Public Relations Specialist Resume Samples

A Public Relations Specialist undertakes the crucial job of assisting the organization and individuals by fostering and maintaining a positive public image. The job includes developing press releases and crafting speeches. A well-written Public Relations Specialist Resume mentions the following duties and tasks – acting as the liaison between the organization and the clients; creating and maintaining a positive and cooperative relationship with news media, the government, local communities, and public-interest groups; writing the press releases and writing speeches on behalf of the organization or the client.

Qualifications that can highlight a resume include the following – wide knowledge of marketing research and support resources, outstanding writing skills, staying current with public affairs, a good understanding of event planning and public relations; solid understanding of web designing tools and social media tools; and awareness of different media agendas. A degree in any field is acceptable, however, English, Management or marketing are commonly preferred by employers.

Public Relations Specialist Resume

Objective : Public Relations Specialist with extensive experience in building strong customer relationships. Effective in working across business units to ensure reports and marketing material is accurate and projects come in on time and within budget.

Skills : Certified Mediator, Certified Equal Employment Counselor, Program Management, Mediating, Strategic Analysis, Marketing, And Public Relations.

Description :

    1. Served as the chief media contact and spokesperson for the library system.
    2. Prepared press releases and designed all marketing materials which included brochures and flyers using Adobe Photoshop and PageMaker.
    3. Analyzed results to determine how to best position the library system going forward.
    4. Ensure our direct-mailing campaigns and library programs were in line with market trends.
    5. Worked with the public relations office to arrange special programs for library patrons and giveaways which featured autographed merchandise.
    6. Hosted a weekly radio show as part of an agreement the library system had with this local radio station.
    7. Created an online program for Intranet to encourage idea sharing networks and to inform staff of successful ideas and programs implemented at other branch locations.
    8. Participated and coordinated events for the Open World Program which is a Congressional program handled by the Library of Congress. 
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS


Marketing and Public Relations Specialist Resume

Objective : Public Relations professional with expertise in graphic design, publication writing and event planning. Dependable, quality-driven individual, possessing in-depth experience in promotion of healthcare and community services.

Skills : Clerical, Training & Development, Data Entry, Managerial, Recruitment, Coordination, Organizational Development, Event Planning, Public Relations, Community Outreach, Grant Writing.

Description :

    1. Performed technical and clerical tasks using a variety of media, organized office activities and coordinated flow of communications for the superintendent.
    2. Preformed technical and clerical work, which assisted in interpreting educational programs and services throughout the corporation.
    3. Knowledgeable about the District and its programs and conveyed that information via the media in a positive manner that gained understanding and support.
    4. Researched and compiled a variety of information, compute statistical information for various Federal, State, and corporation reports.
    5. Engaged students, alumni, faculty and other sources to discover unique stories that were told in channels.
    6. Executed awareness and reputation-building opportunities including the creation of PSAs for TV, radio and social media.
    7. Developed and created social media channel content including writing posts and identifying or creating compelling images/video.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BA


Public Relations Specialist I Resume

Summary : Public relations and communications specialists are adept at media relations, special events coordination, issues management and community relations with a life-long connection to the community.

Skills : Demonstrated, Strong Interpersonal And Cross-Culture Communication Skills, Excellent Analytical, Presentation, And Public Speaking Skills Strong Teamwork And Collaboration Skills Windows XP, Vista, 7, And 8 Microsoft Office 2007-2013.

Description :

    1. Responsible for planning, coordinating formal client dinners, VIP receptions, weddings, and birthday parties.
    2. Manage and reconcile budgets for four ongoing accounts using Excel spreadsheets while maintaining payroll.
    3. Arranged formal receptions at fine restaurant venues, attend meticulously to details such as media presentation and promotional materials.
    4. Demonstrates solid logistical planning skills with a courteous and professional attitude putting a strong emphasis on customer care and client needs.
    5. Coordinates party resources and conducts appropriate setup and use of all equipment.
    6. Builds relationships with high-end clientele to develop partnerships and drive recruitment of local businesses.
    7. Ensures the customer's plan implementation remains within established budget parameters or revises according to need.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Public Relations Specialist (Corporate) Resume

Objective : Marketing communications and public relations professional who is passionate about storytelling and digital marketing to build brands and accelerate sales and development. Creating messages that are clear, crisp and bold for more than a decade.

Skills : Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.

Description :

    1. Lead and executed national consumer and franchise development public relations efforts, campaigns, and projects supporting brand.
    2. Lead agency partner relationships in strategy, implementation, and execution for national consumer and franchise development public relations.
    3. Supervised, coached, and lead marketing services coordinator on social media community development, engagement and guest recovery brand-wide.
    4. Taught and facilitated training programs in various social media communities and public relations efforts, campaigns, and initiatives to drive local-market sales.
    5. Arranged formal receptions at fine restaurant venues, attend meticulously to details such as media presentation and promotional materials.
    6. Demonstrates solid logistical planning skills with a courteous and professional attitude putting a strong emphasis on customer care and client needs.
    7. Trained, Developed, Assisted, and Observed Public Relations Specialists from other areas of the Central Region.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Public Relations Specialist II Resume

Summary : A position working for a successful business allowing to incorporate skills and experience in business finance and management.

Skills : Photoshop, Indesign, Excel, Word, Wordpress.

Description :

    1. Conducted over 1000 presentations in the past 4 years in high school classrooms and different organizations.
    2. Trained, Developed, Assisted, and Observed Public Relations Specialists from other areas of the Central Region.
    3. Developed effective relationships with over 150 high school administrators, faculty, and other key influencers in the state including federal, state, and local elected officials.
    4. Maintained relationships with over 100 high school teachers and counselors for over a three year time period.
    5. Collected over 1,000 high school student inquiries for both of the past two high school calendar years.
    6. Planned, organized, and executed current student campus activities and retention events, potential student open houses and field trips.
    7. Received excellent evaluations from high school teachers and supervisors.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MBA

Entertainment Public Relations Specialist Resume

Summary : Public Relations Specialist with 10+ years of experience specializing in areas such as community program assistance, media coordination, and project leadership, aspiring to take further steps into an international development career by continually combining relevant studies, hands-on experience, and goals that extend beyond borders.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop.

Description :

    1. Generated content for monthly and quarterly print and online newsletters, increasing member familiarization about dues-supported resources and programs.
    2. Conducted media spokesperson training for internal staff and member credit unions, and during crisis management situations in local and national media.
    3. Produced scripts for usage by senior management officials and board of director officers, reinforcing consistent messaging across conferences and chapter meetings.
    4. Generated and updated engaging content for trade association web site, responding to inbound member requests for access.
    5. Served as a company photographer at all major organizational functions and many credit union events throughout the state, and other communications via Flickr.
    6. Oversaw statewide cooperative advertising program, resulting in significantly increased credit union presence in local media during International Credit Union Week.
    7. Contributed copywriting to Dialogue with the blog, increasing online membership engagement about current industry issues.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Media Public Relations Specialist Resume

Summary : Energetic, motivated and detail-oriented newspaper reporter with over five years of experience in the field of journalism. Experienced in reporting sports, news and political events, writing editorials, conducting interviews, and editing.

Skills : Microsoft, Customer Service, Sales, Events.

Description :

    1. Wrote press releases for new product announcements, company announcements and software upgrades in collaboration with international counterparts.
    2. Collaborated with on-site legal counsel to ensure marketing communications and public relations materials met FDA requirements.
    3. Partnered with national sales representatives to promote various media opportunities for hospitals.
    4. Planned and hosted media plant tours for high profile reporters and senior leadership at various manufacturing plants across the region.
    5. Established relationships with various trade media producing monthly innovation articles, buyer's guides and "top company" listings.
    6. Wrote and developed internet press kits for media and hospitals allowing easier access to materials.
    7. Collaborated with hospital media staff to feature their hospitals using new and innovative products.
    8. Collaborated with marketing counterparts to feature products in multiple network TV spots, print, and radio featuring newly launched or expanded products.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MBA

Public Relations Specialist III Resume

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

Skills : Social Media/Web 2.0 Webinars And Online Training.

Description :

    1. Cultivated relationships with internal and external constituencies including media representatives, legislators, and stakeholders to ensure effective communications.
    2. Organized, facilitated and photographed special events including press conferences, grand openings, product launches, and annual media luncheon roundtable.
    3. Served as a university spokesperson, adept at crisis communications and rapid response processes.
    4. Advised the President and members of the president's executive team on public relations activities, issues and events.
    5. Provided editorial oversight to all major campus publications.
    6. Implemented social media concept and process to the university campus, managing website content.
    7. Recruited, hired and managed performance of communications staff of three, vendors, consultants, student interns, and volunteers, managed a $300,000 communications budget.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA

Public Relations Specialist-Temp Resume

Objective : A dynamic marketing and public relations professional able to strategize and accomplish project objectives with creativity, passion, and sense of urgency. An enthusiastic leader that thrives in fast-paced environments and is skilled in creating innovative communications strategies that blend media relations, traditional marketing, and social media to increase brand recognition, extend positive public perception and drive bottom-line results.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, Public Relations, Communications, Public Speaking, Press Releases.

Description :

    1. Responded to requests for information from the director.
    2. Studied the objectives, promotional policies, or needs of the public to develop public relations strategies that will influence public interests or promote ideas, products, or services.
    3. Planed and directed development or communication of informational programs to maintain favorable public.
    4. Established and maintained cooperative relationships with representatives of the community, consumer, employee, and public interest groups.
    5. Prepared or edit organizational publications for internal and external audiences, including employee newsletters.
    6. Conferred with the director to identify trends or key group interests or concerns to provide advice on business decisions.
    7. Arranged public appearances, lectures, or exhibits for clients to increase enrollment or service awareness and to promote.
    8. Consulted and built rapport with local businesses to arrange campaigns in all types of media of the program.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BA

Executive Public Relations Specialist Resume

Objective : Currently working as a PR Specialist for Public Broadcasting. Day to day functions include promoting statewide radio and television programming, education initiatives and events. Also, coordinate community outreach events, shoot still photography, manage in-house digital signage and assist in editing newsletters and programming guides.

Skills : Computer Skills, Analytical Thinker, Data Entry, Marketing Management.

Description :

    1. Interact with internal and external partners, understand and follow procedures and accept constructive criticism.
    2. Implement marketing and community relations activities with the direction of the Director of Community Relations.
    3. Manage relationships with local hospice facilities, dialysis, hospitals, and related organizations to maintain and build Care.
    4. Improved marketing collateral, conceptualizing and creating original ideas for social media and press releases.
    5. Sourced donations through campaign research and compiling strategic call sheets to initiate marketing strategies.
    6. Created and maintained research initiatives, analyzing opinion and creating marketing opportunities.
    7. Directed all media relations, collaborating with business units to formulate pr plans and strategies.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Nursing

Commercial And Public Relations Specialist Resume

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

Skills : MS Office, Adobe, Publishing Software, Provence, Ticketing Software, Datatel Enrollment Management Software, Salsa Communications Software.

Description :

    1. Created and implemented an expanded "New Employee Orientation" with the Human Resources and Student Life offices.
    2. Created and managed a speaker's bureau and neighborhood meetings for the president as part of the university's community outreach initiative.
    3. Established and maintained effective working relationships with local and regional government officials and media representatives.
    4. Managed the PR Office's budgets - office, catalog, and magazine, including freelance and contract employees.
    5. Pitched faculty research and student and alumni stories to the media.
    6. Planned, wrote and edited publications used to promote and enhance the university's image internally and externally.
    7. Researched and wrote features, alumni profiles and sidebar obituaries for the alumni magazine, as well as a proofread copy, provided design review and creative input.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MA

Jr. Public Relations Specialist Resume

Objective : The objective is to secure a job in which one can be an invaluable asset to the company; being utilized in a leadership position helping to achieve team-oriented goals.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Organizational Skills, Customer Relations, Business Development, Budgeting, Account Management, Bookkeeping, Billing, Inventory Management, Project Management, Internet Research, Marketing, Management.

Description :

    1. Comprehensively interacted with pet owners to fully understand all expectations from a training facility.
    2. Coordinated with business owners to understand all services, business needs and match them to suit possible customers.
    3. Created a portfolio to show customers at benefits, local veterinarians, and word of mouth advertising.
    4. Ran the office, greeted customers and generated contracts.
    5. Bonded with customers to better suit their needs for their pets and ensure a long-lasting positive impression and interaction with K9 Control Training.
    6. Used social media as a form of advertising along with flyers and setting up booths at events to explain to customers what K9 Control Training was capable of and their goals for each pet.
    7. Helped train rescue shelters "Un-trainable Dogs" so that they could find homes and also put the business name in the minds of potential customers.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
HS

Sr. Public Relations Specialist Resume

Objective : Detail-oriented, people-focused Customer Service & Administrative Professional with experience in academic, marketing, public relations, sales, and other support industries. Skilled in partnering with and helping both adults and children through courteous, friendly, and professional behavior while ensuring rules and regulations are followed appropriately.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Photoshop CS.

Description :

    1. Assisted with public relations initiatives in an effort to meet the goal of enriching a company's public persona.
    2. Handled a variety of materials for use in media efforts and successfully collaborated with organization leaders in delivery.
    3. Developed collateral utilized in both internal and external functions.
    4. Managed marketing accounts associated with five primary clients served by the health system.
    5. Devised and launched a promotional campaign related to an organization's partnership for Women's endeavor.
    6. Strategized on and created copy used in newspaper ads, on the company website, and in brochures and employee newsletters.
    7. Identified, compiled, and archived media coverage and other materials that featured the company.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA

Public Relations Specialist Resume

Summary : Seasoned and talented professional with multi-disciplined public relations, marketing and event planning expertise. Adept at facilitating clear and transparent communication between all levels of organizational staff. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills resulting in solid leadership and project management.

Skills : Communication, Budgeting, Social Media, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Adobe InDesign and Photoshop.

Description :

    1. Responsible for strategic public relations plan - writing, implementation, measurement, and evaluation.
    2. Special event planning, from conception to completion for client socials, golf outings, and corporate announcements.
    3. Trade show management, from scheduling and budgeting to participation and evaluation.
    4. Authored, pitched, and disseminated press releases and feature stories.
    5. Managed corporate brand through hosting branding orientation for new employees, monitoring logo/tag line usage, and encouraging employees to support the brand.
    6. Developed and monitored marketing budgets for 14 markets.
    7. Produced corporate mailers and internal and external newsletters - writing, editing, printing, and mailing.
    8. Shaped and promoted corporate image focused on fostering business, values and overall mission.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS