A presentation specialist works with a business or an organization to design professional presentations for upper management, customers, or external organizations. These presentations can involve various subjects, including marketing, education, or manufacturing, and are often done in a computer program such a PowerPoint or other presentation software. A presentation specialist designs and develops presentations according to the company's or client's guidelines and works to conceptualize topics and present them clearly and concisely. These individuals are experts in graphic design and the presentation of visual information.
A bachelor's or an associate's degree is not necessarily needed to pursue a career as a presentation specialist, but most employers and clients prefer those candidates who have graphic design experience and skills in presenting information and training materials. These individuals should possess robust design and computer graphic software skills and strong communication, analytical, and creative skills.
A presentation specialist can make an average of up to $54,000 per year in the US, and these individuals can either work for themselves as freelancers or for a company or an organization.