public relations representative iii resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 ,
Professional Summary
Professional with over ten years of Media Relations, Event Execution and Marketing experience; expertise in various communications fields; excellent written and oral communication skills; self-starter; ability to multi- task and work under tight time constraints in fast-paced environments.
  • Microsoft Office Typing 60 – 65 wpm Internet Social Media
  • Photo, Radio
  • Attention to detail, Research
  • Banners, Sales
  • Brochures, Scheduling
  • Budgets, Supervision
  • Conferences, Technical assistance
  • Content creation, Typing
  • Contracts, 65 wpm
  • Crisis Management, Websites
  • Clients, Website
  • Fundraising, Workshops
  • Graphics, Articles
  • Graphic
  • Insurance
  • Team Leadership
  • Leadership
  • Logistics
  • Director
  • Marketing
  • Materials
  • Media Relations
  • Media training
  • Meetings
  • Mentoring
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Multi-tasking
  • Newsletters
  • Organizing
  • Police
  • Posters
  • Presentations
  • Press
  • Press Releases
  • Profit
  • Programming
  • Project management
  • Promotional materials
  • Publications
Work History
04/2019 to Current Public Relations Representative III City Of Chicago | City, STATE,
  • Participates in and oversees the preparation of news articles and press releases to inform the public of upcoming events
  • Prepares and oversees content creation, including graphics for inclusion into departmental newsletters, brochures, pamphlets, and websites
  • Utilizes blogs and social media platforms to communicate department programs, events and services,
  • Esigns and coordinates the production of promotional materials including banners and posters
  • Assist with writing statements, talking points and press releases for both the external and internal communications of the department including the Commissioner, and other departmental leadership
  • Accompany department heads to press conferences and other city events
  • Coordinates and schedule requests for staff members to speak before community groups and/or news media to explain departmental programs and services; maintain and utilizes social media platforms to communicate department programs, events, and services to the public
  • Create and host the departments in-person business education workshops and virtual webinars using
  • EbEx
  • Assist with the project management of the departments in-person and virtual expos
  • Respond to media inquiries, identify and anticipate potential media issues, provide media with factual information to support the department
  • Pitch proactive communications to department leadership for earned press
  • Attend multiple city agencies community outreach events to represent the department
  • Monitor and maintain record of news clips
  • Maintain an extensive media contact list
  • Prepares content creation, for departmental newsletters, brochures, pamphlets and websites
  • Provides technical assistance to staff engaged in preparing and disseminating departmental publications; prepares reports and maintains records of public information and event-related actives
  • Manages the department sponsored weekly Food Truck Fest at Daley Plaza, responsible for scheduling trucks, invoices, gathering certificate of insurance, business permits, traditional and social media marketing
  • Supervise, hires, trains and motivates intern
  • Supervises the work of staff responsible for mass mailings as needed.
10/2006 to Current Special Events & Media Relations Manager South Shore Drill Team | City, STATE,
  • Serve as liaison between the organization and community groups, media and private donors; Establish, and manage partnership relationships with local community and private organizations such as Jewel
  • Sco, Chicago Police Department, local politicians, churches and small businesses; Develop and
05/2005 to 05/2006 Intern, Promotions Assistant Clear Channel Communications | City, STATE,
  • Present, plan and organize information and respond to inquiries from supervisors, customers, clients and my peers
  • Pay close attention to detail, effectively manage deadlines, lends creative support for promotional usage for team events
  • Respond to media inquiries for interviews for both live and recorded tapings
  • Provide media training, coordinates and schedules members, staff, parents, and board of directors for interviews with the media
  • Prepare press releases to inform the public of the team’s upcoming events and programs
  • Maintain an extensive media contact list
  • Assisted Promotions Coordinators with the day-to-day duties of calling and qualifying radio winners for three of Chicago’s Urban Radio Stations (WGCI, WVAZ, and WGRB)
  • Assisted promotions coordinators with setting up and organizing station events, concerts, and on-site promotions
  • Updated the community events page on the stations website, wrote public service announcements, and created sponsorship presentations for the Director of Promotions using Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Meet with clients, set-up meetings, and maintained media contacts, maintained and updated mailing list, assisted the graphic department with creating promo materials for the radio stations.
Expected in May, 2007 to to Master of Science | Integrated Marketing Communications Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL GPA:
Expected in January, 2005 to to Bachelor of Arts | Journalism Columbia College, Chicago, IL GPA:

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School Attended

  • Roosevelt University
  • Columbia College

Job Titles Held:

  • Public Relations Representative III
  • Special Events & Media Relations Manager
  • Intern, Promotions Assistant


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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