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25 Surefire Signs You Work In PR

Coffee runs through your veins.

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1. You have 100% without a doubt sent an email to someone important that says "pubic relations" instead of "public relations."

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It happens to the best of us.

2. Your to-do list somehow gets longer each day, and nothing actually gets crossed off before 3 p.m.

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Maybe I'll be able to check that off next week...

3. More often than not, you wake up in the middle of the night just to check your email.

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It might be important.

4. You know that even when you're on vacation, you're not really on vacation.

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When a client needs you, you drop everything.

5. You've mastered the art of saying the exact same thing, eight different ways.

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#PitchinAintEasy

6. You ALWAYS know what is going on in the news.

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Because, duh, you have to.

8. No one really understands what you do on a day-to-day basis.

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And tbh, sometimes you don't understand it either.

9. A dying phone battery is the bane of your existence.

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QUICK, SOMEONE GET ME A CHARGER!!!

10. Your inbox has literally never been empty.

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One time you got it down to 15 unread and you felt like God.

13. The AP Stylebook is pretty much your bible.

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Live and die by the words.

14. You laugh when you see up-and-coming PR newbies because they have no idea what they've gotten themselves into.

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And neither did you.

15. When a PR crisis flares up, you get flashbacks to your own crises.

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:: starts shaking ::

16. You have so many Google Alerts set up that you sometimes forget why you added one in the first place.

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WHY DID I ADD THIS AND IS IT IMPORTANT?!?!?

17. You've gone to SEVERAL parties where you can't actually party because your client's entire world depends on you.

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::watches everyone drink and have fun while you panic that something will go wrong::

18. You have a long list of notes on your phone stemming from middle-of-the-night thoughts about a new campaign idea.

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And generally you never remember what they actually mean the next day.

19. You attend meetings with your clients while working on a pitch for another client because there are NOT enough hours in the day.

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These companies aren't going to get themselves coverage.

20. You went from researching for your history class to researching for your new client that produces vodka.

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¯\_(ツ)_/¯

21. You're used to working with a nearly impossible deadline.

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Deadlines: Meet your match.

22. Post-it notes are your best friend and worst enemy.

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They are everywhere and some of them no longer make sense to you.

23. When you go out to dinner with co-workers, not much talking actually happens.

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"I just have to finish this email real quick."

24. Coffee is your saving grace every morning, afternoon, and evening.

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This isn't blood in my veins, it's caffeine.

25. And no matter how much your job stresses you out and tests your limits, you honestly can't imagine doing anything else.

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You've got 99 problems, but a pitch ain't one.

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