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Trevor Battye

posted Aug 9, 2010, 3:50 PM by Kim Nayyer   [ updated Aug 9, 2010, 6:15 PM ]

Trevor Battye is from Vancouver and began work in advertising sales in 2004 with Rebus Creative, where he oversaw advertising sales in program guides for several arts festivals including The Word on the Street Vancouver, The Vancouver Fringe Festival. Trevor also managed the fundraising drive for The Word on the Street “Adopt an Author” program and oversaw the silent auction and sponsorship programs for The Word on the Street and the BC Book Prizes.  Trevor and his colleague also invented and developed the BC Book Prizes “Adopt a Library” program which paired community partners with schools across BC and resulted in significant book donations.  Trevor also created a partnership between the Canucks and Raincoast Books, who donated partial proceeds of the sale of their “Canucks Legends – Vancouver Hockey Heroes” book to the Canucks Family Education Centre.  Trevor joined Geist magazine in the fall of 2005 in the role of Advertising Sales Director.  In addition to his roles at Rebus and Geist, Trevor continues to do work for the Vancouver International Film Festival and Geist magazine as part of Clevers Media, which he co-founded with Clare Coughlan in April 2008. He is also a guest lecturer at the Simon Fraser University Masters in Publishing program.