Rachel Hamilton


Student looking for marketing/communications roles or food handling roles

Hamilton, Ontario

PROFILE: I am a reliable and committed individual who brings enthusiasm and dedication to a team. I have proven experience in customer service, food handling and safety, communication, and sales.
QUALIFICATIONS: *Smart Serve certified
                                    *Extensive customer service experience
                                    *Point of Sale (POS) system operation experience
                                    *Food safety understanding
                                    *Exceptional interpersonal skills
                                    *Friendly, upbeat and highly responsible
JOB EXPERIENCE: Kamoosh Bistro                                                                Waterdown, ON
                                     Upscale Italian Dining                                                             April 2019 – Present
                                    *Delivers a professional, accurate, and friendly                   
                                    dining experience for all guests
                                    *Exceptionally knowledgeable about the menu and
                                    ingredients used
                                    *Effectively suggests menu items and drinks to guests
                                    *Completes side tasks such as stocking, cleaning, and
                                    rolling cutlery while not busy
                                    *Performs food preparation duties such as garnishing
                                    dishes and making espresso-based beverages
                                    Mohawk Students’ Association                                      Hamilton, ON
                                    Communications Coordinator                                               April 2017 – April 2019
                                    *Maintained and managed all social media accounts
                                    *Managed a team of 8 student staff
                                    *Developed and implemented social media, marketing, and
                                    communications strategies
                                    *Supported Events Programmer to plan and execute events
                                    *Developed, implemented and maintained the MoDeals Student
                                    Discount Card through various community partnerships
                                    *Organized and managed all campus tours for Mohawk
                                    *Supported Events Programmer and Communications Manager
                                    in managing the department’s budget
                                    *Assisted and implemented employee engagement events and
                                    *Worked with Communications and Events team to develop
                                    Sponsorship packages and opportunities for the organization
FEED The Social                                                                      Hamilton, ON
Social Media Coordinator                                                       Sept. 2016 – May 2017
*Managed clients’ social media accounts
*Researched for clients’ industries
*Planned corporate networking events for clients
*Reported on all social media expenditures
*Wrote client blogs
*Photographed and edited client photos for social media

                                    Radius Restaurant                                                          Hamilton, ON
                                    Hostess                                                                                   Sept. 2015 – April 2016
                                    *Managed reservations
                                    *Greeted and acknowledged all guests
                                    *Answer questions and offer menu information
                                    *Cleared and set tables

SURGE – Mohawk College’s Entrepreneurship Hub             Hamilton, ON
Social Media and General Promotion Assistant                                   Sept. 2015 – April 2016
*Generated, edited, published, and shared daily social media content
*Created and sent out weekly newsletters
*Assisted in event planning and execution
*Improved brand awareness and website traffic
*Worked with ‘The Agency’ at Mohawk College to develop
social media campaigns and strategies

Kallsen and Stennett Communications
Public Relations Specialist Intern
*Wrote blog posts
*Managed Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
*Contributed to client meetings and presentations
*Contributed to event planning process and execution
*Developed media lists
*Wrote and issued press releases
*Observed and learned SEO practices

                                    McDonald’s Canada                                                            Hamilton, ON
                                    Swing Manager                                                                       Jan. 2007 – June 2011
                                    *Counted and verified deposits
                                    *Managed all employees in the restaurant
                                    *Dealt with all customer inquiries in-person, via
                                    email and/or over-the-phone
                                    *Completed McDonald’s Canada management training
                                    and Food Handlers course



Bachelor of Arts, Media Communications at Brock University


Post Graduate Public Relations Certificate at Mohawk College


Bachelor of Teacher Education at Redeemer University

  • Updated 3 years ago

To contact this candidate email rhamilton@redeemer.ca

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