Public Relations Specialist

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Potential salary $73,000

Public Relations Specialist

Also known as PR specialists, these public relations experts act as the faces of companies, politicians, organizations, or high-profile individuals. They help their employer put their best foot forward by maintaining a positive public image. A PR Specialist will write press releases for employers, respond to information requests from the media, as well as drafting speeches. They will also schedule interviews and evaluate advertisement and promotion opportunities. They coordinate media appearances and interviews to get the right kind of publicity for their clients so they will need strong written and verbal communication skills as well as a strong media knowledge. You may kickstart your career with a bachelor’s degree in Arts such as English, communications, or business. PR Specialist job growth is projected at 6 percent for the decade ending in 2028

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