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Morgan Wilcox

72 Moran Avenue
Smithtown SA 5010
Mobile: 0427 555 555
Home: 08 5555 5555


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.


Smithtown TAFE
Smithtown, SA AU
Certificate IV Information Technology (Website Design)
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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


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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