Sandra Nomoto Resume


To find a part-time salary or contract Executive Assistant opportunity in support of a BC-based executive. I can work up to 40 hours per month for $2000 remotely. Tasks may include (but are not limited to) administrative work (research, data entry, schedule management), project management, and marketing (event assistance, award/grant writing and submission, marketing writing and consulting, pitching media, social media posting). The company must not involve cruelty to or exploitation of animals, people, or the environment.

Please contact me at sandra @ or 604-721-0030 for references or interview requests. You can also visit my LinkedIn profile for all recommendations.

Pronouns: she/her


Education and Training

  • 2020–2022: Courses in book editing, indexing, and Reconciliation education
  • 2018: Indigenous Awareness Course from Indigenous Corporate Training, Inc.
  • 2006–2008: Marketing courses from BCIT
  • 2005: Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in English Literature and Film Studies


Personal Interests

  • Living vegan since 2018
  • Contributing writer to Cold Tea Collective
  • Blogging
  • Documentary and foreign films, TV series
  • Running, yoga, and hiking for exercise
  • Playing keyboard, singing karaoke
  • Administrator of the Vegan Professionals LinkedIn Group (16,000+ members)


Career Accomplishments

2023: Featured on Global BC to introduce Veganuary

2022: Named Best Vegan & Cruelty-Free Professional in Canada in LUXlife Magazine’s Global Vegan Awards

2014–2023: Spoke at TELUS, B Corp Leadership Development (BLD) Conference, eWomenNetwork, Kitsilano Business Leaders Meetup, and Main Street Vegan Academy. My biggest audience as a speaker was over 100 people.

2022: Self-published the world’s first vegan marketing book, Vegan Marketing Success Stories, honoured by Vegan Choice Awards, with 60+ media mentions

2021–present: Advisor, DEI committee member, and voting member for Vancouver Mural Festival

2021–present: Co-host of VEG Networking Canada, Canada’s only vegan networking group

2020–present: As an Ethical Marketer and Book Whisperer, I’ve worked with or consulted over 65 businesses and 7 authors who’ve published books. I’ve also done a few brand collaborations. See business services here and author services here. I also manage ads in 125+ vegan Facebook groups.

2018–present: I’ve written for various outlets, including B the Change Media, Plant Based World Pulse, and Cold Tea Collective. Visit my portfolio here.

2020–2022: Edited and managed online magazine TruHavn.

2018–2022: Mentored female entrepreneurs through WeBC.

2018–2021: Served as Secretary on the Vancouver Mural Festival Board of Directors and Marketing Communications committee.

2018–2019: Executive Assistant to two Co-Founders and a local actor

2016, 2018: Certified Conscious PR Inc. as a B Corporation. It was the fourth PR agency in Canada to be B Corp certified.

2008–2018: Ran Conscious Public Relations Inc.

  • Managed media outreach campaigns and social media for over 65 companies across North America. We earned national media coverage and print cover stories for clients in The Georgia Straight and The Vancouver Sun newspapers, among others. I managed a team of up to three staff virtually from 2014 to 2018.

2016: Part of the Marketing team that won the 2016 eWomenNetwork Award for Best Social Media and Community Engagement among 118 chapters across North America.

2013–2014: Appeared on pre-recorded and live TV segments on behalf of clients.

2011–2017: Solo-handled publicity for large-scale Vancouver events, including interviews with visiting celebrities Bob Blumer, Chuck Hughes, David Rocco, Anna Olson, Bal Arneson, Corbin Tomaszeski, Graham Kerr, and Dale MacKay.

2009: Earned 2009 Volunteer of the Year Award from Women In Film & Television Vancouver for publicity work on Vancouver International Women in Film Festival and Spotlight Awards Gala.

2005–2015: Founding member of the Vancouver Short Film Festival. Roles included Sponsorship Coordinator, Marketing Coordinator, Festival Director, and Chair of the Board of Directors.

2005–2007: Rose from unpaid intern to assistant to the partners of a public relations firm in Vancouver. Five interns replaced me.

2005: Received a Letter of Recommendation from the President of University of British Columbia (UBC) for volunteering as Communications Coordinator for the annual Class Act student fundraising campaign; featured in the alumni magazine (below).

2001–2005: Raised over $50,000 for UBC as a student call centre associate over three years.

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