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PUBLIC RELATIONS CONSULTANT: Lots Of Making New Friends

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Argelia works in a public relations firm with a variety of clients. Coffee kicks off her day as she scours the internet for news, updates and any other information relevant to any projects she may be working on. She also checks in with co-coworkers regarding events for the day. Her job includes lots of writing, reading and lots of making new friends. Argelia says everything is trial an error, but eventually you learn to be comfortable... so just keep trying!

Job Title: Public Relations Consultant

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
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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='12390'>a</span> <span m='12490'>cup</span> <span m='12540'>of</span> <span m='12730'>coffee</span> <span m='12800'>early</span> <span m='13280'>in</span> <span m='13500'>the</span> <span m='13580'>morning,</span> <span m='14655'>reading</span> <span m='15100'>through</span> <span m='15390'>news</span> <span m='15530'>clips,</span> <span m='15880'>getting</span> <span m='16290'>acquainted</span> <span m='17005'>with</span> <span m='17630'>today's</span> <span m='18160'>events,</span> <span m='18950'>every</span> <span m='19280'>day's</span> <span m='19500'>events,</span> <span m='20220'>staying</span> <span m='20590'>up</span> <span m='20850'>to</span> <span m='20950'>date</span> <span m='21070'>with</span> <span m='21570'>your</span> <span m='22040'>news</span> <span m='22480'>and</span> <span m='22785'>any</span> <span m='23575'>stories</span> <span m='24230'>that</span> <span m='24600'>might</span> <span m='24800'>be</span> <span m='25130'>of</span> <span m='25400'>importance</span> <span m='25490'>to</span> <span m='25835'>anyone</span> <span m='26180'>that</span> <span m='26420'>you're</span> <span m='26540'>working</span> <span m='26750'>with,</span> <span m='27812'>also</span> <span m='28615'>checking</span> <span m='28990'>in</span> <span m='29380'>with</span> <span m='29500'>clients,</span> <span m='30240'>making</span> <span m='30300'>sure</span> <span m='30730'>everyone</span> <span m='32079'>is</span> <span m='32479'>on</span> <span m='32729'>the</span> <span m='32890'>same</span> <span m='32960'>page</span> <span m='33260'>as</span> <span m='33590'>far</span> <span m='33730'>as</span> <span m='34110'>the</span> <span m='34400'>project</span> <span m='34470'>or</span> <span m='34970'>program</span> <span m='35050'>that</span> <span m='35520'>you're</span> <span m='35670'>working</span> <span m='35770'>on,</span> <span m='36440'>checking</span> <span m='36880'>in</span> <span m='37260'>with</span> <span m='37840'>colleagues</span> <span m='38580'>to</span> <span m='38930'>see</span> <span m='39100'>if</span> <span m='39590'>there</span> <span m='39880'>is</span> <span m='40200'>anything</span> <span m='40935'>on</span> <span m='41200'>the</span> <span m='41350'>calendar</span> <span m='41430'>that</span> <span m='41900'>you</span> <span m='42080'>should</span> <span m='42160'>be</span> <span m='42330'>aware</span> <span m='42450'>of,</span> <span m='42790'>a</span> <span m='43040'>lot</span> <span m='43140'>of</span> <span m='43310'>writing,</span> <span m='43720'>a</span> <span m='44010'>lot</span> <span m='44060'>of</span> <span m='44260'>reading</span> <span m='44645'>and</span> <span m='44920'>a</span> <span m='45150'>lot</span> <span m='45170'>of</span> <span m='45680'>making</span> <span m='46010'>new</span> <span m='46370'>friends.</span> </p><p><span m='47030'>My</span> <span m='47190'>background</span> <span m='47450'>is</span> <span m='47710'>in</span> <span m='48070'>political</span> <span m='48260'>science</span> <span m='48640'>and</span> <span m='48980'>journalism.</span> <span m='49365'>That's</span> <span m='49640'>what I</span> <span m='49840'>went to</span> <span m='50170'>school</span> <span m='50440'>for.</span> <span m='50880'>So</span> <span m='51020'>I</span> <span m='51220'>always</span> <span m='51580'>was</span> <span m='51790'>interested</span> <span m='52200'>in</span> <span m='52610'>the</span> <span m='52890'>media</span> <span m='52970'>market.</span> </p><p><span m='54784'>Journalism</span> <span m='55181'>was</span> <span m='55580'>always</span> <span m='55640'>something</span> <span m='56070'>that</span> <span m='56380'>I</span> <span m='56500'>thought</span> <span m='56580'>I</span> <span m='56920'>would</span> <span m='57480'>do.</span> <span m='57840'>But now</span> <span m='58210'>I'm</span> <span m='58330'>on</span> <span m='58630'>the</span> <span m='58720'>other</span> <span m='58830'>side</span> <span m='59725'>that</span> <span m='60010'>coin</span> <span m='60430'>doing</span> <span m='60790'>public</span> <span m='61050'>relations</span> <span m='61380'>instead</span> <span m='61860'>and</span> <span m='62100'>I</span> <span m='62560'>really</span> <span m='62870'>enjoy</span> <span m='63240'>it.</span> </p><p><span m='63750'>What</span> <span m='63940'>do</span> <span m='64050'>I</span> <span m='64140'>know</span> <span m='64310'>now</span> <span m='64709'>that</span> <span m='64959'>I</span> <span m='65310'>didn't</span> <span m='66200'>know</span> <span m='66580'>before?</span> <span m='67930'>So</span> <span m='68140'>I know</span> <span m='68455'>now</span> <span m='68770'>that</span> <span m='68940'>everything</span> <span m='69130'>is</span> <span m='69520'>trial</span> <span m='69700'>and</span> <span m='69970'>error.</span> <span m='70330'>You</span> <span m='70690'>will</span> <span m='70965'>make</span> <span m='71240'>mistakes,</span> <span m='71755'>you</span> <span m='72050'>will</span> <span m='72190'>take</span> <span m='72640'>different</span> <span m='72960'>paths</span> <span m='73280'>and</span> <span m='73600'>eventually</span> <span m='73690'>you</span> <span m='74110'>will</span> <span m='74440'>end</span> <span m='74680'>up</span> <span m='76520'>being</span> <span m='76830'>somewhere</span> <span m='77290'>where</span> <span m='77590'>you're</span> <span m='77720'>comfortable.</span> </p><p><span m='78155'>So</span> <span m='78420'>that's</span> <span m='78620'>what</span> <span m='79040'>you</span> <span m='79230'>learn,</span> <span m='79390'>I</span> <span m='79810'>guess,</span> <span m='80660'>through</span> <span m='81050'>your</span> <span m='81360'>early</span> <span m='81610'>years</span> <span m='81920'>out of</span> <span m='82120'>college.</span> <span m='82590'>You</span> <span m='83070'>work</span> <span m='83180'>hard</span> <span m='83220'>and</span> <span m='83650'>you</span> <span m='83830'>take</span> <span m='85266'>any</span> <span m='85610'>job</span> <span m='85850'>that's</span> <span m='86150'>going</span> <span m='86350'>to</span> <span m='86400'>get</span> <span m='86620'>your</span> <span m='86730'>foot</span> <span m='86930'>in</span> <span m='87010'>the</span> <span m='87080'>door</span> <span m='87350'>that</span> <span m='87500'>you</span> <span m='87740'>feel is</span> <span m='87920'>going to</span> <span m='88180'>lead</span> <span m='88520'>you</span> <span m='88670'>in</span> <span m='88750'>the</span> <span m='88840'>right</span> <span m='89030'>direction</span> <span m='89770'>and</span> <span m='90610'>eventually</span> <span m='91180'>after</span> <span m='92425'>three,</span> <span m='92760'>four,</span> <span m='93600'>five</span> <span m='93990'>maybe</span> <span m='94810'>tries,</span> <span m='95610'>you get</span> <span m='95890'>it and</span> <span m='96170'>you</span> <span m='96360'>land in</span> <span m='96620'>the</span> <span m='96710'>right</span> <span m='96970'>position.</span> <span m='99655'>So</span> <span m='100080'>just</span> <span m='100350'>keep</span> <span m='100550'>trying.</span> </p>","file":{"id":265723,"video_id":"2708339317001","name":"71926806","duration":101760,"thumbnail_url":null}});