Do you have marketing skills? Or perhaps you enjoy working with and interacting with the public? Have you ever thought about a career in Public Relations? Many of us have talents that we aren’t using that could create lucrative incomes. What are you waiting for?
What does a PR Specialist do?
According to Forbes: “Firms and individuals should hire a public relations agency when they want to protect, enhance or build their reputations through the media. A good agency or PR practitioner can analyze the organization, find the positive messages and translate those messages into positive media stories. Apr 10, 2013”.
What training is required to become a PR Specialist?
According to Study: “A 4-year bachelor’s degree in a PR-related area like journalism, marketing or communications is frequently required for entry-level positions. Many colleges or universities offer specific public relations certificate programs or majors. Individual courses in public relations or business communication, in addition to a liberal arts and writing core, also suffice. Completing an internship while in school can greatly improve an individual’s job prospects.”
How much do PR Specialists earn and what does the future hold for them?
According to the BLS, the mean salary for public relations specialists was $63,020 per year as of 2013 (www.bls.gov). The same source also reported that employment of these professionals was expected to grow by about 12% from 2012-2022, which is about average compared to all other job sectors. Strong competition was expected for entry-level jobs.
Indeed –A job board with open PR jobs.
Upwork –A job board with open PR jobs.
Toptal –Open position for Head of PR. Excellent writing skills required. Position is remote.
Virtual Vocations –A job board with open PR jobs.
PRSA –A job board and resource for Public Relations professionals.
Journalism Jobs –A job board with open Journalism PR jobs.
Status Labs –Open for PR Intern. Austin.
Spark PR –Open positions for Senior PR Director. NY, NY.
People Per Hour –A job board with open PR positions.
Naukri –A job board with open PR jobs. India.
Monster –A job board with open online Marketing PR jobs.
Jaffe PR –Opening for Marketing/Media Relations Expert.
LinkedIn –A job board with open PR jobs. Location Specific.
PR Daily –A list of 30 jobs in Marketing and PR.
Trend Kite –PR software.
PR Web –Resource to submit press releases.
Get Babbler –A resource for PR pros to get better coverage.
Cision –PR resources.
Media Miser –Publicity Tools.