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Public Information Officers, also referred to as Public Relations Specialists, liaise between their employer and the public and may be responsible for issuing press releases, answering questions from the media, and arranging interviews with company executives and employees. Example resumes in this field indicate duties such as writing and editing press releases, newsletters, and annual reports; and managing social media sites. Public Information Officers need at least a bachelor's degree in public relations, communications, or a related field, and many applicants have some journalism experience on their resumes.

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Regional Public Information Officer

Added exposure by serving ten counties for the Southwest FL Regional Domestic Security Task Force (RDSTF-Region 6) functioning as department media spokesperson both daily and during declared public health emergencies, hurricanes and disasters, including natural and man-made actions

  • Achieved Risk/Crisis communication strategic plans and principles in response to possible Avian or Pandemic
  • Served as training instructor for Basic, Intermediate PIO, Media and Incident Command (ICS-NIMS) courses
  • Developed new contacts by serving as Lottery agency spokesperson for local, state and national news media
  • Achieved integrated mass communications program by writing and editing audio/video scripts and produced audio video and news releases for electronic media, statewide TV, and radio networks
  • Performed editing and research for writing and distributing news releases, articles, fact sheets, plus planned and coordinated news conferences/interviews for Lottery winners and launch of new Lottery products
  • Served as District Public Information liaison for players and state Lottery headquarters
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
2

Assistant Public Information Officer

Created and distributed daily press releases and traffic advisories to the media and public in Northwest Ohio

  • Planned public outreach events such as ribbon cutting ceremonies, project meetings, and annual meetings
  • Responded to public inquiries and media requests via telephone, social media, and email
  • Achieved a strong, visible social media presence through Twitter, Facebook, and Ohgo.com
  • Wrote and edited internal and external communications
  • Designed and wrote content for the quarterly employee newsletter and statewide transcript using Adobe
  • Coordinated the opening ceremony of U.S. 24 with government officials
  • Updated website content, photos, and design using Microsoft SharePoint
  • Created fact sheets, excel charts, and brochures for employees, media, and public
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Journalism With A Specialization
3

Public Information Officer

  • Led marketing efforts and created agency brochures to educate utility consumers.
  • Organized and spoke at public meetings on utility issues.
  • Served as agency's spokesperson, wrote press releases and responded to media inquiries.
  • Developed a state-wide drought communications plan for Gov. Frank O'Bannon's Office.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Journalism
4

Public Information Officer and Program Manager

  • Worked closely with the health department's executive team and the county mayor's communications staff in planning marketing campaigns, facilitating media interviews and conducting media training.
  • Planned and conducted general training for the health department's 300+ staff.
  • Managed the Medical Records department consisting of 15 employees and all of the medical records for health department clients.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Communications
MS
Health Promotion & Health Education
5

Marketing Coordinator/ Public Information Officer

Manage and coordinate hospital outreach activities and initiatives to raise money or awareness (Cancer awareness, Heart Health Awareness, etc.)

  • Create Newsletters for Hospital employees and Physicians which included writing, editing, and composition
  • Create marketing materials for overall branding campaign, including patient centered brochures for patients and family members, multi-media, print, collateral, video and social media
  • Coordinated and assisted the implementation of marketing programs and monitored contract compliance
  • Develop and prepare promotional materials for recruiting sponsorships and donations
  • Create relationships with government officials, members of the community, and industry professionals in order to secure funding and visibility for the hospital
  • Responsible for the planning, management, and execution of assigned duties that are a part of a larger and more complex project in marketing [company name]
  • Prepared marketing data for negotiations, financial consideration and program implementation
  • Provide public information in time of crisis upon request
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Administration / Marketing Management
6

Public Information Officer Assistant

  • Wrote Press releases on various Labor related issues.
  • Answered and coordinated responses to media calls.
  • Organized and planned agency events attended by local media outlets.
  • Gathered and researched information from a variety of departments to present to assorted media outlets.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Communication / Journalism
7

Part-time Public Information Officer (pio)

Prepared daily and special press releases

  • Responded to breaking events to liaison with media representatives
  • Monitored social media accounts for comments and posted updates to breaking events
  • Conducted recorded and on-air interviews with media members in the National Capitol Region
Candidate Info
76
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Administration Of Justice
8

Public Information Officer

Preparedness Coordinator/Environmental Health Specialist

  • Managed all public health preparedness activities that pertain to various
  • Managed all public health marketing campaigns, including cable
  • Inspected retail food establishments for food safety.
  • Coordinated all activities pertaining to mosquito vector control and animal bite surveillance.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Communication
Chemical
9

Public Information Officer / Employer Services

  • Coordinated all communications and public relations initiatives
  • Established and maintained external relationship with legislators, public officials, clients and media outlets
  • Ensured compliance with laws, rules, statutes and federal regulations
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Strategic Hr Management
BA
Psychology
MBA
Healthcare Management
10

Public Relations Manager/public Information Officer

  • Developed Public Relations strategies and initiatives to improve public perception of company
  • Arranged and conducted public outreach programs for schools, senior groups, and neighborhood groups
  • Prepared and distributed press releases for media and other public contacts
  • Responded to queries from the media and general public
  • Maintained effective working relationships with local and municipal government officials and media representatives
  • Prepared and submitted month-end reports to the Regulatory Agency
  • Formulated policies and procedures related to public information programs
  • Maintained company website and social media accounts
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Political Science

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