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Career Spotlight: Public Relations Specialist

September 5, 2019

Public Relations Specialist

Engage in promoting or creating an intended public image for individuals, groups, or organizations. May write or select material for release to various communications media.

  • Strong Interest Code for this job: EAS or Enterprising, Artistic, Social
  • 92% of Public Relations Specialists hold a Bachelor’s degree and 8% hold a Master’s degree
  • According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics “Employment of public relations specialists is projected to grow 6 percent from 2018 to 2028, about as fast as the average for all occupations. The need for organizations to maintain their public image will continue to drive employment growth. Candidates can expect strong competition for jobs at advertising and public relations firms and organizations with large media exposure.”