12 December 2018
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Hillary Mathews
Dayjob Ltd
120 Vyse Street
Birmingham B18 6NF
T: 0870 061 0121
M: 0777 000 0000
E: hillary.m@dayjob.com

PERSONAL SUMMARY

A capable, intelligent and very presentable communications specialist with a unrivalled ability to understand a clients objectives, industry and mission statement. Much experienced and having a proven ability to use the web and social media to engage with a target audiences and get a clients core messages across. 
Currently looking for a suitable public relations opportunity with a established, innovative and expanding company.

CAREER HISTORY

Marketing Agency
PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER     -    May 2008 - Present
Working in a busy press office, as part of dedicated and professional PR team in delivering a high quality public relations  services to valued clients. Working with a cross-functional team to accomplish results by designing and delivering successful PR campaigns for a variety of industries.

Duties:

  • Maintaining good contacts and relationships with editors and journalists.
  • Keeping up to date with current affairs as well as industry related and local news.
  • Involved in organizing and putting together high profile events and conferences.
  • Constantly in touch with print , online and broadcasting companies.
  • Attending networking and media events.
  • Training colleagues and clients in how to speak to the media during interviews etc.
  • Sourcing sponsorship opportunities.
  • Writing up case studies, in house magazines and articles for newspapers.
  • Liaising with external clients, marketing agencies and other third parties. To put together hard hitting campaigns.
  • Advising clients on how best to reach their target audiences.
  • Collecting and analysing media coverage, then drawing conclusions from it.
  • In charge of keeping the company website updated with relevant content and articles.
  • Publicizing campaigns via social media sites like Twitter and Facebook.
  • Running across the board marketing campaigns for corporate events.
  • Carrying out targeted marketresearch.
  • Advising  work colleagues and senior managers on various aspect of a media campaign.
  • Organizing photo opportunities.
  • Encouraging clients to maximize the use of the media to get their message across.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Competencies:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft applications, including Word, Outlook, Explorer, Acrobat and Photoshop.
  • Experience of the following industries: advertising, health care, educational services and public sector.
  • Familiar with the media and communications industry and how it works.
  • Developing a strategy for regional PR activity and events.
  • Writing press releases and then submitting them.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to multitask and work on a variety of projects simultaneously.
  • Can produce demand-generation content.
  • Employing creative approaches to engaging with new and existing audiences.

Personal:

  • Having a pro active approach.
  • Creative approach to projects.
  • Excellent social skills and willing to socialize with potential clients, journalists and media personalities.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • An outgoing personality.

KEY COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS

Marketing
Editing skills
Media relations
New Media
Administration
Media activities
Well organized
Methodical

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Evesham North University           2005 - 2008
BA (Hons)   Journalism

Coventry North College               2003 - 2005
A levels:     Maths (C)   English (C)   Physics (B)

REFERENCES - Available on request.


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