Should I Become A Communications Manager (One Minute Quiz)

Alyssa Omandac

Career Quiz and Most Suitable Personality

Communications Managers

Communications Managers Communications Managers review all communications for an organization, including internal memos and external press releases. They may also write original communications.

Bachelor's degree

Find a job you love and you will never work a day in your life.Confucius

Table of contents
  1. Career Quiz
  2. Suitable Personality Type
  3. Pros and Cons

Career Quiz

In this career quiz, there are 8-10 questions that will give you a pretty good perspective on whether this career is right for you.

There are 3 answers to each question: Dislike, Maybe, and Like.

Answer “Like / Yes” if you tell yourself “Yes! I would love do this” or “Yeah, I’m that type of person”.
Answer “Okay / Maybe” if you tell yourself “Umm…I think I will be okay with that”.
Answer “Dislike / No” if you tell yourself “Ugh…Sounds boring” or “No way!”.

Ready? Let’s start!

Question Yes Maybe No
Are you interested in writing press releases and media reports?
Would you be interested in overseeing the development of marketing material?
Are you curious about a career that involves providing employees with talking points?
Do you have the communication skills needed to manage communications for a company?
Do you possess the organizational skills necessary to follow communication practices and company policies?
Do you have the leadership skills required to manage other employees?
Are you interested in a high-pressure career?
Are you prepared to work long hours?

Your Results


Now count how many points you have.

Dislike = 0 point
Okay = 1 point
Like = 2 points

After you’re done counting your points. Click below to view your results.

Suitable Personality Type

The Leader

People with this personality likes to start and work on projects. They also like leading people and making many decisions. You can read more about these career personality types here.

Communications Managers require superb communications skills, due to the need to communicate information in a positive light. This job also requires strong leadership skills, as Communications Managers typically manage other staff. You may also need good organizational skills to ensure that communications follow your employer’s policies.

Pros and Cons


You Get to Help Boost the Profile of Your Employer

An effective Communications Manager helps improve brand awareness and recognition, which is a rewarding experience.

You Get to Interact with a Wide Range of Individuals

Communications Managers work with a diverse group of people and meet individuals in a variety of fields.

You May Gain National Exposure

The Communications Director may occasionally handle interviews with the press, providing national exposure.

Work Is Rarely Boring

When working for a large company, Communications Managers deal with all types of communications, which keeps the job interesting.


Communications Managers Must Deal with Pressure

Working as a Communications Manager is a demanding job with a lot of pressure, as the company’s image is heavily influenced by your decisions.

You May Work Long Hours

Communications Managers often work full work weeks and may work long hours during the day. It is not uncommon to put in a 12- to 14-hour workday, especially when the company is dealing with a PR issue.

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