Are you looking at becoming a Public Relations Officer? They work with the media to build and manage relationships between organisations and the public. They keep the public informed on who their client is by creating the brand, responding to enquiries from the public and media and organising interviews. They communicate with the public, clients and other stakeholders to maintain the reputation of an organisation. Public Relations Officers manage events, conferences, open days or functions. They supervise the preparation and creation of visual, audio and electronic materials for organisations. The role may also include strategic planning and research in to public perception and competition.
Currently, there are only 57 positions for a Public Relations Officer across Australia with a common salary of $65K per year. While it is an extremely competitive role to get into, The Perfect Resume team has helped others to land an interview in the Marketing & Communications industry. We believe we can increase your chances with our resume writing services also!
To apply for a Public Relations Officer position, your resume will need to prove to recruiters and prospective employers that you will have the following transferable skills:
- Managing enquiries from the public, media and other stakeholders.
- Maintaining the organisation's reputation by creating crisis management plans.
- Organising and hosting special events such as exhibitions or open days.
- Writing speeches and preparing visual aids for presentations or interviews.
- Planning and preparing online or printed materials for print, digital or social media.
- Building brand identity and public awareness of an organisation.
- Liaising with management on communication issues and strategies.
- Updating, coordinating and monitoring content and activity on social media platforms.
Due to the high volume of applications for a Public Relations Officer received every year, qualifications that would increase your chances of landing an interview include a Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication (BSB42415), a diploma-level qualification such as a Diploma of Marketing and Communication (BSB52415), bachelor-level qualification such as the Bachelor of Media and Communication With a Major in Public Relations or a Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations).
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When applying for a Public Relations Officer position, your resume needs to tell a story about your skills, expertise, talents and passions and in a highly competitive job market, standing out matters!
The team of professional resume writers at The Perfect Resume are skilled in writing resumes for Public Relations Officers and have proven success in helping people land interviews and the job they want! We offer all job seekers a free resume review, ATS Scan, guides and templates and genuinely care about your career outcomes, partnering with you on your job search journey, following up and providing ongoing support. Your Professional Resume Writer will not let you feel like you are on your own!
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Are you applying for a job that needs selection criteria addressed? Make no mistake; this is a critical part of your job application that you need to get right. Using the STAR technique, we work together and address each criteria specifically, aligning to the hiring managers expectations.
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