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Directors Of Communications represent organizations to their target audiences and perform work activities such as guiding and training the PR staff, creating communication strategies, liaising with journalists, reporting to senior management and serving as a spokesperson for the company. The ideal candidate for this role should demonstrate in his or her resume qualification like excellent oral and written communication skills, organization, creativity, interpersonal skills, the ability to work under pressure, and leadership. Top resume samples for this role showcase a degree in public relations or communication.

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Director of Communications

Developed department's first public relations, marketing, and financial education division

  • Capitalized on local and national media opportunities, fostered community relationships, wrote curriculum and grant proposals, and managed 25 vendor contracts annually
  • In four years, built largest state regulator-sponsored K- adult community outreach initiative in nation with $4.2 million budget and staff of six
  • Designed logo and marketing materials, website, toll free hotline, and community education programs
  • Keynote speaker at state and national conferences
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
2

Director of Communications

Information Management Officer in a position two levels above military pay grade, responsible for managing the strategic and tactical communications network for an organization with over 150 network customers.

  • Led and supervised a team of seven operators responsible for daily help desk operations and ensuring end-to-end communications for all network customers.
  • Refined the organization's communications standard operating procedures and ensured 100% compliance with all federal and local network security policies.
  • Oversaw a network upgrade project that improved communications and knowledge management capabilities by 150%.
  • Nominated for the Army's MacArthur Leadership Award over 45 officers.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Education
3

Director of Communications

  • Grew social media marketing with new content, increasing multiple platforms by at least 100%
  • Established CRM best practices, reducing response time, and improving satisfaction by 25%
  • Trained a team of over 40 volunteer Brand Ambassadors in 14 different countries
  • Managed partnerships with key stakeholders on the site to produce online events
  • Created a communication department, and fostered user loyalty with branding initiatives
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Communications
MA
Communication Management
4

Director of Communications and After School Activities

Manage school communications including content and design of school website and social media sites, writing and publishing biweekly newsletter, creating school advertisements and writing and disseminating press releases. Generated a 20% increase in organic press coverage during first year in this position.

  • Collaborate with vendors and teachers to schedule enrichment classes, aligning classes offered with student interests and needs. Exceeded revenue goal for the 13-14 school year by 30%.
  • Hire, mentor and supervise extended care staff. Reduced staff turnover by 15% during first year in this position.
  • Provided administrative support for development events, including school auction, golf tournament, and alumni reunions
  • Identified, solicited and acknowledged gifts from school donors
  • Managed and administered fundraising database, Raiser's Edge, increasing data integrity and usability
  • Developed and executed Alumni Relations program strategies, resulting in the building of an alumni database
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Marketing
5

Director of Communications and Administrative Services

Coordinated Congregational communications and managed all administrative services (onsite and virtual translation and clerical staff, computer network, etc.)

  • Communicated the organization's mission/image to internal and external publics.
  • Coordinated design and wrote copy for two websites and three international publications.
  • Extensive writing, editing, proofreading of publications and materials (articles, speeches, reports).
  • Project management duties: for scholarly work, international newsletters, committees, etc.
  • Implemented greater utilization of electronic communications throughout the organization: expanded the use of computers and the website in several countries (two were in remote locations with satellite issues.); initiated ongoing electronic communications and increased the speed and efficiency of translations in several areas and in several languages; initiated the use of social networking (Blog, Facebook, Twitter); decreased the use of paper communications by 75%.
  • Collaborated with members and benefactors to build good relationships.
Candidate Info
38
years in
workforce
24
years
at this job
BA
Honors And Dean
MA
English Literature
MA
Religious Education
6

Director of Communications

Directed strategic marketing and communications for a leading non-profit research and child advocacy organization.

  • Planned and implemented multiple large-scale media campaigns around agency's child research reports reaching thousands of community residents in citywide community engagement initiatives around data-driven decision making.
  • Planned and implemented marketing campaign for a network of over 200 member agencies consisting of media, e-marketing, promotional materials, and special events, resulting in increased brand recognition and program participation.
  • Conceptualized and led a large-scale campaign to raise awareness about children's issues during mayoral election that included a website, candidate forums,
  • Increased website traffic through an enhanced agency website and web-based marketing strategy.
  • Managed crisis communications.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BFA
Art History
MA
Arts Administration
7

Director of Communications

Member of the fundraising department, managed internal and external communications for four affiliated hospice and home health providers. Started communications program.

  • Media relations and promotion; primary spokesperson.
  • Developed fundraising publications and marketing collateral; managed vendor services.
  • Organized facility grand openings, public forums, donor relations events.
  • Wrote and produced internal and external newsletters, annual reports, marketing collateral.
  • Planned and coordinated public grand opening in 1995 of a major new facility
  • Organized extensive bi-lingual community health fair in 2000 to showcase health and wellness programs.
  • Working with the marketing staff, coordinated all details, led planning and coordination across many medical center departments and with hospital executives and management team.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Journalism
MA
Master of Arts
8

Director of Communications

Scheduled and coordinated event setup with 15+ vendors, artists, staff, and volunteers for monthly music events.

  • Wrote press releases that led to features in: The Orlando Weekly, Knightnews, The Daily City, and Whats2Hot.
  • Co-managed social media presence, including: Official Facebook Page and community group with 70 active members.
  • Volunteer management: developed volunteer system, established roles, trained volunteers, and served as point of contact.
  • Wrote copy for event pages, mission statement, about us, Facebook ads, and event announcements.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Humanities
9

Director of Communications

  • Managed development efforts for a start-up renewable energy/energy efficiency finance organization
  • Created marketing and revenue sharing relationships with 22 corporations, municipalities, and community groups
  • Raised $100,000+ from corporate, foundation, and individual donors through direct asks, events, and grant writing efforts
  • Assisted in financing 12 renewable energy and energy efficiency projects for small business and non-profit clients
  • Helped with the organization's current transition to a web-based marketing business model
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Anthropology
MA
Environmental Management And Sustainability

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