Caitlin Nobes

Caitlin Nobes

Senior Writer

Location
Toronto, Canada Area
Industry
Publishing

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Caitlin Nobes's Overview

Current
Past
  • Intern at Bay of Plenty Times
  • Intern at Star Canterbury
Education
Connections

500 connections

Websites

Caitlin Nobes' Summary

Communications professional with a passion for telling stories that have impact. Proficient at written and verbal communication, building strategic relationships and working independently, or as part of a team. With experience in writing for online and print, I enjoy being involved in every stage from research and pitching ideas, to writing and editing, through to layout and copy-editing.

Caitlin Nobes' Experience

Senior Writer

Key Media International

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

October 2013Present (1 year) Toronto, Canada Area

Maintaining the same responsibilities for the website as below, with the launch of HRD Magazine I have taken on a number of planning, writing and editing tasks:

Pitching and developing ideas for features; interviewing high profile people in the industry and writing articles or profiles; liaising with advertisers, freelancers and contributors; completing flat plan and layout; working with graphic designers to develop final look for the magazine; proof-reading and copy-editing for clean final product.

HRM Online Writer and Editor

Key Media International

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Publishing industry

July 2012Present (2 years 3 months) Toronto, Canada Area

Daily tasks include sourcing and writing daily stories for HR professionals including deciding editorial direction; updating the website; creating and sending a newsletter to approximately 25,000 Canadian HR professionals; managing social media and the website comments section. I also contribute to Key Media's international HR sites.

Other regular tasks include working with freelancers; assisting with event planning and coverage; planning videos and liaising with videographers on production; website maintenance and management; tracking site data.

Managing social media for HRM Online include Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn postings.

February 2012July 2012 (6 months) Toronto

Reporter

Hawke's Bay Today

March 2010August 2011 (1 year 6 months) Hawke's Bay, New Zealand

Writer/reporter

Freelance

March 2008February 2010 (2 years) Christchurch, New Zealand

Intern

Bay of Plenty Times

September 2009October 2009 (2 months) Tauranga, New Zealand

Intern

Star Canterbury

May 2008July 2008 (3 months) Christchurch, New Zealand

Caitlin Nobes' Education

University of Toronto

20122013

University of Canterbury

20052009

Caitlin Nobes' Skills & Expertise

  1. Journalism
  2. Social Media
  3. Web Content
  4. Copy Editing
  5. News Writing
  6. Proofreading
  7. Customer Service
  8. Newsletters
  9. Media Relations
  10. Web Project Management
  11. Copywriting
  12. Newspapers
  13. Storytelling
  14. Project Coordination
  15. Writing
  16. Editing
  17. Teeline Shorthand
  18. Customer Relations
  19. Public Speaking

Caitlin Nobes' Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Volunteer

      CPRS Toronto
      November 2013 present (11 months)

      Assisting with event promotion and coverage including writing articles, taking photos and helping with social media alerts.

    • Volunteer

      Open Roof Festival
      June 2013 present (1 year 4 months)

      Helping with set up, registration, ticketing, checking ID, ushering and clean up at non-profit music and film festival.

    • Volunteer

      Idea City
      • Arts and Culture
      June 2013 present (1 year 4 months)

      Support staff at "Canada's Premier Meeting of the Minds" - tasks included registration, customer service, greeting and set up.

    • Volunteer

      Volunteer Africa
      • Health
      July 2008 September 2008 (3 months)

      Building clinic/houses for medical staff in a remote area of Singida, Tanzania, to ensure access to healthcare for more than 1500 families.

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Arts and Culture
      • Civil Rights and Social Action
      • Environment
      • Politics
    • Organizations I support:

      • Oxfam
      • International Red Cross
      • Women's Refuge

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