What is a Communications Consultant?


Communications Consultant Job Description

Communications consultants are hired by organizations or individuals to help them accomplish short or long term communications related goals. They may be hired to help their client complete specific projects, such as a new website, or they may be hired to help an individual or organization develop a branding strategy.



Typical Job Duties

• May assist an individual or organization develop a branding strategy

• May conduct a media analysis in order to understand how the client is portrayed in the media

• Provide client with a work calendar which details project deadlines

• Prepare and deliver reports based on findings of any research undertaken

• Work with communications and marketing personnel of client organization

• Provide client with advice and recommendations pertaining to short or long term communications strategies



Scholarships for Becoming a Communications Consultant

The Applicable Majors section below shows fields of study relevant to a career as a Communications Consultant. You can search for scholarships matched to those fields of study on our Communications Scholarships and Political Science Scholarships pages.


Success Tip: Be sure to apply for any scholarships that you even barely qualify for, as there are millions of dollars of scholarships that go unused every year due to a lack of applicants!



Applicable Majors

Studying one of the university majors listed below is an excellent starting point for becoming a Communications Consultant. Click on the links to find out what else you can do with these majors!


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