Press Secretary Resume Samples

A Press Secretary leads and directs the development of effective and creative press and media strategies. The job description and duties listed on the Press Secretary Resume include the following – implementing the planning and routine operations; developing and maintaining relations with press and media; writing press releases, advisories, and other relevant materials; monitoring work of assistants press secretary; assisting and executing chancellor’s mission to change company and achievement gap closure; developing strategies along with precise and clear and ambitious measures of performance, and evaluating project progress.

The nature of the job demands the following skills and abilities – experience in serving as spokesperson, excellent communication skills, the ability to work under pressure; well-developed management abilities, and skillful in drafting materials and coordinating press conferences. A bachelor’s degree in a related field is needed to become a press secretary.

Press Secretary Resume example

Press Secretary Resume

Objective : As a Press Secretary responsible for communicating complex, confidential and nuanced issues with clarity and accuracy, under the direction of the Commissioner.

Skills : Strategic Planning, Public Relations, Media Relations.

Description :

    1. Developed and implemented a public relations strategy.
    2. Planned and performed PR activities to involve more audiences in the company's projects.
    3. Managed and oversaw outsourced media relations activities.
    4. Created, elaborated, and implemented sophisticated, multimove, and step-by-step complex PR projects including those based on strategic alliances and partnerships.
    5. Prepared visual presentations for top managers' speaker engagements in conferences.
    6. Wrote news releases, guest posts, and articles, as well as the website, social media, and other relevant content.
    7. Contacted journalists and editors in order to find and take advantage of news and contribution opportunities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma


Press Secretary Resume

Summary : Highly skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with a broad representation of community leadership. Experience managing media relations to help shape positive media coverage and public opinion.

Skills : Management Skills, Media Relations, Communications Skills.

Description :

    1. Planned and executed media strategies for high profile Committee investigations and hearings.
    2. Built and managed 6 person press shop, including a digital team.
    3. Placed numerous front-page stories with banner headlines in every national news publication in the country.
    4. Secured and staffed all national media appearances for Chairman Issa and other Committee members including Sunday political talk shows, network prime time, and morning broadcast news.
    5. Served as the lead contact for the NYC Administration for Children's Services in responding to calls from the press.
    6. Expeditiously drafted responses to press inquiries and work with ACS Communications Team, Deputy Commissioners, ACS Commissioner, and City Hall to finalize communications, sometimes on nights and weekends.
    7. Assisted candidates with speech writing. Accompany candidate to interviews.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Communications


Press Secretary Resume

Headline : As a Press Secretary responsible for handling all inquiries from the press, as well as overseeing all internal communications. Skilled public relations professional with leadership experience in communications, government, and journalism.

Skills : Communications Skills, Active Listening, Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Developed communications strategies for promoting the department's and Governor's initiatives.
    2. Launched an internal communications strategy and campaign to effectively boost morale and overall workplace satisfaction.
    3. Coordinated and managed marketing activities, including scheduling events and speakers, site preparation, news advisories for media and stakeholders.
    4. Prepared briefings for the Secretary and Governor when traveling.
    5. Built relationships with members of the press.
    6. Pitched proactive stories to the press highlighting the programs and initiatives of the agency.
    7. Arranged interviews with the press and prepared the Commissioner and other senior staff for all media interaction.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Communications

Press Secretary Resume

Objective : As a Press Secretary responsible for creating and implementing strategic communications plans and media materials to support public policy goals for federal agency programs, national and local non-profit organizations, and foundations.

Skills : Social Perceptiveness, and Coordination, Time Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Produced press-ready fact sheets and advertising copy to advance the Association's goals.
    2. Served as the DNC's top spokesperson, including in national television network interviews.
    3. Created communications plans and briefed top Democratic officials on messaging.
    4. Conducted in-person briefings for the President in advance of local broadcast interviews.
    5. Assisted the Communications Director with strategizing proactive and reactive media approaches.
    6. Planed and implemented press conferences and announcements, including drafting the Commissioner's remarks for media events.
    7. Managed the Deputy Press Secretaries and ensured all daily and local newspapers are reviewed on a daily basis to identify direct stories relating to the Agency and relevant policy areas.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Press Secretary Resume

Summary : Press Secretary professional that has a successful track record of strategically positioning the principals represent. With over six years of experience, have developed and executed external communications strategies for high-profile elected officials, talent and brands.

Skills : Writing Skills, Media Relations, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Managed the collection of information in a timely manner from senior ACS managers.
    2. Assisted with the development of content for social media.
    3. Communicated effectively orally and in writing to internal and external parties.
    4. Managed day-to-day media and communications work around campaigns.
    5. Advanced bold communications strategies that advance our fast-moving campaigns.
    6. Implemented a comprehensive communications strategy.
    7. Developed and maintained relationships with both small and large twin cities media outlets.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Baccalaureate degree

Press Secretary Resume

Summary : As a Press Secretary, responsible for performing a wide range of duties to promote and supporting Justice mission of securing affordable, accessible, high-quality care for everyone provided by valued, respected healthcare workers everywhere.

Skills : Critical Thinking, Reading Comprehension, Speaking Skills.

Description :

    1. Served as spokesperson for the campaign.
    2. Responded to international, national, web, and local media inquiries.
    3. Researched current issues and legislative records of opponents.
    4. Drafted debate guide for candidates.
    5. Prepared and advised candidates on issues during participation in eight debates and rapidly changing economic and political climate.
    6. Managed other requests for information from potential voters and donors.
    7. Edited and wrote the content of campaign website, e-newsletters, direct mail pieces, and speeches to convey key messages of the campaign as reflected by polling data.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED

Press Secretary Resume

Objective : Press Secretary with 2+ years of experience in developing earned media and other communications strategies. Responsible for collaborating with the organizing, campaigns, communications, and digital teams.

Skills : Public Relations, Persuasion Skills, Complex Problem Solving Skills.

Description :

    1. Designed, developed, and implemented a communications strategy for Generation Opportunity.
    2. Wrote press releases, media advisories, and book staff members for on the record publications with media outlets across the country.
    3. Worked with the partner organization to place op-eds in national outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and CNN as well as national radio and television hits.
    4. Developed and executed press strategies, including short and long term media outreach plans.
    5. Pitched stories, created media materials, and shaped media narrative in support of UFRs campaigns.
    6. Developed messaging and talking points that shape the narrative of the campaigns.
    7. Collaborated with the campaign team on web site, mail pieces, and other campaign marketing materials.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.A. In Political Science

Press Secretary Resume

Summary : Seeking a Press Secretary position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Communications Skills, Media Relations, Written Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Held daily media briefings, numerous press conferences, and worked with the Capitol Press Corps on many controversial issues.
    2. Consulted on media strategy at the highest levels of state government.
    3. Coordinated media activities with the Senate.
    4. Served as the public records officer.
    5. Consulted on a regular basis with state senators and representatives on media issues.
    6. Wrote and distributed press releases, op-eds, and letters to the editor and made pitch calls.
    7. Developed and executed press strategies, including short and long term media outreach plans.

Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Mass Communications

Press Secretary Resume

Headline : Motivated and highly productive Press Secretary professional with a research background. Adept at maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers and clients through outstanding interpersonal skills.

Skills : Media Relations, Communications Skills, Public Relations, Written Communication.

Description :

    1. Worked closely with other campaign programs to produce highly newsworthy and on-message stories.
    2. Packaged and pitched stories; persuaded reporters and editors to cover a story, drop a story, or pursue a different angle.
    3. Wrote and distributed press releases, drafted and placed op-eds, updated blog, Facebook, and Twitter accounts.
    4. Trained members and staff to be effective media spokespeople.
    5. Formed strong working relationships with key reporters and editors.
    6. Ensured that United for Respect is seen as a “go-to” source for journalists covering economic justice for hourly wage workers.
    7. Wrote and distributed press releases, op-eds, and letters to the editor & making pitch calls.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Press Secretary Resume

Headline : Over Nineteen years of public and private sector experience in communications, government relations, and event management. Experience includes serving as a senior spokesperson during crisis events and driving media relations efforts that include public event appearances from inception to completion.

Skills : Active Learning, MS Office, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for writing all press releases, arranging interviews, and handling all media inquiries.
    2. Acted as spokesperson when necessary, and was responsible for all arrangements for local cable shows for all 16 senators.
    3. Covered everything from schools to city hall to police to features, and developed outstanding relationships within the community that remain to this day.
    4. Coordinated with our community-based and national partners to strengthen and coordinate our press strategies.
    5. Worked with the Communications team to develop and implement a comprehensive and proactive press strategy to progress GSO’s mission, promote advocacy, and reach CalEITC eligible workers.
    6. Drafted written press materials such as press releases, op-eds, talking points, fact sheets, video scripts, toolkits, organizational emails, and website content.
    7. Mentored, trained, and coached volunteers and interns in media skills while working alongside them.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In English