Communication Resources

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Job Titles

Cultural Communication Consultant Campaign Consultant
Community Affairs Administrator Consumer Relations Director Journalist
Community Relations Specialist Corporate Communication Director Lawyer
Interpersonal Communication Corporate Trainer Lobbyist
Mass Media Producer/Director Customer Service Representative Press Secretary
Media Buyer Education Director Promotion Specialist
Media Relations Director Employee Relations Public Information Specialist
Media Researcher Human Resources Publicist
Mediator Management Trainer Public Relations Specialist
Minister/Pastor/Priest Marketing Consultant Public Relations Representative
Reservation Agent Organizational Consultant Public Speaker
Teacher Program Coordinator Research Analyst
Organizational Communication Recruiting Coordinator Speech Writer
Advertising Director Sales Representative Sports/Entertainment Agent
Business Consultant Sports Management Sports Information Director
Business Manager Rhetoric/Public Speaking Sales
Buyer Broadcaster Training and Development

Personal Characteristics to be Successful

Adaptable Energetic Self-motivated
Creative thinker Expressive Self-starter
Critical thinker Leadership

Workplace Skills

Adapt message to audience
Analyze and evaluate
Attend to accuracy and accountability
Design projects
Develop programs/articles
Evaluate ideas and structures in communication events
Gather information and data
Generate ideas
Influence/persuade others
Inform/explain
Interact and communicate with others
Listen
Make decisions

Mediate
Negotiate
Observe people
Organize
Perceive
Planning
Solve problems
Synthesize
Work in teams
Write

Job Postings

Education

Missouri Teacher Certification: Information on the requirements needed to receive certification to teach in the state of Missouri.

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE): The organization promotes English education in public schools and includes a list of helpful teaching resources, articles about effective teaching, and other helpful education links and publications.

NewTeacher.com: Features advice on becoming a teacher, finding a job, substitute teaching, and more.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Opportunity to view many higher education positions. Prior week's issues can be viewed for free. Must be a member to view the current week's issue.

Writing

Association of Writers and Writing Programs: With a $37 student subscription you can receive email updates of job opportunities.

PoeWar.com Writer's Resource Center: Features tips on improving your writing, interviews with professionals, and job opportunities.

AuthorLink: Articles and resources for writers with classified jobs section.

SunOasis - for Writers, Editors, and Copywriters: Excellent site for job search strategies, career development, and national job announcements.

The Burry Man Writers Center: Freelance job links, resources for writers - for working professionals and beginners.

Journalism and News

Journalism Jobs: This site offers hundreds of job postings, salary info, and lots of helpful career and industry links.

Newspaper Jobs Page: A comprehensive list of job boards, communication companies, and state press agencies.

Publishing and Editing

Publishers Marketing Association: Classifieds listed for editors, copywriters, and other writing and publishing job announcements.

American Copy Editors Society: Listings for editorial job openings.

Editor and Publisher: Job vacancies listed in several fields, including advertising, circulation, editorial, and production.

Marketing and Advertising

AdAge.com: Search the job bank, receive email of related job opportunities and post your current resume.

American Advertising Agencies: A comprehensive list of ad agencies in major cities including Kansas City. You may also post your resume for free with the nation's top ad agencies.

NationJob.com: Advertising and Media Jobs: Extensive list of job opportunities in advertising, public relations, and media.

Paladin Staffing Solutions: Specializes in placing marketing and creative professionals in temporary, direct hire or temp-to-hire positions. This free service caters to larger organizations in major U.S. cities.

Web Advertising Jobs: Search for web advertising jobs according to job title and location.

Public Relations

All about Public Relations: Great page for career tips, job listings, and links to helpful internet sites regarding PR jobs.

Public Relations Society of America: The PRSA Public Relations and Communications Jobcenter is the most targeted community of public relations and communications professionals.

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  • Fayette Missouri 65248