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Summary of Experience

I have 14 years of professional working experience - across multiple disciplines and industry sectors. My specialisation is corporate communications, which includes web and intranet content, social media channels, and interviews and copy writing for printed publications. I also have experience in learning and development, community engagement, CSR and diversity programs.

Employment Preferences

120 To: 150 AUD Per Hour
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Puerto Rico

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Work History

Job Title Company When?
Communications Manager Thiess Pty Ltd From July 2011 To October 2014
Development, delivery and management of all internal communication channels that position Thiess as an employer of choice and align with the brand values. This includes; communications for the Managing Director and members of the Executive, employee engagement campaigns for people, safety and environment, and the management of the Thiess Corporate Social Responsibility framework and community participation activities on site.
Senior Learning & Development Corrs Chambers Westgarth From April 2008 To July 2011
Design, development and management of internal learning and development programs for lawyers, legal assistants and Business Services staff, including; legal fundamentals, compliance training (EEO and OH&S), commercial skills and finance fundamentals, client service, communication and influencing skills, business development and networking skills, presentation skills, problem solving, group-based mentoring, wellbeing programs and new employee orientation. I also managed the reinvigoration of the Corrs Study Assistance Program, and was the communication and learning lead in the development and execution of a revised Diversity strategy.
National Training Manager Colliers International From January 2006 To April 2008
Design, development and delivery of the training and events program for over 140 franchise offices across Australia, which involved frequent travel within Queensland (weekly) and interstate (6-8 weeks). Establishment and management of strategic training alliance partnerships. Development of all internal communications to corporate staff and franchisees, and responsibility for the professional development of the management team. I managed and participated in an exclusive five-day Leadership Development Program for 20 high performers, involving a 96-kilometre trek through the jungles of Papua New Guinea. I also lead our fundraising activities, which contributed $10,000 to the Kokoda Track Foundation.
Retail Sales Manager Youthworks From February 2002 To January 2005
Management of 16 retail stores across two states, and approximately 150 staff, which involved Human Resource management (recruitment, induction, performance review management, coaching and counselling), budgeting and sales forecasting, managers’ training and workshops, new employee induction and technology training (new Point of Sale System). I was responsible for the set-up and management of a pilot store and roll out of a new business brand (Sole Shoes) in South Australia and Victoria. In addition, I managed the design, development, copy writing and editing for the promotional client magazine and general marketing collateral.


Qualification Field of Study Institution When?
Master of Business Admin. MBA Business University of Queensland From 2009 To 2011
Bachelor of Communication Professional Writing University of South Australia From 1997 To 2001

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