Promotions Assistant

Promotions Assistant Resume Examples And Tips

The average resume reviewer spends between 5 to 7 seconds looking at a single resume, which leaves the average job applicant with roughly six seconds to make a killer first impression. Thanks to this, a single typo or error on your resume can disqualify you right out of the gate.

At Zippia, we went through over 8,378 Promotions Assistant resumes and compiled some information about how best to optimize them. Here are some suggestions based on what we found, divided by the individual sections of the resume itself.

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Five Key Resume Tips For Landing A Promotions Assistant Job:

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Relevant Experience
Make sure that the jobs, experience, and accolades that you do include are relevant to the position you’re applying for.
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The Right Skills
This is a great time to run wild with those keywords found in the job description. If they’re looking for someone with Promotional Events, be sure to list it as a skill.
3.
Quantifiable Achievements
Achievements and awards relevant to the position speak louder than a high GPA, especially if you can quantify your achievement with a number.
4.
Your Unique Qualities
Recruiters and hiring managers are looking at hundreds of resumes. Let yours stand out, and try not to sound too boring.
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Strong Content
If you’ve had a lot of jobs, this shouldn’t necessarily be a list of all of them. This is a document designed to market you to a potential employer, so choose the strongest content.

How To Write A Promotions Assistant Resume

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Contact Information
Name
First things first — employers only spend about six seconds looking at resumes before they decide to keep them or throw them away, so you should definitely let them know whose it is.
Address
Commute and relocation are things that employers take into consideration when sifting through candidates, so provide your current address in your resume header so that employers have an idea of where you are in relation to their office.
LinkedIn Profile
If you feel that a link to your social media profile could further your standing as a candidate, go ahead and include it. This doesn’t mean you should throw in a link to your hilarious Twitter profile, but instead provide your LinkedIn profile.
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Professional Summary (Objective)
Career objective statements are one of the most overlooked pieces of otherwise stellar resumes. It’s not that every Promotions Assistant CV out there needs one — it’s just that the ones that really do need them typically never think to include them.
The goal of this section is simple: to summarize the resume in a few short sentences. Through your resume summary you enable employers to quickly learn whether you are a good match for the job. Here are a few things to keep in mind when writing a professional summary:
Keep it short: it should be 4 sentences max
Highlight your most impressive skills or achievements
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Skills

Not sure which skills are really important?

3 Big Tips For Listing Skills On Your Resume
Make sure to only include your hard skills on your resume. In addition, include the most in-demand promotions assistant skills. Below we have listed the top skills for a promotions assistant : The more keywords your resume can “match,” the more likely it is that your resume will be selected for review by human eyes.
Top Skills for a Promotions Assistant
Here are a few key points of to keep in mind while writing your skills section:
Include between 6 to 12 skills
Make sure to only include hard skills
Highlight your most impressive skills or achievements
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Experience
The work experience section of a resume is all about highlighting the achievements that an employer would want to see. Here are some examples from different Business Analysts

Example # 1

Promotions Assistant

  • Manage one of the UF Athletics personality social media accounts with over 14,500 followers on Twitter
  • Promoted on Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Do210, etc.
  • Managed all of the Tommy G Show social media, including Facebook, Twitter & station web page.
  • Radio DJ, Announced weather, upcoming events, and shared information about artists.
  • Created a successful gift with purchase promotion that leveraged existing inventory, spurred online sales and maximized ROI.

Example # 2

Promotions Assistant

  • Assemble and organize weekly competitive analysis PowerPoint presentations.
  • Compiled weekly reports providing critical analysis of data pulled from Mediabase for video formats.
  • Prepared Broadcast Data System (BDS) music charts for executives and organized day to-day statistics on high profile music artists.
  • Assisted in the preparation and distribution of BDS and R&R charts.
  • Organize and distribute song sale data using databases like Media Base Desktop and Nielsen SoundScan among executives and other employees.

Example # 3

Public Affairs Internship

  • Updated Twitter accounts for both the Army Reserves and Powell Tate Patients social media platforms.

Example # 4

Promotions Assistant

  • Networked with top promotional managers, marketing directors, and DJs at 97.1 The Ticket.
  • Edit show segments into on-air promos.
  • Help plan posts on Social Media Pages (Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
  • Provided coverage for AMP Radio's Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat accounts.
  • Served as WQSR JACK-FM & WLIF LITE-FM subject matter expert at on-sight events.

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How much work experience does the average promotions assistant candidate have?
The average promotions assistant resume contains 1.0 years of work experience.
Write your work experience section in a way that embraces your promotions assistant skills. Sounds easier said than done? Take a look at how other people have done it. Below are real examples from promotions assistant resumes that people have included in their work experience section to demonstrate their knowledge of key skills:
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Education
As a promotions assistant, you may wonder exactly how your education section should look. Promotions Assistant roles often require a High School Diploma degree or higher, so the majority of promotions assistant resumes that we looked at contained a high school diploma degree.
Majors
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As shown above, the Education section can be very brief. However make sure to include the following:
The name of the school you attended
The year you attended
Your major
Your GPA
The level of education you attained