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|Account Executive||Documentation Specialist||Playwright|
|Advertising Copywriter||Freelance Writer/Consultant||Public Administrator|
|Analyst||Greeting Card Writer||Public Speaker|
|Attorney||Information Abstractor||Publicity Agent|
|Book Critic||Magazine Writer||Radio-TV Newscaster|
|College Professor||Manuscript Reader||Reading Consultant|
|Comedy Writer||Marketing Specialist||Research Assistant|
|Communications Manager||Marketing Writer||Sales Representative|
|Critic, Art/Book||Paralegal||Technical Writer|
|Desktop Publisher||Personnel Manager||Writer|
Personal Characteristics to be Successful
Communicate with superiors and other staff
Consult with colleagues and clients
Create multi-media promotional materials and training resources
Develop public relations materials
Distribute information (electronically and in hard copy)
Draw conclusions and communicate views
Facilitate meetings and training opportunities
Edit written materials
Inform others verbally and in writing
Teach creative writing
Write advertising copy
Write internal directives
Write news releases
Write news stories and features
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