As a Coordinator of Public Affairs, you will basically coordinate activities to improve the organization's positive relationship with the public. You may be tasked to develop programs that will enhance brand awareness or the organization's public image, set guidelines, set goals, manage staff, and many more.
You also need to possess important skills and traits as a Coordinator of Public Affairs. You need to have good speaking skills to efficiently communicate with the people you are working with. You also need to have great writing skills because besides speaking, you will also be writing a lot; therefore, you need to clearly and effectively express yourself through writing. Lastly, problem-solving skills are another important skill as a Coordinator of Public Affairs. You might face problems along the way, and you should be able to solve these problems in a timely manner.
You can earn an average salary of $47,315 as a Coordinator of Public Affairs. You also have the chance to further your career. For instance, from being a Coordinator of Public Affairs, you can then become an Office Manager, an Account Manager, a Marketing Manager, and a Regional Marketing Manager.