Communicate with media

Description

Communicate professionally and present a positive image while exchanging with media or potential sponsors.

Alternative labels

communicating with the media
communicate with representative of the media
communicate with the media
communicate with sponsors and media

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Communicate with media is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Election agent: Election agents manage a political candidate’s campaign and oversee the operations of elections to ensure accuracy. They develop strategies to support candidates and persuade the public to vote for the candidate they represent. They conduct research to gauge which image and ideas would be most advantageous for the candidate to present to the public in order to secure the most votes.
Special-interest groups’ official: Special-interest groups’ officials represent and act on behalf of special-interest groups such as trade unions, employer organisations, trade and industry associations, sports associations and humanitarian organisations. They develop policies and ensure their implementation. Special-interest groups’ officials speak for their members in negotiations about topics such as working conditions and safety.

Optional skill

Communicate with media is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Professional athlete: Professional athletes compete in sports and athletic events. They train on a regular basis and exercise with professional coaches and trainers. Building up the necessary skills needs natural talent as well as planning and endurance to get through the needed training programmes.
Political campaign officer: Political campaign officers provide support during political campaigns, advising the candidate and campaign management staff on campaign strategies and campaign staff coordination, as well as developing advertising and research strategies.
Sports programme coordinator: Sports programme coordinators coordinate sports and recreation activities and policy implementation. They develop new programs and aim to promote and implement them, as well as ensure the maintenance of sports and recreation facilities.
Dietitian: Dietitians assess specific nutritional requirements of populations or individuals throughout their lives and translate this into advice which will maintain, reduce risk to, or restore people’s health. Using evidence-based approaches, dietitians work to empower individuals, families and groups to provide or select food which is nutritionally adequate, safe, tasty and sustainable. Beyond healthcare, dietitians improve the nutritional environment for all through governments, industry, academia and research.
Youth programme director: Youth programme directors develop and implement programmes and policies to improve and ensure youths’ well-being. They facilitate communication with and between educational, recreational, counselling or other youth related institutions, organise events for youths and families, and promote social mobility and awareness.
Political party agent: Political party agents manage the administrative tasks of a political party, such as budget management, record keeping, writing of agendas, etc. They also ensure productive communication with governmental bodies, and with press and media.

 


 

References

  1. Communicate with media – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022