Communications Director Resume

Communications Director
 
COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
Media & Public Relation Expert / Communications Development Pro
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Company, Town, XX , Date – Present 
Communications Director
• Plan and manage all publicity or promotional events, internal information programs, or public information programs for a small employer.
• Serve as spokesperson with complex responsibility for broadcast and publication production, international  and multi-lingual communications and crisis management.
• Supervise a staff of professionals in a non-complex communications program.
• Plan and direct advertising, public relations, and promotional campaigns and strategies.
• Develop media relations policy and advise management on public relation interview techniques.
• Direct the production of printed publications and develop content for news releases newsletters, bulletins, pamphlets, directories, and posters.
• Produce and directs radio or audio-visual productions.
• Develop scripts and operate cameras, audio-visual equipment, video cassette and audio cassette recorders and other production equipment.
• Established local and national media and public contacts for disseminating information.
• Initiates, develops, and maintains media contacts for disseminating information.
• Researches and writes speeches and position papers on selected topics for company officials.
Company, Town, XX, Date – Date 
Communications Specialist
• Recommend public relations course of action in crisis and in routine public relations situations.
• Frequently acted as company spokesperson, representing officials at community meetings, media interviews, company meetings, and at local, state, and national functions.
• Interpreted programs for the media and public, including technical areas of interest.
• Identified potential public relations problems and advised officials on preventative actions.
• Coordinated ceremonies, press conferences, events and special projects.
• Oversaw the development and use of contracted advertising and public relations strategies.
• Managed the advertising, public relations, and promotional budget by writing the narrative, projecting costs, determining necessary adjustments and reviewing expenditures.
• Planed and managed publicity and promotional events and internal information programs.
• Directed advertising, public relations and promotional campaigns and strategies.
• Advised officials on public relation interview techniques before media contact.
• Wrote materials for and directed the layout of informational materials such as news releases, newsletters, bulletins, pamphlets, directories, and posters.
• Produce and directs radio or audio-visual productions and developed scripts.  
• Operated various cameras, audio-visual equipment, video cassette and audio cassette recorders.
Company, Town, XX, Date – Date 
Communications Specialist
• Managed the advertising, public relations, and promotional budget by writing the narrative, projecting costs, determining necessary adjustments and reviewing expenditures.
• Initiated, developed, and maintained media contacts for disseminating information.
• Researched materials and wrote speeches and papers on selected topics for company officials.
• Arranged interviews for officials on sensitive and issues.
• Represented company officials at community meetings, media interviews, company meetings, and at local, state, and governmental functions.
• Interpreted company programs for the media and the public, including technical areas.
• Identified potential public relations problems and advises agency officials on preventative actions.
• Coordinated ceremonies, press conferences, and other events or special projects.
• Oversaw the creation and agency use of contracted advertising and public relations programs.
• Directed the production of printed publications and created content for newsletters.
• Produced and directed radio and audio-visual productions.
• Developed materials and scripts, and operate various cameras, audio-visual equipment.
• Initiates, develops, and maintains local, national, and international media and public contacts for disseminating company information. Researches and writes news releases.
EDUCATION
College, Town, XX 
Degree Name, Major, Date
COMPUTER SKILLS
Mac/Windows; MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Outlook

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