BA Linguistics, Vancouver; 12 years banking experience including Human Resources and Marketing Management; 12 years international education/exhibition management experience, in Canada and Turkey (IEFT); extensive travel to Western Europe, Southeast Asia, Japan, Korea, USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand; consultant for international education providers and exhibitions
In addition to training for ESL teaching and myriad certificates and experience in customer service and business, most recently Katie brings six years of experience as National Communication Manager for a Top 5 accounting firm in South Africa, followed by 11 years as a student recrutment professional in the language travel industry as Head of International Marketing at a leading language school in Canada, in charge of the Latin American and European (including Turkey & Russia) markets. She has lived in Africa, Europe, and North America, and travelled extensively.
A graduate of VCC and BCIT, Melissa has over 10 years in the logistics industry and has been working in event and project management since 2012; specifically weddings, corporate events, Vancouver Fashion Week and most recently the City of Maple Ridge’s Canada 150 celebration. Melissa is passionate about learning and advocating education as a priority. Specializing in operational execution and customer service, Melissa has the enthusiasm and frame of reference that are valuable attributes to Recruit in Canada and the Study and Go Abroad Fairs.