Public Information Specialist Resume Samples

A Public Information Specialist is a media and public relations specialist who creates, plans, and executes public relations strategies so as to maintain and increase the perception of the client among internal and external audiences. A well-drafted Public Information Specialist Resume mentions the following core duties and responsibilities – creating PR plans and strategies, writing press releases, media announcements, speeches, and PR copies; preparing presentations for media briefings and other meetings, providing effective crisis management solutions, conducting research and analyzing public opinion; monitoring and analyzing the effectiveness of PR campaigns and communicating insights to management, and collaborating with external stakeholders including public affairs offices, and professional societies.

The job description should contain the following qualification and requirements – prior work experience; hands-on experience with a variety of different PR campaigns; applicable knowledge in copywriting and editing; excellent communication, presentation, and leadership skills; passion for public speaking; and attention to details. Most of these resumes mention a degree in the field of PR, communications, journalism, or a relevant field.

Public Information Specialist Resume example

Public Information Specialist Resume

Objective : Responsible for Arranging workshops and conferences related to job production or agency functions, Directing and Organizing all Public Affairs, Advocacy, Community Outreach, and PR activities of county-wide teen tobacco use prevention and education.

Skills : Communication Skills, Management Skills, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Defined and reviewed the business case and requirements by regular reviews and controls to ensure that the client receives the system that he or she wants and needs.
    2. Initiated and planned the project by establishing its format, direction, and baselines that allow for any variance measurements and change control.
    3. Partnered with the end-users, work with project sponsors, and other management to establish progress and direction of the project by achieving goals, reaching targets, solving problems, mitigating risks.
    4. Managed the technology, people, and change in order to achieve goals, reach targets, and deliver the project on time and within budget.
    5. Managed the project staff by creating an environment conducive to the delivery of the new application in the most cost-effective manner.
    6. Able to manage uncertainty, rapid change, ambiguity, sur- prises, and a less defined environment.
    7. Managed the client relationship by using an adequate direct yet complete and formal reporting format that compliments a respected and productive relationship.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS


Public Information Specialist Resume

Objective : Public Information Specialist professional with extensive experience in media relations, grassroots advocacy, social media, marketing, promotions, and corporate communications. Responsible for Utilizing outstanding interpersonal skills to coordinate with internal and external resources, creating a better understanding of and creating support for a company's initiatives and programs.

Skills : Directing campaigns, Employee management, Public Speaking.

Description :

    1. Responsible for media relations for major State of Connecticut Department of Transportation construction projects in the greater New Haven area, as well as for Rideworks organization and programs promoting ridesharing and telecommuting.
    2. Prepared news releases and quarterly stakeholder newsletter.
    3. Organized special events.
    4. Worked closely with the State Department of Transportation project managers to coordinate public information sessions about projects and drafted communications for residents and businesses impacted by construction.
    5. Wrote weekly electronic newsletter for North American employees and prepared, edited, and oversaw quarterly employee newsletter for associates in more than 100 countries.
    6. Prepared company's corporate identification manual and assisted department manager with preparation of the annual report and the annual meeting of shareholders.
    7. Oversaw media relations for clients.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS


Public Information Specialist Resume

Summary : A dedicated Public Information Specialist with 14 years of professional experience, including public and media relations; emergency and crisis communications; interactive marketing; social media management; team leadership; outreach relations; graphic design; project management; print and broadcast journalism; public speaking; web and content management system; audience engagement.

Skills : Video Editing, Streaming Online Video.

Description :

    1. Experienced encompasses community relations, broadcast and digital media, program management, social media, and visual media production.
    2. Wrote news releases and assisted media relations consultant with seeking favorable media coverage.
    3. Drove the project by leading by example, and motivating all- concerned until the project accomplishes its goal.
    4. Assessed departmental training needs; present and/or facilitate training programs to employees, develops employee training programs using local resources wherever possible.
    5. Maintained employee training records for future reference and referral.
    6. Created annual reports that detail the activities of the Stormwater Division for compliance with the NPDES Stormwater Permit.
    7. Developed and fostered relationships with other community agencies to promote the mission of the Stormwater Division and the City of Fayetteville.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Public Information Specialist Resume

Objective : Responding to general inquiries from the public, elected officials, news media representatives, businesses, professional associations and civic organizations and staff regarding the assigned department, its information products, programs, and projects, face-to-face as well as via email, telephone, fax, and written correspondence.

Skills : MS Office, Management Skills, Planning Skills.

Description :

    1. Organized seminars, public meetings, and workshops for Engineering/Water Quality Program.
    2. Designed Microsoft Powerpoint presentations as required for Department Managers and Director of Public Works.
    3. Served as liaison to the news media writes press releases; organized press conferences.
    4. Presented the city's water quality program to area schools, civic groups, non-profit and for-profit organizations, local government agencies, and special events.
    5. Coordinated special events and programs for Engineering and Water Quality Division including work activities with those of other departments, outside agencies, or others as needed.
    6. Sought out training opportunities for the Public Works Engineering Staff.
    7. Conducted and/or schedules employee training for departmental personnel to include the Engineering Division and Park Management Division.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Public Information Specialist Resume

Objective : Assisting in the drafting and distribution of press releases and other marketing materials; edit, update, type, and distribute routine information and media releases; assisting in researching, writing, and posting information concerning departmental activities and services to the City website.

Skills : Creative Skills, Operating Skills, Coordinating Skills.

Description :

    1. Assessed departmental training needs; present and/or facilitate training programs to employees, develops employee training programs using local resources wherever possible; maintains employee training records for future reference and referral.
    2. Assisted in researching, writing, and posting information concerning departmental activities and services to the City website.
    3. Maintained and updated content on the department webpage.
    4. Created, wrote, posted, and sent information via a variety of electronic and social media platforms, such as Nixle, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
    5. Monitored engagement on departmental social media platforms and respond to inquiries.
    6. Assisted in planning media, promotional, and other departmental special events; take and edit photographs and video footage of department events and activities for internal and public dissemination.
    7. Recommended strategies and outlets for promoting department programs and services.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            2-5 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Executive
            Education
            Education
            GED

            Public Information Specialist Resume

            Summary : Responsible for Coordinating electronic and public communications activities for an assigned department; performing specialized technical and highly detailed work in the preparation, review, and processing of information and marketing materials and other related documents.

            Skills : Adobe InDesign, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Word, Excel, Keep Website Updated, Post News To Social Media.

            Description :

              1. Responsible for developing and promoting a complete educational program bringing awareness to citizens about water quality to include citizen requests, presentations, and publication development.
              2. Responsible for all outgoing media releases for the Engineering and Infrastructure Department Developing and maintaining a budget and ensuring fiscal responsibility with taxpayer monies, grants, and other resources.
              3. Worked closely with public officials and other City leaders to promote the City's Stormwater program.
              4. Created a comprehensive advertising campaign to market the Stormwater Program through various media outlets such as the Fayetteville Observer, Time Warner Cable, and City View Magazine.
              5. Maintained the entire Engineering and Infrastructure portion of the City's website.
              6. Worked closely with Corporate Communications to market program activities and mission through social media outlets and FayTV7.
              7. Coordinated with other City departments to promote the City's mission of serving its citizens.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            7-10 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Management
            Education
            Education
            MS

            Public Information Specialist Resume

            Objective : Responsible for Operating a personal computer, telephones, copiers, and other general office equipment as necessary to complete essential functions, to include the use of desktop publishing, word processing, spreadsheet, database, or other system software.

            Skills : Customer Service, Communication Skills, Operating Skills.

            Description :

              1. Maintained web pages and/or social networking sites for assigned departments.
              2. Performed general clerical work in support of assigned duties, including filing, answering telephones, copying and mailing materials, etc.
              3. Served on the Governor's Hurricane Evacuation Task Force to assess the viability of using both directions of a highway during a severe storm event.
              4. Produced a publication, "Diversity in Transportation", designed to inspire minority students to pursue careers in transportation.
              5. Performed specialized technical and highly detailed work in the preparation, review, and processing of information and marketing materials and other related documents.
              6. Assisted in the drafting and distribution of press releases and other marketing materials.
              7. Edited, updated, typed, and distributed routine information and media releases. 
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  BA

                  Public Information Specialist Resume

                  Objective : Responsible for performing general clerical work in support of assigned duties, including filing, answering telephones, copying and mailing materials, etc, Recruiting and serving on several promotional selections advisory committees.

                  Skills : Planning SKills, Management SKills, Leadership.

                  Description :

                    1. Planned, developed, designed, and produced a wide variety of print materials for the assigned department(s), including various flyers, brochures, advertisements, etc.
                    2. Performed a full range of production duties, which vary depending upon the nature and characteristics of the materials being produced.
                    3. Maintained web page and/or social networking sites for assigned department(s).
                    4. Produced electronic communications.
                    5. Provided information to the public.
                    6. Operated a personal computer, telephones, copiers, and other general office equipment as necessary to complete essential functions, to include the use of desktop publishing, word processing, spreadsheet, database, or other system software.
                    7. Attended leadership and development conferences and has excellent computer skills to include SAP, Telestaff, and Microsoft Office Software Applications.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  G.E.D

                  Public Information Specialist Resume

                  Headline : Responsible for Assisting in the planning, facilitating, and implementation of all support staff in-service and induction programs, Initiating story ideas, managed all media requests and interviews, acted as the photographer and spokesperson for the district.

                  Skills : Public Speaking, Writing, Photography.

                  Description :

                    1. Wrote weekly press releases, speeches for the district secretary, feature articles for newsletters, media advisories, and copy for publications.
                    2. Functioned as a departmental spokesperson in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties.
                    3. Created and implemented community outreach programs.
                    4. Coordinated Adopt-A-Highway program.
                    5. Actively participated in various transportation and emergency management forums.
                    6. Served as a Public Information Officer for SERT (State Emergency Response Team).
                    7. Served as a member of ROADS (Removal of all Debris Safely) Interfaced with numerous county, state, and federal agencies.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  5-7 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  M.S. In English Education

                  Public Information Specialist Resume

                  Objective : Highly qualified Public Information Specialist with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure to multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

                  Skills : Emergency Management Specialist, Fire Safety, Security, Inspection, Customer Service, Training & Development, Leadership Development, Media Relations, Medical Manager.

                  Description :

                    1. Served as the Fire and Rescue Departments Lead Uniformed Media Relation Officer.
                    2. Responsible for media relations interviews for the fire and rescue department and county ceremonies.
                    3. Developed and coordinated outreach programs for fire prevention and emergency preparedness for the community and local businesses.
                    4. Developed and fosters professional relationships with media representatives, community organizations to promote safety and emergency preparedness programs.
                    5. Participated in high-level community events and breaking news stories of public interest.
                    6. Coordinated and developed press releases, media advisories, and public safety announcements.
                    7. Coordinated joint training activities with other local governments and neighboring fire and rescue departments.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  High School Diploma