The average salary for an Entry-Level Public Relations (PR) Specialist with Microsoft Word skills is $40,181.
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Job Description for Public Relations (PR) Specialist
A public relations (PR) specialist helps promote and elevate awareness of a company, brand, or individual. They also help ensure that awareness in the public eye remains positive. They work with a variety of media, from the the web to more traditional media outlets such as TV, radio, and newspapers. They coordinate with marketing teams on branding and promotion to ensure consistency. Much of the PR specialist's work involves helping to execute marketing or advertising strategies. They may work…Read more
Public Relations (PR) Specialist Tasks
- Promote individuals, groups, or organizations by writing or selecting publicity material and releasing it through various communications media.
- Respond to requests for information or designate another appropriate spokesperson or information source.
- Plan and execute press conferences and special events.
- Lead community marketing efforts, ensuring execution of strategies to improve market presence.
- Develop public relations strategies that will influence public opinion or promote ideas, products and services.
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Popular Skills for Public Relations (PR) Specialist
Media / Public Relations
Social Media Marketing
Skills that pay less than market rate include Press Releases, Event Planning, Marketing Communications, Social Media Marketing and Media / Public Relations.
Pay by Experience Level for Public Relations (PR) Specialist
An early career Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,980 based on 52 salaries. A mid-career Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,269 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,197 based on 15 salaries.
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