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AJ Adams

Communications Officer

University of Waterloo

Job Description

Communications encompass many different aspects. This includes graphic design (making things look pretty), social media, writing and editing, planning events, advertisements, photography, making videos, and much more.

The field I work in is all about being creative.

Relevant School Subjects

  • Business

Areas of Expertise

  • Design/Arts
  • Marketing/Advertising
  • Media/Print/Publishing
  • Not for Profit
  • PR/Communications

Career Story

I first received a diploma in public relations at Algonquin College. I then worked for several non-profits at a marketing agency and now in the public sector.

The marketing/communications field also involves taking lots of professional development to keep up to date with current trends - for example, when I first started working TikTok wasn't invented yet. Now I have find creative ways to promote to reach younger people using communications channels like TikTok.

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