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Woodrow Walden

Woodrow Walden

Freelance Work

w2photography

Marketing and Business Development Associate

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w2photography

Freelance Work

• 2012 - 2013: Photographer: Photo Team member BlogTO.com - On call photographer working in conjunction with various staff writers for the online editorial blogTO.com showcasing various events and locations throughout the city of Toronto.

• 2012 - 2014: Photographer: Toronto Community News - On call event photographer for the East York Mirror publication.

• 2013: Photographer: Bruce Power - Hired by Bruce Power for a one day photo assignment to take executive portraits, shots of people at work and location shots for promotion materials, website etc.

• 2012 - Present: Designer: World Braille Foundation - Responsible for creating promotion posters, brochures, photobooks and maintaining social media presence.

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Eservus Online Concierge Services

Marketing and Business Development Associate

• Build and maintain strong relationships with clients and suppliers.
• Manage incoming client service requests from initial contact to completion of request.
• Coordinate and manage existing supplier relations.
• Grow business by seeking out and developing new supplier partnerships.
• Manage various Social Media platforms, including coordinating research, posting, and reporting of metrics on a monthly basis.
• Manage daily budgetary requirements, including daily reconciliations and following up with suppliers for outstanding balances.

• Perform IT duties when needed:
• Basic management of MS Exchange accounts.
• Installation of new software on user PCs when needed.
• Management and administration of Nortel phone system and BCM.

• Graphic Design Duties:
• Create sales banners for company home page using Adobe Photoshop, InDesign
• Create Social Media graphics and banners when needed.

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Globacore Interactive Technologies

Independent Associate

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Hotel Le Germain

Front Desk Agent

• Performed Front Office Supervisor duties when needed
• Assisted guests with any issues that arose before/during and after hotel stay.
• Assisted management in the overview of daily operations
• Performed Night Audit duties when needed
• Assisted guests with local travel arrangements, dinner reservations and information about local activities and attractions
• Promoted from Bellman to Front Desk Agent
• Lead employee union representative on collective bargaining team negotiating new collective agreement between hotel and union.

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Showcare

Onsite/In-House Operations Team Leader

Onsite/In-House Operations Team Leader providing Registration Services and Lead Management Systems for “Top 100” level Trade Shows and Conferences. Showcare is a leading event services provider with more than 20 years of experience working with some of the most recognizable event producers in the industry.

• Managed onsite teams at 35+ annual Tradeshows and Conferences across the United States.
• Streamlined onsite operations improving the service level and execution of onsite teams.
• Created procedures, daily checklists and technical solutions providing uniform operations at all events.
• Key player in managing relationships with the event producer, onsite contractors, VIP exhibitors and VIP attendees.
• Implemented, managed and trained New York and Las Vegas based onsite teams.
• Created staffing schedules and coordinated travel arrangements.
• Employed and trained local staffing agencies at each event as typists, customer service reps and general labour.
• Daily duties included IT support, client management, training, e-commerce reporting and data management.
• Worked in-house as a dedicated Account Manager working with various expositions companys.

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Castek Software Inc.

Technical Support Analyst

Technical Analyst providing enterprise technical support, planning and telecom services.

• Processed user problems through identification, research, communication, resolution
• Supported and deployed Windows NT/2000 clients in a Ethernet TCP/IP NT Server environment
• Performed technical research, product evaluations and rollout of software upgrades
• Involved in solving hardware, software and networking problems as well as participated in implementing new solutions
• Actively involved in the evolution of IT infrastructure to support desktop environment
• Responsible for Corporate application support including Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office and Changepoint
• Assisted with the updating company intranet site
• Created company internet usage reports
• Responsible for supporting and administering the Internal Octel Telephone system
• Lead IT and IS new hire training classes
• Facilitated company upgrade from Office 2000, to Office XP

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2 Places At 1 Time, Inc

Manager IT Services

• Promoted from Corporate Concierge
• Reduced costs to company through setting-up and administering in-house E-Mail service
• Remotely trained employees in 40 different locations all over North America on how to use company database/website and I-Mail system
• Maintained and created new Notes databases, pages, views, etc.
• Created and delivered monthly client reporting
• Provided technical support for client and company end users

As Corporate Concierge – 2 Places At 1 Time.

• Booking Hotels/Flights/Car Rentals for people
• Assisted in the planning of large scale corporate events including booking hall/room space, catering etc
• Booking shows/Restaurants
• Running Errands
• Researching Information for various subjects

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48th Highlanders of Canada

Canadian Reserve Infantry Soldier

Canadian Management Centre

Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology

Travel and Tourism

A.Y. Jackson

George Brown College

Digital Photography