Director of External Affairs Resume Samples

A Director of External Affairs is an experienced professional who works to create and maintain a positive image for the company through media and communications. A well-drafted Director of External Affairs Resume indicates the following core duties – creating the corporate identity of the company through traditional and new media channels, overseeing the writing and editing of event scripts, speeches, and reports, overseeing advertising and promotional materials, and press releases, reviewing public communications and ensuring consistent brand identity and message. The job description also includes serving as the manager for the public relations staff, and coordinating work schedules, and overseeing the creation of public relations strategies.

Aspiring candidates should gain a degree in fields such as communication, journalism, or public relations. Besides education, the applicant should understand the importance of public relations and communications experience; and be familiar with the technical language of the respective industry. Employers prefer candidates with background knowledge in a specific field or industry.

Director of External Affairs Resume example

Director of External Affairs Resume

Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Director of External Affairs professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : Proficient In Microsoft Office Suite, Leadership Training & Professional Development.

Description :

    1. Liaisoned with all law enforcement, parole, probation entities.
    2. Reviewed/Altered Security SOPs, Post Orders, and Emergency Policies as needed.
    3. Collaborated with all law enforcement, parole, and probation entities in regards to safety and client issues.
    4. Proposed and obtained new state of the art security equipment (x-ray and Magnetometer) for facility.
    5. Organized unannounced k9 narcotics sweeps of the facility to ensure a drug free human services environment.
    6. Developed unified radio communication code for security team to ensure professional communication between officers, and to limit vital information from being monitored by non-security personnel.
    7. Administered onsite training for proper usage of new x-ray machine and magnetometer for security team.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts


Director of External Affairs Resume

Objective : Primary areas of interest are in Public Safety Supervision and Management. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from John Jay College of Criminology. I also have successfully demonstrated progressive leadership roles in my diverse background covering several areas of public safety from Public Safety Officer, Site Supervision to Senior Management (Director of External Affairs). I received Special Operations Training from the Westchester County Police Department.

Skills : Planning, Demonstrating Skills.

Description :

    1. Collaborated with County Police DRE to give recognition course to security team for screening/intake purposes.
    2. Collaborated with the president on strategy for maintaining relationships with 1,700 individual, foundation, and corporate donors and secured gifts towards a projected organization budget of $7 million.
    3. Acted as the primary liaison to approximately 200 major investors.
    4. Created and implemented plans towards the discovery and cultivation of high-dollar donor prospects.
    5. Worked with the communications department in the planning and strategy of the organization's major marketing events: Annual Benefit Dinner, Emerging Issues Forum, and President's Council Retreat.
    6. Demonstrated fluency in technology, health care, environment and budget & tax policy issues in order to communicate effectively with corporate supporters.
    7. Promoted to Director of External Affairs after one year.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts


Director of External Affairs Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Director of External Affairs with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Business Development, Microsoft Office Suite, Development, Development, Communication , Communication.

Description :

    1. Spearheaded design, development and construction of public recreational sports facilities for the city.
    2. Served on management team for the construction of a stadium to house the new Major League Baseball franchise.
    3. Selected and oversaw consultants, contractors, and employees for the new sports facilities development.
    4. Created and allocated all project budgets.
    5. Collaborated with numerous groups, including community groups, government working groups, and neighborhood associations to manage the impact of the construction on the community.
    6. Managed the Ft.
    7. Teamed with various departments to construct and deliver on time and under budget a $681M 41K-seat baseball facility.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master's

Director of External Affairs Resume

Summary : A passionate storyteller with the proven ability to advance the organizational mission through strategic development strategy, branding, social technology, and relationship management.

Skills : MS Office, Operational Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided strategic and creative assistance to the Executive Director to improve all aspects of the center's operations, increase visibility, and facilitate donor and constituent relations.
    2. Managed communications and supported content development for such high-profile projects as When I Rise, an award-winning documentary that aired nationally on Independent Lens; Cronkite: Eyewitness to a Century, a temporary exhibit at the LBJ Library & Museum; and the 2010 book Conversations with Cronkite.
    3. Oversaw all aspects of the center's visual, written, and electronic communications.
    4. Manage public affairs officer, digital content manager, and webmaster.
    5. Provided expertise to improve the quality and effectiveness of media relations, marketing, branding, and collateral.
    6. Significantly improved the quality and effectiveness of the center's communications, including dynamic revision of brand identity.
    7. Provided curatorial leadership and project management support to Briscoe Center's exhibits program, including Willie Nelson: Texas Icon, An Extraordinary Life: The Dominick Dunne Papers, The Power of His Camera: Spider Martin and the Civil Rights Movement, and News to History: Photojournalism and the Presidency.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters Of Arts In History

Director of External Affairs Resume

Summary : Marketing and communications executive with expertise in integrated & content marketing, brand development, digital and social media, SEO and SEM, and analytics Skilled leader who transforms strategic plans into workable solutions and benchmarks performance against key operational targets/goals Award-Wining author, journalist, and versatile storyteller with exceptional writing and editing record.

Skills : DataBase, Monitoring Skills.

Description :

    1. Worked with legislators and committee leadership to move legislation and negotiate amendments for the best interest of clients, developing relationships for firms with elected officials, board members, and meaningful staff at various public agencies providing access and influence.
    2. Cultivated brand management, PR, media relations, strategic small business positioning with large firms, political capital, maintain elected official relationships, program pursuits and marketing, develop and complete proposal packages.
    3. Selected Accomplishments: Provide lobbying and legislative support during the 84th legislative session.
    4. Monitored, reviewed, and negotiated amendments for charitable bingo legislation.
    5. Provided corporate communications, government relations, and public and media relations mitigation on public sector A/E projects.
    6. Maintained local media relations with print, electronic and visual media outlets.
    7. Provided external relations/communications project support to public sector clients as needed including the City of San Antonio and TxDOT/Alamo RMA projects.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Director of External Affairs Resume

Summary : A Director of External Affairs professional with a diverse background. I have experience in many different fields including, business administration, public administration, politics, non-profit, communications, and education. I have been able to acquire such a large amount of experience in such a short time by adhering to the strict principles of focus and discipline while maintaining a strong work ethic.

Skills : Customer Service, Event Planning, Recruiting.

Description :

    1. Developed and executed KQED's strategic engagement and communication initiatives for Silicon Valley.
    2. Directed external affairs and oversee development of long-term strategic relationships with community partners.
    3. Directed outreach, engagement and promotion of station-wide initiatives.
    4. Acted as KQED spokesperson and serve as the organization's primary local media contact.
    5. Represented KQED at public events and community meetings.
    6. Served as a principal representative of the organization, maintaining and developing relationships with key external contacts and the Silicon Valley community.
    7. Served as contact with local, regional, state-wide, and federal government officials.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA In Mass Communications

Director of External Affairs Resume

Summary : Results-oriented communications, marketing, and event professional with nearly 20 years of experience in government relations, B2B, B2C, and non-profits. Held strategic leadership positions managing people and increasing company profitability. Proven track record in delivering strategic, creative, and cost-effective results.

Skills : Communications, Public Relations, Community Outreach, Public Affairs, Writing, Editing, Public Speaking.

Description :

    1. Managed the community outreach and communications for the Dan Ryan and Kingery Expressways reconstruction, including oversight of more than $7 million in PR and advertising contracts.
    2. Secured external funding to develop first construction mitigation effort incorporating local transportation service boards and the Illinois Toll Highway Authority.
    3. Developed and unified messaging for the Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) program.
    4. Oversaw creative production of brochures, newsletters and collateral for department initiatives and special projects.
    5. Redesigned department website, including content, architecture and layout, in coordination with IT and content management teams.
    6. Developed new marketing strategies to educate drivers about congestion mitigation efforts.
    7. Directed grassroots outreach initiatives and created coalitions of like-minded organizations and non-traditional allies.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Psychology

Director of External Affairs Resume

Summary : To obtain a part-time Director of External Affairs position with an emphasis on Sales Support/Office Management utilizing extensive experience and skills. Productive in contributing effectively towards the objectives of a team, and is able to share knowledge, ideas, and information.

Skills : Strategic Communications, Public Relations, Project Management, Development, Fundraising, Partnership, External Affairs, Public Relations, Media Relations, Writing.

Description :

    1. Acted as an ambassador for the Takeda PDT BU Regulatory Affairs organization to influence and shape the external regulatory and policy environment.
    2. Created high quality, compliant CMC regulatory documents (eg, Core Dossiers, CTAs, MAAs, NDS, Variations and other relevant regulatory CMC filings) within defined timelines as per Takeda PDT BU objectives.
    3. Maintained optimal GRA CMC Regulatory Affairs effectiveness for ongoing development and lifecycle management activities for assigned programs.
    4. Provided proactive guidance and regulatory strategies to support PDT product teams.
    5. Interfaced with key GMS and PDT BU R&D functions in the preparation, review and approval of CMC regulatory filings to support early and late stage development assets, and the maintenance or expansion of approved Plasma-Derived Therapies globally.
    6. Proactively developed and fostered appropriate relationships with global regulatory agencies, especially the US Food and Drug Administration and international regulatory agencies to develop effective, professional relationships and advance a positive company image.
    7. Remained knowledgeable about current CMC regulations and guidances and interprets the global CMC regulatory environment to provide proactive guidance to internal stakeholders based on technical and regulatory knowledge and to guide the development of strategic and tactical regulatory plans. Proactively identifies and assesses regulatory and compliance risks associated with product development and life-cycle management activities.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          10+ Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Senior
          Education
          Education
          Master Of Arts

          Director of External Affairs Resume

          Summary : Multi-disciplined, solutions-oriented leader, who thinks strategically--and delivers. Tracking 20 years of success in business, education, healthcare, technology, non-profit and city government. Proven performance in delivering results in communications and also public relations, project management and process improvement.

          Skills : Training SKills, Writing Skills.

          Description :

            1. Provided strategic communications counsel to achieve public engagement and awareness needs for district-wide initiatives including: School Turnaround Strategy, Charter System Operating Model, and Cluster Planning and for annual projects - Day One APS, Back-to- School Bash, high school graduation.
            2. Wrote blogs, news releases, media advisories, talking points, employee messaging, TV/video scripts, brochure and flyer content etc.
            3. Developed and managed internal and external outreach initiatives to employees and targeted stakeholder groups, community organizations, individuals, media and social media.
            4. Represented the superintendent and the district on boards at funding partner meetings and during corporate partnership events Developed, implemented and promoted the district's business/community partnership program to increase program awareness of student achievement and experiential learning opportunities for schools.
            5. Advised superintendent, senior executive leadership and principals while creating partnership programs to assist schools with mentoring, reading programs, career development.
            6. Fundraised, recruited and cultivated relationships with businesses, non-profit organizations, foundations and higher education partners who donated time, money and resources to Atlanta Public Schools.
            7. Prepared executive communications about partnerships for senior APS and Atlanta Board of Education leadership, Chamber leadership and APFE board chair, the business community and media.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          10+ Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Senior
          Education
          Education
          Master Of Arts In Political Science

          Director of External Affairs Resume

          Summary : Marketing and communications executive with expertise in integrated & content marketing, brand development, digital and social media, SEO and SEM, and analytics Skilled leader who transforms strategic plans into workable solutions and benchmarks performance against key operational targets/goals Award-Wining author, journalist, and versatile storyteller with exceptional writing and editing record.

          Skills : DataBase, Monitoring Skills.

          Description :

            1. Worked with legislators and committee leadership to move legislation and negotiate amendments for the best interest of clients, developing relationships for firms with elected officials, board members, and meaningful staff at various public agencies providing access and influence.
            2. Cultivated brand management, PR, media relations, strategic small business positioning with large firms, political capital, maintain elected official relationships, program pursuits and marketing, develop and complete proposal packages.
            3. Selected Accomplishments: Provide lobbying and legislative support during the 84th legislative session.
            4. Monitored, reviewed, and negotiated amendments for charitable bingo legislation.
            5. Provided corporate communications, government relations, and public and media relations mitigation on public sector A/E projects.
            6. Maintained local media relations with print, electronic and visual media outlets.
            7. Provided external relations/communications project support to public sector clients as needed including the City of San Antonio and TxDOT/Alamo RMA projects.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          7-10 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Management
          Education
          Education
          Bachelor Of Arts