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Discuss any experience you have dealing with the media as a Marketing Communications Manager.

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By: Rachelle Enns

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Dealing with the media can be an enjoyable part of your job in marketing; and, it can also be excruciatingly painful. Your experience will all depend on the industry in which you work, and if you handle controversial products or services. Briefly discuss the exposure you have working alongside the media, giving interviews, offering comments, or attempting to get a spot in a particular story.

Professional Answer Examples
Answer example

"Coming from a smaller city, I have built great relationships with most of the media outlets including local television and radio stations. Often, I comment on particular stories surrounding marketing, branding, communications, and online business. I am happy to contribute to the media outlets in hopes of maintaining a relationship of trust and balance."

Answer example

"The agency I work for has a public relations department which handles all media interactions and inquiries. With that said, this is a task I am comfortable with, should you need me to collaborate with any media outlets."

Written by:

Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is an executive head-hunter and job search expert. Utilized by top executives from Fortune 100 & 500 companies like Fitbit, Microsoft, General Electric, Nestle, and more, she helps professionals position themselves in a competitive marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume, a company that focuses on helping job seekers get their edge back. Renovate My Resume creates stand-out resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles and professional summaries for new grads, all the way to corporate executives. Rachelle spends much of her time training career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers. She also holds interview workshops for students and interns, globally. For great tips and tricks, follow Rachelle on Instagram @_rachelle_e or @renovatemyresume.
First written on: 01/31/2017
Last modified on: 02/15/2019
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