Public Relations Officer

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As an Army Public Relations Officer you are the communications conduit between the Army and civilian media networks. You are critical to the public perception and image of Army and will be required to develop, implement and monitor operational and tactical communication strategies and provide timely advice to all levels of command within Army. This is a highly demanding and rewarding Army appointment.

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Graduate

As a member of the Australian Army Public Relations Service, you will become part of a small but dynamic team of public affairs specialists supporting the Australian Army. As an Army Public Relations Officer, you'll be required to undertake the broad spectrum of public affairs functions including:

  • Leading Army public affairs teams in support of Army activities (including exercises and operations);
  • Provide public affairs and issues management advice to Army commanders;
  • Develop and implement strategic, operational and tactical communication strategies;
  • Undertake effective media liaison, escort and support duties;
  • Prepare media releases;
  • Conduct media awareness training for Army personnel; and
  • Oversee the gathering, management and quality of Army public relations product (including stills and video imagery, and articles for Army publications).

During your career as an Army Public Relations Officer, you'll be expected to complete various postings throughout Australia, either in a formed public affairs unit, as a staff adviser on a formation headquarters or at Australian Defence Headquarters in Canberra.

Graduate (Reserve)

As a member of the Australian Army Public Relations Service, you will become part of a small but dynamic team of public affairs specialists supporting the Australian Army. As an Army Public Relations Officer, you'll be required to undertake the broad spectrum of public affairs functions including:

  • Leading Army public affairs teams in support of Army activities (including exercises and operations);
  • Provide public affairs and issues management advice to Army commanders;
  • Develop and implement strategic, operational and tactical communication strategies;
  • Undertake effective media liaison, escort and support duties;
  • Prepare media releases;
  • Conduct media awareness training for Army personnel; and
  • Oversee the gathering, management and quality of Army public relations product (including stills and video imagery, and articles for Army publications).
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