Sophie Hunter B.A. (Hons)

Manager, Communications
Direct: (416) 368-1700

Our Support Team provides critical assistance in Operations, IT, Marketing, Communications, Technical Writing, Project Management, Client Support, Engineering Technology, Finance and Human Resources. They enable the company to meet client needs by maintaining the highest standards in business practices and company procedures.



  • Content Creation and Management
  • Document Design
  • Corporate Writing and Editing
  • Technical Communication: Writing and Editing
  • Coaching and Team Leadership

Academic Background

Bachelor of Arts with Honours, English and Political Science, York University (Summa Cum Laude), 2011
Music Theatre-Performance Diploma, Sheridan College, 2003

Additional Courses

  • Intermediate Adobe Illustrator, OCAD University Continuing Studies, 2016 (In Progress)
  • Introduction to Adobe Illustrator, OCAD University Continuing Studies, 2016
  • Performance and Leadership Coaching, Fusion Learning, 2013
  • MS Word Advanced Training, Ascend Corporate Learning, 2013
  • Introduction to Adobe FrameMaker, Algonquin College, Technical Writer Graduate Certificate, 2013
  • Writing White Papers, Technical Writer Graduate Certificate, Algonquin College, 2013
  • Technical Writing I, Technical Writer Graduate Certificate, Algonquin College, 2012

Employment Background

30 Forensic Engineering
Manager, Communications
2021 – Present, Toronto, ON

  • Provide communications support to departments and practices across the firm, including special projects related to communication product development and improvement
  • Oversee the Technical Communication function and collaborate on process and policy development and improvement
  • Act as a senior technical writing resource for experts across all practices

Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators
Communications Specialist
2020 – 2021, Toronto, ON

  • Provide communications support to all organizational departments by producing written and visual content for web, social media, presentations, user guides and manuals, training documentation, annual reports, and direct email communication

SAI Global Assurance
Training Documentation Consultant
2019 – 2019 (Contract), Toronto, ON

  • Design, write, and publish comprehensive training manuals and stand-alone modules in collaboration with SMEs across a broad range of disciplines in support of a large-scale transformation project

Black & McDonald Limited
Corporate Communications Specialist
2018 – 2019, Markham, ON

  • Develop written content for use across all communications channels, including company intranet, corporate newsletter, and social media
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts across the organization to develop marketing copy and written content for print and web applications
  • As Editor of the corporate newsletter and poster, source and edit content from contributors, write feature stories, and proofread publication (Canadian Press Style)

WE Charity
Manager, Executive Communications
2017 – 2018, Toronto, ON

  • Manage, edit and finalize all outgoing communications to VIP stakeholders for member of the Executive Leadership Team
  • Write and edit communications for VIP stakeholders, with a focus on donor engagement through compelling storytelling and the clear and concise communication of information regarding organizational programming, priorities, and updates
  • Provide coaching to and collaborate with a team of Communications Specialists to ensure successful execution of writing assignments and overarching communications plans and strategies

30 Forensic Engineering
Senior Communication Specialist
2016 – 2017, Toronto, ON

  • Work with the Director of Human Resources and Manager of Human Resources to develop a joint Communications and HR strategy that cultivates an open, collaborative workplace and encourages employee engagement and fulfillment
  • Design and execute documents and materials for firm-wide distribution, including both visual and written elements
  • Act as editor of In the News at -30-, the bi-monthly internal newsletter, which entails planning each issue, sourcing stories, writing and editing content, producing visual elements and completing all layout for the publication
  • Collaborate with the Marketing Department to develop content for use in corporate materials and programs, including announcements, press releases, social media content, articles and collateral

Manager, Technical Communication
2014 – 2016, Toronto, ON

  • Lead the Technical Communication Team in developing and implementing efficient and effective writing and editing processes
  • Provide specialized, professional services to engineers and experts in the form of exceptional writing, editorial, analytical and researching skills
  • Encourage and foster new initiatives in the area of Technical Communication
  • Coordinate Technical Communication resources across disciplines

Technical Writer/Editor
2012 – 2014

  • Edit, revise and collaborate in the production of expert engineering reports
  • Research concepts and key terms in order to act as a knowledgeable and effective contributor to the report writing/reviewing process
  • Publish and assemble final reports in both hard and soft copy formats for submission to clients

Project Coordinator
2012 – 2012

  • Coordinate file management for the Fire and Electrical Group, including opening new files, tracking file progress and delivering final reports to clients
  • Provide general administrative support for all engineers and experts in the Fire and Electrical Group
  • Work directly with the Principal of the Fire and Electrical Group on special projects

Executive Assistant to the President
2011 – 2012

  • Work directly with the President and Office Manager on special projects relating to the management and improvement of firm-wide administrative operations
  • Provide administrative support to the President including meeting coordination, correspondence and calendar management, and expense report preparation
  • Assist the Office Manager in the execution of various Human Resources procedures, including arranging interviews, coordinating IT preparations, on-boarding new employees, and registering new hires for group benefits
  • Design, write, edit and publish the company’s internal newsletter


Volunteer Marketing and Communications Committee, Girls Inc. of Durham, June 2017—Present

Team Treasurer, Pickering Football Club, November 2020 – Present