Enthusiastic PR Assistant who excels at working collabouratively and creatively to promote public awareness of the brand and organisation. Outstanding written communication skills, superb public speaking acumen, deft response to editorial requests and excellent track record with pitching news stories. Specialise in event and trade show planning and execution.
Database management Tracking of editorial calendars Maintenance of print, radio, television and social media lists Proficient with office software, including PowerPoint, Photoshop and Excel Production supervision Press kit assembly and distribution Detail orientated Energetic social media coordination Enthusiastic proponent of healthy lifestyles
March 2011 to Present Maestro Medical FoundationÂ—London, UK PR Assistant
Managed relevant databases.
Planned and executed 17 trade shows.
Coordinated more than 100 health fairs, open enrolment events, health education talks and sports physical clinics.
Created speakers bureau and recruited 60 physicians, ancillary professionals and executives to participate.
Draughted and distributed more than 50 news releases.
Pitched 20 news stories to various outlets, with a 75% success rate.
Assisted in the creation of collateral materials and managed their printing and distribution.
Controlled office systems, including purchase orders, office supplies, event supplies, trade show booth shipping, department calendar and project management.
March 2010 to August 2010 Cityland Irrigation District – London, UK PR Assistant/Intern
Updated media lists.
Coordinated public safety campaign advertisements.
Submitted text for and proofread more than 50 publications, advertisements, public service announcements, customer newsletters and news releases prior to distribution.
Planned safety event for 250 attendees.
Answered phones, sorted mail, created databases and coordinated maillings.
2011 London University London, London, England Bachelor of Science, Communications Studies