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Public Speakers deliver speeches in front of an audience with the purpose of educating or motivating crowds. Specific responsibilities seen on a Public Speaker resume sample are writing speeches, conducting research, delivering speeches, securing new speaking gigs, travelling to attend events, and managing self-promotion. A well-written resume example for Public Speaker mentions skills such as excellent verbal communication skills, enthusiasm, self-confidence, life experience, attention to details, and being able to work under pressure. Formal education is not mandatory for this job, but many Public Speakers are trained in communication and hold a Bachelor’s Degree.

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1

Children's Book Author and Public Speaker

  • Wrote and published 26 children's books in three fictional series, Heroes A2Z, Mystery Underground, and Knightscares.
  • Presented hundreds of book talks at schools (K-8), libraries, bookstores, and educational conferences (including MRA, MAME, MEMSPA, OELMA, and MLA).
  • Sold thousands of books in retail situations at festivals, fairs, craft shows, and trade shows.
  • Established a social media presence and communicated online with thousands of readers.
  • Designed and coded multiple business and kid-friendly websites in HTML.
  • Formatted and uploaded eBooks to Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and iTunes.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
BA
English, Computer Science
Core Studies
2

Independent Corporate Trainer and Public Speaker/humorist

Please see client list, training-topic specialties, and sample keynote-address topics at [company name].

  • Trained employees and volunteers in more than 100 organizations, including health care, manufacturing, trade
  • Conducted public workshops for 1,000+ attendees.
  • Presented technical papers and keynote addresses at numerous professional conferences, corporate and government meetings, including The White House and The Conference Board.
  • Advised and coached senior and middle management on critical personnel issues; leadership skills; time
Candidate Info
74
years in
workforce
19
years
at this job
BS
Social Sciences
MS
Social Sciences
PhD
Mass Communication
3

Education Public Speaker Intern

  • Contracted speaker for 40 universities and high schools across the country
  • Educated and activated over 600 students about the global water crisis
  • Managed student leaders and school logistics to ensure presentations were properly planned, executed, and followed up with
  • Mentored students to create organizations and to develop and complete fundraisers
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Psychological Sciences
Pre Medicine
Spanish
4

Consultant/trainer/educator/public Speaker

  • Consulted with a wide variety of organizations to improve fundraising, donor retention, increase corporate sponsorships, donor prospects, and develop engaged and effective Boards of Directors.
  • Trained organizations to launch more effective and cost-efficient events and programming to reach a broader audience.
  • Guided groups in creating more effective working teams.
  • Helped organizations create clear mission and vision statements to best reflect the organizations purpose.
  • Created and Chaired Galas and Events to raise money for the following organizations; The Junior League of Salt Lake City, Planned Parenthood of Utah, Natural History Museum of Utah, The Road Home (Homeless Shelter), Neighborhood House, The Utah Museum of Fine Arts, The Clark Planetarium, Utah Issues, Hogle Zoo, The Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce, Red Butte Gardens, the Utah Film Center and Law Related Education.
  • Created one, three and five year strategic plans for the following organizations; Utah Cultural Alliance, The Junior League of Salt Lake City, Delta Delta Delta International Sorority, Utah Law Related Education Program, Young Benefactors of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, The Junior League of Salt Lake City.
  • Public speaker and presenter on the following topics; Human Trafficking and Sexual Slavery, The Economic Cost of Violence in the Workforce, Health and Nutrition, Healthy Lifestyles, How Physical Fitness Can Improve Your Life, Creative Meal Planning on a Budget, How to Create Committed and Excited Volunteers, Mistakes Matter: Why are over 200,000 Patients Dying in Hospitals Yearly?
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BS
Health Promotion And Education
MA
Community Leadership
Human Resources Management, Leadership Management, Financial Management
5

Public Speaker/church Consultant

Prepare and give presentations on a variety of subjects to include comedy routines

  • Consultant for several churches on projects and development of staff
  • Leading Church Staff in Mayflower, AR to establish a new ministry to Young Adults in the Conway/Mayflower Area.
  • Training staff on topics such as leadership, goal setting, future mapping, conflict resolution, scheduling and time management
  • Maintained a rigorous travel schedule to host/speak at diverse events
  • In charge of fundraising and event planning for 20 events annually consisting of 300-2500 attendees
  • Hosted a group of 300+ speakers and their spouses for a yearly Youth Congress
  • Managed and operated within a set annual budget
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
6

Public Speaker and Author

  • Wrote two books entitled "Out on My Own College Bound" and "Pulling the Cancer Card: Playing the Hand You're Given".
  • Market, motivate, and speak to students on successfully transitioning from high school to college.
  • Market, motivate, and speak to individuals and groups on coping with cancer.
  • Speak to audiences ranging from 10 to 300 people.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
MA
Applied Communication
7

Christian Writer and Public Speaker

  • For the past 11 years I have been a national and international writer. My writings are an expression from personal experiences or ideas to help in benefitting others.
  • I am now a published author through West Bow Press and Zondervan. The title of my book is, "A Stick and a Stone."
  • I am a Christian Speaker. I speak in churches, schools, or wherever doors may open." I share my walk and try to edify others and share with them tools that may help them along their path. I try and make a difference one by one.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
8

Public Speaker

Motivational Speaker

  • Speaking to various size groups about relevant topics to instruct, educate and inspire
  • Connecting to various age groups allowing them to know that their future is limitless
  • Educating about the harmful effects of bullying and other societal issues
  • Sharing personal experiences to relate and bring the reality of how decisions can change lives
  • Strong interpersonal, listening, and rapport-building skills, with aptitude to effectively communicate with customers, coworkers, business associates, and management, maintaining a positive working environment.
  • Experienced in general office business practices, answering customer inquiries, addressing problems, and maintaining confidentiality. Receptive to and supportive of team efforts to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Proven ability to plan, organize, and manage fund-raising activities as well as work hand-inhand with business owners, patrons, and the general public.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under stressful conditions while maintaining a sense of humor to see projects through to completion, skillfully combining wit and perseverance in time of crisis.
  • Welcome new challenges, accept responsibility, enjoy working with people, value camaraderie, and benefit from a strong network of friends and colleagues.
Candidate Info
AA
Associate of Arts
9

Freelance Coach/public Speaker/trainer

Speaker to various businesses and social groups regarding expanding and developing new business

  • Guest expert on a radio talk show regarding developing new territories
  • Conducted seminars on networking and customer service
  • Worked with clients to coach on business building and developing their marketing plan
Candidate Info
38
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
10

Public Speaker, Media Contributor, Data Lead

Assist team leader in coordinating, logistics, and planning weekly events

  • Represent Culture Project brand by tabling and recruiting at events
  • Give public presentations in middle school, high school, and college settings
  • Contribute to social media presence by composing status updates and uploading photos and graphics
  • Monitor metrics and data to assist in the accurate measurement of annual impact
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Journalism

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