Curtis Brown

Freelance Copywriter & Proposal Writer

2632
Location:North Bay, Ontario, Canada
Phone: 705-499-1209
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/curtisbrown
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CURTIS BROWN
38-600 Booth Rd North Bay, ON P1B 4J7, (705)499-1209 browndupont24@hotmail.com

OBJECTIVE: Graduate in Advertising Integrated Marketing Communications looking for employment in marketing, advertising, copywriting, event planning, research and media communications.

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE:
• Plan, develop and implement communications strategies
• Social Media updates and monitoring
• Plan and direct market research studies
• Strategic Communications Strategy
• Write radio and TV scripts
• Copywriters study and determine selling features of products and services and write text for advertisements and commercials
• Strategic Communications Strategy
• Adobe Suites Software
• Gather, research and prepare communications material for internal and external audiences
• Conduct public opinion and attitude surveys to identify the interests and concerns of key groups served by their organization
• Develop and organize workshops, meetings, ceremonies and other events for publicity, fundraising and information purposes
• Initiate and maintain contact with the media
• Arrange interviews and news conferences
• Act as spokesperson for an organization and answer written and oral inquiries
• Co-ordinate special publicity events and promotions for internal and external audiences
• Assist in the preparation of brochures, reports, newsletters and other material
EDUCATION: Final Year, Advertising Integrated Marketing Communications Program 2010-2011
Canadore College, North Bay. ON

Forestry Technician Program 1993-1994
Sault College, Sault Ste Marie, ON

RELEVANT COURSES:
Critical Thinking Communications Introduction to Marketing Advertising Principals
New Media Productions Drawing Layout and Design Adobe Suites
Research as a Tool Business Presentations Copywriting Editing
Psychology Project Management Event Planning

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EMPLOYMENT:

Education Consultant, CTS Canadian Career College, North Bay
• Recruit
• Write proposals
• Research and Development
• Find placements for students

Project Management, Miller Paving Northern, North Bay, ON 2008-2010
• Organized and supervised highway operations throughout Northern Ontario
• Operated heavy equipment for the purpose of laying asphalt
• Fuel truck driver to and from job sites
Foreman, Miller Paving Northern, New Liskeard, ON 1998-2008
• Build bridges
• Heavy equipment
• Project management
Public Relations Officer, Tembec Inc, Timmins, ON 1994-1998
• Work with customer’s and inside staff to improve customer satisfaction
• Work with outside Sales Department to attract new business
• Create marketing plans in choosing what media to advertise with

Computer Skills:

Windows 7, MS Office 2010- Word, Excel, Access, Power point, MS Outlook, Photoshop, In Design, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, Sound booth, Email and Internet Explorer

VOLUNTEER WORK:
Event Planner, Canadore College, North Bay, ON 2011
• Coordinating and planning College’s annual Pow Wow
• Coordinate and manage fundraising events
Advertising, Dan Commanda, Garden Village, ON 2011
• Create logos and advertisement for local craft maker and painter
• Writing a marketing plan to help the business succeed into a better horizon
Volunteer Fireman, Haileybury Fire Department, Haileybury, ON 1998-2003
• Use fire equipment to distinguish fires
• Use breathing apparatus to enter smoked filled buildings.
• Use Jaws of life for traffic extrications
• Drive emergency vehicles to and from fire calls
• Operate the dispatch system

PORTFOLIO AVAILABLE

REFERENCES UPON REQUEST
Skills (2) Rating
Copywriting
Proposal Writing