolios.
Station Operations and Programmer Manager – 2014 to 2015
Revelstoke's non-profit community radio station. Recruiting new members; refining membership packages to provide more value to members; brand development; social media management; designing a new website; designing web and print media; curating and managing website content; blog writing; monitoring analytics; contest creation; ad creation; program hosting; problem solving music scheduling software; organizing music library and radio ad files; managing volunteers; providing excellent customer service; light bookkeeping.
Red's Mix Tape
A fun volunteer project on Stoke FM that started as a radio show that I created, curated and hosted weekly. After carrying out 30 one-hour long shows, I now curate and distribute bi-annual "mix tapes" for download. You can check out my Facebook Page here.
Hot Lapse – 2012 to 2014
Revelstoke's Pro-Photographer Challenge. Founded and organized the event; wrote successful funding and sponsorship proposals; sourced out photographers to compete; created competition guidelines; budget management; venue rental; website development; social media coordination; marketing; local charity partnership. All proceeds were donated to local charities. You can view the Facebook page here.
The Masquerade – Current
Developing theme; creation and execution of print & digital marketing; recruiting DJ's; budget management; decorating; coordinating photographers. This annual party is held at the Traverse in Revelstoke, and is a sold out event each year.
The Martha Creek Meltdown – 2013
Budget management; sponsorship hustling; racer and volunteer coordination; website development; marketing. All proceeds were donated to local charities. You can view the Facebook page here.
The NCES Bike Swap – 2014
Event development and execution; budget management; volunteer coordination; venue rental; marketing.
PinkBike – In 2013 I went on the road with PinkBike to promote their company at the Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, CA.
Sombrio – Promotions and sales at the Vancouver Bike Show in 2013.