internal communications specialist resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary
Results-oriented Communications Specialist adept at translating complex ideas or processes in easy to understand communications. Keen eye for SharePoint layouts, photographs, and a fresh take on stale ideas.
Work History
Internal Communications Specialist, 02/2016 to Current
DeloitteSaint Louis, MO,

Designed numerous SharePoint sites to help promote and explain how a new enterprise resource planning tool will effect day-to-day work for employees. This gave employees an inside look at how their work efficiency would improve.

Coordinated and collaborated to create an internal communications campaign utilizing various communication vehicles to advocate the change to a new business system. By engaging with employees through different mediums, they better understood the need and benefits for a new system.

Created and maintained SharePoint sites and document libraries to give employees an engaging way to find essential documents and communicate valuable information.

Regularly communicated important updates about a variety of topics in an easy to comprehend format.Wrote stories, capture photos and videos of company news stories for our intranet site on a regular basis.

Utilized SurveyMonkey to create surveys to gauge employee feedback on various topics; organized raw data in a presentable, easy to understand format, improving employee engagement.

Reporter, 08/2014 to 11/2015
TegnaGrand Rapids, MI,

Cultivated sources and conducted interviews to write impactful news stories about several communities in Southern New Hampshire. Independently proposed, developed, researched and wrote relevant news stories daily while conducting interviews.

Coverage included municipal meetings, court hearings and more complex, expansive stories.

Built and maintained trusting relationships with news sources in my coverage areas.

Covered breaking news in accurately and in a timely manner while on firm deadlines.

Photographed subjects to accompany news stories.

Reporter, 10/2012 to 08/2014
TegnaLittle Rock, AR,

Covered and reported relevant news in the towns of Rockport, Essex and Manchester-by-the-Sea. Later promoted to Gloucester reporter.

Covered municipal meetings, transitions and challenges of building new elementary schools, land development deals, court and crime stories in addition to feature stories.

Wrote several stories daily to meet a firm print deadline.

Built a friendly and trusting rapport with local leaders in the community to gain newsworthy information.

Reporter, 07/2012 to 10/2012
TegnaBuffalo, NY,

Covered news in the town of Londonderry, including their bustling farm community, town events, school board meetings, selectmen meetings.

Position was eliminated.

Bachelor of Arts: Journalism, Expected in 2012 to Keene State College - Keene, NH





Microsoft Office Suite

Adobe Acrobat Pro

Excellent written communication skills

Strong attention to detail

Web content

Deadline oriented

Society of Collegiate Journalists, 2011. Selected as a member of the Keene State College Chapter. Award for investigative journalism, 2010. Awarded from the Department of Communications, Philosophy, and Journalism.
  • Eagle Scout, 2008.
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    School Attended

    • Keene State College

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    • Internal Communications Specialist
    • Reporter
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    • Bachelor of Arts

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