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Press Secretaries handle crucial communication tasks for diverse industries, governments and other organizations. Sample resumes in this field highlight duties such as providing on-the-record comments and off-the-record background for the mayor, serving as the chief spokesperson and media liaison for the mayor, preparing the mayor for interviews with talking points and briefing materials, and handling day-to-day communications operations, both internal and external, for the mayor's office. Example resumes show that a bachelor's degree in a related field is required for becoming a Press Secretary.

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Communications Director/press Secretary

Responsible for all media relations for the campaign.

  • Performed lead role in policy management and messaging.
  • Wrote, edited, and distributed all press releases and OP-ED pieces.
  • Managed campaign website, blog and all social media.
  • Responsible for all debate preparation/research for the candidate.
  • Developed and maintained positive work relationships with local/statewide journalists.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
German
12

Deputy Press Secretary

Prepared daily news briefs for Senate President and Chief of Staff.

  • Managed public relations responsibilities for state senators including press releases, speech writing, press conferences and coordination of editorial board meetings.
  • Scheduled and organized media tours for Senate President and select senators regarding specific legislative issues.
  • Provided staff support for all legislative meetings of the full [company name] as well as for committee hearings.
  • Acted as a liaison between state senators and Statehouse press corps.
  • Fielded questions from Statehouse press corps regarding legislation, scheduling and legislative procedures.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Mass Communication
BA
English
BS
Bachelor of Science
13

Press Secretary

  • Oversaw media relations for multiple state Representatives.
  • Setup editorial boards, wrote press releases and columns.
  • Performed research on legislation and staffed committee meetings.
  • Published e-mail newsletter.
  • Coordinated inter-office communication.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Communication
MA
Political Communication
14

Assistant Press Secretary

  • Prepared press releases, articles and weekly columns for national and local media.
  • Worked with assignment editors to generate interviews for the Senator.
  • Designed and wrote annual senior citizens newsletter.
  • Created a more efficient system to archive press materials.
  • Managed all aspects of design, content and meaning of the Senator’s homepage.
  • Prepared and distributed grant and contract announcements.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Journalism
15

Press Secretary

Responsible for statewide event coordination and media relations:

  • Executed promotional events including roadshows, fundraisers and speaking engagements
  • Communicated with press corps daily and regularly conducted press releases and press conferences
  • Supervised statewide tours and provided candidate counsel on media relations, policy and positioning
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Marketing, Retailing
BS
Communication
16

Communications Director/press Secretary

  • Developed and implemented campaign communications strategies
  • Drafted press releases, campaign talking points, issue summaries, and candidate speeches
  • Created an active, engaging online presence across major social media platforms
  • Improved website analytics through SEO content generation and social media integration
  • Acted as primary point of contact for members of state and national media
  • Successfully pitched stories and interview opportunities to state and national media
  • Monitored media and legislative developments relative to campaign and platform issues
  • Compiled and distributed daily news clips for team members and consultants
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BA
English, Political Science, Journalism — Cum Laude
17

Office of The Supervisor, Director of Public Affairs & Press Secretary

  • Acted as spokesperson for the Town and all of its elected leaders.
  • Wrote all press releases, press advisories, and daily statements of the Supervisor and Town Board.
  • Policy & Legislative Advisor to Town Supervisor & Town Board Members.
  • Executive Director to the Council manic Commission, drew the first ever Council manic Districts for the Town.
  • Organized all major Town public relations events, press conferences and bi-monthly Town Board meetings.
  • Authored and monitored legislative and public affairs agenda.
  • Launched Town's first ever Public Access Television Channel.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Womens Studies, African American Studies, Political Science
Labor Organizing
18

Deputy Press Secretary

  • Prepared Governor for public events, press conferences, and interviews with local and national TV, radio, and print media.
  • Served as traveling press secretary to Governor during events across the Commonwealth.
  • Created and maintained strong relationships with reporters and opinion makers to advance Administration agenda.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Communication Arts
19

Press Secretary

As second-in-command of campaign, coordinated staff, events and all public relations activities.

  • Worked with candidate and campaign manager to help determine the narrative of the campaign and PR strategy.
  • Drafted press releases, speeches and position papers for release to the public on a daily basis.
  • Appeared in the media on behalf of, and acting as the public relations face of, the campaign.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Sociology
JD
Deans List
20

Deputy Press Secretary

Respond to daily media inquiries about Gov. Riley's position on a number of local, state and national topics

  • Provide information to state and national media during emergency or crisis situations
  • Advise the Governor, cabinet members and senior staff for various media situations
  • Coordinate information between public information officers at various state agencies to ensure a consistent message
  • Conceive, organize and execute press conferences, satellite feeds, editorial board meetings and other media activities for the Governor and First Lady
  • Write press releases, speeches and other related items
  • Assist Communications Director in supervising office staff
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Telecommunication And Film

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