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Media Relations Practitioner

Location:
Fort Myers, FL, 33919
Posted:
August 17, 2012

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MARCUS HOLT

**** ******* **., **** *****, FL • Tel: 612-***-**** • Email: s1igby@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts, Minnesota State University in Mankato, MN. June 2012

• Major : Mass Media and Communications

• Minor : Music

• Coursework included: Multimedia Writing, Journalism Law, Advanced

Public Relations and Media Writing, History of the Media, Graphic Design,

Publications Layout, Media Ethics, Writing and Speaking for Broadcast

High School Diploma, Wayzata High School, Plymouth, MN

CAREER-RELATED EXPERIENCE

Media Relations Associate, Feeding Our Communities Partners, Spring 2012

• Assigned to handle daily media relations for non-profit group

• Worked closely with employers in the development and implementation of

publicity campaigns

• Responsible for writing and editing content for press releases, social

media posts, media alerts, public service announcements and newsletters

• Maintained contact with local media responsible for publishing

• Designed graphics/layouts

• Completely redesigned website and published initial content

• Laid framework for future growth of the organization

• Utilized SEO strategies

Office Associate, Wellness Resources, Inc. Minneapolis, 2007 – 2012

• Worked with a team to manage daily operations

• Supervised product inventory

• Provided training to new staff

• Consistently received positive feedback from customers and upper

management

• Assisted in the creation of promotional material

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Member, Public Relations Student Society of America

• Responsible for developing written content for monthly newsletter

• Worked with a team in planning and developing publicity campaigns

SKILLS

AP style, video production, SEO principles, social media marketing,

graphic design, marketing communications, problem solving, Photoshop,

Dreamweaver, Word, InDesign, blogging, event planning, content writing

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