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Mayors are the highest ranking in a municipal government. Essential job duties of a Mayor are serving as the city’s representative, greeting important visitors, taking part to public events, leading city affairs, executing official documents, presiding at council meetings, and declaring local emergencies. Those interested in a Mayor position should be able to showcase the following skills in their resumes: leadership, a professional demeanor, knowledge of community issues, budgeting, integrity, networking, and organization. Most resume samples in the field make display of at least a Bachelor’s Degree and training in a relevant field, such as public policies.

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Special Assistant to The Mayor

The Mayor is the chief executive officer of the [company name] (pop. 68,458) and has the responsibility of overseeing the operation of city departments. Reported directly to the Mayor.

  • Led the growth and management of effective working relationships with key public officials at federal, state and local levels.
  • Coordinated and nurtured effective multi-organizational and inter-departmental meetings on priority issues and campaigns.
  • Implemented strategic policy agenda items and executed achievable goals based on performance measures set forth by the Office of the Mayor
  • Built and designed a digital media plan to integrate communications, public relations, event planning, policy discussion and community building events within the city.
  • Conducted policy research and drafted policy papers to address Juvenile Justice Reform "Raise the Age", Millennial & Multi-generational housing and bringing Gigabit broadband service on the local level and regional level.
  • Worked closely with Commissioners and Department Heads to ensure that key matters of interest were effectively and accurately transmitted to internal and external stakeholders.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
2

Intern for The Mayor of Detroit, Mike Duggan

Worked on a cross-functional team to set up interviews between companies and participants from the Detroit Environmental Employment Program (DEEP)

  • Studied green infrastructure through meetings with other companies and green tours of Detroit to learn more about stormwater management options
  • Communicated with 200+ contractors across the nation to collaborate on asbestos abatement issues in Detroit to promote blight removal in residential neighborhoods
  • Managed multiple projects simultaneously while planning, reviewing, and providing summaries of technical environmental reports such as; Phase I & Phase II Environmental Assets, Baseline Environmental Assets, City Ordinances, Due Care Plans, etc.
  • Represented company at various governmental and non-governmental meetings
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
C
Certificate
BS
Environmental Sustainability
3

Executive Assistant to Mayor

Provides a full range of executive support services for the Mayor. Oversees the operations of the office by coordinating all actions requiring the Mayor's attention; serves as an effective gatekeeper; acts as an advisor for public affairs and governmental relations issues; coordinates and manages travel; manages calendars; and efficiently handles daily office tasks.

  • Prioritize incoming requests (email, telephone, mail, and walk-ins)
  • Prepare speeches and statements for Mayor and other members of the executive team. Serve as an advisor to executive team on informal messaging for internal and external constituents.
  • Create and prepare marketing literature, set up and attend special events
  • Review documents prior to release to ensure adherence to policies, procedures, and ordinances
  • Utilize discretion and judgment in dealing with Mayor's direct reports and constituents
  • Manage City's social media presence
Candidate Info
39
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Real Estate Sales
BS
Mass Communications
4

Intern Philadelphia Mayor's Office

  • Promoted the smooth functionality of the mayor's office
  • Involved in leading day-to-day activities such as: writing memos, organizing
  • Working with diverse groups of city planners, economists, and policy makers to help promote city growth.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Political Science
5

Deputy Mayor

  • Responsible for managing a portfolio of real estate development projects, including land transfer agreements, managing the entitlement process, and securing financing through low income housing tax credits and tax exempt bonds.
  • Works with development teams to implement community master plans for residential, retail, and commercial development.
  • Advocates for the District's interests in a variety of real estate projects by managing financial and land transfer closings, project milestones, budgets, and interactions with private and public counterparts.
  • Reviews and analyzes detailed financial models of development projects.
  • Manages the public solicitation process by drafting requests for proposals, reviewing submissions, connecting with the community and stakeholders, and making recommendations for award.
  • Briefs senior staff and elected officials on project status and conducts presentations and meetings with community stakeholders
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MA
Public Health
JD
Juris Doctor
6

Mayor's Aide Internship Program

  • Conducts Research
  • Handles phone calls and inquiries from citizens regarding normal business communications, technical information and specific problems
  • Handles and processes all routine correspondence, letters and memos; creates PowerPoint Presentations; types appropriate responses
  • Gives public presentations and communicates effectively with public officials and residents
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
Business Supervision And Management
7

Mayor's Office of Housing Recovery Operations, Project Manager

  • Job Order Contract Manager with value totaling $150 million for 1,200 projects spanning 5 Regions.
  • Identifying and costing contract variations. Approving Supplemental Change Orders and time extensions.
  • Issue resolution for escalations and field decisions involving RAI's, RFI's and Engineering reports.
  • Coordinating Program and Special Inspections for buildings and resolving NCR's.
  • Maintaining field presence for compliance with HUD and Environmental, Health and Safety Plans.
  • Coordinating functional processes between agencies including DDC, DOB, DOT and utility vendors.
  • Generating training materials and job aides to develop and support staff in the field and call center.
  • Develop tracking methods to analyze metric trends, identify deficiencies and advance on opportunities.
  • Retaining homeowners' participation with the CDBG funded program by delivering quality solutions.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Liberal Arts
8

Account Clerk - Mayor's Office

Accounts payable for 8 departments.

  • Accounts Receivable
  • Prepares requisitions
  • Issues Code violations.
  • Daily office tasks.
  • Keeps Tract of Spending and Costs
  • Works on Budget
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Liberal Arts And Science
9

Mayor's EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Responsible for scheduling all appointments

  • Plans and coordinates Mayor's travel
  • Transcribe all meeting notes for follow-up
  • Answers the Mayor's main line for the [company name]
  • Maintains office records
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
Entrepreneurship & Marketing
Certification
10

Executive to Mayor and City Attorney/coordinator of Loss Controls

  • Legal research for case law, municipal ordinances, charters and grievances
  • Draft proclamations and letters of support
  • Acting liaison for Mayor and City Attorney with committees, employees and public
  • Coordinator for safety compliance and loss controls
  • HR support for employee administration
  • Member of the Health and Wellness Committee
  • Committee member for Solid Waste
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
BA
Marketing
MS
Organization And Leadership Management

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