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PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER: Coming To The U.S. To Work In IT

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This public relations manager talks about the balancing act between school and work as well as what she wishes she learned when she came to the US.

Job Title: PR Manager / Exhibitor

Job Summary: Public Relations Managers and Specialists

Job Description

Public relations managers and specialists create and maintain a favorable public image for their employer or client. They write material for media releases, plan and direct public relations programs, and raise funds for their organizations.

On-the-Job Training

Moderate on-the-job training can be expected.

Certification Requirement
Recommended by The Public Relations Society of America.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$30,000 - $165,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
20 to 25 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Long hours, Flexible
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Office, Indoor, Home
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Detail oriented, Patience, Problem solving skills, Creativity, Written communication skills, Verbal communication skills, Leadership ability, Teamwork, People skills, Public speaking ability, Networking, Organizational skills

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m='13980'>So I'm</span> <span m='14477'>working</span> <span m='14974'>as</span> <span m='15471'>a</span> <span m='15968'>PR</span> <span m='16465'>manager</span> <span m='16962'>for</span> <span m='17459'>an</span> <span m='17956'>IT</span> <span m='18453'>company,</span> <span m='18950'>and I</span> <span m='19447'>really love</span> <span m='19944'>my job</span> <span m='20441'>because</span> <span m='20938'>you see,</span> <span m='21435'>when you're</span> <span m='21932'>surrounded</span> <span m='22429'>with</span> <span m='22926'>interesting people--</span> <span m='23423'>with developers,</span> <span m='23920'>with guys</span> <span m='24417'>who are</span> <span m='24914'>playing</span> <span m='25411'>music,</span> <span m='25908'>who</span> <span m='26405'>do</span> <span m='26902'>something</span> <span m='28890'>really</span> <span m='29387'>valuable</span> <span m='29884'>to</span> <span m='30381'>help people</span> <span m='31375'>not</span> <span m='31872'>only</span> <span m='33363'>in</span> <span m='33860'>Mac</span> <span m='34357'>community</span> <span m='34880'>but also in</span> <span m='35295'>Windows community</span> <span m='35710'>as</span> <span m='36168'>our company</span> <span m='36626'>develops</span> <span m='37084'>products</span> <span m='38460'>for</span> <span m='38790'>both</span> <span m='41092'>operational</span> <span m='41585'>systems.</span> </p><p><span m='43064'>Well,</span> <span m='43557'>speaking</span> <span m='44050'>about my</span> <span m='44543'>typical day,</span> <span m='45036'>it</span> <span m='45529'>is</span> <span m='46022'>pretty hard</span> <span m='46515'>because</span> <span m='47008'>as I've</span> <span m='47501'>already</span> <span m='47994'>mentioned,</span> <span m='48487'>I am a</span> <span m='48980'>daytime</span> <span m='49473'>student</span> <span m='49966'>of the</span> <span m='50459'>University</span> <span m='50952'>and I</span> <span m='51445'>have to</span> <span m='51938'>go to the</span> <span m='52431'>University</span> <span m='52924'>first.</span> <span m='53910'>So like</span> <span m='54420'>a story</span> <span m='54750'>in the first</span> <span m='55242'>form,</span> <span m='55734'>I</span> <span m='56226'>wake up</span> <span m='56718'>at</span> <span m='57210'>7:00 AM,</span> <span m='58686'>go to</span> <span m='59178'>shower,</span> <span m='60500'>clean</span> <span m='60800'>my</span> <span m='61080'>teeth,</span> <span m='62744'>and then</span> <span m='63241'>I</span> <span m='63740'>go to</span> <span m='64190'>the</span> <span m='64420'>University.</span> <span m='64744'>I</span> <span m='65069'>listen</span> <span m='65529'>to</span> <span m='65990'>different lectures,</span> <span m='66400'>visit</span> <span m='66867'>different</span> <span m='67334'>classes.</span> </p><p><span m='67801'>It is</span> <span m='68270'>all</span> <span m='68660'>fun,</span> <span m='69140'>I meet</span> <span m='69616'>my</span> <span m='70092'>friends.</span> <span m='70568'>And then</span> <span m='71044'>I</span> <span m='71520'>go to</span> <span m='71996'>work,</span> <span m='72472'>and you know,</span> <span m='72948'>it is just</span> <span m='73424'>another</span> <span m='73900'>part of</span> <span m='74376'>your day.</span> <span m='74852'>It is</span> <span m='75328'>completely</span> <span m='75804'>another life.</span> <span m='76280'>It differs</span> <span m='76756'>pretty</span> <span m='77232'>much,</span> <span m='77710'>because</span> <span m='78210'>when</span> <span m='78710'>you're</span> <span m='79205'>communicating</span> <span m='79700'>with</span> <span m='80195'>the</span> <span m='80690'>guys who are</span> <span m='81185'>19, 20,</span> <span m='81680'>they're still students,</span> <span m='82175'>you're</span> <span m='82670'>having</span> <span m='83165'>fun</span> <span m='83660'>with them,</span> <span m='84155'>and then you come to</span> <span m='84650'>job,</span> <span m='85145'>and there are</span> <span m='85640'>a lot of older</span> <span m='86135'>guys--</span> <span m='86630'>not</span> <span m='87125'>much</span> <span m='87620'>older,</span> <span m='89105'>like</span> <span m='89600'>25,</span> <span m='90095'>30--</span> <span m='91085'>but</span> <span m='91580'>you feel</span> <span m='92075'>they're</span> <span m='92570'>wise</span> <span m='94055'>because</span> <span m='94550'>they can</span> <span m='95045'>teach you</span> <span m='95540'>a lot,</span> <span m='96035'>they can explain to you</span> <span m='96530'>a lot of</span> <span m='97030'>new</span> <span m='97100'>stuff,</span> <span m='97900'>really</span> <span m='98395'>interesting</span> <span m='98890'>stuff.</span> </p><p><span m='99880'>Speaking</span> <span m='100870'>about</span> <span m='102850'>my</span> <span m='103345'>career</span> <span m='103840'>path,</span> <span m='104830'>I'm just</span> <span m='105325'>thinking</span> <span m='105820'>I don't know</span> <span m='106315'>what to</span> <span m='106810'>say,</span> <span m='107800'>because at</span> <span m='108295'>the moment,</span> <span m='108790'>I am</span> <span m='109285'>satisfied</span> <span m='109780'>with</span> <span m='110275'>everything.</span> <span m='110770'>I'm</span> <span m='111265'>glad how</span> <span m='111760'>it is</span> <span m='112255'>all going.</span> <span m='112750'>I'm</span> <span m='113245'>developing.</span> <span m='113740'>I'm</span> <span m='114235'>getting</span> <span m='114730'>a</span> <span m='115225'>lot of</span> <span m='115720'>new</span> <span m='116215'>information</span> <span m='116710'>from any</span> <span m='117205'>sources--</span> <span m='117700'>from</span> <span m='118195'>email,</span> <span m='118690'>from my</span> <span m='119185'>friends,</span> <span m='119680'>from</span> <span m='120175'>the</span> <span m='120670'>University,</span> <span m='121170'>from my</span> <span m='121390'>colleagues,</span> <span m='122570'>from</span> <span m='122890'>this</span> <span m='123250'>place,</span> <span m='123645'>as</span> <span m='124040'>I'm</span> <span m='124315'>first in</span> <span m='124590'>the</span> <span m='125056'>US</span> <span m='125522'>and I'm</span> <span m='125988'>really</span> <span m='126454'>glad</span> <span m='126920'>to be</span> <span m='127245'>in</span> <span m='127570'>California</span> <span m='128170'>while</span> <span m='128470'>it's cold</span> <span m='128770'>in my</span> <span m='129070'>hometown.</span> </p><p><span m='131470'>So</span> <span m='131770'>what I</span> <span m='132070'>wish</span> <span m='132370'>I</span> <span m='132670'>knew</span> <span m='132970'>when</span> <span m='133270'>I</span> <span m='133570'>started</span> <span m='133870'>my</span> <span m='134170'>career?</span> <span m='136570'>I</span> <span m='136870'>think</span> <span m='137170'>that</span> <span m='139270'>I</span> <span m='139570'>wish</span> <span m='139870'>that</span> <span m='140170'>I</span> <span m='140470'>knew</span> <span m='141670'>nothing</span> <span m='141970'>special.</span> <span m='144370'>Maybe</span> <span m='144670'>just</span> <span m='144970'>some</span> <span m='145270'>wise</span> <span m='145570'>advice,</span> <span m='146170'>but</span> <span m='146470'>I</span> <span m='147670'>was</span> <span m='147970'>able</span> <span m='148270'>to</span> <span m='148870'>get</span> <span m='149170'>it</span> <span m='149470'>at</span> <span m='149770'>the</span> <span m='150070'>moment</span> <span m='150370'>I</span> <span m='150670'>came</span> <span m='150970'>to</span> <span m='151270'>job,</span> <span m='151570'>and</span> <span m='151870'>I was</span> <span m='152170'>explained</span> <span m='152770'>what</span> <span m='153070'>to</span> <span m='153370'>do,</span> <span m='153670'>where</span> <span m='153970'>to</span> <span m='154270'>go,</span> <span m='155170'>how</span> <span m='155470'>to</span> <span m='155770'>speak</span> <span m='156070'>to</span> <span m='156370'>people,</span> <span m='156670'>although</span> <span m='156970'>I</span> <span m='157270'>think it</span> <span m='157570'>is</span> <span m='157870'>natural.</span> <span m='158770'>It</span> <span m='159070'>is</span> <span m='159370'>somewhere</span> <span m='159670'>inside</span> <span m='159970'>of</span> <span m='160270'>every</span> <span m='160570'>person,</span> <span m='161470'>how</span> <span m='161770'>to speak</span> <span m='162070'>to</span> <span m='162370'>people,</span> <span m='162670'>how</span> <span m='162970'>to be</span> <span m='163270'>communicative,</span> <span m='164170'>so--</span> </p>","file":{"id":167958,"video_id":"2700428267001","name":"121560539","duration":166033,"thumbnail_url":null}});