The trick is to write content that other people will want to share, and the easiest way to get someone to share something is to write something about them. This may involve a bit of legwork first – asking for quotes from various people – but you might be surprised at how generous PR folk are when it comes to giving comments. Continue reading
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I’m currently mid-way through delivering the current Taylor Bennett Foundation programme. We’re also about to publish our impact report, which spells out in stark figures the outcomes we’ve achieved over the past nine years including this astonishing statistic: 93% of our alumni are employed – 81% of which are working in PR & communications. That’s pretty good going.
As a PR graduate in Romania, with some experience in event management whilst a student, I moved in the UK a couple of years ago knowing that landing a job in PR would be a mission. Fresh out the plane, I got a job in customer services offering advice on several Government green initiatives. I learnt all the bells and whistles about solar energy and ground source heat pumps. Within six months of my employment, I was the first on the list to had exceeded all targets therefore, I was asked to apply for the team leader vacancy made available. Continue reading
Note: This list has now also been posted on PRcareers.co.uk, along with lots of useful information on careers in the PR industry. The 2017 list has also now been published on PR Careers. If you’re at a PR agency that would like to appear on the 2018 list please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Last January I listed entry level opportunities at the top 150 agencies as listed by PR Week. It was a hugely popular blog post so I’m doing in again for 2016.
I’m off on maternity leave in a couple of weeks to have baby number two. This means I have to leave my other baby, the Taylor Bennett Foundation, in the hands of my (very capable) colleagues. I’ll only be away for four months but it’s still a pretty daunting prospect that at some point I’ll have to stop thinking about feeding, nappy changing and singing wheels on the bus endlessly and revert back to my professional persona. Continue reading