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Public Relations and Fundraiser Managers

What Public Relations and Fundraising Managers Do
Public relations managers plan and direct the creation of material that will maintain or enhance the public image of their employer or client. Fundraising managers coordinate campaigns that bring in donations for their organization.

How to Become a Public Relations or Fundraising Manager
Public relations and fundraising managers need at least a bachelor’s degree and some positions may require a master’s degree. Many years of related work experience are also necessary.

Pay - Outlook
The median annual wage for public relations and fundraising managers was $104,140 in May 2015. Employment of public relations and fundraising managers is projected to grow 7 percent by 2024. The need to raise funds for nonprofit organizations will require more fundraising managers.

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