While figures vary among specific occupations, overall, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 6 percent growth overall in media and communication jobs through 2031.

  • Social and Digital Media
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Human Resources
  • Writing and Publishing
  • Meeting and Event Planning
  • Politics
  • Fundraising
  • Sales
  • Health Care
  • Legal Communication
  • Mass Communication and Media Literacy
  • International and Intercultural Communication
  • Visual Communication

Public Relations Specialist

  • Write press releases; organize press conferences and other events; and convince the media that stories about the organization have journalistic merit; work directly for corporations, government agencies, and non-profit organizations

Meeting/Event Planner

  • Make announcements and introduce speakers at programs; compose press releases; write descriptions and biographies for events; create online content about meetings

Social Media Manager

  • Analyze patterns of communication; help organizations leverage their brands within social media

Brand Manager

  • Supervise the development of communication-intensive campaigns, as well as evaluate ads, commercials, and other marketing materials

Public Affairs

  • Promote services and inform the public by creating informative materials; develop news articles by interviewing experts and gathering relevant information

Media Relations Specialist

  • Within the public relations profession; build and maintain relationships with media outlets; secure publicity for their company and ensure it receives positive coverage

Digital Marketing Specialist

  • Provide creative solutions for brands; determine unique ways to spread awareness about the company and drive product sales; review market trends and identify the target audience

College Alumni and Development Officer

  • Develop, coordinate, promote, maintain, and evaluate special events, programs, and projects sponsored by the alumni relations office

Human Resource Specialist

  • Prepare compensation and benefits packages, set company policies, maintain employee records, and provide HR procedures to ensure a healthy workplace

News Anchor

  • Responsible for gathering information and broadcasting newscasts throughout the day and interviewing guests; following current events and presenting news stories in an informative, interesting, and unbiased manner

eCommerce Marketing Specialist

  • Managing the development and maintenance of online stores; developing new marketing strategies based on business analytics

Industry Relations Representative

  • Visit the field and conduct routine investigations and inspections; analyze and evaluate information; prepare recommendations; advocate on behalf of the employees in the workplace

Account Manager

  • Make sure each department meets the needs of their customers; handle customer complaints and find solutions; ensure clients’ needs are understood and satisfied; build relationships with customers

Carthage alumni hold positions with employers such as:

  • GFX International
  • Sacramento Kings
  • Sprint Corporation
  • CareerBuilder
  • Prudential Financial
  • Peace Corps
  • and more!

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