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COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANT
Daily Tasks
Counsels clients on communications strategies and tactics, assesses communication needs, develops communication plans and materials and provides news releases and statements to the media.
Skills/Talents
Superior writing, editing and speaking skills; strong organizational skills; ability to handle multiple tasks at once; detail oriented; human relations skills; ability to work within a team as well as independently; ability to react to unexpected situations professionally with resourcefulness, creativity and appropriate decorum.
Work Setting
Office setting.
Work Hours
Primarily 8-5, Monday-Friday.
Education
Bachelor's degree in communications, English or journalism. Master's degree preferred.
Qualifications
Excellent writing skills and experience in developing and executing communication plans.
Recommended High School Classes
college prep, business, advanced English composition, graphic design/printing, communications, and public speaking
Minnesota Median Salary
$26.34/hour ($54,998/yr)
communications consultant
REAL LIFE
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