Jamie Rea

Freelance Writer & Creative Writer

Location:Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Website: http://www.thoughts4men.com
2 Skills
Objective: To expand on established experience and skills in blogging, writing, and content marketing whilst pursuing new opportunities, roles and responsibilities.

• Professional Writer, Content Creator, Social Media Specialist, Entrepreneur
• Over three years experience building and managing blogging platforms
• Successfully built two online brands and created online communities for those brands
• Over three years experience managing and creating content for multiple digital and social media platforms
• Confident in social situations, highly motivated and creative individual with a relentless work ethic
• Natural team leader and effective relationship builder with an engaging, extroverted and socially conscious personality


Freelance Writer - Dating & Relationships, Comedy, Entertainment
• Work as a freelance writer for digital publications writing about entertainment, pop culture, lifestyle, humour, ***, dating and relationships

TheSWExperts.com – Dating & Relationship Expert
May 2015 – Present London, United Kingdom
• Contribute articles on dating and relationships for the company’s online properties
• Featured on the website as a leader in the ***, dating, and relationship field

Mode.com – Men’s Lifestyle Writer
May 2015 – Present
• Write and Curate three stories every week on various topics in the men’s lifestyle space such as travel, lifestyle, tech, sports, dating & relationships and entertainment

Elite Daily – Contributing Writer
April 2015 – Present New York, New York
• Submit articles every month on various lifestyle topics

MadeMan.com - Contributing Writer
March 2015 – Present New York, New York
• Pitch articles to the managing editor on ***, dating, relationships, entertainment and other men’s lifestyle topics

RomanticReminders.com – Relationship Columnist
October 2014 - Present Vancouver, BC
• Write a bi-weekly article feature for couples on relationships

AMP Talent Group Inc. - Staff Writer
September 2014 – Present Toronto, ON
• Started as an intern but then was moved up to run the company blog altogether
• Run the company blog, providing articles for the agency actors and models

AmongMen.com - Staff Writer
May 2014 – Present Toronto, ON
• Started off as an unpaid intern for Canada’s newest online magazine but was hired as a paid writer at the end of the internship
• Write a weekly ‘Woman Crush Wednesday’ feature on various female celebrities
• Write other articles related to fitness, ***, dating, relationships, entertainment, and lifestyle

ThoughtCatalog.com - Contributing Writer
February 2014 – Present New York, New York
• Submit articles on various lifestyle topics

Thoughts4Men.com - Creator & Writer
September 2014 - Present Toronto, ON
• Created the brand and developed the mission for the website
• Write two weekly articles on ***, dating, relationships, and lifestyle,
• Create daily advice and humour Info Graphics to run across all social media platforms
• Write, Direct, and Act in a series of sketch comedy videos that cover ***, dating, relationships, and men’s lifestyle topics
• Manage a small team of writers, actors, and film crew to execute all original video content for YouTube
• Manage all social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube

Creator & Writer, TheBrolog.com
June 2012 – December 2014 Toronto, ON
• Founded the idea and successfully launched the website in June 2012
• Managed all social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Google+
• Created daily advice and humour Info Graphics to run across all social media platforms
• Created, managed and led all creative campaigns for the website
• Wrote, Directed, and Acted in a series of sketch comedy videos that pinpoint the humour in ***, dating, and relationships
• Led a film production team and a small group of comedy writers to create and execute all original video content

Contributing Writer, ParkBench.com
July 2013 – July 2014 Toronto, ON
• Wrote 1-2 weekly articles focusing on reviews of Toronto neighbourhoods
• Wrote other community-related articles
• Worked closely with the company founders to help outline the vision for their blog

Sales & Marketing Intern, The Global Work and Travel Company
February – May 2012 Vancouver, BC
• Planned and executed 100 sales calls per day
• Generated $7,000 of new business by on-boarding 15 new clients during my internship
• Created and executed marketing strategies and campaigns for the company
• Managed business-to-business partnership with Flight Centre stores on a weekly basis


2015 – Present Second City – Comedy Writing
Toronto, ON

2013 - Present University of Toronto - Continuing Studies Toronto, ON
Creative Writing Certificate

2007 - 2009 Langara College Vancouver, BC
Diploma (Completed), Marketing Management

2005 - 2007 Concordia University Montreal, QC
Bachelor of Arts - History and English (completed 2 years)

Digital Marketing & Social Media Exerptise:
• SEO, HTML, Adobe Photoshop, Wordpress, Google Adwords, Google Analytics, Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Google Plus, Pinterest)
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing