Resume

Contact Information

Kevin Turnbull
613 869 5464
resume@KevinTurnbull.ca
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Highlights


Self-Starter Well Educated Friendly Entrepreneurial
Goal oriented Highly Adaptable Motivated Punctual

Work Experience

I’m a well-spoken go-getter who has had both successes and failures in private and corporate environments:
  • I’ve raised funding for and launched a 1000 sq ft indoor marine aquaculture business which failed due to a power outage
  • University 2nd and 3rd year courses in Business, Neuroscience and Computer Science. The studies of which were interrupted by the above mentioned business failure
  • I’ve taken end-to-end ownership of custom web design/app development and maintenance projects in many fields:
    • Small Business Intranets
    • General Marketing Pages
    • High Volume E-Commerce Sites
  • I’ve acted as Master of Ceremonies at public fundraising events
  • I’ve volunteered with political candidates as key supports to their campaigns.
  • I’ve managed a professional recording studio including the following responsibilities:
    • Planning for and Engineering Full-Band recording sessions
    • Advising musicians on lyrics, melodies and rhythmic components of their work (without pissing them off)
    • Online Promotion of Business Offerings (Recording Time Slots, Studio Lessons)
    • Assisted on Music Masters Thesis work
In short form – I’m a flexible candidate who brings many skills to the table. I’m looking for work on projects where I can make use of as wide a variety of my skills as possible.

Jobs Held

N-VisionIT Interactive

  • Interact with clients to keep them informed of development and request clarification of their business or organizational objectives
  • Select appropriate software processes to guide development
  • Plan out the overview of a proposed project, collect estimates, prepare quotes and negotiate authorization for development time towards the work
  • Maintain task prioritization and focused progress during long development or maintenance cycles
  • Work with a multidisciplinary team of developers, designers, marketers, union representatives and business owners to generate the best possible product within a budget
  • Communicate with team members and stakeholders both in-person and remotely

The Shine Group

Responsibilities

– Answering and Creating Emails and Phone Calls
– Enhance Web Presence through SEO, Content Creation and Social Media Posts
– Prospecting for New Recording Clients and Students
– Maintain Studio Organization and Layout
– Assist on and Run Recording Sessions with Clients
– Wrote Articles for a Quarterly Magazine to Potential Clients
– Prepared Web Profiles of Bands under of Management
– Sorted and Organized Digital Files and Prepared Grant Submission Documents
– Create and Plan for Long Term Activities to Promote and Run the Studio

Accomplishments

– I launched their ECommerce site for simplifying new client acquisition
– Wrote a Profile Display section for the Website to Highlight Bands under our Management
– Created a Quarterly Magazine for Distribution to our Clients
– Increased the Organization’s Profile and Top-of-Mind awareness
– Improved SEO to the extent that a relatively common search term “Shine” gets to First Page
– Prepared a Unified Grant Submission Package to Streamline Fundraising Efforts

Skills Used

– Document Publication
– Business Writing
– WordPress Administration
– In Person, Phone and Email Correspondence
– Online Lead Generation
– Grant Writing

Aurora Corals

Responsibilities

– Planning For and Acting to Achieve the Launch of a Small Company
– Seeking means to Reduce Labor through Process Automation
– Developing new Revenue Streams and Cost Control on Existing Processes
– Policy Development and New Hire Training

Achievements

– Raised over $150,000 in Seed Funding
– Built a Strong Relationship with a Major Distributor
– Designed and Built Equipment for Solving Industry Specific Problems
– Regularly Clocked 60+ Hour Weeks
– Participated in Industry Leading Training Program hosted by Invest Ottawa
– Exited when national market of propagated vs imported stock hit our projected targets and margins dropped.

 Skills Used

– Business Development
– Grant Writing
– Drupal Administration
– Microsoft Sharepoint Development
– Document Publication
– In Person, Phone and Email Correspondence
– Web Programming and Business Application Development

Farmboy Central Distribution
Quickly promoted from entry level assembly line to leadership position of a small department
Helped set procedures and policies for newly launched department
Trained new hires on safe use of equipment and importance of policy adherence
Tracked department productivity and ensured quotas were met
Developed a functional prototype for tracking employee task start and completion time