Sales Representative resume example with 5+ years of experience

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

Enthusiastic Public Relations Specialist with five-year record of shaping public opinion of brands and clients through creative use of press releases, printed materials, influencer strategies and digital media channels. Friendly approach to media personnel and social influencers built strong relationships that kept company front and center of many news cycles. Proven track record of thinking quickly to answer questions in high-pressure situations.

  • Advanced editing and proofreading
  • Print media expertise
  • Media relations
  • Branding
  • Communications management
  • Strategic Planning
  • PR strategy development
  • Social media marketing
  • Time management
  • Retention Strategies
Work History
Sales Representative, 09/2020 to Current
Acosta, Inc.Henrico, VA,
  • Build relationships with property managers and leasing agents in residential buildings.
  • Increased sales by hosting property events and pushing promotional deals through phone & email.
  • Responsible for outreach of information regarding Spectrum policies.
  • Communicated with customers to understand needs and recommend appropriate solutions.
Public Relations Account Executive, 02/2020 to 07/2020
CutlineSan Francisco, CA,
  • Completed daily press tracking and activity for Marriott International hotel brands.
  • Wrote pitches and press releases for Marriot International’s sustainable brand, Element & progressive millennial brand, Moxy.
  • Managed press activity for eight different Marriott International brands.
  • Focused on media and social impact after events to ensure satisfaction with events and positive press coverage.
  • Conducted benchmarking and current state assessments for executives.
  • Analyzed and did reporting for high level executives at Marriott International.
  • Planned media stays for upcoming hotel openings.
Public Relations Specialist, 05/2016 to 01/2020
Avalara Inc.SC, State,
  • Wrote press releases for routine use and crisis management.
  • Strategized on media & marketing campaigns with CEO.
  • Monitored upcoming press coverage from social media shoutouts and digital media.
  • Managed company's digital experience through social media platforms.
  • Edited and maintained website through Squarespace.
  • Created monthly newsletters to keep employees as well as clients up to date on company’s accomplishments.
  • Created and managed in house media lists.
  • Fostered media relations through happy hours and company sponsored events.
  • Booked speaking engagements for company CEO with media personnel.
  • Increased media attention by securing media placements in The New York Times, Commercial Observer, Crains New York, Leader’s Magazine, Forbes, The Real Deal, and more.
  • Forged strong media relationships to further public relations goals.
  • Reported on press coverage recaps to determine areas for improvement.
Assistant Account Executive, 03/2015 to 11/2017
Omnicom Media GroupChicago, IL,
  • Implemented project management plans and strategy for clients press events.
  • Managed vendors secured for client events.
  • Secured placements in outlets such as Women’s Wear Daily, Food & Wine, Saveur, The Spaces, Hotel Designs, amNY, and more.
  • Created pitches and press releases for 1 Hotels and their efforts in being a sustainable hotel brand.
  • Created pitches and press releases, planned events for documentary on Holocaust survivor as social impact/human rights campaign.
  • Strategized on media & marketing campaigns for clients with senior staff & CEO.
  • Compiled weekly press highlights for clients and captured information for reporting purposes.
  • Requested costs of space and menu options - negotiated price points to ensure within client’s budget.
  • Project managed global campaigns such as Absolut & BMW.
  • Assisted in content creation for social media that would impact user engagement.
  • Compiled, created and managed media lists for different accounts.
  • Performed media outreach to trade, business and broadcast outlets.
  • Raised brand awareness through consistent marketing efforts and product campaign launches.
  • Wrote press materials and delivered presentations to media representatives for food & beverage, non-profit, hospitality, social impact, lifestyle, luxury, sustainability and fashion clients.
  • Managed all internal, external and crisis communications.
  • Created messages, position statements and other corporate communications based on company's objectives.
Bachelor of Arts: Media Studies and Communications, Expected in 06/2016
Queens College, City University Of New York - Flushing, NY
Additional Information
  • LEADERSHIP / OTHER Skills: , Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel); Cision; Cvent; Marketing; Strategy; Strategic development; Copy writing; Creative writing; Strategic direction; Quickbooks; Hotel communications; Adobe creative suite (design); Vendor management; Mailchimp; Squarespace; Media list creation; Editing; Sustainability communications; Presentations; Training; Content creation; Data collection; Research; Outreach; Partnership campaigns; Teamwork; Branding; Engagement; Human rights campaigns; Cold calling. Non-profit work.

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School Attended

  • Queens College, City University Of New York

Job Titles Held:

  • Sales Representative
  • Public Relations Account Executive
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Assistant Account Executive


  • Bachelor of Arts

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