Corporate Community Relations Directors

Corporate community relations directors work to promote a positive image of corporations through various forms of philanthropy, such as educational programs, grants, and cultural and sporting events. They are responsible for researching, planning, implementing, and advertising these outreach programs. Oftentimes, corporate community relations directors act as liaisons between the corporation and community, nonprofit groups, local government, and the media.


Quick Facts
Duties Develop and implement strategies to establish good relations between their employer and community; serve as the employer's liaison with the community, other businesses, government, media, and other interest groups; organize events and activities that help present their employer in a positive light.
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range $50,000 to $100,000+
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Good
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Primarily major urban areas, including New York, Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago, and Dallas, but also in smaller cities across the United States
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • Business
  • English
  • Journalism
Experience Minimum of five years, including on-the-job training
Skills
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership
  • Public Speaking
Personality Traits
  • Helpful
  • Organized
  • Social
Licensure/Certification Recommended
Special Requirements None
Career Ladder
  • Corporate Community Relations Department Manager
  • Corporate Community Relations Director
  • Corporate Community Relations Assistant

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