This unit group includes specialists in public relations and communications who develop and implement communication and promotion strategies and information programs, and maintain media relations on behalf of businesses, governments and other organizations.
Non-university certificate or diploma / Bachelor's Degree
Communications officers develop, implement and evaluate communications strategies and programs designed to inform clients, employees and the general public of initiatives and policies of businesses, governments and other organizations.
In the oceans technology sector, communications officers may work within companies or with the industry to design communications strategies and campaigns aimed at the local, national and international markets.
A Communications Officer performs some or all of the following duties:
* The employment outlook over the next few years for this occupational group is "fair", which indicates the changes of a qualified individual finding work is around average.