Public Relations & Fundraising Managers


Plan, direct, or coordinate activities designed to create or maintain a favorable public image or raise issue awareness for their organization or client; or if engaged in fundraising, plan, direct, or coordinate activities to solicit and maintain funds for special projects or nonprofit organizations.
Also called: Account Supervisor, Development Director, Public Relations Director, Public Relations Manager (PR Manager)

Knowledge:

    Business
  • sales and marketing
  • customer service
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Communications
  • multimedia
    Math and Science
  • psychology

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • reading work related information
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • communicate by writing
    Ideas and Logic
  • come up with lots of ideas
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Initiative
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Persistence

Technology:

    Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop
    Desktop publishing software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Distiller
  • Adobe Systems Adobe InDesign
    Video creation and editing software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe AfterEffects
  • YouTube

Education:

    bachelor's degree
    some college
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