A Communications Specialist works in the area of communications with primary responsibilities in the fields of writing, editing, branding, and public and media relations.
What type of responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
A Bachelor’s degree in agriculture communications, agriculture marketing, agricultural journalism, communications, public relations or related field.
To pursue a career as a communications specialist:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, computer courses, English and public speaking.
Where can I work?
Communications specialist work for companies and organizations both large and small. You may also work for a marketing agency and work with a variety of companies overseeing their communication strategies. Some communications specialists freelance for different companies and are self-employed.
Future Job Market / Outlook
The future outlook for a communications specialist will be great over the next five years.
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