CV

BOB GEORGIOU

PROFILE

  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts, History & Political Science; Certificate, Culture & Heritage Site Management
  • Researched and coordinated two walking tours for arts, culture, and heritage organizations
  • Exceptional organizational, research, and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects and consistently meet deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • High profiency in French and Greek

 EDUCATION

Certificate, Culture & Heritage Site Management                                 2013    Centennial College, Toronto ON

Honours B.A. of Liberal Arts, History & Political Science              2011     York University, Toronto ON

 SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Programming Volunteer                                                           June 2013 – Present Montgomery’s Inn Museum

  •  Developed and presented a ‘Nature’ Walking Tour of the Montgomery’s Inn environment, which will be added to the museum’s summer & fall activities
  • Consulted and analysed relevant books, environmental resources, and sector personnel, leading to thoughtful and thorough research
  • Collaborated with Montgomery’s Inn staff, interns, volunteers, and community members, to aid in attaining project goals
  • Compiled findings into a clear and concise tour script, effectively communicating themes and story to other walk leaders
  • Presented tour using appropriate communication methods for crowds of 15+, leading to positive feedback from audience and museum staff

Program Assistant Intern                                                       Jan 2013 – Present Heritage Toronto

  •  Created a new ‘Gerrard India Bazaar’ Walking Tour for Heritage Toronto, adding to the organization’s acclaimed tours program
  • Referred to and evaluated appropriate books, academic journals, local historians, census data, and archival city directories and tax assessment rolls, creating thoughtful and thorough research
  • Organised findings into a clear and concise tour script, effectively communicating themes and story to walk leader
  • Collaborated with Heritage Toronto staff, Toronto Public Library staff, and community members, to aid in attaining project goals
  • Worked effectively within a team environment as well independently under little supervision to complete work

Programming and Outreach Committee                    Sept 2012 – April 2013 Centennial College, Toronto, ON

  •  Collaborated with committee members, classmates, and Centennial College staff to plan and successfully execute ‘Creating Culture Networks’, the annual student-led and -run arts, culture, and heritage symposium
  • Identified, pursued, and established amicable communication with relevant sector professionals to speak on topical issues
  • Exhibited diplomacy and interpersonal skills with industry professions, leading to amicable rapport and praise from speakers

 ACTIVITIES

Blogger                                                                         Sept 2013 to Present Scenes From A City

Blog: scenesTO.wordpress.com
Twitter: @ScenesFromACity

  •  Researching, photographing, and writing about Toronto and area history, neighbourhoods, landmarks

 

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