Cally Perkins
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Location: Washington D.C., DC, USA
School: University of Mississippi
Field of Study: Political Science, Paralegal Studies

Cally Perkins

Cally M.Perkins 
Washington, D.C. ------------- - ------------ - ------------/in/callyperkins _____________________________________________________________________________________
Education 
The University of Mississippi University, MS 
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Applied Sciences, June 2019 
Majors: Political Science, Paralegal Studies Minor: Law Studies 
Cumulative GPA: 3.4 
______________________________________________________________________________ Honors & Activities  
- Chancellor’s Honor Roll - Dean’s Honor Roll 
- Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society - Study USA Program 
- Provost Scholar - Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society 
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Work Experience  

Press Secretary, Washington D.C. Congressman Tom Rice, February 2020- Present
Responsibilities include: Serving as liaison to national and local news outlets on the record and background; Drafting and delivering rapid response materials for the Congressman; Developing and promoting yearly and weekly communication strategies; Pitching and Booking the Congressman for television and radio interviews locally and nationally; Working with the Ways and Means press team to develop communications messaging; Developing and publishing high-quality content for the Congressman’s website and social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Director of Communications, South Carolina Tom Rice for Congress, February 2020- Present
Responsibilities include: Coordinating with press locally and nationally; Creating and placing all advertisements; Developing content for all communications/media platforms; Managing day to day operations; Planning community outreach events and initiatives while ensuring appropriate media coverage; Drafting opinion pieces on relevant issues.

Staff Assistant, Washington, D.C. Congressman Trent Kelly, August 2019- February 2020 
• Responsibilities included: Assisting with developing press strategies; Creating content for all social media  platforms; Organizing all tour requests; Photographing all meetings; Creating graphics for social media platforms; Assisting with daily tasks.

Clerk, Washington, D.C. BGR Group, July 2019 
• Responsibilities included: Preparing policy memos; Aiding in development and distribution of daily political updates; Researching and tracking legislation. 

Fundraiser, Mississippi Gubernatorial Campaign, February – July 2019
 • Responsibilities included: Creating donor databases; Organizing fundraising events and  receptions; Connecting with voters through phone calls and mail; Providing accurate  financial recordings. 
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Skills  
- Resourceful, organized, with great attention to detail 
- Multitasking abilities with accuracy and timeliness 
- Strong leadership, communication, teamwork, and interpersonal skills

Communications, Press, Consultant, Fundraiser