Career Fields for English Majors

Advertising, Branding, Marketing

  • Copywriter
  • Advertising Director
  • Marketing Manager
  • Social Media Manager
  • Publicist
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Brand Strategist
  • Product Manager

Business

  • Human Resources Director
  • Technical Writer
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Recruiter
  • Business Analyst
  • Fundraiser
  • Training Instructor
  • Qualitative Data Analyst
  • Content Analyst

Communications

  • Communications Director
  • Communications Coordinator
  • Communications Editor
  • Director of Strategic Communications
  • Corporate Communications Specialist
  • External Communications Manager
  • Internal Communications Specialist
  • Marketing Communications Director
  • Marketing Communications Manager
  • Media and Communications Manager
  • Meeting/Event Planner
  • College Alumni and Development Officer

Editing and Publishing

  • Digital Content Editor
  • Digital Content Manager
  • Print Editor
  • Literary Agent
  • Permissions Manager
  • Publicist
  • Production Manager
  • Technical Analyst

Education

  • English Teacher, K-12
  • English as a Second Language Teacher
  • English Professor
  • Writing Center Director
  • Librarian
  • College Advisor
  • Residential Life Coordinator
  • College Alumni and Development Officer

Entertainment

  • Film Critic
  • Filmmaker
  • Popular Culture Critic
  • Book Reviewer
  • Podcast Host/Writer/Producer
  • Screenwriter

Journalism

  • Editor
  • Copyeditor
  • Reporter
  • Fact Checker
  • Podcast Writer or Producer
  • Book Reviewer
  • Film Critic

Law

  • Attorney
  • Paralegal
  • Judge
  • Legal Research
  • Law Clerk

Media

  • Manager, Digital and Social Media
  • Media and Communications Manager
  • Media Coordinator
  • Media Director
  • Media Relations Manager
  • New Media Coordinator
  • Social Media Specialist

Politics

  • Campaign Manager
  • Policy Analyst
  • Press Secretary
  • Speech Writer
  • Spokesperson
  • Fundraiser
  • Politician
  • Diplomat
  • Lobbyist
  • Activist

Public Relations

  • Brand Ambassador
  • Chapter Relations Administrator
  • Content Manager
  • Content Strategist
  • Copy Writer
  • Director of Public Affairs
  • Director of Public Relations
  • Editor
  • Executive Assistant
  • Event Coordinator
  • Event Manager
  • Lobbyist Manager
  • Manager, Digital and Social Media
  • Managing Editor
  • Media Director
  • New Media Coordinator
  • Program Coordinator
  • Public Affairs Manager
  • Public Affairs Specialist
  • Public Information Assistant
  • Public Information Officer
  • Public Information Specialist
  • Public Relations Coordinator
  • Public Relations Director
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Publicist
  • Relationship Manager
  • Social Media Analyst
  • Social Media Manager
  • Social Media Specialist
  • Technical Writer

Writing

  • Creative Writer
  • Digital Content Creator
  • Grant Writer
  • Journalist
  • Blogger
  • Freelance Writer
  • Podcast Writer
  • Professional Writer
  • Screen Writer
  • Script Writer
  • Speech Writer
  • Technical Writer

Tech

  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist
  • Data Analyst 
  • Technical Writer
  • Digital Marketer
  • User Experience Designer
  • Web Design