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Public Relations Officer CV Template + Tips and Download

author Sobhan Mohmand, Career Expert         date 2 Mar 2021

Tip: Use the PR Officer CV Template below as an example to help you write your own personal and fully-tailored CV.

Phil McLean

167 Parkhouse Lane
Mob: 079 5246 7895       Email: [email protected]

Personal profile statement

I am a highly confident, motivated and energetic Public Relations Officer with a passion for working with the public in a fast-paced working environment. My previous experience in various marketing roles has developed a number of my skills including, but not limited to, writing for the press, social media marketing, speaking in public and communication skills, customer service and engagement and organisational skills.


  • Freelance Journalist at University Newspaper, ‘The Tab’
  • 1st Class degree in Public Relations
  • Class Representative and Peer Mentor, Bournemouth University


2012 – 2015BA (Hons) Public RelationsBournemouth UniversityGrade achieved: [1:1]

Relevant Modules:

  • Public Relations, Media and Society
  • Brand and Reputation Management
  • PR Campaigns and Strategies
  • Media and Digital Management
  • Customer Engagement Principles

2010 – 2012
Results: English Literature: A Psychology: A Politics: B
A LevelsWilliam Sixth Form College
2003 – 2010
Results: 11 GCSEs at Grades A*-C.
GCSEsWilliam High School

Work experience

May 2016 – PresentPublic Relations Officer         Reed Insurance

Main duties performed:

  • Planning, updating and organising new Public Relations strategies
  • Increasing the exposure for the organisation’s products and services
  • Working with members of senior management to discuss new brand ideas, prepare speeches, addressing critical issues, organising events, etc.
  • Researching and preparing press releases for local and national press
  • Coordinating in-house documentation including internet sources and magazines
  • Coordinating and preparing photo opportunities for marketing purposes
  • Organising events internally, including conferences, exhibitions and press tours
  • Operating the organisation’s social media accounts and, when necessary, updating relevant announcements and information
  • Liaising with external agencies on a regular basis; PR, photography, print, etc.
  • Ensuring that all communication meets the standards laid out by the organisation for branding, tone of voice, factuality and confidentiality.
  • Organising and executing social media competitions and prize draws
  • Identifying new areas for business expansion
  • First point of contact for media and press enquiries
  • Ensuring that all campaigns run are completed on time and within budget
  • Budget monitoring and signing off invoices
  • Assisting with Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) of content
  • Distribution of written content across various online and physical channels
  • Writing reports on the progress of campaigns/strategies and reporting back with the findings to the Senior Management or Board of Directors

Jan 2015 – Apr 2016Communications Assistant       Airbus Operations Ltd

Main duties performed:

  • Supporting the community relations team when needed, especially with regards to events and the production of marketing material
  • Producing press-related documents including briefings and releases
  • Providing support to senior management with regards to research and the delivery of critical information to staff and other stakeholders
  • Conducting market research and competitor analysis
  • Liaising with third-party organisations to produce marketing materials
  • Writing case studies regarding successful clients
  • Assisting the internal communication team admin duties


  • CIPR Crisis (Response) Communication Diploma


  • Proficient writing skills with a successful track-record of writing attractive and professional blog posts, website articles, press releases, advertisements, emails, newspaper stories and newsletter entries.
  • Able to work with people of all levels of seniority in a professional manner
  • Extensive experience in planning and executing successful Marketing and PR
  • Able to work in a high-pressured, fast-paced working environment
  • Fast typing speed of 69 wpm (words per minute) with 99% accuracy
  • Excellent knowledge of Gorkana and other PR packages

Hobbies and interests

I have a keen interest in learning new skills including languages, and I currently speak fluent French, German and Spanish. My other hobbies include socialising with friends and family, participating in running marathons and following current affairs.


Mrs Megan May
Manager, Reed Insurance
Address: 17 Marsh Ln, Helston, HJ9 3XT
Tel: 0753 5437 6855
Email: [email protected]
Mr Robert Mills
Communications Officer, Airbus Operations
Address: 5 Station Rd, Cornwall, CI1 2KE
Tel: 0740 5461 9775
Email: [email protected]

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  • Communication Skills: One of the most important aspects of a Public Relations Officer’s job is to communicate with people via different communication methods; face-to-face, over the phone and through email. It is, therefore, recommended that your CV should contain concrete, real-world examples of how you employed these skills in a variety of different jobs and circumstances.

Good Luck!

Written by Sobhan Mohmand
Sobhan is a qualified Careers Advisor and Professional CV Writer with over 10 years of experience in helping job seekers get a job. He is a Member of the Careers Development Institute (CDI) and is listed on the official UK Register of Career Development Professionals. He holds a Level 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development (QCF).


    £18.000 – £40.000
    Degree and Relevant Work Experience
    38 – 40 hours per week


  • Communication Skills
    Ability to communicate ideas and concepts clearly and effectively to a wide range of audiences
  • Interpersonal Skills
    Excellent interpersonal skills to build relationships with stakeholders, the press and the general public
  • Attention to Detail
    Paying attention to every aspect of the task or project
  • Caring
    Ability to care for and empathise with the organisation’s needs and objectives
  • Teamwork
    Working with people with diverse skill sets and different backgrounds
  • Public Speaking
    Giving speeches and presentations to a large audience / group of people

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