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Activists advocate for issues such as human rights while trying to influence governments and communities. A list of Activist responsibilities includes conducting on-site investigations, writing reports and articles, identifying human rights violations, and researching issues such as pollution, police brutality, corporal punishment of schoolchildren, or abuse against migrant workers. Common skills seen on an Activist resume sample are an interest in human rights or other causes, networking, availability for travel, being able to cope with distressing situations, and persuasion. Examples of majors seen on Activist example resumes are sociology, women’s studies, and philosophy.

1

Project Manager/activist

  • Aided in building a team of 15-30 canvassers by recruiting from within local community
  • Met personal fundraising goals through advocacy and canvassing initiatives
  • Carefully tracked income and expenses and maintained records for future organizing efforts
  • Created staffing schedules and conducted trainings to new employees
  • Worked closely with account managers to create innovative fundraising events to assist in raising money for non-profit organizations such as American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)
  • Trained new staff members on Grassroots' procedures and policies
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Communications And Political Science
2

Activist Intern

  • Conducted research on corporations for a report on campaign finance and corporate accountability
  • Trained volunteers nationwide via telephone and email how to lobby their local governments to pass resolutions for campaign finance reform
  • Emailed weekly newsletters on campaign finance developments during 2012 election season
Candidate Info
4
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Economics
3

Brand Activist

  • Worked with Silk’n beauty line to educated
  • Pitched to media
  • Assisted in the event planning process and Executed beauty demos
  • Worked on camera in a series of filmed vignettes for promo episodes
  • Worked with production team as a Live show runner
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Public Relation And Advertising
4

Community Activist

  • Met with mentor on a weekly basis.
  • Attended computer trainings and resume workshops.
  • Worked in groups with other mentees.
  • Planned and participated with monthly fieldtrips and community events.
  • Participated in mock interview with other mentees.
Candidate Info
5
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
5

Art Activist

  • Answering questions about the organizations
  • Anticipating, identifying and qualifying donors
  • Maintaining a friendly persona in a fast-paced setting
  • Employing critical-thinking skills to adapt to a wide range of responsibilities
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
6

Branding / Marketing Designer, Activist

  • Worked closely with the founders and Marketing/PR Committee to communicate a clear branding vision
  • Designed branding and marketing materials to align with the brand of LA Pride / Christopher Street West
  • Worked as Committee Activist to plan the organization of a protest march to replace a traditional parade
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
HS
High School Diploma
HS
High School Diploma
7

Animal Right Activist/advocate

  • Public Speaker
  • Fitness & Nutrition Consulting REFERENCES
  • Animal Right Activist/Advocate
  • Food & Social Justice Activist Brenda Sanders
  • Vegan Community Leader PEP Foods Inc.
  • Celebrity Personality President
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
History

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