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Publicists generate positive media exposure for their clients and prevent reputation damage. Typical resume samples for the job highlight duties like travelling with their clients, selecting questions from the media, scheduling interviews, and maintaining a positive relation with the press. The most sought-after qualifications in a Publicist are public relations experience, professionalism, ethics, networking, good writing skills, telephone etiquette, and fast thinking. Eligible resume examples make display of a Bachelor's Degree in communication or public relations.

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Publicist

Developed the public and media relations strategy for the 5th Anniversary of the Festival and the featured films

  • Allied PR entities, including participating film publicists, who will be using it in their own pitching campaigns
  • Supplied / Assembled press packages and successfully pitched and obtained coverage of the LESFF in The New York
  • Managed festival screenings and events, handled press requests and celebrity interviews
  • Organized post-festival publicity
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Master of Arts
PhD
Writing
2

Jr. PUBLICIST

Notable Urban/Pop projects: Alicia Keys, Maroon 5, Wyclef Jean, Busta Rhymes, Swizz Beats, Ruben Studdard, Monica, Tyrese

  • Acted as a liaison between artists, management, agents, media, vendors and J Records/RCA Music Group staff
  • Planned artist interviews and press days; coordinated and supervised photo shoots; organized listening sessions; assisted in event management and production; prepared artist budgets, itineraries and travel for publicity appearances and events
  • Wrote and edited press releases; executed tour press; responsible for daily media relations and monitoring
  • Assisted 2 Senior Directors in fast paced environment, handling heavy phones and fielding publicity requests
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Psychology
3

Associate Publicist

Pitched national, regional, and local media for beauty, luxury, non-profit, and entertainment clients to secure quality coverage in a broad range of media outlets including long-lead print, short-lead print, television, radio and internet

  • Developed strategic communication plans and proposals that included key media opportunities, targeted outreach lists and detailed timelines consistent with the respective client's overall PR strategy
  • Created and updated press kits and press materials
  • Wrote and distributed press releases, post-event press releases, and media tip sheets for client events
  • Secured media attendance and media coverage for client events
  • Developed weekly status reports, monthly status reports, meeting agendas, and editorial forecast reports
  • Created detailed reports for general client coverage and client event coverage
  • Assisted with planning and implementing high-profile events and media events
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Communications And Media Studies
4

Publicist

Handled field promotions and publicity in the state of Florida for motion picture studio accounts.

  • Trained Junior Publicists and Account Coordinators.
  • Developed publicity stunts and secured live television coverage.
  • Established tie-in promotions with retail outlets, groups, sports organizations, and venues.
  • Created press releases and media alerts.
  • Written weekly, preliminary and final reports.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Elementary Education
5

Publicist

Established PR strategies and executed brand campaigns that include media relations, sponsorship/event activation, influencer marketing, and internal communications to drive consumer and trade media coverage, buzz and social conversation for a variety of brands

  • Maintained and built editor, influencer, and tastemaker relationships through constant interaction, acting as lead spokesperson on behalf of brands with top media in all industries
  • Ensured an effective ROI on all PR activity
  • Developed and wrote press releases, press kit materials, fact sheets, biographies and advisories for clients
  • Prepared monthly activity and progress reports, budgets, memos and media status reports, and media lists
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Finance
MBA
Marketing
6

Publicist / Production Manager

Plan, develop and implement media action plans to support and positively position the artist

  • Developed a variety of communications materials, including but not limited to fact sheets and press releases
  • Establish and maintain an active network of industry and media contacts
  • Pitch interviews and story ideas to media outlets
  • Generated label copies for physical, digital and mobile releases for Machete and its distributed labels
  • Edited distribution lists resulting in cost savings
  • Improved the procedures between the legal and the marketing department in order to accelerate the process of setting up new releases
  • Reviewed, approved and delivered sales sheet, artwork and masters for production
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Business Administration
BA
Marketing
7

Assistant Publicist

Planned and executed; ticket giveaways, show reviews/previews, artist interviews, non-commercial radio promo and blog engagement in over 20 North American markets as well as international outreach.

  • Assisted with song premieres, tour and album announcements, and secured support from blogs such as Dancing Astronaut.
  • Developed and utilized a college database for event promotion and non-commercial radio placement.
  • Coordinated college and blog PR outreach on multiple national tours.
  • Recruited social media influences (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) for event coverage to increase exposure of new events and artists venturing into new markets.
  • Created press releases for artists as well as events for Avalon Hollywood and Desert Hearts.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Sociology
8

Publicist / Junior Publicist

Carried out promotional and publicity projects for releases following studio directives

  • Devised and implemented grass roots promotional plans; filled audiences for advance screenings
  • Coordinated interviews and other press for upcoming releases; filed publicity and promotion reports
  • Won Publicity Club of Chicago "Silver Trumpet Award" in 2010 for Public Enemies Chicago red carpet
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BBA
Marketing
MA
Film Studies
9

Sports & Entertainment Publicist

  • Developed positive relationships with public relations agencies and representatives, community and media, ensured maximum entertainment coverage for the 4th ranked Arena in the world according to Billboard Magazine.
  • Negotiated with top Arena talent to secure participation in [company name]'s latest attraction, the Shine 360.
  • Pitched, secured and coordinated "Walk of Fame" events with celebrities such as Josh Groban and Tony Bennett.
  • Worked on special events such as The Jersey Shore Meet and Greet and was an acting liaison between talent and the press for their stay.
  • Served as a media contact; pitching stories to local, national, and online media services.
  • Coordinated print and broadcast interviews; tracked and organized all interview and media requests.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Communications
BS
Advertising And Promotions
10

Social Media Publicist

  • Partnered with Insomniac Events to maximize exposure of the venue and events on a weekly basis
  • Managed front door relations including ticket sales, guest lists, and bottle service of audiences consisting of 1,500 people
  • Consistently maintained strong social media presence to increase clientele and ticket sales
  • Emphasized team management and leadership skills (teams of 20+) to empower employees as well as act as a liaison between promoters and management
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Sociology, Business Management

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