If you are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and Brand and Career Strategist with a range of expertise you have come to the right place. I have worked on a variety of marketing programs and held various positions that allow me to support your growth goals. As a Managing Editor, I learned the power of storytelling and editing to get to the heart and soul of your brand’s story. I have successfully managed national and local campaigns across various platforms including print, social media, website development, live events while also working with a variety of stakeholders including clients, influencers, graphic designers, printers and more.
WHY HIRE ME:
As the founder of Women in Biz Network, I have taken my business from a handful of women to an organization of over 35,000. I love sharing my secrets, strategies and implementation plans. You will find me to be approachable, kind and creative.
Dedication and hard work building Women in Biz Network led me to be featured on CBC News, Chatelaine Magazine, The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Canadian Living, Wall Street Journal (just to name a few) and I have been a speaker at numerous industry events focused on entrepreneurship, marketing and brand building.
How I serve you:
🔊 Marketing campaigns and branding strategy to recruit and retain women to work on your work team
🔊 Content strategy for personal brands, product and service-based organizations
🔊 Experiential event-based marketing campaign execution
🔊 Content writing and editing services (blogs, resumes, advertisements, brochures etc)
🔊 Public speaking (training, speaking etc) and workshop facilitation
🔊 Career transition coaching
🔊 Adobe (Illustrator, PDF Writer, Photoshop, Indesign)
🔊 WordPress and WP hosting
🔊 Google Analytics
🔊 MailChimp (to build newsletters)
🔊 Podcasting (Libsyn and PodBean)
🔊 Video editing and captioning (Filmora, Mixed Captions)
🔊 Live Streaming: Belive TV,
🔊 Virtual Event Software: Zoom, Hopin, Slack
🔊 Social Media: LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, TikTok
🔊 25+ years in marketing for a variety of clients (Entrepreneurs, National Brands, Not for Profits, Government Organizations)
🔊 Executive Marketing and Communications Certification (Carleton University)
🔊 Graphic Design and Print Production Certification (DPA)
🔊 Public speaking and facilitation skills and experience
🔊 Over 10 years of experience designing WordPress websites
🔊 Over 14 years of social media strategy consulting and analytics management
🔊 Honours Diploma, Recreation Management (Humber College)
🔊 Giving Voice to Values Leadership Certificate (University of Virginia)
🔊 Certified Parenting Instructor (Parent Education Network)
🔊 Volunteer work: Platform Tennis League for children organizer, past Scout leader, Active for Life Role Model, past Board Member Parent Education Network, a supporter of various women’s organizations
🎤 WRITE/SPEAK & PODCAST ON:
Cause Marketing, Social Media, Women in Business, Active Living, Diversity & Inclusion, Parenting, Stress Management, Depression
★ Let’s Chat ★
– Connect with me in 3 easy steps –
1. Connect: Send me a LinkedIn request
2. Email: Send me a message at firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Phone: Let’s get started by booking a complimentary session to discuss your challenge to see if I can help you.
Leigh Mitchell, Brand and Career Strategist
Founder & CEO of Women in Biz Network
“A successful brand and career start with knowing who you are, and how to capitalize on your strengths.”
Leigh Mitchell is a Brand and Career Strategist who loves tapping into your brilliance. She often works with professional and entrepreneurial women, HR departments, and national corporations who want creative, clear and story-based brand strategy coupled with impactful positioning. As the founder of Women in Biz Network and Bee Happy HR Co. Talent Hive, Leigh coaches clients, speaks with interesting guests on her Time to Thrive Podcast, curates mentorship initiatives, promotes Women in Biz Network’s diversity-driven career board and delivers skill-building events to a variety of audiences. Throughout her career, Leigh has worked with brands such as Microsoft Canada, TELUS, TD Canada Trust, Staples Canada and Chevrolet Canada. Leigh has been featured in the CBC News, The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Canadian Living, Wall Street Journal and a speaker at numerous industry events. Leigh is a part-time runner who once walked on top of the CN Tower with Microsoft Canada. She is married with two sons and lives in Toronto, Canada. Leigh is passionate about mental health advocacy, exploring the arts, reading, spending time in nature and practicing yoga. Leigh is a role model for Active for Life and runs Kingsway Platform Tennis Junior Program on a voluntary basis. She has held various board positions and helps to support charities/causes such as HerVolution, Canadian Perinatal Mental Health Collaborative and UGO Travel for Change. Connect with Leigh on all your favourite social media platforms @womenbiznetworkLinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.