The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist with Media / Public Relations skills is $70,742.
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Job Description for Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist
Senior public relations (PR) specialists are responsible for maintaining a company's public image and directing its outward marketing, as well as public relations programs such as media coverage, public speeches, and online promotion through advertisement and web presence. They are also tasked with handling all physical promotions, such as literature, pamphlets, and promotional gifts for customers, and outgoing emails related to the promotion of the company. Strong communication skills are esse…Read more
Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist Tasks
- Coordinate all communication and public relations activities for the organization.
- Produce press releases, public announcements, online updates via social media, and other PR communications materials.
- Act as main point-of-contact with the media and manage all media relations.
- Define and implement public communications strategies to positively affect public opinion.
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Popular Skills for Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist
Social Media Marketing
Skills in Press Releases and Corporate Communications are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Strategy Development and Social Media Marketing.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist
An early career Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,265 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,970 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $88,000.
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