Mary Murphy
Box 559
Port Alice, BC V0N 2N0
(250) 284-6626




  • Excellent people skills; creative, reliable, and pleasant
  • Extensive writing, editing, research, interviewing, marketing, and managing experience, particularly in the tourism sector
  • Familiar with web site design, editing, and maintenance
  • Production of newsletters, advertising, and brochures
  • Experience in organizing events, meetings, and seminars
  • Extensive office, reception, and computer skills
  • Knowledge of data base, accounting, word processing, and photo and web editing software
  • Effective in working with boards and steering committees
  • Experience in writing successful proposals
  • Accustomed to working with "distance" communications tools: e-mail, conference calls, and web forums
  • Works well independently or as part of a team


Web Site Samples

Cluxewe Resort

Cluxewe Caller Newsletter: Distributed, via an email link, six times per year; has proven to be a very effective marketing/communications tool.

Mt. Cain Alpine Resort Web Newsletter: This is a sample newsletter from the 2001-02 ski season. Skier visits increased 20% that year.

North Island Wild Life Viewing Network: I did research and wrote text for this site.

Small Scale Food Processor Association

Press Releases:

Small Scale Food Processor Association:

Mt. Cain:

Academic Paper:

Excerpts from "Better Lands and a Perfect Home: Americans in Canada," Senior Essay for College of Lifelong Learning, Wayne State University, 1989. This 130-page paper was part of a graduation requirement. It is a unique history of American immigration to Canada, with a focus on the Vietnam-era migration of 1966-75.

Freelance Writing:

This article was published in Wild Isle Magazine, Winter 1999-2000, and is located on page 16. You will need Acrobat Reader to download it.

Back to the Future at Mt. Cain


Click here to see a summary of my background and work experience. If you would like a PDF version of this resume to print, click here (again, you will need Acrobat Reader).




Portfolio - Mary Murphy

Work Samples:
| Cluxewe Resort Web Site | Mt. Cain Newsletter/Web Site |
North Island Wildlife Viewing Network (text) | SSFPA sound bits Newsletter |
| SSFPA Press Release | Mt.Cain Press Release 1 | Mt. Cain Press Release 2 | Mt. Cain Press Release 3 |
| Academic Paper: Senior Essay, Excerpt 1 | Senior Essay, Excerpt 2 |
| Article: Back to the Future at Mt.Cain |

| Resume: HTML Version | Resume: PDF Version |