71 Primrose Grove, Darndale, Dublin 17.
m: 086 312 2268, e:firstname.lastname@example.org
2009-‘10 M.A. Public Relations (Results Pending). Dublin Institute of Technology.
Subjects: Public Relations Writing, Electronic Public Relations incorporating design and
print, Television and Video, The Marketing Environment, Strategy and Corporate
Thesis: “Networking – An Analytical investigation into the role of Social Media
within the Public Relations Sphere: Personal Influence or Commercial Relations?”
Analyse Social Media as a whole
Investigate personal and commercial usage of Social Network sites
Interview public relations and marketing professionals, to elicit their view of using
Analyze a selection of social media technologies and interrogate how they are used
explicitly or covertly by public relations
Strategic Project: New Life Centre, Community Centre, Darndale, Dublin 17
Developed a one year communications plan on behalf of the Community Centre.
Worked closely with management of the Community Centre to develop a strategy that
was consistent with their corporate mission.
Developed tactics to achieve successful implementation of strategy, including creation
of website, social media network pages , event awareness open days
Created budget and time-line for project plan, allowing time for unforeseen difficulties.
2004 – 2008 . Bachelor of Communication Studies (Hons), Dublin City University.
Result: 2.1 (Hons)
Subjects: Advanced Photography and Imaging, Media Studies, Press and Public
Relations, Analyzing Media Content and Advertising, Digital Media Skills
Thesis: „Alcohol Adv ertising and Irish Identity: A Case Study of the Licensed
Vintners Association‟s Radio Adv erts‟
Sep 2003 – Present Administrator and Youth Leader , New Life Centre
Youth co-ordinator and leader of clubs and Summer camps for children aged between
2 and 18 years old
Creating, developing and maintaining various youth clubs and adult courses
Planning and co-ordination of internal art and design activites for clubs and courses
and external day and week long expeditions
Elected as Youth Representive for Board of Management
Communicating and interacting with varied age groups and backgrounds
Oct 2008 – Dec 2008 Market Trainee , BCM Hanby Wallace, Dublin 2
Redesigning and updating website information
Developing and creating advertisements
Researching competing companies
Creating media for various company and print release
Oct 2006 – Present Sales Assistant , Argos, Ilac Centre, Dublin 2
Liaised with customers and provided excellent customer service satisfaction
Handled a range of financial transactions on a daily basis
Managed and handled cash office and banking
Ensured stock levels were maintained and replenished when required
Presented all merchandise in a visually attractive manner
Achievements and Interests
Volunteering: Active volunteer member the New Life Community Centre. Completed
and particpated in the Common Purpose Youth Leadership Course in 2005 and the
International Young Citizens for Peace Project in 2004.
Reading: Consult newspapers to keep up to date with current affairs and current issues.
Enjoys researching current social and cultural traits and also likes to read fictional and
College: Active member in both Media Production Society and Photography Society.
Facilitated in the organising, planning and financing of expeditions to the Berlin Film
Festival and assisted in the management and photography events.
Teamwork - Can work independently or as part of a team. Able to motivate others,
employ tact and build relationships
Problem Solving - Strong analytical and capacity for research and able to solve practical
problems using creativity and resourcefulness.
Organisation – Can create, product and organise events and functions, both individually
and as part of a team. Strategically implements innovative and logically thought-out plans
with thorough monitoring during the process.
I.T – Skilled in both MAC and Windows systems. Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel,
PowerPoint and Photoshop.
Drivers Permit Full, clean licence
Mr. John Gallagher, M.A. H.Dip.Ed. MPRII Ms. Sinead Griffin
MAPR Course Director, Poject Co-Ordinator
School of Media, New Life Centre,
Faculty of Applied Arts, Darndale,
DIT Aungier Street, Dublin 17
Dublin 2. + 353 (1) 8474599
+353 (1) 402 7186 email@example.com