Publicists are hired by companies to perform activities that will bring about positive media coverage for them. Publicists employ different strategies to perform this work and need to possess some advertising and marketing acumen to be able to do their jobs well.

Any skills that a publicist possesses needs to portrayed properly in a resume. Let us see an example of how this can be done.

See also: Publicist Job Description


Sample Resume for Publicist Position


Nancy Drew

6788 Martindale Road – Shelburn, VT 56822
(999) 999-9999, Email

OBJECTIVE: A Publicist position with the Nerflex utilizing profound ability to execute PR strategies in order to bring about positive coverage across a variety of media platforms

• Over three years of experience as a publicist
• Comprehensive understanding of media programming
• Proven record of planning and executing publicity campaigns across a wide range of media types
• Hands on experience in pitching and securing top national and local media
• In depth knowledge of developing press material and monitoring industry news

• Introduced a system that works with available data to maximize social media and online tools for more effective communication
• Stated as an advisory for company spokespersons regarding key issues and guidance

Publicis International – Shelburn, VT
Publicist | Sep 2009 – Nov 2012
• Created and developed publicity strategies to drive business goals
• Pitched and secured print media, television, online and radio
• Developed press materials such as press releases and kits, fact sheets and related communication
• Built and maintained relationships with media personnel
• Oversaw tours and media events
• Worked with sales and marketing departments to create cohesive publicity efforts

Vermont State University – Shelburn, VT
Master’s Degree in Business Administration

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Results driven and customer oriented
• Excellent organizational skills
• Outstanding team building skills
• Ability to operate ethically
• Strong ability to work independently