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Public Relations Officer

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A public relations (PR) officer is responsible for building and maintaining good relations between an organisation and their clients or the public. They may work in-house or for a consultancy. Other job titles include public affairs, press, communications or media officers.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual salaries may vary, depending on:

Outside the public sector there are no set salary scales. Starting salaries may start at £18,000 to £20,000, rising to between £24,000 and £30,000 a year. This can rise with experience to between £40,000 and £45,000 a year. A director or head of corporate affairs can earn up to £100,000 a year.

Conditions

Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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2022
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2027
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What Does it Take?

You need:

Training

Getting On

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)
Tel: 020 7631 6900
Website: http://www.cipr.co.uk/
Twitter: @CIPR_UK
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/CIPR.UK

Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA)
Tel: 020 7233 6026
Website: http://www.prca.org.uk
Twitter: @PRCA_UK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PRCAuk

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