More than three quarters of comms and PR professionals say their volume of work has increased over the past few years, according to recent research from Ned’s Job of the Week and Sword and the Script Media.
The report was based on data from a survey conducted in May and June 2022, among 483 professionals working in communications, public relations, and public affairs.
Some 78% of respondents say the volume of comms work has increased over the past few years. A third say it has increased significantly.
Half of comms and PR professionals say the nature of their work has changed significantly, and 32% say it has changed moderately.
Respondents say comms and PR work has changed in many ways, including a greater emphasis on social media and more focus on internal communications.
Comms and PR professionals say their biggest work challenges are cutting through the noise (35% cite as a top challenge) and juggling too many priorities (31%).
About the research: The report was based on data from a survey conducted in May and June, 2022, among 483 professionals working in communications, public relations and public affairs.
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