30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

It might be time to make data a part of your professional DNA; many of the best jobs of 2019 require analysis of metrics. Find out which jobs earned the top—and bottom—spots.

30 PR and marketing jobs

A four-letter word has infiltrated the communications world, striking fear in even the most seasoned PR pros.

However, it’s essential for creating engaging—and lucrative—campaigns, projects and communications.

“What’s the word?” you ask?


For communicators, being able to interpret data is crucial for delivering successful campaigns. Understanding these metrics can help you decide on which channels to focus your efforts and on whom they will be best suited.

For job seekers looking to land one of the top jobs of 2019, having this skill in your professional repertoire would suit you well.

According to CareerCast’s “Best Jobs of 2019” report, the lion’s share of top positions deal with data.

Four key factors were considered when creating the list: environment, income, outlook and stress.

Data scientist and its “very good” work environment, “low” stress, “very good” projected growth and $114,520 median salary received top honors in the report.

Here are the top five, along with the median salary for each:

  1. Data scientist: $114,520
  2. Statistician: $84,760
  3. University professor: $76,000
  4. Occupational therapist: $83,200
  5. Genetic counselor: $77,480

By contrast, newspaper reporters’ futures are looking rather bleak. The profession landed at No. 222 of 224 jobs. Only logging worker and taxi driver received lower scores.

See the full list here.

Do you have a marketing mind with an analyst’s eye for detail? Here are a few primo job openings for communicators with a knack for interpreting metrics:

Not the job for you? See what else we have in our weekly professional pickings:

Corporate communications director—Entercom, parent company of Radio.com (New York)

Global senior internal communications manager—International Rescue Committee (New York)

PR and social marketing director—Chico’s (Florida)

Public relations senior account executive—Denterlein (Massachusetts)

PR specialist—The Washington Post (Washington, D.C.)

Marketing director—GigSmart (Colorado)

Marketing specialist—St. Charles Community College (Missouri)

Communications specialist—Canadian Cancer Society (Canada)

Public relations manager—Abercrombie & Fitch (Ohio)

PR intern—Havas (Illinois)

Digital marketing specialist—Colliers International (California)

Global communications director—NSF International (Michigan)

Marketing manager, EU—Lionsgate (United Kingdom)

Marketing and events coordinator—University of Michigan (Michigan)

Senior editorial associate—The Pew Charitable Trusts (Washington, D.C.)

Vice president, food PR—Ketchum (New York)

Public relations group coordinator—Hill+Knowlton Strategies (Canada)

Associate vice president of communications and public affairs—UT Southwestern Medical Center (Texas)

Strategic communications manager—Council for Advancement and Support of Education (Washington, D.C.)

PR senior account executive—Lewis Global Communications (United Kingdom)

Health care journalist—Forum Communications Co. (South Dakota)

Corporate communications manager—Uline (Wisconsin)

Communications and publications intern—Memphis Grizzlies (Tennessee)

Media relations specialist—FleishmanHillard (North Carolina)

Communications associate—Sarasota County Government (Florida)

Communications manager—Providence Hospitals (South Carolina)

Communications manager—Indiana University (Indiana)

If you have a position you’d like to see highlighted in PR Daily’s weekly jobs post, or if you’re searching for career opportunities, RaganJobs.com is the perfect place to find or post high-quality job openings.


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