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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary
Highly motivated and skilled Community Liaison Officer who graciously handles and resolves challenging client issues. Driven to consistently deliver exceptional client support. Compassionate Community Service Specialist with 15 years in education and human resources. Exceptional planning, administration and leadership skills, particularly in program design, implementation and management. Community Liaison Officer versed in organizing educational forums, meet-ups and pitch events to promote networking and connectivity between entrepreneurs, service providers and funders. Seasoned Journalist offering extensive experience in investigative reporting, editing and publishing. Committed to delivering factual, concise and elegantly written pieces that inform and engage a wide range of audiences. Talented Reporter and personable interviewer dedicated to meticulous fact checking and thorough research. Leverages social media tools and technology to bring the news to a broader audience.
Highlights
  • Deadline-driven
  • Firm grasp of journalistic ethics
  • Effective interviewer
  • Technological newsgathering tools
  • Copy editing and proofreading
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Libel laws
  • Broad knowledge of local news topics
  • Natural leader
  • Self-motivated
  • Clean driving record
Experience
01/2012 to Current Community Liaison Officer/Communications Director Conway Regional Medical Center | Dardanelle, AR, USA
  • Gather and analyzed cultural, educational, social and demographic data about the community to guide local program development.
  • Draft press releases, catalogs, brochures and public service announcements to promote programs.
  • Represent Safe Water at community and professional organizational meetings.
  • Developed innovative programs and activities based on analysis of community needs and interests.
  • Attended community service project-related professional conferences and meetings each month.
  • Publicized community services to maintain positive public relations with community members.
  • Conducted feasibility studies and recommended actions for proposed projects.
  • Communicate with individuals of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds on a daily basis.
  • Serve as liaison for Safe Water Corporation with professional, business and civic groups, community organizations and individuals.
  • Prepare weekly written and oral reports about community service programs.
  • Address and resolve neighborhood problems and complaints in a tactful and timely manner.
  • Recruit community members for projects and activities.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for Safe Water with all media representatives.
  • Managed Safe Water Corporation's Internet Radio network, including use of broadcasting equipment.
  • Trained all new personnel.
10/2007 to 11/2011 Communications Officer Institute For Democracy And Press Freedom | City, STATE,
  • Drafted press releases, catalogs, brochures and public service announcements to promote programs.
  • Represented the Company at community and professional organizational meetings.
  • Publicized community services to maintain positive public relations with community members.
  • Drafted timetables and work programs.
  • Prepared weekly written and oral reports about community service programs.
  • Organized educational forums, meet-ups and pitch events to promote networking and connectivity between entrepreneurs, service providers and funders.
  • Served as the primary point of contact for the Company with all media representatives.
  • Gathered resources and training for ethnic minority Journalists here in the US and Africa.
  • Trained all new personnel.
04/1998 to 08/2003 Air Staff Imperial Broadcasting Service | , ,
  • Kapital Radio) ­ Kumasi, Ghana Wrote, edited and produced stories for multiple platforms, including Internet and digital channels.
  • Evaluated and followed up on news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
  • Delivered live reports from site of event and from the mobile broadcast unit.
  • Followed through on beat sources, contacts and leads to gather information for stories.
  • Organized material, determined area of emphasis, and wrote stories according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
  • Hosted Political Talk Shows, which covered topics ranging from domestic politics to international affairs.
  • Served as a spokesperson and representative for the station at assigned station events and other community forums.
  • Wrote factually correct, concise and engaging news stories within tight deadlines.
  • Gathered and verified factual information regarding stories through interviews, observation and research.
  • Networked with various industry leaders and experts to gather multiple perspectives on issues.
  • Simplified topics such as healthcare, energy, government and technology through clear, concise and compelling writing.
Education
Expected in 1996 to to Bachelor of Arts | Media /Communications Cape Coast Polytechnic, Cape Coast, Central Region GPA:

Bachelor of Arts:Media /Communications;Cape Coast polytechnic,Cape Coast-Central Region;Ghana

Thesis Title:"A Historical Study of The Ghana Broadcasting Corporation in Ghana's Development"

Expected in 2001 to to Master of Arts | Multimedia Journalism Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, GPA:

Master of Arts:Multimedia Journalism;Bournemouth University,Dorset,United Kingdom

Thesis:"The Liberalization of The Airwaves and Democracy in Ghana"

Expected in 2006 to to NVQ LEVEL 7 | Broadcast Management Rhodes University, Grahamstown, Port Elizabeth GPA:

NVQ Level 7:Broadcast Management;Rhodes University,Grahamstown,Port Elizabeth,South Africa

Project:"Essentials of Broadcast Management in Africa"

Training and References

International Visitor Leadership Program(IVLP)United States Department of State,2007

Area of Study:"Radio Broadcasting in the US"



References

1. Professor Eric Ofori Bekoe,The College of New Rochelle(CNR) New York

Contact:(917)741-8615


2.Mr.Jaimie Arber,Mindscape Industries,CT

contacts:(860)283-6463/203 706-6632


3.Casey Young,Human Resources Manager;Kadan Corporation,Dunwoody,GA

Contact:(770)396-8997


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School Attended

  • Cape Coast Polytechnic
  • Bournemouth University
  • Rhodes University

Job Titles Held:

  • Community Liaison Officer/Communications Director
  • Communications Officer
  • Air Staff

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Arts
  • NVQ LEVEL 7

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