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Public Relations/Organizational Communications Assistant

Location:
Miami, Florida, 33186, United States
Salary:
10.00/hour
Posted:
March 13, 2012
Email:
tcgthk@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
**********@*****.***


ERICK M. TORRES
***** ** **** ******* *****, FL *3185 786-***-**** tcgthk@r.postjobfree.com

CAREER SUMMARY
To assist a reputable organization in creating positive brand imaging and partnerships through different media assets, while allowing for personal professional growth in creating efficient marketing for future venues and platforms.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Communications/Public Relations Assistant 10/11-01/12
University of Miami Athletics, Coral Gables, FL
• Assisted in all game preparation related duties
• Organized media content for athletics website
• Served to the Director of Communications in all press and school events

Media Relations 05/11 – 08/11
New York Mets, Flushing, NY
• Catalogued daily news headlines referencing all company and team publicity
• Systematized team statistics for daily game summaries
• Assisted management with event preparation and in-game office relations

National Marketing & Communications Assistant 06/10 – 08/10
Democracia U.S.A. Group, Miami, FL
• Maintained the company’s media networking with affiliates in the Phoenix, New York, New Jersey and Washington D.C. area
• Arranged and prepared company media kits for shipment to partnering news editors
• Collaborated on company presentations

Production Assistant 06/08 – 08/08
Telemundo Television Network, Hialeah, FL
• Oversaw event preparation as a paid intern for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games
• Logged and noted on live sporting events
• Organized taped events according to network order for air

Asst. Manager 04/08 – Present
The UPS Store, Miami, FL
• Established financial relations with prospecting business accounts
• Maintained an average clientele of +25 accounts per day
• Upheld company profits and marketability for quarter renewals

Staff Writer 11/10 – 05/11
New Roots News, St. Petersburg, FL
• Reported on and covered news stories surrounding Pinellas and Hillsborough County
• Categorized online media content for New Roots News website
• Upheld sourced networking for the weekly periodicals

Sports Editor/Staff Writer 08/07 – 12/09
The Miami-Dade College Catalyst, Miami, FL
• Named First Place finalist for Best Sports Column by the Florida Community College Press Association in the fall of 2008
• Named Second Place winner for award of the same name in the fall of 2009
• Assisted and collaborated copy editing and proofreading for final print

EDUCATIONAL EXPERINCE
Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication
...University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
• USF Public Relations Student Society of America member; Walter E. Griscti chapter.
• Society of Professional Journalist Networking Liaison and Membership Chair.

Associate of Arts in Mass Communication/Journalism
Miami-Dade College, Miami, FL

RELEVANT COURSE WORK
Completed: Professional Writing Communicate/Culture/Community
Interview Communication Persuasion and Public Speaking Advanced Public Speaking Group Communication
Interpersonal Communication Principles of Public Relations

SKILLS AND COMPETENCY
• Twenty-two years of spoken and literate fluency with the Spanish language
• Experienced use of Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, and all Microsoft Office programs.
• Former broadcaster and radio co-host for the Miami-Dade College, DAM-B Sports Show
• Former student reporter for the Miami-Dade College run television series, MDC In-Focus
• Former beat writer and correspondent for the USF Student Government.
-Willing to relocate-