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Public Relations Specialist
A public relations specialist works in marketing. They employ marketing and media strategies to promote their clientsâ€™ work. They can find employment at almost any organization ranging from healthcare, education, to government agencies.
Most PR specialists work on a contract basis. This allows parents to create their schedules. It also gives them a leeway to choose however many clients they want and find a balance between work and family.
PayScale lists the average yearly salary of a Public Relations Specialist as $48,249.
The good thing is that you do not require any specific education to become a PR specialist. Most successful candidates, however, have bachelorâ€™s degrees in areas such as journalism, public relations, marketing, advertising, or something similar.
But if you have just become a parent and are thinking of switching industries, you can start by gaining experience through internships at PR firms. If you can find a connection or network with people in the same industry, it will be easier to get your foot in the door.