What does a Communications Associate do?

Communications associates are responsible for a broad range of duties related to content and messaging. They develop communications that may be delivered in many formats including via email, online, print distribution, video, or other mediums. They may also play a role in social media campaigns. They often collaborate with other teams and stakeholders to develop communications goals and a messaging strategy, and then identify the best tactics to deliver that information. Their goal is to educate, inform, and motivate the audience while supporting the organization’s marketing objectives.

Communications associates typically have a bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or a related field. They often have a background with a heavy emphasis on writing or marketing. Social media expertise and experience with digital communications are helpful. Requires excellent writing and editing abilities.

Work/Life Balance
3.7 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.5 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Communications Associate Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹5,97,218 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: ₹6L
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Communications Associate Career Path

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Communications Specialist
5 Jan 2022

“Enjoyed my time with this company and all the great people I got to work with.”

Communication Specialist
23 Jan 2021

“It is a little hard to see a path to growing your career if you are not a broker.”

Vernon Systems
Lead Technical Communicator
12 Jan 2022

“Not many opportunities to progress career ladder (if that is important to you).”

SkinCure OncologySkinCure Oncology
Authorizations Specialist
10 Aug 2021

“The first vob manager was great and I wished I had been able to stay under her.”

University of FloridaUniversity of Florida
Academic Advisor and Communication Specialist
23 Jun 2021

“Opportunity for professional development and career progress (if you want to work in academia).”

Graduate Digital Communications Officer
12 Jul 2021

“Silva is an ambitious housing association and an excellent place for anyone looking to further their career.”

Communications Specialist
12 Nov 2020

“Mostly young people which is a good thing and you get to work with amazing talents.”

Full Sail UniversityFull Sail University
Internal Communications Specialist
21 Jul 2021

“The leaders here really want everyone to succeed and provide many opportunities to do so.”

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