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Sam Parsons

72 Wilcox Avenue
Smithtown NSW 2000
Mobile: 0903 222 343
Home:02 8888 8888
Email: s.parsons@webservice.com.au


Summary

I am a public relations graduate seeking to start my career as a consultant with a company that works across a range of communications disciplines. I graduated in the top 10 per cent of communications graduates, with a major in public relations and organisational communication. I completed an internship in the public relations unit of a health services company as part of my degree and have held public relations roles in my extra-curricular activities.


Education

University of Smithtown
Smithtown, NSW AU
Bachelor of Arts (Communication, Public Relations and Organisational Communication)
Graduated: November 2007

 

Smithtown High School
Smithtown, NSW AU
Higher School Certificate (TER 89.40)
Graduated: November 2003

 


Employment History

Nov 07 – Feb 09: Intern
Jones & Lee Public Relations Pty Ltd
Smithtown, NSW AU




Responsibilities:

  • Edited copy for conference brochures
  • Researched printing companies for various jobs and compiled recommendations for the management team
  • Researched and assessed options for launch campaigns
  • Wrote weekly updates for the company's website
  • Attended agency meetings with clients
Jan 07 – Present: Volunteer Fundraiser
Smithtown Medical Research Institute (SMRI)
Smithtown, NSW AU




Responsibilities:

  • Secured sponsorship from prominent businesses
  • Wrote promotional copy for fliers
  • Oversaw the production of posters
  • Coordinated a successful entertainment event in mid-2007 for secondary students
Aug 05 – Jul 07: Website Content Manager
Smithtown Tidy Town Committee
Smithtown, NSW AU




Responsibilities:

  • Updated the website after committee meetings
  • Further developed the website by creating and maintaining a 'What's On' page
Jan 03 – Jul 05: Youth Representative
Smithtown Tidy Town Committee
Smithtown, NSW AU




Responsibilities

  • Contributed ideas at monthly meetings to increase youth involvement in planned activities
  • Worked with local Student Representative Councils to canvas young people's opinions
  • Prepared proposals based on primary research and advised the Committee on appropriate action
  • Planned and implemented activities
  • Prepared promotional material
  • Acted as young person's spokesman on local radio

References

Tony Lee – Managing Director
Jones & Lee Public Relations
Email: t.lee@jonesandlee.com.au
Phone: 02 2222 2222
Eliza Hanlon – Senior Fundraiser
Smithtown Medical Research Institute
Email: e.hanlon@smithtown.edu.au
Phone: 02 5555 2222

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