Ian Payton

Social Media Manager and Online Content Curator

(647) 201-9268

[email protected]


Telsec Business Centres, Toronto— Blog Writer and Social Media Coordinator

June 2011 – PRESENT

Creating regular blog posts about small business topics and how an office business centre can be helpful to small business and entrepreneurs. I also posted content on the various social media platforms to demonstrate knowledge and authority on small business and entrepreneurial issues to search engines. Another part of this job was coordinating with the SEO (search engine optimization) company to ensure the content being created matched up with SEO goals for particular keywords and products.

Ybot, Toronto — Web Design and Social Media Creator

August 2000 – PRESENT

Responsibilities: Social Media Coordination and content creation for companies like the Toronto International Bicycle Show. Outside of work for primary clients,work was done for smaller clients like branches of the Royal Canadian Legion designing and revitalizing web sites. Conceptualizing strategies for online and offline marketing as well as promotional activities for other companies.

Dundurn Press, Toronto — IT Coordinator

January 1991 – December 1999

Managing of online marketing activities as well as designing, and maintaining the website of this Canadian book publisher. Was also responsible for developing and Instituting E-commerce plans on website. Planning and Implementing IT strategies. Troubleshooting and diagnosing computer issues. Training other staff on new software and hardware. Conducting special marketing projects.


Witz & Associates, Toronto — Smart Me – Communications

September 2008 – November 2008

PrimeTech Institute, Toronto — Web Design Engineer

September 2000 – March 2001

Canadore College, North Bay — Business Admin Marketing

September 1989 – May 1991



Social Media coordinating.

Blog Writing.

Newsletter creation and online distribution.

Corporate video script writing, blocking and directing.

Database Management.


Google Analytics.

Adobe Photoshop.

Adobe Illustrator


Epilepsy Toronto H.O.P.E. (Helping Out People with Epilepsy) Award 2005


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