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LORA D’AMATO

514- 663-7299 • lora.damato1@gmail.com


Skills:
• Adobe Photoshop • Final Cut Pro Video Editing • Excellent aesthetics/Creativity
• Adobe Illustrator • Website Design and Social Media • Hand sketching / Arts
• MS Word, Excel • PowerPoint, Website Editing • Film and Photography
• Organizational • Fluent in English, French, Italian • Communication/Social skills
WORK EXPERIENCE
Public Relations 2017 - present
Presstown Media, Montreal (Music Industry)
 Research for publications, fact checking, creating initial dialogue with media:
blogs, radio, online magazines, print, etc.
 Database organization (Haulix) and Media Kit creation – content writing
 Build contact lists for various clients, seeing campaign pipelines through, meeting deadlines
 Consultations with clients on their promotional campaigns
 Music Event planning
Research Interviewer/Customer Service 2014 - 2017
The Nielson Company, Montreal (Global performance management company)
 Conduct phone interviews (Canada and United States)
 Follow strict industry quality guidelines for unbiased data
 Survey for Quebec bank clientele services and opinions
Sales/Marketing 2013 - 2014
Jones New York, Vaudreuil-Dorion
 Responsible for processing cash, card payments, balance cash registers, and customer refunds.
 Provide advice and guidance on product selection to customers / customer complaints.424-115
Film Researcher (for Professor Dan Stefik at Vanier College) summer 2013
 Research data on film directors such as Michael Haneke to be used for lesson plans.
 Organize and assemble documentation on films and filmmakers
Journalist/Photojournalist/Web Editor (Intern) (Gazette Vaudreuil-Soulanges) summer 2012
 Write articles; conduct interviews by phone and in person
 Maintain newspaper website, transcribe both English and French texts
VOLUNTEER SERVICES
2011 summer: Camp Tamaracouta as a Counsellor in-training
2009-2011: Hudson Music Club: fundraisers, back-stage, set design and manage audio system
2008-2010: Programme Assistant to Skate Canada Coaches at Club Patinage H.R.S.
EDUCATION
2018 McGill University, Montreal – Master of Arts, (completed program with 3 semesters - straight A’s)
2017 Concordia University, Montreal - Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Film Production
2014 CEGEP Vanier College, Ville St-Laurent - Communications, Media and Studio Arts
AFFILIATIONS
 Member of Skate Canada 2003-2009
 Bronze Medallion Lifeguard Certification 2011
 Entertainment Management Conference (EMC) annual attendee

References to be supplied upon request Feb. 2018