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Why do companies need public relations?

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Public Relations Interview Questions

  • 1. Why do companies need public relations?

    • 2. What media outlets do you follow on a regular basis? Why those ones?

      • 3. How do you prioritize your work?

        • 4. How would you go about finding relevant contacts and sources?

          • 5. How do you stay organized?

            • 6. How would you contact and communicate with a reporter?

              • 7. How would you deal with a PR crisis?

                • 8. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

                  • 9. What are your favorite social media platforms?

                    • 10. How would your former employer describe you?

                      • 11. How would you put together a pitch?

                        • 12. What do you know about our company?

                          • 13. Why did you apply to our company?

                            • 14. What kind of opportunity are you looking for?

                              • 15. If hired, how do you intend on making a difference with our company?

                                • 16. Can you multi-task?

                                  • 17. What qualities make a good public relations employee?

                                    • 18. Do you prefer working for an in-house pr department or a pr agency?

                                      • 19. Have you even been misunderstood professionally or personally?

                                        • 20. Tell me about a social media campaign you have worked on.

                                          • 21. What does public relations mean to you?

                                            • 22. What campaigns have you ran in the past?

                                              • 23. What was your most successful PR campaign?

                                                • 24. What was your most challenging PR campaign?

                                                  • 25. What are a few of your most important steps in creating a successful campaign?

                                                    • 26. What do you know about our company?

                                                      • 27. Why are you the best candidate for us?

                                                        • 28. What is your greatest strength?

                                                          • 29. What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?

                                                            • 30. What are your career goals?

                                                              • 31. Why did you decide a career in public relations?

                                                                • 32. What skills have you acquired that would help you communicate a client’s message?

                                                                  • 33. How can you use social media to reach and impress traditional media?

                                                                    • 34. Tell me about yourself.

                                                                      • 35. What writing experience do you have?

                                                                        • 36. How are your communication skills?

                                                                          • 37. Are you efficient with your time?

                                                                            • 38. How do you handle stressful situations?

                                                                              • 39. Do you work well under pressure?

                                                                                • 40. Do you manage your time well?