Public Relations Specialists Jenny Hastings, Michael frey, alicia finnigan, eddie gutierrez, & Noah terpstra

Flames Pharmacy

The Basics:

Help companies build & maintain positive relationships with the public

Represent businesses, nonprofits, and other organizations to the public

Maintain community, employee, consumers, public interest group, & journalist relationships

The Job:

Busy office work, tight deadlines & schedules, irregular hours with lots of overtime

Handle media, community, consumer, industry, & governmental relations

Draft press releases, news stories, speeches, & articles

Plan speaking engagements & speeches

What You Need:

Strong communication skills

Degree in public relations, journalism, marketing, or communications

Creativity, decision-making & problem-solving skills, & team skills

Outgoing personality & self-confidence

Why This Job:

Wages: $56,770 per year (High: $110,080)

Outlook: 6% growth in jobs through 2024

Most bachelor degrees accepted if strong communicator

Increased use of social media & Internet

Redemptive Value: Honesty

"A good reputation and respect are worth much more than silver and gold" - Proverbs 22:1
"The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity." - Proverbs 11:3

Conclusion

Works Cited

Alban, Donald H. Speech Communication: A Redemptive Introduction (3rd edition). Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, 2015.

Bureau of Labor Statistics. "Public Relations Specialists." Occupational Outlook Handbook. 17 December 2015. http://www.bls.gov/ooh/media-and-communication/public-relations-specialists.htm

Credits:

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