Lynn S.

  • Payable
  • Joined May 2015

Digital Community Manager who is passionate about community development & storytelling.

  • Tokyo, Japan
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Lynn S.
Tokyo, Japan

Worked with



Community Content Strategy Admin



Service-oriented, results-driven digital marketing strategist, with a passion for helping brands share their unique stories with their customers. Clients range in industries including tech, retail/hospitality, government, investor relations, & non-profit.

CloudPeep clients

Writing a case study blog post
Feb 2016 to May 2016
Community Management and Growth
Oct 2015 to Jan 2016

Work history

Community & Operations Manager
GrowLab Ventures and Extreme Startups merged as of August 19, 2014 to launch HIGHLINE. HIGHLINE is a national VC­-backed pre-seed fund that helps early stage digital startups supercharge growth and raise institutional capital.
Program Manager, VEC Startup Alley
Hosted by the Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC), Startup Alley 2015 connected 100 of Vancouver's top startups with local and international investors and influencers from across Western Canada during the Vancouver Startup Week (September 21-24, 2015).
Community Relations Coordinator, Guildford/Central Surrey
Led and developed the community relations strategy and community sponsorship initiatives for the Boston Pizza Guildford and Central City Surrey locations, which served over 200-350 daily guests in the Guildford & Frasers Heights neighourhood in Surrey, BC
Communications Assistant
Transport Canada reports to Parliament and Canadians through the minister of Transport. It works with its portfolio partners, other government departments and jurisdictions, and industry to ensure that all parts of Canada's transportation system work well
Social Media Coordinator
Promoted the Hampton Inn Vancouver’s special offers, amenities, hotel updates through in-person and online marketing via social media platforms and improved the Hampton Inn Vancouver’s social media presence on Facebook, Twitter and TripAdvisor.
Community Manager
Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures.
Marketing & Communications
Launch Academy is Vancouver's premier startup incubator providing early-stage entrepreneurs with world-class startup education and mentorship in a collaborative environment

Reviews and references



Recent reviews

Lynn is just astonishing - clear communication, great work ethic and great work. I truly enjoyed working with Lynn, she's adherent to deadlines, wonderfully positive and just a pleasure to work with.

Lynn did a superb job of building and developing our fledging community! I commend her work ethics, communication skills and writing style!


Program Manager, VEC Startup Alley

Organized the Startup Alley, hosted by the Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC), which connected 100 of Vancouver's top startups with local and international investors and influencers from across Western Canada during the Vancouver Startup Week (September 21-24, 2015).

Community Manager

Co-organized Startup Weekend Vancouver 2015, bringing together 250+ startup enthusiasts to bring their startup ideas to a reality in less than 54 hours.

Community Relations Coordinator, Boston Pizza Guildford & Central City

Led key community initiatives to promote Boston Pizza Guildford & Central City brands, and the Boston Pizza Foundation charitable partnerships. Key partnerships included Steve Nash Central City to promote healthy eating.



Simon Fraser University
Bachelor of Arts - Communication & Digital Publishing



community building community management communications blogging content marketing community brand strategy content content curation customer support


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Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends


  • Can work 8hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1-3 months


Industries I love

Philanthropy Travel Animals & Pets Social Enterprise Professional Services Education Health & Wellness

Side projects

Startup Weekend Vancouver, Enactus Vancouver Alumni Network. Co-founded not-for-profit organization called One Big Movement to mentor and educate at-risk youth living in poverty in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver (DTES).

Ideal team

Ideal team is small (less than 5) as I'd like to know each role of each team member, and their involvement in the organization. Coming from a background of working with and in small/startup teams, I've been accustomed to work fast and independently.