Public Relations Manager Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Public Relations Manager interview, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples.

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What do you like most about being a Public Relations Manager?

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List of 30 Public Relations Manager Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    What do you like most about being a Public Relations Manager?

  2. 2.

    What skills would you like to develop in this PR Manager job?

  3. 3.

    Tell me about the most difficult situation you have had when leading a team. What happened and what did you do?

  4. 4.

    How do your skills relate to this Public Relations Manager position?

  5. 5.

    Give an example of how you have acted with integrity as a PR professional.

  6. 6.

    Which media outlets do you follow?

  7. 7.

    What opportunities do you see to boost our organizations' PR strategy?

  8. 8.

    Why do companies need PR professionals?

  9. 9.

    Describe your leadership style and give an example of a situation when you successfully led a group.

  10. 10.

    What are your career goals?

  11. 11.

    What do you like least about being a Public Relations Manager?

  12. 12.

    What do you believe makes a social media campaign successful?

  13. 13.

    What qualities make a good Public Relations Manager?

  14. 14.

    Why did you choose to pursue a career as a Public Relations Manager?

  15. 15.

    Give an example of a time when you had to be relatively quick in coming to a PR-related decision.

  16. 16.

    Public Relations Managers are often placed under extreme pressure. Talk about a time when you were under such pressure and how you handled the situation.

  17. 17.

    What previous experience and education led to your interest in a public relations position?

  18. 18.

    What does public relations mean to you?

  19. 19.

    What kind of work environment are you looking for?

  20. 20.

    What skills do you think are most critical to this Public Relations Manager role?

  21. 21.

    How well do you manage your time?

  22. 22.

    What innovative PR procedures have you developed? How did you develop them?

  23. 23.

    How do you evaluate the effectiveness of a PR campaign?

  24. 24.

    Describe some professional relationships you've established with media partners.

  25. 25.

    How do you make the decision to delegate work?

  26. 26.

    Which PR firms do you admire and why?

  27. 27.

    Describe a time when you had to work on a team that didn't get along. What happened?

  28. 28.

    Talk about the differences between PR and advertising.

  29. 29.

    What would you do if a co-worker or client disagreed with your PR strategy?

  30. 30.

    Talk about a time when you mentored or trained a colleague.