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Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

Industry Areas

  • Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises
  • Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services

Day-to-Day Tasks

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, government officials, and media representatives and use these relationships to develop new business opportunities.
  • Write interesting and effective press releases, prepare information for media kits and develop and maintain company internet or intranet web pages.
  • Identify main client groups and audiences, determine the best way to communicate publicity information to them, and develop and implement a communication plan.

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Overall Kind of Work

Public relations managers plan and direct the creation of material that will maintain or enhance the public image of their employer or client. Fundraising managers coordinate campaigns that bring i...

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Work Environment

Military

Public information officers usually work in offices.

Status

What is the difference between enlisted and officer?

Enlisted:
Enlisted members enter the Military with a high school diploma (in some cases a GED), at a minimum. They are employed in almost every type of military career, often in hands-on roles.

Officers: Officers either enter the Military with a four-year college degree or greater or served previously as enlisted members, and are generally employed in management roles or highly specialized fields that require intensive training.
  • yes Officer
  • no Enlisted

Military Breakdown

The number of people who currently hold this career in the Military.

845 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers in the military

Service Branches

Public Information Officers work in the following services:

Army Marine Corps Navy Air Force Coast Guard

Data is supplied by a third-party vendor and updated periodically. Jobs in this career field may be available in other service branches. Call or email a particular branch for more info.

Type of Work

The level of day-to-day involvement with data, people or things.

Data: High
People: High
Things: Low

Skills at a Glance

The levels of different skills helpful in this career.

Verbal skills: High
Critical Thinking & Problem Solving: High
Equipment Operation & Maintenance: Low
Math & Science Skills: Medium
Technology Design & Control: Medium
Leadership: High

Workplace at a Glance

The level of different environmental factors you would experience on the job.

Responsibility: Medium
Exposure to Job Hazards: Low
Physical Activity: Low
Decision Making: High
Repetitiveness: Medium
Level of Competition: High
Time Pressure: High

Data supplied by Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Center of Education Statistics, Defense Manpower Data Center. (View our update schedule). Contact any business, college or military service branch to answer additional questions.