Public Relations Sample Resume

Franklin Roosevelt Jr.
1874 Johnson Avenue
Charlotte, North Carolina 28777
Home: 704-000-0000
Cell: 704-000-0000
Email: franklin@noemailhere.com
Website: www.personalwebsite.com

Objective
Assume an engaging position as a Public Relations specialist for a financial institution in Charlotte, NC.

Summary of Skills
  • Internal Communications
  • Media Planning/Buying
  • Public Awareness Campaigns
  • Strategic Communications Planning
  • Development of Publications
  • Public Relations Training
  • Special Events and Disaster Control Training
Work Experience
Public Relations Specialist: March 2004 - July 2009, First Bank USA, Charlotte, NC
  • Increased First Bank USA news coverage by contributing to financial breaks through community service projects for the elderly.
  • Launched We Believe In Trust campaign; increased client base by 45% through promotional account transactions.
  • Reinvented First Bank USA's image with media outlets and consultants.
  • Managed disaster control during economic breakdown thorough understanding of how First Bank USA would survive.
Public Relations Consultant: May 2003 - March 2004, Wachovia, Charlotte, NC
  • Managed two campaigns: People First and Save Your Future
  • People First involved high recruitment of qualified financial investors, professionals, and clients through community service projects and online pay-per-click advertisements.
  • Save Your Future increased parent participation in developing college savings accounts, Trust Funds, and other child related financial packages
  • Consulted the Media and Marketing departments in branding techniques to reinforce Wachovia's image to the public.
Public Relations Specialist: Jan. 2000 - May 2003, Marshall's Financial Professionals, Charlotte, NC
  • Increased Marshall's Financial Professional's media presence by 47% after hosting ten community service projects from Feb. 2001 - May 2003.
  • Assisted Public Relations Manager in coordinating public relations events including press conferences, distributing press releases, and nurturing relationships with prominent reports.
  • Successfully managed a budget of $4.3M in two client accounts.
Education
University of Phoenix, Charlotte, NC
  • Master's in Business Administration (May 2005)
University of North Carolina-Charlotte, Charlotte, NC
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communications - Public Relations (May 2002)
  • Minor in Marketing
Affiliations
  • July 2000 - Present: American Association of Public Relations Specialists, Member
*References available upon request.