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Ashley Keith - Freelance Ad Design & Brochure Design
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Profile Detail oriented graphic designer for print and web mediums that embraces good design theory and ethics in order to ensure the success of any project. A team player known for contributing effective creative solutions as well as technical ability, all with a positive attitude. Also able to give and embrace constructive criticism when working in a group environment to accomplish a common...
Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
Kaleh Sampson - Freelance Brochure Design & Ad Design
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Education Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication, Concentrations in Journalism and Public Relations The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC, May 2011, GPA: 3.7 Study Abroad: Costa Rica, June 2009 Work Experience Heartland Publications, Lumberton, North Carolina Graphic Designer, April 2011 – Present • Design page layouts using Adobe InDesign • Responsible...
Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States

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Vedanta Films - Freelance Video Editing & Photography
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Im a world traveller, i love to shoot and edit documentaries about life around the world, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vUF-FC0_rE in this link you can see something of my work while i was in India Traveling for a year. I also lived in England where i did some studies at the University of London about editing and final cut pro as well as production of documentaries.
Tempe, Arizona, United States
Angela Oneal - Freelance Fashion Photography & Photo Editing
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ANGELA M. O’NEAL Tempe, AZ 85282 SEEKING A POSITION RELATED TO PHOTOGRAPHY OR VISUAL MEDIA UTILIZING MY EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS; • Photography (Creative, Technical, Production and Editing) • Graphic Design • Print Production/Quality Control • Customer Service • Studio Management SOFTWARE and EQUIPMENT Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Canon and Nikon Cameras EXPERIENCE 2005 - Current SAKIphotography - AZ and NYC • Freelance Photography / Self Employment Producer of and Photographer for photoshoots consisting mostly of Entertainers Headshots, Bands and DJ’s Promotions, Fashion, and Product. Have recently had photos published in the books “How To Beat Up Anybody” by Judah Friedlander and “FULLBLEED: New York Skateboard Photography”. 2002 - 2005 NEXT studio - Tempe, AZ • Studio Manager and Assistant Photographer for Eric Crown Handled all aspects of in studio pre and post production of photoshoots including booking models, setting up lighting and maintaining digital gear, photo assisting and shooting, post production editing, re touching, printing, and displaying of images in the Scottsdale nightclub NEXT. Also managed the HTML and content of the studio website. 1998 - 2000 Comedy Cellar and Olive Tree Cafe - NYC • In House Photographer Photographed live shows, events, and projects produced by the club for display in the club and in promotional media. • Hostess and Waitress Greet and accomidate guests in a very busy, fast paced, hi energy cafe and comedy club with a confident and cheerful attitude. Responsibilities included taking and serving food and beverage orders. Processing money and credit. Maintaining a clean and safe environment for staff and guests. 1997 - 1998 CLICKS One Hour Photo and Copy - NYC • Sales Associate and Press Production Established efficient communication with co-workers and customers to ensure a clear understanding of what needed to be achieved in the coordinating and preparation of projects for printing, including electronic file conversion, document scanning and enhancement, from start to delivery while maintaining consistent print quality control. EDUCATION 1992 - 1995 • Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design - Milwaukee, WI • Major - Photography 1986 - 1990 • Menomonee Falls High School - Menomonee Falls, WI REFERENCES • ERIC CROWN Co-founder and former CEO of Insight Enterprises, Inc. Tempe, AZ • ARDEN CIERECH Managment at Comedy Cellar/Olive Tree Cafe NYC • JUDAH FRIEDLANDER Comedian/ Actor/ World Champion LA/ NYC • PHIL PROVENCIO General Manager at Carolines Comedy Club NYC
Scottsdale, AZ, Arizona, United States
Lynne Setter - Freelance Technical Writing & Public Relations
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Analytical, creative, and results oriented communications and marketing professional. 25 years NZ and international public relations and communications experience, strong background in project, change and financial management, in particular within highly technical areas. Working on legislative issues for over 10 years. Due to change, modification or amendments of legislation, I endeavour to ensure people are treated fairly and legally under certain legislation and are aware of changes. Many people do not know their rights under law, and I work very hard to ensure people are informed. AREAS OF EXPERTISE • Technical writing • Government relations • Internal & external communications • Public & media relations • Research and analysis • Change/project management • Financial Management • Financial analysis/budget management CAREER SUMMARY HYOSHI (NZ) LTD Owner/Operator – Consultant 1997 – current Tutoring university level communications students. Published two books for private client. From design, layout, print management to final product. Freelance advocacy work including (but not limited to) studying, interpreting and assisting clients with understanding legislation on a number of matters. Due to the sensitivity of this work I am unable to provide specifics via this CV. Other contracts have included (but not limited to): EARTHQUAKE COMMISSION (EQC), Auckland NZ Claims Administration Supervisor 2008 Contracted for two ‘tours of duty’ in Auckland to deal with landslide claims. Many of these were ‘monsters’ with people literally losing their homes. • Liaison with all field office staff and head office to ensure the processes ran as smoothly as possible. Reporting results (including financial) to IT and supervisors. Training of new staff on processes • As EQC work is ‘event driven’ each event is different, therefore change in processes and IT is ongoing, and communicating this to office and field staff changes with each event. Also worked very closely with engineers, claimants and other stakeholders to ensure information flow prompt and effective. DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING AND HOUSING, Wellington NZ Change/Process Consultant and Technical Writer 2008 • Advise on determinations process improvements/changes • Technical writing for internal determinations manual and public booklet • Contribution to quasi-judicial processes • Support for determinations “case management”. EARTHQUAKE COMMISSION (EQC), Gisborne NZ Claims Administration Supervisor 2008 Contracted to set up (from scratch) EQC Field Office 2 in Gisborne, due to the overwhelming number of claims resulting from the earthquake of 20 December 2007. In just over a week the office was fully functional with 40 loss adjusters, assessors and 4 local temporary admin staff. Field Office 2 facilitated the expediting of settling claims, and ultimately reducing the extensive cost, both financially and logistically. • Similar to the Auckland event with the added responsibility to ensure all new staff were trained and understood new processes. As this was an earthquake event rather than landslides, the technical nature of internal and external communications was also different. GREATER WELLINGTON REGIONAL COUNCIL, Wellington NZ, Senior Communications Advisor – Environmental Issues 2007 Responsible for internal and external communications regarding environmental issues in the Wellington region. • Liaison with Environment Manager regarding communications material (including media). Required to make sure staff were advised of communications issues, as at this time there were a number of court cases around polluters. The importance being that all staff knew details of the cases, and in particular not to release any unauthorised information ‘to the outside’ due to legal requirements • Writing for GWRC newspaper on environmental issues. This required obtaining information and co-operation from staff and outside sources to compile accurate articles. MINISTRY OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, Wellington NZ Senior Communications Advisor 2007 Responsible for all internal, external, media and Ministerial communications for the implementation, strategy & pre-launch stage of the SuperGold Card project (SGC). As this was a new scheme I was required to ensure staff at all levels (from CEO to frontline) were fully informed as to the benefits and workings of the SGC, and competent in fielding any enquiries. This included (but was not limited to): • Development and implementation of strategic marketing and communications plan • Working with key stakeholders including District Heath Boards New Zealand (DHBNZ), Public Health Organisations (PHOs), Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ), Veterans Affairs (VANZ), Ministry of Health and other stakeholders (at all levels), to facilitate collaborative marketing and communications activity, especially within the healthcare sector, due to the Community Services Card function of the SuperGold Card • Analysis of market research and recommendations from findings • Advertisement production, media planning, buying and placement • Media management including copywriting and supervision of editorial and press releases • Working on technical issues with Unisys including barcode and magnetic strip specifications, placement and testing, card design issues, manufacture of sample cards and other project management issues. ASL (Aviation Services Ltd/Assessment Services Ltd), Wellington NZ, Market Analyst 2006 – 2007 Contracted to conduct research and analysis to identify potential opportunities to expand the business into other sectors outside their core business, being Aviation. (ASL evolved as a private enterprise from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). This included extensive research into many training and certification organisations worldwide. Reported recommendations to Board on completion. TOWER INVESTMENTS, Wellington NZ Senior Communications Consultant 2006 Contracted to undertake a number of communications projects, including: • Company-wide re-branding project • Internal communications and training at all levels, including call centre staff, to ensure all staff understood, were aware, and on-board with new brand • Studying, interpreting and communicating legislative requirements to staff and clients through communications material (internal and external), on Kiwisaver workplace superannuation scheme and Portfolio Investment Entities (PIE) • Internal and external communications and training at all levels, to ensure all staff understood and were aware of up-coming tax changes related to investments, including Kiwisaver and PIE • Writing articles for financial media on Kiwisaver and PIE • Internal promotion and training of staff on the KiwiSaver scheme. Work included (but was not limited to): • Contribution to all aspects of re-branding project, including all internal and external electronic, print and other material • Producing investment statements, annual reports, and other collateral related to investment products • Writing press releases for media, financial and other organisations on investment issues, including tax changes (PIE), and KiwiSaver • Preparing presentations for Tower to achieve preferred (Kiwisaver) provider status. CORPORATE DESIGN LTD, Wellington NZ, Business Development, Relationship Management and Freelance Work including (but not limited to) copywriting, Photography, Design, Layout, etc 2004 – 2005 Work included (but was not limited to): • Managed existing clients and developing new business • Completed freelance jobs for various clients, including copywriting, photography, design, print broking, and more • Clients included various government departments, non-profit organisations, associations, Industry Training Organisations (ITOs) and private sector. BCITO (Building & Construction Industry Training Organisation), Wellington NZ Consultant 2004 Contracted to revise design/layout and edit apprentice and assessor manuals due to new building standards, changes in legislation and the Building Code, in part due to the ‘leaky homes’ crisis. MASTER PLUMBERS, DRAINLAYERS & GASFITTERS NZ INC – Industry Training Organisation (ITO), Wellington NZ Communications Consultant 2003 Contracted to produce all promotional & communications material for the ITO, including launch of Recruitment Taskforce, database development, liaison with relevant government departments, public relations and other duties, including (but not limited to): • Develop and implement communications strategy for Taskforce launch • Conduct research and analysis to provide material for lobbying government • Develop and produce Powerpoint presentations for industry conferences and other events • Media planning, buying/negotiation, design, copywriting, production and placement of ads and editorial • Develop and maintain databases for government, industry and media • Liaise with industry, government agencies, tertiary institutions and other stakeholders to assist and co-operate in achieving goals • Event management. PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF (PB POWER Asia/Pacific), Wellington NZ, Marketing & Communications Consultant 2001 Employed during re-organisation of Asia/Pacific HO of New York based engineering consultancy. • Compiled bid proposals for major power projects in NZ (including Huntly extension), and Asia/Pacific region. Wrote and produced Capability Statements for all areas of power generation (ie: Wind, Solar, CCGT, Hydro, Biomass, etc) • Liaise with key stakeholders including World Bank, ADB, IMF and other global organizations regarding funding and tenders for infrastructural energy projects in the Asia/Pacific region • Create global database for public relations, advertising, staff & client information. ARTS & EDUCATION, Washington DC Marketing, Communications & Systems Advisor 1998 – 1999 Arts & Education is a non-profit drug education program that runs in schools throughout Arlington County, Virginia. Contracted to facilitate a major fundraising campaign and upgrade all office equipment, processes and procedures. • Event management and public relations surrounding the event • Rebuild computer systems and train staff on use of the new hardware and software, including internet operations • Results were an increased number of young people on the programme, from 500 to 300,000. HUTT CITY COUNCIL, Wellington NZ Executive Advisor to the Mayor 1998 Contracted to fill-in for the incumbent who was away on a sister cities exchange programme. Work included (but was not limited to): • Speech writing, press releases, liaison with media • Event management (including the swearing in ceremony for the Mayors new term) • Overseeing Mayors Charitable Trust and vetting applications. WELLINGTON CITY COUNCIL, Wellington NZ Assets Advisor 1997 • Responsible for development and writing all infrastructural Asset Management Plans for the Government Audit Office, Councillors, the Mayor, Council staff and public information. This was due to change in local government legislation • Prepare, write and balance all capital expenditure proposals for upcoming 3 years • Research and produce Integrated Core Property (ICP) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) guides for staff and public information. Liaise with, and train council staff on implementation and maintenance of the Asset Management and ICP/GIS systems. U.S. AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION, Washington DC Marketing Manager, Embassy Liaison 1994 – 1996 Work included (but was not limited to): • Liaison and co-operation with defense attaches, ambassadors, Pentagon Foreign Liaison, Department of Defence personnel, NASA, JPL, national and international aerospace industry and media, to achieve common goals • Conducted 3 year media industry study indicating and evaluating trends in the aerospace and defence marketplace • Re-organised and restructured databases, creating an effective direct marketing and data information resource. DESIGN MEDIA LTD, (Marketing Concepts Asia/Pacific Ltd), Hong Kong, Owner/Operator 1987 – 1994, Hong Kong (clients in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, USA, Europe and the Middle East) • Administrator of the Hong Kong Cancer Fund. The HKCF grew from a small ‘backyard’ operation to a staff of about 10 with hundreds of volunteers. Set up accounting, administration and desktop publishing systems, trained staff, wrote internal user manuals, advised on requirements for future growth • Conducted media industry survey to analyse the feasibility of introducing a new specialized TV network in Hong Kong. Calculated all set-up costs, proposed advertising rates, reach analysis and other financial and statistical data • Brokering of television programming, buying primarily from European, New Zealand, Chinese and Japanese distributors, selling to China, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Korea and Macau • More Design Media contract details available on request. LINTAS ADVERTISING, Wellington, NZ IT Change Consultant/Administrative Accountant/Media Manager 1984 –1986 Responsible for re-organisation of previous administration. Subsequently employed as Media Manager after reorganisation complete. The previous computer and reporting systems were out of date and revenue lost due to inaccurate reporting from staff. Together with the Director of Operations (based in Sydney), we installed new systems across the board (accounting, client service, creative and media management systems). Required to ensure all staff were aware of the operational and practical nature of the changes, train them to effectively utilise these systems to maximise cash flow and profit. • National media planning and buying • Installed new computer systems for administration and media planning/buying • Prepared and wrote internal user manuals • Staff training REFERENCES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Kamlesh Prakash - Freelance Magazine Design & Poster Design
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KAMLESH S. PRAKASH 6/154 – 156 Great Western Highway Kingswood 2747 Sydney AUSTRALIA Phone: (47) 367160, Mobile : 0452064829 E-mail : kprakash54@hotmail.com Personal Information Nationality Fiji Citizen / Australian Permanent Resident Education UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN SYDNEY, Australia Bachelor of Arts Communication, Honours 1994 – 1995 Class 2 Division 1 (Distinction). Equivalent to Master of Arts Communication UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN SYDNEY, Australia Bachelor of Arts Communication,(Specialized in Journalism, Media Production, Public Relations) 1991 – 1993 Graduated May 1994, with Outstanding Achievement Award for Public Relations Specialization CENTRAL INSTITUTE OF HINDI, New Delhi, India Diploma in Hindi Language Proficiency with First Division First Position Pass 1982 – 1983 UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC, Suva – Fiji Diploma in Tropical Agriculture 1976 – 1978. Graduated with Best Garden Prize and Editor of College’s Silver Jubilee Magazine. NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE INSTITUTE OF SYSTEMS SCIENCE Information Technology in Public Administration 22 March to 2 April 2004. Other Courses UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND VETERINANY MEDICINE, Obihiro, Japan Specially offered Training Course in Agriculture Related Information Processing, January 17, 2001 – April 10, 2001. HOKKAIDO INTERNATIONAL CENTRE, Obihiro, Japan Certificate in General Japanese Language Course January 25, 2001 to March 5, 2001 UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC INSTITUTE OF RESEARCH EXTENSION AND TRAINING IN AGRICULTURE (IRETA).Tonga Sub- regional workshop on Production of Extension Materials. July 5 – July 10 2000. CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION (MASHAV) CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION (CINADCO), State of Israel International Workshop on Media Communication System in Agriculture, January 10, February 10, 1996. ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COOMISSION FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC (ESCAP) Workshop on Farm Rural Video Production in Fiji, June 5 – 23. PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, Suva – Fiji Office Communication Course 23 June – 27 June, 1980 PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, Suva – Fiji Audio Visual Aids Workshop 24 September – 28 September 1979 Meeting Workshops WORLD ORGANISATION FOR ANIMAL HEALTH and Conference (OIE) REGIONAL REPRESENTATION FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC, TOKYO – JAPAN OIE Regional Seminar on Communication , Bangkok, Thailand, 30-31 October 2008 UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH, EXTENSION AND TRAINING IN AGRICULTURE, (IRETA) Agricultural Liaison Officers Meeting Apia, Samoa, September 21 – 23, 2004. TECHNICAL CENTRE FOR AGRICULTURE AND RURAL COOPERATION (CTA – ACP – EU) Wageningen, Netherlands. Expert Consultation on Communication and Assessment of Agricultural Information Needs in ACP States, August 2004 MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS – FIJI WTO National Workshop on the Agreement on Agriculture, Suva – FIJI, August 24 – 26 2004. UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH, EXTENSION AND TRAINING IN AGRICULTURE (IRETA) Agriculture Liaison Officers Meeting Cook Islands August 18 – 21, 2003. ASIA – PACIFIC ASSOCIATION OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH INSTITUTION FAO REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC, Bangkok, Thailand. Expert Consultation on Strengthening Regional Agricultural Information System: Role of ICT in ARD. Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok December 1 – 3, 2003 Meetings UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC INSTITUTION FOR RESEARCH, EXTENSION AND TRAINING IN AGRICULTURE, (IRETA). Apia, Samoa Agricultural Liaison Officers (ALO) Meeting, 13 August 16 August, 2002 ASIA – PACIFIC ASSOCIATION OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS, FAO REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC, Bangkok. ICT Expert Consultation on the Development of Second Phase of APARIS, 24 October – 25 October, 2002. TECHNICAL CENTRE FOR AGRICULTURE AND RURAL COOPERATION (CTA-ACP-EU) Wageningen, Netherlands Information Communication Technologies – Transforming agricultural extension. CTAs Observatory on ICTs 6th Consultative Expert Meeting 23 – 25 September 2003 GENEVA PALEXPO, SWITZERLAND ICT for Development United Nations World Summit on the Information Society 9 – 13 December 2003 Work Experience MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE ( Information and Communication Section ) 1979 - Senior Information Assistant 1995 - Information Officer 1998 - Actg. Senior Information Officer 2000 - Actg. Principal Agriculture Officer, (Information & Communication) 2007 (March) – Appointed to Senior Agriculture Officer (Information & Communication) 2007 (September) – Appointed to Principal Agriculture Officer (Information & Communication) 2010 to August 2011 – Appointed to Director Human Resource , Finance and Communication Director Human Resource Finance and Communication The post is primarily focused on ensuring that the principles of good and corporate governance are adhered to and embedded in the systems and processes, including strong support and effective implementation of reform programs. The post provides effective administrative support and advice to the Permanent Secretary and implements human resource management and development policies and practices efficiently and effectively. It enhances corporate image of the Ministry through strong and effective information dissemination and communication strategies. Promote and advise senior management to maintain good public relations. Facilitate and implement the adoption of Information Technologies and Management Information System of the Ministry. Co-ordinate the capacity building and compliance to the Performance Management System and the Occupational Health and Safety Ensures efficient and effective financial management and timely monitoring and reporting. Principal Agriculture Officer (In formation and Communication) and Head of Department (Information & Communication Section) Overall management of the Information and Communication Section on effective dissemination of agricultural information via mass media to both internal and external target audience. Responsibilities include: • Responsible to the Deputy Permanent Secretary for all policy, management and administration matters relating to the Information and Communication Section. • The responsibility includes planning, programming and budgeting for all Communication activities, supervision, management and motivation of staff and working closely with other Divisions within the Ministry, other Government Departments, NGOs Regional and International Organizations on Agriculture and other Stakeholders. • Supervise issue of daily media release productions and features on agriculture. • Oversee the production of rural agriculture radio programmes, and TV/Video productions. • Coordinate the production of agricultural scientific publications for internal and external target audience. • Responsible for the continuous development of the Communication Section in terms of staff development, equipment and efficiency of work. • Organize Ministry’s publicity/communication campaigns with mass media. • Represent the Ministry on ad-hoc committees and advice on publicity/communication and public relations matters. • Provide secretariat services to Ministry’s Executive Management. • Oversee the overall Human Resource Development component of the Communication Section. • Review and update policies and plans to meet the communication needs of the Ministry. • Production of Press Releases, Feature Stories, Coordination of newspaper Supplement, Organization of Press Conference, media visit and writing responses to the print media. • Production and presentation of radio programmes in English and Hindi Languages conduct radio interviews. • Production of educational video on agricultural related subjects. • Coordination and facilitation of agricultural information for Ministry’s website. • Production of newsletters, brochures, annual reports, posters, farmer’s magazines market information and other agricultural publications. • Photographic – digital and using single lens cameras • Video shooting • Public relations Senior Information Officer Principal Accountabilities Planning and Policy ? Assists in the development of the Section’s Corporate Plan, Annual Work Plan and Budget through effective coordination with the Section staff and appropriate stakeholders ? Coordinates the development and identification of staff training needs through consultation with staff and appropriate stakeholders ? Assists in the daily operation of the Section through effective coordination, planning and monitoring with the Section staff ? Ensures timely production and dissemination of relevant and factually correct agricultural information through the mass media to Ministry stakeholder through coordination and vetting with the appropriate Ministry authorities Organizing and Operating Assists in the implementation of the work plan through effective coordination and monitoring. Coordinates the dissemination of all information by the Section to ensure that they are correct and are verified by the appropriate authority Personnel and Organisation: ? Coordinates the effective management of the Section’s Human Resource through the implementation of the performance-based system ? Ensures safe and healthy working environment by complying to Occupational Health Safety Act ? Ensures the development of relevant capacity building of staff through developing of training plan Controlling, Regulating and Reporting Ensures that all resources affecting the Information Section programs comply with the financial and human resources policy controls and requirements and correcting where necessary. Submits returns and reports of all resources by complying with relevant legislation Information Officer Planning and Policy The position is responsible to the SIO for the smooth operation the Press and Publication Unit, ensuring that all programmed press and publication works are released on time to the staff and public. The position assists the SIO in the development of the Unit facilities through effective planning and supervision. The position assists in administrative support services in the implementation of plans and procedures in the development of the Section’s Budget Proposals and Annual Work Programs through the development of the Unit’ Proposals and Programs. Organizing and Operating The position assists SIO in the organisation of Unit staff movement and delegation of duties through consultation, coordination and planning. The position assists in the promotion of a positive image of the Ministry through public relations activities using the Press, Media and Publications. The position supervises the compilation, production and verification of information for dissemination to the news media, farmers. Ministry staff and other stakeholders. Personnel and Organisation: The position assists SIO in human resource development through production of a Yearly Unit staff training needs. In absence of SIO and PAO the position represents the PAO in meeting, workshop, training and in all matters relating to press and publication. Controlling, Regulating and Reporting The position also assists SIO in ensuring that the use of Unit equipment/resources complies with financial and Occupational Health and Safety Regulations through effective coordination and monitoring. The position also ensures that all information released by the Unit comply with the civil service rules and regulations. Information Assistant ( Press Position) Planning and Policy Organizing and Operating ? Ensures timely compilation, production and releases of relevant and factually correct agricultural information to the Newspapers, Radio stations and TV station. ? Assists in the daily monitoring of the Newspapers and submitting copies negative publicity of the Ministry to the Head of the Unit. ? Promotes the Ministry’s vision, mission and image through Press Releases to the Newspapers, Radio & TV through effective coordination and vetting with the Ministry authorities and appropriate stakeholders ? Assists and participates in public relations activities carried out by the Ministry. • Assists in the implementation of the Unit’s work plan through effective coordination and monitoring. • Coordinates the compilation and storage for easy accessibility of all information by the Unit to ensure that they are correct and are verified by the proper authority • Assists in the collating, compiling and packaging of agricultural information including Market Watch, News Today, Fiji Farmer and Newsletter • Desk Officer for the Central and Eastern Divisions. Controlling, Regulating and Reporting ? Submits quarterly achievements and performance reports to the Head of Unit Information Assistant ( Publication Position ) Organizing and Operating ? Assists in the compilation, updating packaging, dissemination and storage of factually correct agricultural information to ensure that they are correct and are verified by the appropriate authority through effective coordination, planning and monitoring with the Unit staff. ? Assists and participates in public relations activities including marketing programs for radio through consultation with the appropriate Ministry authorities. ? Assist in attending departmental meetings to collate relevant information of activities carried out by the Ministry through effective coordination with the Ministry authorities and appropriate stakeholders • Assists in the production of the Newsletter. • Responsible for the production of the Market Watch, News today, and Fiji Farmer • Information Desk Officer for EP&S Division. Personnel and Organization: ? Assists in ensuring a safe and healthy working environment by complying to Occupational Health Safety Act Controlling, Regulating and Reporting • Assists in preparing the Unit’s Annual Budget and progressive reports through effective coordination and monitoring with the appropriate authorities. Awards/Prizes Achievements UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN SYDNEY, Australia Outstanding Achievement Award in the Public Relations strand awarded in 1994. Distinction for Photo documentation subjects, 4 out of 6 photographs were selected for display at Penrith City Library (Australia) and UWS, Library, 1993 Awarded the highest marks (20/20) for the best Newsletter produced by any student for Media Production subject 1993 Awarded the highest marked for the best Training and best Trainers manual for Adult Education and Training Subjects 1993 Achieved the 2nd highest mark 44/50 (highest 45) in the Internal communication Audit Project for Public Relations 111 subject 1993 First International student to enroll and complete a Honours Degree at the Faculty of Communication and Media at the University 1994 First student to write a thesis using on Video at the University 1994 First student ever to be appointed as a member of the University’s Public Relation Advisory Council 1993 – 1994.Other members included PR Consultants from Sydney and PR lecturers from UWS, Nepean and other Universities. CENTAL INSTITUTE OF HINDI, New Delhi, India Book Prize awarded for achieving First Division First Position pass in Diploma in Hindi Language 1982 – 1983 FIJI COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, Fiji Prize awarded for being the Editor of FCA’s Silver Jubilee Magazine Prize awarded for the best Garden Project Professional Appointments Agricultural Liaison Officer (ALO) for Fiji 2002 – 2003. Appointed by Institute for Research,Extension and Training in Agriculture (IRETA) University of the South Pacific, Apia Samoa. Goal of ALO: Improved food security and income generation within the context of sustainable and equitable development of the Pacific Island Countries. (PICs) National Information Nodal Point for Fiji.(2002 – 2010) Appointed by Asia – Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions, FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. Bangkok, Thailand. Media Liaison Officer – 2001 - 2010 (spokesperson) for the Ministry of Agriculture. Member FCA Academic Board - 2001 – 2011 Member Fiji Ministry of Agriculture Housing Board 2010 – 2011 Member Fiji Agriculture Show Committee Member Fiji Ministry of Agriculture Staff Board 2010 – 2011 Member Fiji Agriculture Ministry Heads of Department 2001 – 2011 Member Fiji Agriculture Ministry Sports and Social Committee. Professional Membership Fiji Institute of Agricultural Science Fiji Organic Association Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA). Membership (to be renewed.) Publications (papers presented) Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) – Transforming agricultural extension ? a case study of Fiji Information and Communication Technologies in the Agricultural Research for Development in Fiji. Information Technology in Public Administration – a Fiji Perspective. Country Reports – various workshops. Publications (other) NewsToday- a daily media monitoring publication with the Fiji Agriculture Ministry. Market Watch – a fortnightly publication on Fiji agriculture produce marketing news. Fiji Crop Guide – a farmers’ guide on successful crop production. Fiji Farmer – a monthly publication on farming in Fiji. Public relations International meetings Afrian Carribean Pacific (ACP) Sugar Summit – held in Fiji Food And Agriculture (FAO) Agriculture Minister’s Meeting – held in Fiji. Asia Pacific Coconut Community Meeting – held in Fiji Other FIJI Public Relations Officer – Fiji Institute of Agricultural Science Special Skills Computer Competent in Microsoft Word Desktop Publishing – Design studio and PageMaker Program PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, FrontPage (for Web Design) Photography and Video shooting Language English, Hindi and Fijian Hobbies Reading, Photography, Soccer Reference Lakshman Mudliar Director Land and Water Resource Management Ministry of Agriculture Private Mail Bag Raiwaqa Ph: 3383155 Ext. 303 Dr Niumaia Tabanakawai High Commissioner Fiji High Commission Defence House Champion Parade Port Moresby, NCD PAPUA NEW GUINEA Dr Hart Cohen Associate Professor School of Communication and Media University of Western Sydney, Nepean Kingswood 2747 NSW AUSTRALIA
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Linda Cowan - Freelance Book Design & Page Design
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I have been editing medical reports for many different specialists and physicians for several years and putting this information into hard copy, correcting sentence structure, grammar, punctuation and formatting into a product that is easier to read and understand.
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Ace Accounting & Virtual Bookkeeping - Freelance Accounting & Bookkeeping
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Ace Accounting & Virtual Bookkeeping, LLC (AA&VB) is a virtual accounting and bookkeeping firm that was created in Atlanta, Georgia. Our goal is to help businesses, individuals, and non-profit organizations with organizing and maintain their assets. We are certified, educated, experienced, and licensed accountants and bookkeepers that have been working in the accounting and bookkeeping industry for over 10 years. We have assisted several CPA's throughout the United States.
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I am a 46 year old male with a passion for artwork. I am very talented at comic art and tattoo design. I am a perfectionist when it comes to my art. I have been passionte about art since I was a small child.
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I am currently a Journalism student entering my final year before graduation. I have written several articles for our college's online website, as well as our bi-weekly news magazine. I have also written stories and have anchored live on our radio station. I've put together television reports as well as anchored several times on our program's television broadcast. Further details can be given as well as links at request. Throughout my schooling, I have garnered strong writing and editorial skills, as well as a strong understanding of CP Style and different styles of writing articles. I also do some personal blogging when I have the chance. I have also been an English tutor for over a year at my college. I am looking for freelance work for writing or editing. I am able to write articles on a variety of topics, with special interest in fashion, beauty, lifestyle, or entertainment. I also have some experience writing press releases through taking a public relations course. I am able to provide numerous samples if requested.
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada