The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Public Relations Assistant with Marketing Communications skills is $12.21.
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Job Description for Public Relations Assistant
Public relations assistant support the managerial staff of the public relations department with media interactions. They perform a number of duties, such as writing press releases, staffing events, editing videos, and contacting news organizations and members of the public. They also perform other duties within their department as required; for example, they may perform marketing duties as well. Professionals in this position may be able to advance within their department as they gain experienc…Read more
Public Relations Assistant Tasks
- Write press releases, event listings, website, and social media content to promote products or services.
- Assist with event planning and execution.
- Reach out to media contacts and the public to publicize events or products.
- Track, archive, and analyze all media coverage, reviews and web analytics.
- Update and maintain calendars of events, editorial deadlines, and releases.
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Popular Skills for Public Relations Assistant
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Skills in Media / Public Relations, Press Releases, Event Planning and Public Relations are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Public Relations Assistant
An entry-level Public Relations Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.30 based on 21 salaries. An early career Public Relations Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.41 based on 94 salaries. An experienced Public Relations Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.00 based on 3 salaries.
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