Public Relations and Fundraising Managers – GNO, Inc. Career Guide
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Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

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  • Median Salary: $38.47 / Hour
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Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
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Employed in Industry Group: 158
Change (Over 10 Years): 23

Job Description

Public Relations and 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.

WHAT SKILLS & TRAINING ARE NEEDED?

FOUNDATIONAL SKILLS:

  • Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

TRAINING:

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers require a four-year bachelor’s degree, but some occupations only require an associates or a specialized certification.

HOW DO I KNOW IF THIS IS A GOOD FIT FOR ME?

  • You like to develop organizational policies or programs.
  • You like to develop organizational goals or objectives.
  • You like to direct financial operations.

WHERE CAN I PURSUE ALIGNED TRAINING?

     

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