Member Events

Careers in PR Event 2016

Non-Member Price £5.00 excl. VAT

Places available: Full Booked. Please email events@prca.org.uk for any cancellation places.
Date11 March 2016
Time09:20 - 12:30
LocationWestminster City Hall, 64 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 6QP
 

Overview

This is the leading conference and exhibition for those interested in working in the exciting and varied world of PR and communications. Aimed at 16 to 24 year olds, including sixth formers, students and graduates, the event forms part of the UK-wide National Careers Week, backed by the National Careers Service.
 
 

Description

The event will feature a conference with speakers - including agency heads, communications people from major brands, HR directors and rising stars - giving insights, tips and inspiration to attendees on careers in public relations:

  • An introduction to PR - what is it? How does it work?
  • Handy hints and tips on how to break into the world of PR, and what to do when you get there
  • Insight into the broad range of careers in PR, and which might be the best area of PR for you
  • Inspiring views on the importance of PR in modern life
There will also be the opportunity to meet PR agencies, find out about grad schemes, learn about PR Apprenticeships, register with PR recruitment companies and generally make new contacts in the world of PR.

The agenda for the day will be as follows:

 
09:20: Registration
 
09:40: Welcome: Simon Francis, Founder Member, Campaign Collective
 
09:45: Introduction to PR: Gareth Thomas, Founder, Capella PR
 
10:10: Tips and Tricks from PR’s Rising Stars featuring recent incomers to PR including grad trainees and PR apprentices
- Alice Cadwgan, EMEA Head of Marketing & Development, Ogilvy Public Relations
- Chloe Jervis, Account Manager, Frank PR
- Sophie Pettifer, Account Manager, Shine Communications
- Matt Seel, Junior Consultant, Claremont

10:50: Tea & Coffee Break
 
11:05: Find your Perfect PR Match: Panel Discussion featuring speakers from different sectors of PR, featuring:
- Ed Stearns, Head of Media, Metropolitan Police Service
- Lottie Whyte, Group Development Manager, Instinctif
- Liam Fitzpatrick, Account Director, Propeller PR
 
11:50: Final speech from Jane Fordham, Executive Director, Marketing and Talent, Golin
                               
12:20: Closing Comments

More details will be revealed shortly.



For all enquiries, please contact Leo Fedorcio at leo.fedorcio@prca.org.uk. 

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