Director Of Public Relations Associate Artist resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Creative administrator and public relations coordinator offering administrative experience in both corporate and non-profit office environments. Dedicated and focused, adept at completing multiple tasks simultaneously and following through to achieve project goals.

  • Mastery of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel)
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Windows, Mac OSX.
  • Business writing
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Understands grammar
  • Proofreading
  • Billing and coding
  • Proficiency in Outlook, Tessitura, Cision, Gorkana, Constant Contact software.
  • Self-directed
  • Professional and mature
  • Resourceful
  • Meeting planning
  • Report writing
  • Schedule management
09/2013 to Current
Director of Public Relations / Associate Artist Ethica Health Sandersville, GA,
  • Handled all media and public relations inquiries.
  • Extensive research and outreach to cultivate media connections.
  • Contacting media outlets, pitching interviews with company and cast members.
  • Writing and editing of press releases and promotional materials for productions.
09/2013 to 09/2013
Account Coordinator / Executive Assistant Tailored Brands Scarsdale, NY,
  • Assistant to Senior Executive Vice President Marcia Horowitz, focus on crisis management
  • Extensive research and reporting - collecting daily media hits for clients and organizing them into reports
  • Easily managed busy phone and email traffic
  • Coordinated travel arrangements and expense billing for Ms. Horowitz
  • Arranged both in-house and off-site meetings, as well as catering if needed.
  • Keeping tabs on clients social media and web presence
  • Proofreading and editing of press releases and written statements to reporters
  • Interacting with members of the media on behalf of Ms. Horowitz.
  • Served as back-up for the assistants of Howard and Steven Rubenstein, President and Founder of the company.
05/2012 to 09/2013
Receptionist / Administrative Assistant Novant Health Denver, NC,
  • Served as liasion for visitors (many high profile) with building security
  • Handled heavy phone, in-person, and email traffic.
  • Arranged catering for large events, including celebrity luncheons, board meetings, product testing, and employee training.
  • Coded to department, scanned, organized and sent company invoices (from all branches) to accounts payable.
  • Maintained extensive records for off-site inventory of company-wide filing and storage system.
11/2010 to 03/2012
Assistant Store Manager Monsoon Accessorize City, STATE,
  • Started as Seasonal Sales in Washington DC, and worked way up to Assistant Store Manager of NYC Flagship
  • Generated impressive sales figures, we were regularly the top-selling store in the United States.
  • Communicated with customers, employees and other individuals to answer questions and explain information regarding product and sales.
  • Reported the store's financial performance every evening, in a report sent not only to US management, but to headquarters in London.
  • Reconciled and reported discrepancies found in records.
  • Trained new employees on brand focus and operations Implemented creative new displays
  • Worked alongside head of US PR in order to prepare for spring trunk shows, and arrange the loan of merchandise to magazines for publicity.
04/2010 to 07/2011
Office Coordinator Duke University City, STATE,
  • Served as first point of contact between instructors, parents and students for Duke University Summer Program
  • Managed the front desk, including greeting visitors and responding to telephone and in-person requests for information.
  • Handled medical records, driver's log and vehicle check-out
  • Created a schedule for the airport pick-up and drop-off students in the program.
  • Dispersed incoming mail to correct recipients throughout the office.
  • Made copies, sent faxes and handled all incoming and outgoing correspondence.
  • Organized files, developed spreadsheets, faxed reports and scanned documents.
  • Received and screened a high volume of internal and external communications, including email and mail.
  • Also served as class instructor, created a syllabus for and taught classes akin to an introductory Theatre class at the college level.
  • Made a semester's worth of lesson plans, exercises, rehearsals, performances, and presentations for a class of 18 students
Expected in 2008
Master of Arts:
The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama - ,
  • Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media London, United Kingdom
  • Worked independently with other graduate students across disciplines to create work for the prestigious Source Festival.
  • Interned for play development workshop The Fiend.
  • Specialized coursework geared towards copywriting, script reading, and development.
Expected in 2004
Bachelor of Science:
Skidmore College - ,
GPA: Cum Laude Graduated with Departmental Honors
  • Theatre Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
  • Member of The Ad-Liberal Artists, Skidmore's finest (and only) improv team.
  • Multi-year participant in the National College Comedy Festival.
  • Graduated Cum Laude, with Departmental Honors
All aspects of theatre, especially performance and playwriting, volleyball, kayaking, music, reading, hiking, swimming, blogging
  • Accounts payable
  • Copywriting
  • Crisis management
  • Editing and proofreading
  • Research
  • Filing
  • Inventory
  • Mac, PC, Excel, Microsoft Office programs, Office, Outlook, Windows, Word
  • Organizing
  • Promotional materials
Additional Information
  • Interested in all aspects of theatre, especially performance and playwriting, volleyball, kayaking, music, reading, hiking, swimming, blogging

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School Attended

  • The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
  • Skidmore College

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Public Relations / Associate Artist
  • Account Coordinator / Executive Assistant
  • Receptionist / Administrative Assistant
  • Assistant Store Manager
  • Office Coordinator


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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