Resume

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PROFILE SUMMARY                                                                                                                      

I am a proactive and committed university graduate who has completed a Bachelor of Communication (Majoring in Journalism and Broadcasting). I have relevant experience in a Media Coordination position, with a passion for journalism and media and a desire to learn more. My career goal is to obtain a media role in a diverse and interesting organisation such as the W.A. Police. I bring strong communication and sound time management skills with the ability to work flexibly and efficiently individually or as part of a team. With my mix of academic and work experience I have gained over three years, I believe I am an ideal candidate for the Media Support Officer position.

EDUCATION                                                                                                                                    

 2014 – 2016

Edit Cowan University, Mt Lawley, Western Australia

Bachelor of Communications – Double Major Journalism and Broadcasting

My studies were undertaken on a full time basis, 24 units, with a keen interest in media, I selected units with an emphasis in this area including:

  • Media Law and Ethics
  • Media and Social Context
  • Political Journalism
  • Media and Nation, Media Relations
  • Communications and Digital technology
  • Introduction to Journalism

DEMONSTRATED  CAPABILITIES                                                                                            

  • Ability to build relationships with key stakeholders and media contacts.
  • Capacity to undertake detailed research and identify trends.
  • Sound problem identification and resolution.
  • Excellent time management and organisational Skills.

 

 

 

  • High-level computer skills – Mircosoft Office Suite, Adobe Premier, MailChimp, WordPress, Adobe Photoshop.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to deliver results in a team environment.
  • Strong Written, Presentation & Communication Skills.
  • Capacity to undertake research, identify trends and present information.

 

 

 

 

CAREER HISTORY                                                                                                                         

 March 2015 – present

Sorrento Football Club (SFC)

Media Coordinator Assistant (March 2015 – January 2016)

Promoted to Media Coordinator, part time (January 2016 – current)

 Key duties and responsibilities include:

 

  • Write detailed post-game match reports
  • Manage all social media for SFC, including Facebook and Twitter
  • Post live updates on match events
  • Provide timely and update to date information to club official, members and spectators
  • Maintain and update the Sorrento FC Website
  • Notify members of events through various mediums
  • Carry out research and monitor news in order to prepare articles
  • Write articles and other sports content for Newsletters
  • Note all key events during games and prepare match reports
  • Liaise with other clubs and media representatives
  • Prepare and submit Weekly E-Newsletters
  • Interview staff, key players, spectators and other key stakeholders
  • Take photos of the matches to be used on the website

Achievements

I introduced a number of new initiatives and media strategies whilst under contract for SFC including:

  • The use of QR code to display weekly match program
  • Helped promote/advertise a nationally broadcast match between Sorrento and national team Sydney Football Club
  • Created several images for club stories via Photoshop to keep website fresh and unique
  • Assisted in the creation of a weekly schedule that saw the newsletter sent out and match report posted at the same time each week

February 2016 – July 2016

Football West

Match Reporter

 Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Created match reports
  • Attended games and report on events
  • 2009 – 2016

Various Retail/Hospitality roles undertaken during high school and university 

 Roles included:

  • Sales Assistant – Bunning’s Warehouse
  • Sales Assistant – Man To Man and Tarocash
  • Sales Assistant – Dymocks
  • Food and Beverage Attendant – McDonalds

 

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS AND AWARDS                                                                                  

  • More than 10 articles written, edited and published on the ECU news website.
  • Articles written and published by the local community paper, ‘The Advocate’
  • Sorrento article published in ‘The West’
  • Student Journalist in both Secondary and Tertiary institutions
  • 2013 ADF Long Tan Leadership award
  • Head Boy in my final year of Secondary studies
  • Introduction of a school-based “Choose Respect” campaign, which involved making speeches, promoting the program through various mediums and writing articles for local papers

REFEREES__________________________                                                                                

Mr Ryan Platten

Phone:   0422 052 858

Email: ryan@downbubble.com

 

Mr  Brad Smith

Phone: 0433 339 054

Email: Brad@smithwealth.com.au

 

 

 

 

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