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A detail orientated and passionate individual, seeking a management, marketing internship.

    • Results-driven: Exceeded target sales of $4400 in tIMG_3234 (CC'd) fin big blurhe first two months of my summer start-up, Zen & Lotus.
    • Innovative & Global: NCR Foundation’s Global iNCRredibleScholarship 2017 Recipient ($2500 USD, wide 4000+ pool)
    • Analytical & Resourceful: Budgeted $8000+ for start-up, negotiated with importers to decrease expenses by 25%
    • Experienced: Over 4 years of experience doing paid work for companies such as Explorica Canada, York University SCLD Office, TutorDoctor and the Government of Ontario.

 

Work Experience

York University SCLD Office

Leaderships Events & Program Assistant
Aug 2018 – Present (2 months)
York University Keele Campus
http://www.yorku.ca

In this position, I experiment with innovative ways to leverage social/digital media platforms to market leadership-building events to current York University students/staff. The goal is to engage and reach a broader audience.

  • Liaise with current students and student leaders at York on matters pertaining to leadership development, including custom programming requests and individual questions or concerns
  • Compile and input program-related data and statistics for analysis
  • Assist with planning, creating and executing all of the below leadership events and programs including, but not limited to:
    • LeaderShape Institute at YorkU
    • Leadership team training and retreats: College presidents, peer mentors etc.
    • Peer Leadership Training Conference
    • Peer Leader Community of Practice
    • York Leadership Summit – day long leadership conference
    • Becoming YU

Explorica Canada

Tour Director
March 2018 – August 2018 (6 months)
Toronto, Ontario
http://www.explorica.ca

York University SCLD Office

Becoming YU Social Media Assistant
January 2018 – May 2018 (5 months)
York University Keele Campus
http://www.yorku.ca

Zen & Lotus

Founder & Store Owner
July 2016 – September 2017 (1 year 3 mos)
Pacific Mall & Yee Hong Seniors’ Home
http://www.zenandlotus.wordpress.com

  • Twice exceeded monthly sales goals of $2200
  • Budgeted and managed $8000+ in government grants, loans, and investments to efficiently fund company operations
  • Worked 48 hours/week for 1st two months to meet demand
  • Piloted $99 Facebook campaign, result: 223 referred buyers
  • Secured discounts worth $900 through direct negotiations with foreign exporters in China and local suppliers/landlords

Sun Shine Crafts Limited

Assistant Sales Manager
June 2014 – June 2016 (2 years)
Pacific Mall Heritage Town

  • Revised and implemented English pitches which increased sales from English-speakers by ~20% after 6 months
  • Cut cost of acquisition by 50% by personally taking on the design tasks for company’s English website, displays, & ads
  • Implemented a new online referral system which reached over 13000 people and resulted in over 350 referrals

Education

Schulich School of Business

Bachelor’s of Business Administration
Toronto, Ontario
September 2017 – present

Schulich Student Ambassador
Women In Leadership Club Exec. Representative

Unionville High School

High School Diploma, Business-Orientationed
Markham, Ontario
September 2013 – September 2017

94% average (maintained 90s/80s over 4 years)
Benefited from a Renowned Arts Program
Honour Roll Student in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Top-of-Class in Business and English Studies

 

Achievements & Skills

Government of Ontario
Summer Company Program
($3000 Grant/Prize)

City of Markham 
Business Plan Competition
($300 Prize)

University of Toronto National Book Award
(Scholarship Nomination)

York University
M.A.T.A. Scholarship
($1250 Value)

NCR Corp. Foundation
iNCRedible Scholarship
($2500 USD Value, Global)

Fully Bilingual in
English and Chinese

DECA Ontario
Event Finalist (Top 10)

York Skills Competition
Event Finalist (Top 3)

Unionville High School
5 Separate Outstanding Achievement Awards
(Top student in subject)

Expert with Powerpoint,  Excel & Photoshop

3 years of experience as a Private Tutor