Avery-Nicholson-Resume

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Avery Nicholson
87 Teal Drive | Blenheim, ON N0P 1A0 |519.365.0561 | [email protected]
A friendly and driven individual with a goal of a communication/public relations career.
EDUCATION & ACADEMIC AWARDS
Media, Information & Technoculture (MIT) | Honors Specialization 2012-2016
Digital Communications Certificate
Western University | London, Ontario
Courses Include
Meaning of Technology
Media in the Public Sphere
Political Economy of the Media
Consumerism
Multimedia Communication
Mapping Media & Cultural Theory
Social Media & Organizations
Digital Imaging & Web Design
Writing for the Web
Video Production
-Western Admission Scholarship
-Ron’s No Frills Bursary
-Deans Honors List: 2013, 2015
SKILLS & STRENGTHS
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Excellent organizational skills
Time management
Presentation skills
Ability to work within a team
Navigating websites, databases, and library resources for research
Tact and patience
Detail oriented
Writing skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, Excel
Graphics and computing skills in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver
Social media communication skills
PROMOTIONS & MEDIA
Social Media Coordinator | Western Housing, London April 2015-Present
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Manage and contribute to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram via SproutSocial
Creation of Facebook and Twitter cover photos
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Research and develop social media marketing campaigns
Marketing Intern |Western Housing, London January 2014-Present
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Assist the Marketing Manager in the planning and roll-out of various marketing activities
Preparing and maintaining the workback schedule
Creative design: Facebook cover photos, website, etc.
Monitor social media activity
Support in marketing events
Market research
Intern | Awesome Foundation, London September-December 2014
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Creation of visual representation of Awesome’s first two years
Writing blog posts
Creation of social media etiquette guidelines
Creative design: posters, business cards
Summer Fun Patrol | Blackburn Radio, Chatham Summer 2013
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Attended community events while promoting Blackburn Radio, and the associated three
stations
Responsible for setting up remote locations, on-location cut-ins
Conducted interviews
Responsible for social media corresponding via Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, and Facebook
Composed content for the station website
LEADERSHIP
FIMS Faculty Soph| Western University April 2014- March 2015
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Mentor to incoming frosh of Western University
Help facilitate a welcoming environment to incoming first year students
Help organizing events for first year students to attend
Academic resource to first year students
Off-Campus Advisor | Western University August 2013-April 2014
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Trained as a resource for students not living in residence
Advised students regarding London City Bylaws and Tenant Rights
Coordinated information sessions regarding off-campus living
Facilitated and made presentations about living outside of residence
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Problem solved when answering student questions or concerns
EMPLOYMENT
Membership Services | Western Student Recreation Centre, May 2015- Present
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Provide Campus Recreation members and guests with a high-level of customer service to
satisfy and delight
Act as the communication centre between all Campus Recreation units, the Membership
Services Associates, and our members/customers.
Key sign-out, monitoring building and member activity, recording statistics and finding and
reporting maintenance issues; responding to accidents and incidents in the facility
Educate and enforce policies and procedures established by Sports & Recreation Services
to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all members and guests
Teaching Assistant | Children’s Village Day Care, Chatham Summer 2012-14
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Working with children aged 6 months to 12 years
Organized activities such as water days, crafts, motor skill games
REFERENCES
Lina Wang- Marketing Director Western Housing and Ancillary Services
[email protected] 519 661 2111 x84395
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