The average salary for an Experienced Media Relations Specialist with Social Media Marketing skills is $62,137.
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Job Description for Media Relations Specialist
Media relations specialists are a branch of public relations workers who deal primarily with transmitting information about their companies to the press and media, including newspapers, websites, TV/radio stations, and internet outlets. When something new, interesting, or important happens within their company, they are responsible for getting the word out, and they may occasionally be tasked with responding to negative information about the company, as well. Media specialists generally work in…Read more
Media Relations Specialist Tasks
- Build, maintain and monitor relationships with key media figures and communities.
- Create and disseminate marketing materials, both textual and image-based.
- Write reports, releases, websites, and public-facing content to contextualize the organization.
- Monitor and analyze the organization's public image, identifying strategies to improve perception.
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Popular Skills for Media Relations Specialist
Media / Public Relations
Skills in Media / Public Relations and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Copywriting.
Pay by Experience Level for Media Relations Specialist
An early career Media Relations Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,483 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Media Relations Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 9 salaries.
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