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Morgan Wilcox

72 Moran Avenue
Smithtown SA 5010
Mobile: 0427 555 555
Home: 08 5555 5555
Email: wilcox@gmail.com


Summary

I am a recent communications graduate seeking a government position that will enable me to work across a range of communications issues. I graduated in the top 10 per cent of communications graduates, majoring in organisational communication.

I completed an internship in the corporate communications section of the Department of Air Transport and have held communications roles in my extra-curricular activities. My objective is to apply my knowledge and gain experience with a dynamic government department focused on achieving excellence.


Education

Smithtown TAFE
Smithtown, SA AU
Certificate IV Information Technology (Website Design)
Enrolled
 
University of Smithtown
Smithtown, SA AU
Bachelor of Communications (Organisational Communication)
Graduated: November 2008
 

Employment History

Nov 08 – Jan 09: Intern
Department of Air Transport
Smithtown, SA AU




Responsibilities:

  • Researched safety campaigns to ascertain what worked well and what should be avoided in the next campaign
  • Wrote weekly updates for the company’s website
  • Edited copy for safety brochures
  • Obtained quotes from printing companies for various jobs and compiled recommendations for the management team’s consideration
  • Attended meetings with stakeholders such as Qantas, Sydney Airports Corporation and Virgin Blue
Jun 07 – Present: Volunteer (Client Support)
Community Justice Centre
Smithtown, SA AU




Responsibilities:

  • Helped clients with the preparation their cases for mediation
  • Assisted local residents to articulate their issues
  • Prepared arguments and articulate desired resolutions
Jan 07 – May 07: Volunteer Fundraiser
Smithtown Medical Research Institute
Smithtown, SA AU




Responsibilities:

  • Provided support to the fundraising manager for various ongoing fundraising programs
  • Secured sponsorship from local businesses
  • Liaised with local community groups and school representatives
  • Prepared promotional material and press releases
  • Assisted Institute staff at special events
  • Developed the ‘Science for Schools’ event that raised over $8000
Feb 04 – Dec 06: Volunteer Youth Representative
Smithtown Community Centre Committee
Smithtown, SA AU




Responsibilities:

  • Contributed ideas at monthly meetings to increase youth involvement in planned activities for the 2000 bicentenary of the town’s establishment
  • Worked with local student representative councils to canvas young peoples’ opinions
  • Planned and implemented activities
  • Prepared promotional materials
  • Performed the role of young person’s spokesman on local radio

References

Vera Baccari – HR Manager
Department of Air Transport
Phone: 08 5555 5555 
Dr Wendy Rushmore – Senior Lecturer
University of Smithtown
Phone: 08 4444 4444



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