Resume of Janise Somer


Accomplished and results-oriented communications & marketing professional with proven success in developing and deploying successful external and internal communications campaigns that increase awareness and drive revenue. Ability to make shrewd use of budgets and use innovation, creativity and in-depth knowledge of latest trends, internet tools and business models. Unique ability to build brand awareness from scratch to accelerate business growth.

Adept in the fields of CMS, copy editing, stakeholder engagement and coordination of the production of high profile public materials, Janise is skilled in working with third-parties such as graphic designers and web designers to ensure high quality products, as well coordinating volunteer teams and staff for events. Strong communication, problem solving and decision making skills. Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships, lead and motivate teams and provide a strong return on investment.


• Communications Planning

• Marketing Strategy

• Brand Management

• Promotions Implementation

• Project & Event Management

• Creative Messaging using Print, Online, Video & Social Media

• Website Management & CMS

• Social Media Marketing

• Art Director

• Copywriter, Content Creation & Editor

• Public Speaking

• Team Management

• Public Relations & Crisis Communications

• Administration

• Personal Image Consultant/Stylist


Certificate of Leadership, CREST Leadership Centre, Calgary, 2008

Personal Image Management, Conselle Institute, Utah, 2006

Certificate of Marketing Management, University of Calgary, Calgary, 2001

Associate Degree of Religious Studies, Taylor University College, 1984


The Central Alberta Crime Prevention Centre, Red Deer, AB – Program Development Coordinator

The Closet Diva, Calgary, AB – Owner/Image Consultant

Grace Baptist Church, Airdrie, AB – Director of Communications & Administration

Calgary Police Foundation, Calgary, AB – Communications Advisor

Foremost Industries, Calgary, AB – Marketing Coordinator

Harber Coatings, Calgary, AB – Director of Business Development

Bearspaw Christian School, Calgary, AB – Director of Communications

CREST Leadership Centre, Calgary, AB – Director of Communications

Centre Street Church, Calgary, AB – eCommunications Manager 

Evangelical Missionary Church of Canada Denominational Office, Calgary, AB – Communications Director


Janise Somer
Janise Somer