Public Relations Specialist
Katia Yasmine

About the job:

What you do

As a Public Relations Specialist, your job is to manage the reputation of your clients using many forms of media and communication. 

The tough stuff

As a Public Relations Specialist, you will have to:

  • Find a way to make yourself stand out from your (many!) competitors
  • Work even after you leave the office- A career in Public Relations is "hard to turn off!"
  • Work well under pressure
The cool stuff

As a Public Relations Specialist, you will get to:

  • Enjoy a busy and fast-pased social career
  • Improve your people skills and gain confidence along the way
  • Make many connections


Typical work hours
  • 35+ hours a week
  • Schedules are usually not organized, and can be quite spontaneous 

Are you the right fit?

Classes you should be good at
  • Languages (English or French or Arabic)
Best high school track(s)
  • Any Track
Personal qualities
  • Expressing yourself verbally
  • Communicating your ideas in writing
  • Problem Sensitivity
  • Time Management
  • Leadership Skills

Will you make money?

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Education stuff:

Education required
  • In order to become a Public Relations Specialist, you will need a Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations, Journalism, or a related field.
Helpful resources
Local universities
International universities

Video Description

So, a career in Public Relations basically consists of a lot of cool events & fancy galas, right? Well, not really!

Hear what Katia has to say about her experience in PR. Students interested in this field seriously need to watch this.


A talented and dedicated public relations professional, Katia Yasmine, has more than 10 years of experience helping organizations and brands communicate more effectively. She has developed strategic communications plans, mentored a team of PR professionals and made key contributions to building the PR industry in Lebanon. The inaugural Beirut Public Relations Forum, which she helped organize, was a key stepping stone in her success, by ensuring that the Lebanese market was made more aware of the true meaning and value of PR.