Copywriter

Geist Magazine – Aug 2018-present

  • Planning and creating social media content
  • Writing weekly newsletter
  • Proofreading blogs, submissions, e-blasts, etc
Diane’s Lingerie – Sept 2018-present

  • Writing 2-3 blogs per month
  • Researching keywords and performing search engine optimization

Marketing Consultant

Ephemere Creative – April-June 2018

  • Recommending improvements for brand awareness and lead generation strategies
  • Writing copy and recommending content for Google Search Ads
  • Creating a custom promotional campaign for summer 2018

Hyperlight Systems – Mar 2018

  • Recommended improvements for inbound marketing strategies
  • Planned email workflows, weekly newsletters and blogs for specific audiences
  • Wrote copy and recommended content for custom material
  • Created a custom promotional campaign for 2018

Pinga App – Feb-Mar 2018

  • Recommended improvements for brand awareness and conversion strategies
  • Wrote copy and recommended content for paid ads on Facebook, Instagram and Google Display Network
  • Created a custom promotional campaign for summer 2018

Crush of Light – Feb 2018

  • Recommended improvements for brand awareness and conversion strategies
  • Wrote copy and recommended content for paid ads on Facebook, Instagram and Google Display Network
  • Created a custom promotional campaign for summer 2018

Artist & Art Marketer

General – 2011-2018

  • Created content for websites and social media
  • Promoted shows, artists, and products in-person
  • Wrote applications for grants, festivals, residencies, etc.
  • Created and performed original works, and performed in the work of others

Wilde by Wilde – 2017-2018

  • Designed and handmade costume jewelry
  • Promoted and sold jewelry on Etsy and in-person
  • Ran merch booth at various local shows and festivals

Seduce All Humans – 2012-2013
Sausome Productions​

  • Created, produced and promoted original show for the Montreal Fringe Festival
  • Wrote communications between the festival, the dancers, and the co-producers
  • Wrote grant applications and handled all cash from grants and sales

Knots – May-Nov 2011
SIPA Short Works Festival

  • Created, produced and promoted original show for the SIPA Short Works Festival
  • Co-wrote and directed scenes, and provided movement coaching for actors
  • Participated in a cultural exchange between Germany and Canada. 5 Canadians and 5 Germans spent 3 months in Bavaria, then 3 months in Montreal to create this show

Coordinator & Manager

Inventory Coordinator – 2015-2017
Diane’s Lingerie & Loungewear

  • Wrote copy for product pages on dianeslingerie.com
  • Received, organized, and counted inventory. Fewer items disappeared during my tenure.
  • Trained new associates

Office Manager & Client Service Rep – 2014-2015
H&R Block Canada

  • Managed office with 12 employees
  • Managed appointment schedule and walk-ins
  • Made and answered calls regarding questions and concerns

Volunteer Coordinator – May-Aug 2014
Multicultural Association of Nova Scotia

  • Recruited and scheduled 160 volunteers for MultiFest 30
  • Planned and ran volunteer training

Public Speaker & Presenter

Historical Interpreter – May-Aug 2012
Dawson City Museum

  • Performed historical reenactments, interactive skits, presentations and demonstrations
  • Greeted guests and answered questions about museum and artifacts

Tour Guide – 2010-2011
Concordia University

  • Presented University to prospective students
  • Wrote new scripts and trained new guides

Education

Simon Fraser University – June 2018-April 2019
Certificate of New Media Journalism

RED Academy – Jan-March 2018
Diploma in Digital Marketing

Concordia University – 2008-2013
BFA in Theatre and Contemporary Dance

Certifications

Google Analytics Certification – 2018
AdWords Fundamentals Certification – 2018
AdWords Search  Certification – 2018
Graff Retail Sales Certification – 2017

Recommendations

“Ridiculously efficient is the phrase that comes to mind when I think about Kristen.

Kristen’s ability to understand the brand needs was unlike any I’ve seen before and made a big difference in the productivity level of the team.

As a team member or a leader, Kristen earns my highest recommendation.”

Diana María Navas – Crush of Light Founder

“Kristen is smart, creative, and driven. She works well in a team or as a leader and would be a great asset to any organisation looking to work with her.”

Raphaël Titsworth-Morin – Éphémère Creative Founder