Communication Specialist Resume

Core Qualifications

  • Develop, initiate, and implement innovative Communication and Marketing department strategies, campaigns, and content to align with the company / brand identity
  • Support and lead development of key messaging for multiple communication platforms (ScreenCloud, SharePoint, WordPress, Hootsuite)
  • Exceptional video storytelling creator w/ Camtasia
  • Report and track metrics via MS Excel
  • Extraordinary presenter and creator PowerPoint
  • Coordinate and manage deadlines for completion of multiple projects w/ Asana
  • Collaborate with Subject Matter Experts and multi-department teams via MS Teams to create engaging and consistent messaging across all media channels
  • Copyedit and copywrite internal and external communications (news releases, newsletters email communications, blog posts, digital screens, social media)
  • Research, propose, and adopt new innovative communication channels to effectively reach consumers, readers, and employees

Career Highlights

Education Specialist | Cronos Group | 2016 – Present

  • Principal collaborator for annual internal 420 week (Guest Speaker, PDF Event Publication, 420 Themed Swag, Email and TV slide communication)
  • Introduced and co-host monthly podcast The Cronos Potcast, connecting and aligning our people to our Senior Leadership Team, Cronos vision, departments, and brands
  • Co-lead monthly new employee onboarding, onboarded 1000 workers over three years
  • Researched and implemented best DEI practices to copyedit 900 job postings and develop a DEI job posting guide
  • Launched digital screen content management system to connect 500 production workers without email at two facilities to HR, Health & Safety, Security, QA, and brand social media
  • Educated Head of Marketing on nuances of Canadian marketplace / consumer
  • Collaborated with Consumer Insights to provide unique consumer perspectives
  • Competitor market analysis for legacy medical (2017) and online adult use (2020)
  • Developed a living document to track and categorize eighty-five brands during 2018 leadup to legalization via investor decks, Trade Market searches, registered domains, capturing street marketing and pop events


Creative Writing Fiction Certificate | Humber School for Writers | 2003

Journalism Diploma | St. Clair College | 1995

Community Involvement

Community Member | Grey Bruce Ontario Health Team | 2021 – Present

Little League Umpire | High Park | 2017 – 2019