Public Relations Director
What Does A Public Relations Director Do?
A public relations director regularly deals with the media – answering questions, providing press releases, etc. In addition, a public relations director will promote events or other initiatives. Megan, the director featured in the video, works for a university.
How Do I Become A Public Relations Director?
A four-year bachelor’s degree in communication arts, journalism, marketing, public relations, or a related field is required to obtain this position. A higher degree (master’s degree) in a related field, which may take an additional two-three years to earn, would be more valuable.
What is the Average Salary For A Public Relations Director?
High – 96,000
Median – 62,000
Low – 41,000
What Courses Should I Take To Become A Public Relations Director?
- English – As much as possible!
- Public Relations
- Graphic Arts
What Is The Work Environment For A Public Relations Director?
A public relations director or manager can work for a variety of businesses.
What Is The Future Outlook For A Public Relations Director?
There will likely be strong competition for these positions. Opportunities may differ based on geographical location.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada