Desirable Attributes:


The Publicity Officer should:

  • write well and have some knowhow on presenting media releases and articles
  • have computer skills
  • be a good communicator and be able to develop positive relationships with media contacts
  • be able to liaise with the committee regarding media relations and news items


Is responsible for: The Club President and Committee Members


Specific duties include but are not limited to (examples):

  • Making contact with media contacts and developing and maintaining media relationships
  • Being the communications contact person for club members and media to gather and present articles
  • Presenting regular articles for the club newsletter and/or website
  • Ensuring that weekly media information e.g. results is provided on time and is accurate
  • Writing media releases to highlight key activities / stories about the club
  • Liaising with the committee about media opportunities