Corporate relations managers help their companies to maintain positive relationships with consumers as well as other businesses and are tasked with developing and improving the local, regional, and national image and reputation for the company. They also serve a leadership role for a relations team to help the company achieve goals in public relations, and they must be able to interact daily with these teams to create story development and provide a social media outlet.
Corporate relations managers must be able to identify and build relationships with media outlets which eventually lead to a higher media outcome and strong business relationships to help build the company's image and success. Some managers may serve as spokespersons to help promote the company's service or product, and they typically work independently in an office setting, but with frequent interaction with co-workers and executives.
A bachelor's degree and years of prior managerial experience are generally required for this position, and corporate relations managers typically work during regular weekly business hours. The job outlook for this position is expected to rise 5% in the coming years.
Corporate Relations Manager Tasks
Develop and maintain existing and new corporate partners and funding.
Write and provide reports for corporate partners and organization director.
Create plans for expansion; track and analyze contributions.
Prepare, edit, present and execute funding and partnership proposals,campaigns and meetings.