Mass Communications - Public Relations

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Advertising Manager
  • Advertising Sales
  • Broadcasting
  • Business Development
  • Campaign Manager
  • Community Affairs
  • Consultant
  • Copy Writer
  • Corporate Training
  • Direct Marketing
  • Editing/Publishing
  • Employee Relations
  • Event Planner
  • Fundraiser
  • Human Resources
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Marketing Assistant/ Manager
  • Media Planning
  • Media Relations
  • Media/Copyright Lawyer*
  • Newspaper/Magazine Writer
  • Professor*
  • Program Coordinator
  • Promotions Manager
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Sales
  • Social Media Strategist
  • Speech Writer

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Business & Corporations
  • Educational Institutions
  • Government
  • Health Care Organizations
  • Marketing/Management Companies
  • Newspapers and Magazines
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Public Relations/Advertising Firms
  • Publishing Companies
  • Radio & Television Stations

Minnesota Employers

  • Charter Media
  • Hatling Flint
  • Holiday Inn
  • Karwoski Courage PR
  • Minnesota Landmarks
  • Nemer Fieger
  • Paramount Theatre
  • Pepsico-Frito Lay
  • RSP Marketing
  • SCSU
  • Shop NBC
  • Sky Bridge Marketing
  • Special Olympics
  • Target
  • Thompson Reuters
  • United Way
  • Volunteers of America
  • YMCA

Salary and Outlook

$32,000-$41,000
*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbooks

Skills and Traits

  • Artistic
  • Attention to detail
  • Creative
  • Customer service
  • Decision making
  • Enterprising
  • Flexibility
  • High energy
  • Initiative
  • Managing people
  • Motivation
  • Negotiation skills
  • Public speaking
  • Reading comprehension
  • Reasoning skills
  • Relationship building
  • Strong writing skills
  • Time management