public affairs specialist resume example with 4 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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An experienced journalist, photographer, and public affairs specialist has conducted several interviews and worked alongside high-ranking government officials. I have had top-secret security clearance and five years of proven experience in the United States Marine Corps. I have accomplished measurable results while monitoring and managing 6000+ customers throughout a photography studio. Have ensured the quality control and completion of the day-to-day responsibilities within the said studio.

  • Conducting research
  • Producing content
  • Administering social media accounts
  • Researching issues
  • Professional business writing
  • Event coordination
  • Strategy development
  • Social media management
  • Team development
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Adobe PhotoShop
  • Image archiving
  • Excellent workflow management
  • Digital video
  • Calm under pressure
  • Proactive approach to problem solving
  • Flexible creative approach
  • Collaboration
  • Story development skill
  • Investigation ability
  • Media operations understanding
  • Interviewing strength
  • Fact-checking
  • Improvisation
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Computer skills
  • Communication
  • Working collaboratively
  • Analytical
  • Microsoft Office
  • Training & Development
  • Organizational skills
  • Supervision
  • Editing skills
  • Directing background
  • Configuring equipment
  • Managing production teams
  • Shot direction
  • Leadership
  • Relationship building
  • Flexible
  • Customer service
  • People skills
  • Planning
  • Decision-making
  • Teambuilding
Public Affairs Specialist, 11/2017 - Current
Department Of Agriculture Chadron, NE,
  • Monitored quality control over processing, printing, and laminating pamphlets and photos
  • Coordinated and scheduled over a dozen subordinate photographers and videographers to various event coverage
  • Trained all subordinates, peers, and executives in the operations and procedures for a photography studio
  • Routinely guides and administers quality control within a photography s
  • studio
  • Reviewed performance data to evaluate success of particular messages, social media posts and public information campaigns.
  • Set tone and public messages for [Area] and implemented successful promotions strategies.
  • Put together and disseminated videos and other media content.
  • Maintained professionality and efficiency while working closely with leadership.
  • Devised public relations strategies to engage with and influence general public in support of accomplishing business objectives and boosting revenues.
Photographer, 11/2017 - Current
Fine Jewelry Manufacturer Lafayette, LA,
  • Collaborated with clients to plan shoots and boost satisfaction with photos.
  • Planned and obtained original shots using innovative thinking and new techniques.
  • Cropped, manipulated and performed color balance for final images.
  • Photographed special events, parties and portraits.
  • Defined image requirements and planned photographic events.
  • Set up precise photographic measurements and control equipment.
  • Monitored studio for adequate quantities of supplies.
  • Maintained various studio equipment.
  • Collaborated successfully with various personalities and work styles.
  • Met productivity quotas, managing workflow to meet demand.
  • Improvised photographic methods and techniques.
  • Strengthened membership loyalty, executing flawless customer service and account management.
  • Boosted revenue, developed marketing strategies, solicited clients and closed sales.
  • Automated office operations to manage client correspondence and record tracking and data communications.
  • Supervised team of up to a dozen staff photographers and videographers and delegated assignments based upon expertise.
Videographer, 11/2017 - Current
Destiny Christian Church Rocklin, CA,
  • Handled technical setup of lighting and sound for each shot.
  • Configured shots based on daily needs, weather and lighting conditions and available equipment.
  • Set and maintained organized and detailed schedules for production.
  • Edited over several hours of footage from chronological production order into story format and added effects using Adobe Premiere Pro.
  • Managed development of content plans and overall message.
  • Collaborated with specialists, producers and designers to produce original video content.
  • Safely transported equipment worth over $10,000 to various locations for a dozen shoots.
  • Helped prepare sets and set up equipment for in-studio filming.
  • Used stationary, track-mounted or crane-mounted cameras depending on shot requirements.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
Journalist, 11/2017 - Current
Tronc Newport News, VA,
  • Interviewed sources, contacts and leads to gather information for stories.
  • Performed extensive research to back up stories.
  • Completed research and checked facts to maintain high journalistic integrity standards.
  • Simplified different fields through clear, concise, and compelling writing.
  • Used MS Word to author and edit professional pieces.
  • Created tightly written news stories crafted from reliable sources.
  • Cultivated relationships with sources and key figures in local area to reliably produce top-notch news coverage.
  • Met deadlines with reliable, in-depth news coverage.
  • Completed in-depth research and interviews in subjects to develop comprehensive stories.
  • Developed connections with public relations contacts, providing exemplary sources for news stories.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: General Studies, Expected in 05/2016
El Paso Community College - El Paso, TX
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BBA: Business Administration, Expected in
Campbell University - Buies Creek, NC
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Basic Photography Couse Certification: Photography, Expected in 11/2017
Defense Information School - Fort George G Meade, MD
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Received the Humanitarian Service Medal for my work on Hurricane Florence, 2018

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School Attended

  • El Paso Community College
  • Campbell University
  • Defense Information School

Job Titles Held:

  • Public Affairs Specialist
  • Photographer
  • Videographer
  • Journalist


  • Associate of Science
  • BBA
  • Basic Photography Couse Certification

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