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Marketing Staff

Kingston, Ontario, Canada
June 17, 2019

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GILLIAN MILKS Ι 226-***-**** Ι


Graduate Diploma in Business (Candidate), Smith School of Business, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON May 2019 – Present

• Participant in an accelerated graduate program fulfilling 10 credits towards an MBA and gaining exposure to business fundamentals.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Queen’s University, Kingston, ON 2015 – 2019

• Major in Political Studies

• Paper published from Politics of War seminar on the Centre for International and Defence Policy website highlighting skills in research analysis showcasing application of theory to present day concepts

• Critical thinking was an essential tenet to degree including application of theory and analysis of relationship between politics and economics in global system


National Lifeguard Certification, Lifesaving Society 2014 – Present Certification of French Immersion, Waterloo District School Board 2015 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Lifeguard and Swim Instructor, Artillery Park Community Center, Kingston, ON 2017 – Present

• Instructed swimming lessons to children aged 12 months – 11 years old

• Created tailored lesson plans, reporting progress to parents, completing 2 skills each class

• Communicated succinctly with parents, children, and other life guards in guard team Advanced Swimming Director, Camp Tawingo, Huntsville, ON 2014 – 2018

• Taught 50 senior campers Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross courses required to achieve the National Lifeguard qualification

• Developed student manual with new regulations, conducted skill work-shops daily attracting attendance of 20 students, added 3 outside examiners to network, managed relationships with existing examiner in network Circle Director, Camp Tawingo, Huntsville, ON 2014 – 2018

• Aligned cross functional objectives across program planning, management of 4 counsellors, welfare of 30 campers as part of strategic planning for safe, active play outdoors

• Strengthened problem solving skills through resolving camper issues, staff discrepancies, and logistical concerns requiring immediate solutions

• Led by example showcasing expected behaviour from 4 staff providing feedback when necessary EXTRACURRICULAR EXPERIENCE

SwimAbility, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON 2014 – 2018

• Instructed children with disabilities swimming fundamentals while fostering an inclusive and safe atmosphere providing opportunity to hone in on adapting to needs of students and recognize mobility and physical limits Delegate – Queen’s Model Parliament, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON 2017 – 2019

• Simulated protocol of passing legislation in the House of Commons – prepared and collaborating on fictional legislation for respective Canadian political parties; devised legislation considering people’s opinions and values Contributor – Muse Magazine, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON 2018 – 2019

• Collaborated in a creative team of 4 to brain storm photo shoot ideas and themes for a student run lifestyle magazine ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

• Studied abroad in England for 8 months

• Computer: R, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Slack, Socials (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)

• To gain experience in learning more about growing relationship between financial analysis and marketing strategies. I'm passionate about fashion, traveling, technology and social impact projects.

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