Sandra Nomoto Resume

Objective

To find a part-time salary or contract remote Executive Assistant position in support of an executive in BC or on the west coast of the USA. I am looking to earn $2000 and am available for up to 40 hours per month. The company must not involve cruelty to or exploitation of animals, people, or the environment.

Tasks may include (but are not limited to):

  • administrative work (research, data entry, schedule management)
  • project management
  • marketing (event assistance, award/grant writing and submission, marketing writing and consulting, pitching media, social media posting).

Please contact me at sandra @ sandranomoto.com 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
  • Blogging
  • Documentary and foreign films, TV series
  • Running, yoga, and hiking for exercise
  • Playing keyboard, singing karaoke
  • Administrator of the Vegan Professionals LinkedIn Group (18,000+ 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 70+ media mentions

2021–present: Advisor and DEI committee member. Currently 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 70 businesses and 7 authors who’ve published books. See business services here and author services here.

  • I round up marketing wins around the world of vegan companies in my monthly newsletter.
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  • I’ve also done a few brand collaborations.

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

2020–2022: Edited and managed online magazine TruHavn.com, dedicated to the healing benefits of plants, fungi, and psychedelics.

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

  • Roles included Communications Coordinator for Nestworks, organizational support for G Day for Girls, and administration & marketing for GrowTech Labs (now Kyn Biosciences).

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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