How to Hire a Communications Manager

Does your growing business need a Communications Manager? Communications Managers assist in creating, editing, and distributing all internal and external messaging about your company.

Here are some tips to help you find great Communications Manager candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Communications Managers search for Jobs on Indeed*

151,196

job seekers clicked on communications manager jobs

7,474

resumes from job seekers with communications manager experience on Indeed

1,325

communications manager jobs that received clicks

Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $29.59 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $8.50$67.00 hourly
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Common
$8.50
$67.00

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a Communications Manager?

The need for new staff can affect both your existing team and your bottom line. A great Communications Manager hire can help your business:

• Write and prepare all copy for marketing, sales, and internal communications
• Work with marketing teams to create strategic copy
• Manage copy, content, and release dates for all recurring company publications

Skills to look for in a great Communications Manager

A great Communications Manager candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Highly proficient in word processing and publication applications
• Strong command of native language
• Bachelor’s degree in language, writing, or equivalent
• Precise, editorial attention
• Ability to meet deadlines
• Team-oriented worker

Writing a Communications Manager job description

A thoughtful description is important to find qualified candidates for your Communications Manager position. A Communications Manager job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for Communications Manager jobs, such as:

• Internal Communications Manager
• Communications Manager
• Corporate Communications Manager

Interviewing Communications Manager candidates

Strong candidates for Communications Manager positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Demonstrated use of writing, editing, and publication methods
• Ability to comprehend, write, and present individual and company ideals
• Ability to manage several large writing projects at the same time

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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