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The role of a communication specialist is likened to that of a press secretary. That is, to be a spokesperson in charge of both internal and external communications of an organization. Their duties include developing social media strategy, producing marketing communications material, and crafting mass media announcements. Besides that, they also plan press conferences, contribute to website content, and build a relationship with key stakeholders.
Employers generally require communications specialists to have a business or communications-related bachelor's degree. This role earns, on average, $21 per hour and is well suited for someone who has a knack for public relations.