About

Hi I’m Brittany Grimble and I’ve just begun my  final year of a Bachelor of Arts degree at Swinburne University of Technology majoring in media and communications. I wish to enter into a job which will make me happy and where I will be kept challenged and busy.  At this point in time I’d love to work in the media, whether it be PR, Marketing, Publishing or Radio Broadcast.I am a student, writer, and intern. I have contributed articles to a variety of print publications such as HITZ247, Student View and The Marshall Town. All of those pieces can be found on this blog. At this point in time I’d love to work in the media, whether it be PR, Marketing, Publishing or Radio Broadcast. Outside of writing I have varied interests in travel, social media, football (GO PIES) and current affairs.

In the coming few weeks I will be starting up my PR internship at the Melbourne based PR company PR Edge.

CAREER OBJECTIVE:

I wish to be a part of media organization, that encourages team-work, imbibes the discipline of deadlines and inspires people through work; through an entry level position.

EDUCATION:

03/2011 – current                    Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communication)

Majors in Media and Communications

Swinburne University of Technology (Hawthorn)

01/2005– 11/2010                   Victorian Certificate of Education

                                                Catholic Ladies College (Eltham)

  • ENTER Score: 76.7
  • Study Score of 41 in Media Units 3 & 4
  • College Vice Sports Captain
  • Student Leadership Team
  • Volunteer for local tutoring program for refugee teenagers

 RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:

03/2013 – current                    Student Writer/Contributor:                        HITZ247

  • Published articles on issues that affect today’s youth
  • Published mixture of political, cultural and lifestyle pieces
  • Participation in the online management of published content
  • Online contribution to social media

 

03/2012 – current                    Student Writer/Contributor:                        Student View

  • Published articles on issues that affect today’s students
  • Published mixture of political and lifestyle pieces
  • Participation in the online management of published content
  • Online contribution to social media

06/2012 – current                    Student Writer/Contributor:                        Weekend Notes

  • Published reviews of local events and landmarks
  • Involved in process of online editing
  • Participation in the online management of published content
  • Online contribution to social media

SKILLS/ATTRIBUTES:

  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • An ability to communicate easily with all people
  • Bright outgoing personality
  • A sense of responsibility
  • Dependable
  • Confident with internet usage
  • Communication
  • Initiative and Leadership

COMPUTER SKILLS:

  • Microsoft Office Word
  • Microsoft Office Excel
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Office Outlook Express
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Dreamweaver
  • Photocopier / Scanner/ Fax
  • Internet
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere

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