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  • Brand Content Coordinator (Contract-OnSite)

    The Brand Content Coordinator will be responsible for providing project management for all development marketing materials for each of our 20 brands.
    $39k-62k yearly est.2d ago
  • Communications Specialist

    The Communications Specialist must have experience developing communications campaigns and writing content for social media. Our non-profit client located in Alexandria, VA is looking for a Communications Specialist to join their team in a Hybrid capacity, onsite Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
    $47k-68k yearly est.15d ago
  • Media Relations Specialist

    As a Media Relations Specialist, you will support external-facing brand and communications strategies by advancing ARC's engagement with the media. ARC is looking for a Media Relations Specialist to join our team!
    $53k-75k yearly est.11d ago
  • Lead Digital Media Planner

    Stein IAS is a leading global B2B marketing agency. Lead Digital Media Planner, B2B Marketing, New York Relentless growth means we're looking for an ambitious and driven Lead Digital Media Planner to join our global team, based out of New York.
    $50k-61k yearly est.3d ago
  • Medical Education Content Coordinator

    Identify and test approaches to make VuMedi methodologies more efficient and productive VuMedi is a healthcare video education network used by over 600,000 providers around the world VuMedi works with world renowned key opinion leaders, hospitals and societies to distribute timely and critical education in the ever changing health care world.
    $43k-58k yearly est.6d ago
  • Social Media Coordinator (Part Time)

    This is an hybrid role in our Suwanee, Georgia office. This is a part-time hybrid position working in our Suwanee, GA office American Tombow is looking for a Social Media Coordinator to join our Marketing Team!
    $33k-47k yearly est.1d ago
  • Account Coordinator

    Beacon Hill Technologies covers a broad spectrum of IT positions, including Project Management and Business Analysis, Programming/Development, Database, Infrastructure, Quality Assurance, Production/Support and ERP roles. Beacon Hill Technologies, a premier National Information Technology Staffing Group, provides world class technology talent across all industries utilizing a complete suite of staffing services. Beacon Hill Technologies' dedicated team of recruiting and staffing experts consistently delivers quality IT professionals to solve our customers' technical and business needs. Our client, in the consumer goods space, is looking for an Account Coordinator to join their team.
    $52k-68k yearly est.1d ago
  • Digital Paid Media Coordinator

    prefer candidate based in the DC metro area who can come into the Falls Church, VA office one day (2-days max) a week. The Coordinator, Digital Paid Media is a support and project management role works across multiple aspects of the paid media program for the Astound brands.
    $43k-56k yearly est.1d ago
  • Communications Specialist

    A Communications Specialist is expected to be a strategic thinker with a meticulous attention to detail, working well under pressure and meeting sales deadlines. We are looking to employ a Communications Specialist with exceptional public speaking and writing skills.
    $46k-69k yearly est.14d ago
  • Public Relations Account Coordinator

    Interested public relations candidates should send an email with a detailed note explaining why you'd be an ideal candidate for this opportunity to Check out all our Violet PR adventures on Instagram. Violet PR, named one of Inc.'s Best Places to Work, is seeking a full-time PR professional to support our growing boutique PR firm based in Montclair, NJ. The new hire will work full-time from our Montclair, NJ, office (although we are currently remote three days a week now).
    $43k-48k yearly9d ago
  • Digital Media Planner- Freelancer (40 hours/week)

    The Digital Media Planner will be responsible for planning, implementing, and executing digital media plans and insertion orders. BET Network's Ad Sales team is looking for a digital media planner to help build and steward media plans for our unique, forward-thinking advertising campaigns.
    $46k-56k yearly est.15d ago
  • Social Media Specialist

    Be a brand champion for Keeper Security and our products Keeper is hiring a dynamic Social Media Specialist to join our global communications team. Keeper Security, Inc. ("Keeper") is transforming the way organizations and individuals protect their credentials, secrets, connections and sensitive digital assets to significantly reduce the risks of identity security-related cyberattacks, while gaining visibility and control.
    $37k-52k yearly est.15d ago
  • Social Media Marketing Specialist

    Work on site with the Sales Manager to create content for our social media channels and website to share our company with outside world. The ideal candidate will be creative and have a proven interest in social media, and creative writing and enjoy learning new things. 2. Implement various strategies and programs to ultimately create growth in our social media platforms through posts, comments, and Blogs that engage with our audience and develop a relatable company voice. A collection of videos, pictures and social media posts that can be shared with us for review of skill level
    $15-20 hourly1d ago
  • Social Media Coordinator

    You will implement online marketing strategies for MickeyTravels (, MickeyBlog ( and UniversalParksBlog ( through our social media accounts in an effort to increase brand awareness. We'll book over 15,000 Disney vacations this year and live by our slogan, "Making Magic One Vacation at a Time..." is a leading Disney blog that provides up-to-the-minute breaking Disney news and the best available Disney vacation planning advice. *This is a remote position, but we prefer candidates local to Orlando as there might be opportunities to create content inside Walt Disney World!
    $34k-49k yearly est.2d ago
  • Senior Associate Relations Specialist

    supports the day-to-day administration of associate relations activities for Victoria's Secret Stores in the US and Canada.
    $60k-97k yearly est.1d ago
  • Coordinator, Digital Learning Operations

    The Coordinator, Digital Learning Operations The American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Foundation seeks a professional, energetic, and detail-oriented individual to support the business unit in a variety of professional and administrative duties.
    $49k-62k yearly est.8d ago
  • Brand Content Coordinator

    to join one of our Top Clients in McLean, VA! Required Skills for the Brand Content Coordinator: Position Overview for the Brand Content Coordinator:
    $54k-71k yearly est.1d ago
  • Hazard Communication Specialist - (hybrid)

    Join us as a Hazard Communication Specialist, where you'll put your love of science to work in the Scientific Insourcing department. Pace Analytical Services is a division of Pace Science and Technology, providing local testing and analytical services backed by a large, national laboratory network.
    $42k-61k yearly est.3d ago
  • Political Communications Specialist

    Scion Nonprofit Staffing is searching for a : Scion Nonprofit Staffing is an award-winning national nonprofit recruitment and staffing specialist for nonprofit organizations, foundations, associations, and educational institutions! Additional information about Scion Nonprofit can be found online.
    $37-39 hourly3d ago
  • Communications Associate

    Kings Dominion has an opening in our Safety deparment for a Security/Emergency Communications Acssociate.
    $27k-38k yearly est.11d ago

Average Salary For a Media Specialist

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Media Specialist is $50,832 per year or $24 per hour. The highest paying Media Specialist jobs have a salary over $73,000 per year while the lowest paying Media Specialist jobs pay $35,000 per year

Updated May 26, 2023
Average Media Specialist Salary
$62,082 yearly
$24 hourly

5 Common Career Paths For a Media Specialist

Account Executive

An account executive is responsible for supporting existing clients, closing client deals, and developing sales strategies to increase the company's sales and satisfaction. An account executive must be competitive enough to keep up with the constant changes in the sales industry, including the high demands of digital marketing, a different approach to product advertising, effective negotiation, and presentation skills. An account executive also requires excellent communication skills for the successful acquisition of client accounts and immediately resolve possible complaints as they arise.


An editor is the one responsible for polishing and refining a story, article, and any material for publication in newspapers, magazines, books, or websites. Editors have the power to either accept or reject a material as they need to ensure that every manuscript which will be offered for publishing is at the best version as it can be. There are several types of editors, from copy editors, books to managing editors, but they have few skills in common, like strong writing skills, good judgment, and leadership abilities to help guide the whole editorial team. Most of them work in the office, but it is quite becoming more regular for them to work remotely.


Consultants are individuals who were tapped by a company or an organization to work on a specific activity, depending on their field of expertise. They act as guides for the organization in undertaking projects that are related to their field. Consultants would usually assist organizations in planning, often giving advice when the need arises. They would, at times, take the lead in activities that involve data gathering and interpretation of data gathering results so that they can provide solid recommendations on actions that the organization may undertake. They may also guide the organization in implementing any changes brought about by their consultancy and in evaluating the effectiveness of the changes.

Marketing Specialist

A marketing specialist's primary responsibility revolves around conducting thorough market research and analysis to acquire extensive knowledge and understanding of a brand and how it will work in the consumer market. They must determine and come up with strategies and utilize this to develop various programs or campaigns that would be vital in bringing more awareness to the brand, thus boosting sales and improving client base. Furthermore, a marketing specialist must also use their expertise to figure out new opportunities and trends that will work for the company.

Team Leader

Team leaders are responsible for managing a team for a specific project or work component. They primarily guide the team members and ensure that they are still working towards the set goals. Team leaders create strategies to reach goals, cascade the goals and strategies to team members, assign tasks, conduct periodic check-ups on the roadmap towards the goals, foster an engaging work environment, motivate and coach team members, monitor team performance, evaluate the strategies and come up with mitigating plans as needed. They are also responsible for reporting the team's progress to higher management.

Illustrated Career Paths For a Media Specialist

Media Specialist Jobs FAQs

Do You Need A Degree To Be A Media Specialist?

Yes, you need a degree to be a media specialist. A bachelor's degree in educational media or instructional technology is the basic requirement for this profession.

Other common degree programs for people who wish to become media specialists are English, business, or journalism. These degrees prepare a person for an entry-level position in the library field.

How Much Do Media Specialists Make?

Media specialists make about $49,000 yearly or $23.58 hourly. As most jobs go, factors like location, industry, and experience can determine your exact salary.

On the lower end of the salary range, they can make around $29,000, usually for entry-level positions or for low-paying states like Louisiana and South Carolina. On the higher end, they can earn around $81,00 or more.

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