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PR Specialist Jobs description

PR specialist jobs require PR professionals to handle media, community, consumer, and business relations. Those in PR specialist jobs work with all types of media, including television, telecommunications, radio, and print, as well as in diverse industries. A PR specialist needs to plan media policies and work on media budgeting for his or her organization.

It is the job of the PR specialist to create, maintain, and protect his or her organization's reputation, enhance its prestige, and present a favorable image. PR specialist jobs require PR professionals to represent businesses, nonprofit organizations, universities, hospitals, and other organizations to build and maintain their brands.

PR specialists arrange and conduct programs to maintain contact between organization representatives and the public. PR specialist jobs also require professionals to create goodwill for their organizations through employee relations, stockholder and investor relations, media relations, and community relations strategies. PR specialists prepare speeches for company representatives and organize public events. The duties handled by PR specialists include representing employers in community projects, creating company presentations for meetings, preparing brochures and annual reports, and writing proposals for various projects.

PR specialist job openings are open to candidates with bachelor's or master's degrees in public relations, journalism, advertising, media, and/or communications. PR specialist job openings also require applicants with demonstrated communication skills as well as relevant experience. Some companies seek PR specialists accredited by the Universal Accreditation Board or the International Association of Business Communicators.

According to the US Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were about 243,000 individuals working in PR specialist jobs in the United States in 2006. The bureau also estimates an 18% increase in PR specialist job openings from 2006 to 2016, reflecting a growth rate faster than the average growth rate for all occupations. The median salary for PR specialist jobs in 2006 was reported as $47,350.

PR specialist job openings include communications specialist job openings, public relations specialist job openings, senior marketing and PR specialist job openings, corporate communications specialist job openings, public affairs specialist job openings, vice president of marketing and communications job openings, media relations specialist job openings, PR consultant job openings, and many other types of job openings.

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