Highly organized Communications Specialist with 6 years in the communications field. Areas of expertise include web and print content development, media relations, public relations, public speaking, research, advertising, social media, event planning and project management.
Acknowledged as a highly motivated individual with excellent organizational skills and attention to detail with an appreciation of a collaborative work environment and adept at building positive relationships at all levels.
Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Access, Publisher; Adobe Photoshop; WordPress; Constant Contact & Knowledge Marketing (e-communications tools); Twitter; Facebook; Foursquare; YouTube (including video editing)
Managed crisis communications, securing [Number] media articles and editorials in support of the company.Edited and revised all marketing content to guarantee the highest quality of writing.Wrote original content for the official company blog, as well as community blogs.Secured media placement in top trade publications such as [Publication 1] and [Publication 2] in advance of company acquisition.Established effective working relationships with clients, government officials and media representatives.Wrote [Number] press releases and media advisories per week.Wrote and developed media kits for [Initiative name] and [Project name].Evaluated advertising and promotion programs for compatibility with public relations efforts.Edited and distributed press releases and pitches to local and national media outlets, securing positive coverage in multiple publications.Planned and publicized events, including negotiating vendor contracts and designing promotional materials.Wrote and designed effective sales communications collateral.
Professional Communications Political Science GPA: 3.26 Vice President September-December 2007
Metropolitan State University Chapter of the PRSSA
Initiated a chapter
Planned two events to educate and engage new studentsCoursework in Public Relations
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