An older female liaison officer talks to a community group at an event

Liaison Officer

Liaison Officers establish and facilitate communication between different community groups, organisations and governments.

Overview

Liaison Officers establish and facilitate communication between different community groups, organisations and governments.

Day-to-day

  • liaises with members of the public establishing communication between various parties, organisations or government organisation
  • researches and prepares reports, briefing notes, memoranda, correspondence and other routine documents to help facilitate communication
  • maintains confidential files and documents
  • attends meetings
  • processes incoming and outgoing mail, files correspondence and maintains records.

Considerations

  • stressful.

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Apprenticeships may be available

To become a Liaison Officer

  • You need a high level of communication skill to work as a Liaison Officer. Formal qualifications might be useful but aren't essential. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

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