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DIRECTOR OF MEDIA RELATIONS: Spreading Information On The Web Where It's Accessable To Everyone

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Kendra shares her story of wearing lots of hats and keeping very busy as the Media Director for an education publishing company. She says she would have liked to have known how important a love of learning would make a difference in her life.

Degree: Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Job Title: Director of Media Relations

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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