The job of a press officer is to be the point of contact for a public or private agency to any media questions or interest. They will also conduct activities such as writing press releases, arranging events, and other public relations affairs. It is the job of a press officer to make sure their client’s image is upheld, and that any media crisis that arises is handled to their best interests.
The job of a press officer is very similar to that of a public relations officer. For that reason, if you wish to find any more information on expected earnings & conditions, or the necessary qualifications & experience, or career development and additional training available, then please refer to the public relations officer job profile.