Political Consultant Resume Samples

A Political Consultant plays a pivotal role during political campaigns. The job duties commonly associated with the post are listed on the Political Consultant Resume as – supporting political candidates in communicating their messages to the public; helping the candidate in building public image, responding to negative press media, securing the needed financial support through fundraising, developing media strategies, planning and handling public events, press conferences, and distributing press releases; and taking responsibility for placing political advertisements, and researching the opposition party strategies.

To excel in this field, the person should have strong communicating skills; interpersonal skills, and an affinity for networking. A strong understanding of political processes, current affairs, and the potential to respond aptly to unexpected twists and turns are also needed. A formal degree is not a mandatory requirement, as experience and talent are considered more valuable.

Political Consultant Resume example

Political Consultant Resume

Summary : Proven communications specialist with successful campaigns across a diverse group of fields. Adept with social media, brand identity creation, relationship management, event planning and supervision, and content creation. Strong research, leadership, and communication skills are focused on achieving objectives creatively, efficiently, and exceeding expectations.

Skills : Pitching And Public Speaking.

Description :

    1. Implemented a statewide digital strategy with social media platforms and a website.
    2. Set up and maintained a NationBuilder voter database.
    3. Trained party members and volunteers on canvassing and organizing best practices.
    4. Assisted civil society organization Rise of Sarawak Efforts in building a NationBuilder.
    5. Managed candidate/donor relationships.
    6. Created, controlled, and relayed a schedule of events for candidates.
    7. Created potential donor and client profiles.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In History And Health Education


Political Consultant Resume

Headline : Sales and public affairs professional with excellent verbal and written communication skills and a rich background in the following competencies: Networking, Consultative Sales, Business Development, Research and Analysis, Strategic Planning, and Staff Management.

Skills : Networking, Business Development, Consultative Sales, Strategic Planning, Research And Analysis, Staff Management, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Strategic advisor in campaigns for the county, state, and federal offices.
    2. Past operational functions include political director, issue development, debate coaching, field director, and grassroots organizing.
    3. Chief political advisor to former county Democratic Party chairman.
    4. Policy advisor to the legislative presiding officer.
    5. Political advisor to and lobbyist for a commercial aviation company.
    6. Conceived and designed statewide strategy as a senior advisor in the primary campaign.
    7. Planned and managed the execution of a strategy that closed the 12-point deficit in five weeks as a county coordinator.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business Management


Political Consultant Resume

Objective : Accomplished political and non-profit coordinator seeking to diversify skills. . Combining strong interpersonal and communication skills, and committed to continual performance development in the workplace.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Excel.

Description :

    1. Organized community coalitions.
    2. Established ongoing relationships with community leaders, elected officials, and other stakeholders.
    3. Assisted with opposition research.
    4. Developed and managed overall campaign strategic and administrative plan.
    5. Identified, recruited, and led a team of 10+ consultants, student interns, and volunteers.
    6. Managed budget.
    7. Oversaw candidate scheduling and external correspondence and travel arrangements.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BA In Political Science

Political Consultant Resume

Objective : Seeks to work in partnership with an organization looking to excel in every area of business. To use the business experience to execute at the highest level administrative process to help streamline and bring efficiency to the workplace. Business Operations Director Proactive, a visionary business leader known for their ability to win fiercely loyal community support, develop key coalitions, and build crucial relationships with a shared sense of purpose.

Skills : Management Experience, Customer Service,& Excellent Communication, Excellent Interpersonal,& Researching, Data Entry, Database Management.

Description :

    1. Worked on four campaigns providing strategic advice to candidates.
    2. Provided support to the local Democratic Party.
    3. Daily fundraised strategic advice.
    4. Led communications and voter outreach for write-in candidates in the 6th legislative district.
    5. Led all communications, fundraising, and community outreach with District Court Judicial Candidate.
    6. Senated primary campaign.
    7. Crafted political speeches, official correspondence, and marketing that successfully conveyed the message of these organizations.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BA In Political Science

Political Consultant Resume

Objective : Seeking employment that will allow growing professionally, while being able to utilize strong organizational, communication, and exceptional people skills.

Skills : Management, Training.

Description :

    1. Helped organize field operations for the Campaign.
    2. Obtained Phone Bank location.
    3. Recruited and retained volunteers for phone bank and precinct walk activities.
    4. Executed phone bank and precinct walk strategies.
    5. Created and maped phone and walking list.
    6. Created phone bank and precinct walking scripts.
    7. Studied the objectives, promotional policies, or needs of organizations to develop public relations strategies that will influence public opinion or promote ideas, products, or services.
    8. Coached client representatives in effective communication with the public or with employees.
    9. Prepared and delivered speeches to further public relations objectives.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA In Behavioral Science

Political Consultant Resume

Headline : Professional with 14 years of demonstrated success in program and business development. Particular expertise in delivering a high level of customer service and conveying complex technical information succinctly.

Skills : Event Management, Event Planning, Volunteer Management.

Description :

    1. Conducted research and analyses on voter suppression measures nationwide.
    2. Provided counsel on religious, economic, and political policies within key states vital to the Civic Engagement Caucus.
    3. Assisted the President in defining and presenting the ideals and structures of the Civic Engagement Caucus to Congressional Leaders.
    4. Maintained correspondence with Congressional Members and Staff in conjunction with Faith Link endeavors.
    5. Coordinated campaign events with state, county, municipal and local officials, and civic groups.
    6. Demonstrated exceptional marketing skills in supporting national campaigns by disseminating campaign materials, such as bumper stickers, brochures, yard signs, and pamphlets.
    7. Primary contact person for grassroots activities, rallies, county fairs, and other local events, further illustrating exceptional communication talents.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Political Consultant Resume

Summary : Seeking a full-time position in a fast-paced environment where one may utilize Spanish, organizational skills, and business experience to meet annual goals.

Skills : Excel, 75 WPM, Direct Mail, Analysis.

Description :

    1. Generating ethics commission donor lists and coaching the candidate during call time.
    2. Creating and staffing fundraisers.
    3. Worked with congressional leaders and candidates to create comprehensive plans on bipartisan issues such as social security.
    4. Planed, organized, and staff outreach events.
    5. Data entry and collection of voter survey data throughout the county.
    6. Assisted with strategy development of a political campaign on a highly contested election.
    7. Coordinated public events that would market candidates.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Executive MBA

Political Consultant Resume

Summary : Accomplished and energetic professional seeking employment with a results-oriented company that seeks an ambitious and career-conscious person, where acquired skills will be utilized toward growth and advancement.

Skills : Votebuilder, Google Docs, Excel.

Description :

    1. Performed sundry tasks for all campaigns - including get-out-the-vote, suppress-the-vote, fundraising, and mass mailing.
    2. Advised candidates on campaigning in faith communities and certain ethnic communities.
    3. Strategic planning and campaign organizer for a candidate.
    4. Maintained multiple databases consisting of 10,000 targeted voters, 7,000 strong primary voters, and 1,000 volunteers and contributors.
    5. Set a fundraising record for a candidate for this office by nearly 3 times the previous record.
    6. Devised ways to improve workflow or process improvements, thus allowing for more functions.
    7. Gathered and organized information on problems or procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA In Sociology

Political Consultant Resume

Summary : Possess more than 15 years of experience in professional writing, including news and creative writing, and more than 30 years of experience in political and civic affairs, including 20 years of service as an elected advisory neighborhood commissioner and 15 years of service as a director on the boards of several non-profit organizations.

Skills : Sales, Consulting, Consulting, Leadership, Fundraising, Public Speaking.

Description :

    1. Worked political campaigns by organizing events, on the ground interaction with voters, and voter awareness expansion.
    2. Expanded the awareness of key events going on in the community allowing voters to be able to have a voice in what they believe.
    3. Explained to people a problem that most were not aware of.
    4. Worked on many different campaigns over the past year including local campaigns, state campaigns, and city-wide.
    5. Attended and participated in city hall meetings and benefit events giving the opportunity to talk to important people in the community.
    6. Consulted with clients at the local, state, and national candidate levels to develop their message and discuss methods for the campaign launch.
    7. Analyzed data gathered and developed solutions or alternative methods of proceeding.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    10+ Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Senior
    Education
    Education
    B.A. In Broadcast Journalism

    Political Consultant Resume

    Objective : An enthusiastic welder who is highly responsible and committed to exceeding expectations for each job. Vast knowledge of robotic welding. Have extensive training in anhydrous ammonia systems as a powerhouse mechanic, As well as manufacturing in the foodservice industry.

    Skills : Legal Research, Fundraising, Marketing Communications, Digital Media.

    Description :

      1. Created political strategy and talking points.
      2. Researched and prepared raw data.
      3. Arranged fundraisers and meetings with local leaders.
      4. Managed relationships with clients in political, nonprofit, and corporate sectors; worked to grow firm's client base.
      5. Oversaw a team of up to 5 interns.
      6. Worked with Partners at Consulting Firm on a variety of political activities.
      7. Worked overseas directly with PM throughout re-election.
      8. Created and implemented the first political direct mail campaign.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Junior
      Education
      Education
      BA In Communications