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The world of public relations is exciting and one which can be in advertising, television and print media or corporate communications. The latter provides the greater security, especially if working in the public relations department of an international blue chip company. Good writing skills are important as press releases have to be succinct, eye catching and interesting.
Most companies have a public relations department, so this is an avenue worth exploring. In advertising, the emphasis is on getting the best story out to the media, working accounts and keeping good relationships with advertising agencies and the press. People skills are vital, and being able to adapt to sudden changes in strategy are also important.
Representing an individual is another sphere of the work, and maybe the most rewarding financially. Being able to put a good spin on a story for a client is the real essence of the job, and if necessary to turn negative publicity into positive publicity without making it too obvious. PR executives can get up to £30,000 a year, with in-house press officers attracting less.
Public Relations (PR) area is required in any company to maintain mutual understanding and goodwill between an organisation and its people, including suppliers, shareholders, customers, and staff members. People working in this area are public relations officers that can work in PR consultancies or in-house PR. Their duties are related to corporate identity, media relations, programme planning, special events, production, corporate identity, among others.
Public Relations officers usually perform many of the following tasks:
• Organising news conferences.
• Creating reports.
• Maintaining organisation’s identity.
• Developing good working contacts.
• Writing press releases.
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£30000 - £32000 per annum + package
Belfast, Co. Antrim, Co. Down
22000.00 - 23000.00
£30,000 - £40,000
London (Central), London (Greater)
From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum Performance based bonus.
Central London, London, South East
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