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PR ACCOUNT MANAGER, IN-DEPTH: I Get To Chat With People About A Subject I Am Passionate About

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Alex, an Account Manager in Public Relations, shares what he likes most about his job, its challenges, what his key decision was, and how hard it is to find work in his field. Alex's work-life balance is dependent on the time of year, but usually it's 9-to-5, although the industry is high pressure and results driven.

Degree: Communications
Job Title: Account Manager

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
National Statistic Change Location
$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, Home, Indoor
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Organizational skills, People skills, Problem solving skills, Public speaking ability, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills, Creativity, Detail oriented, Leadership ability, Networking, Patience, Teamwork

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<span m='9360'>the</span> <span m='9430'>time</span> <span m='9760'>about</span> <span m='10470'>a</span> <span m='10700'>subject that I'm</span> <span m='10780'>passionate</span> <span m='11230'>about.</span> <span m='12210'>It's</span> <span m='12420'>way</span> <span m='12660'>better</span> <span m='12940'>than</span> <span m='13590'>pushing</span> <span m='13890'>paper</span> <span m='14180'>all</span> <span m='14290'>day.</span> </p><p><span m='14940'>Well,</span> <span m='15330'>you</span> <span m='15440'>know,</span> <span m='15650'>public</span> <span m='15970'>relations</span> <span m='16410'>is a</span> <span m='16430'>very</span> <span m='16670'>results-driven</span> <span m='17440'>agency.</span> <span m='17860'>It's</span> <span m='18640'>something</span> <span m='19030'>where</span> <span m='19160'>you</span> <span m='19250'>definitely</span> <span m='19550'>need</span> <span m='19690'>to</span> <span m='19770'>be</span> <span m='21070'>very</span> <span m='21470'>regularly</span> <span m='22130'>getting</span> <span m='23150'>coverage</span> <span m='23570'>and</span> <span m='23680'>getting</span> <span m='23880'>people</span> <span m='24160'>to</span> <span m='24330'>write</span> <span m='24500'>about</span> <span m='24680'>you.</span> <span m='25330'>I</span> <span m='25500'>think</span> <span m='25860'>it</span> <span m='26070'>just</span> <span m='26240'>started</span> <span m='26580'>with</span> <span m='27300'>making</span> <span m='27610'>the</span> <span m='27690'>right</span> <span m='27860'>contacts,</span> <span m='28750'>as</span> <span m='29180'>far</span> <span m='29500'>as</span> <span m='29790'>finding</span> <span m='30060'>the</span> <span m='30140'>people</span> <span m='30400'>the</span> <span m='30440'>people that</span> <span m='30530'>will hire</span> <span m='30840'>you,</span> <span m='31400'>reaching</span> <span m='31730'>out</span> <span m='31820'>to</span> <span m='31890'>them,</span> <span m='32369'>making</span> <span m='32640'>sure</span> <span m='32850'>that</span> <span m='33500'>you</span> <span m='34200'>did</span> <span m='34360'>your</span> <span m='34480'>best</span> <span m='34760'>job</span> <span m='34960'>following</span> <span m='35390'>up with them</span> <span m='35700'>via</span> <span m='35990'>email,</span> <span m='36610'>and</span> <span m='37430'>were</span> <span m='37630'>somewhat</span> <span m='38000'>charming</span> <span m='38410'>during the</span> <span m='38650'>interview.</span> <span m='39510'>That's</span> <span m='39940'>all</span> <span m='40050'>you</span> <span m='40160'>need</span> <span m='40380'>to</span> <span m='40450'>get</span> <span m='40590'>started.</span> </p><p><span m='41340'>Traditionally,</span> <span m='42400'>you</span> <span m='42550'>know,</span> <span m='42790'>can</span> <span m='42970'>it</span> <span m='43235'>can</span> <span m='43500'>be</span> <span m='43910'>easy</span> <span m='44150'>to</span> <span m='44200'>get</span> <span m='44430'>in.</span> <span m='44810'>And</span> <span m='45000'>then</span> <span m='45140'>it</span> <span m='45780'>washes</span> <span m='46230'>out</span> <span m='46350'>a</span> <span m='46400'>lot</span> <span m='46540'>of</span> <span m='46610'>people.</span> <span m='47470'>The</span> <span m='47560'>hours</span> <span m='48010'>are</span> <span m='48180'>always</span> <span m='48490'>interesting.</span> <span m='49620'>And</span> <span m='49710'>you</span> <span m='49820'>definitely</span> <span m='50020'>have</span> <span m='50180'>to</span> <span m='50270'>be</span> <span m='50410'>high</span> <span m='50610'>pressure,</span> <span m='51030'>high intensity</span> <span m='51550'>all</span> <span m='51650'>the</span> <span m='51710'>time.</span> <span m='52520'>You</span> <span m='52660'>know,</span> <span m='52740'>it</span> <span m='52830'>depends</span> <span m='53280'>on</span> <span m='54020'>the</span> <span m='54080'>time</span> <span m='54300'>of</span> <span m='54410'>year,</span> <span m='54610'>when</span> <span m='54750'>we</span> <span m='54830'>have</span> <span m='54990'>an</span> <span m='55060'>event</span> <span m='55440'>that's,</span> <span m='55730'>like,</span> <span m='55880'>RSA,</span> <span m='56490'>where</span> <span m='56610'>we</span> <span m='56720'>have</span> <span m='56910'>our</span> <span m='57120'>clients</span> <span m='57510'>here.</span> <span m='58200'>sometimes</span> <span m='58620'>you're</span> <span m='58750'>really</span> <span m='58940'>putting</span> <span m='59210'>in</span> <span m='59280'>the</span> <span m='59380'>extra</span> <span m='59670'>hours.</span> <span m='60700'>And</span> <span m='60950'>then</span> <span m='61110'>aside</span> <span m='61290'>from</span> <span m='61590'>that,</span> <span m='61890'>it could</span> <span m='62100'>be nine</span> <span m='62400'>to five.</span> 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