The challenge of international PR (part three)

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Return on Investment (ROI) is top of many clients’ agenda when they hire in a PR consultancy, says Robert Minton-Taylor in the third article in this series on international public relations. Consequently analytics and evaluation skills are in demand.

Paid traineeships for BAME graduates

Taylor Bennett trainees

Applications are now open for the Summer 2015 Taylor Bennett Foundation traineeship programme, writes Sarah Stimson. These programmes are designed to directly address the need for greater ethnic diversity in the communications & PR industry and are open to all BAME graduates. The 10-week programme is supported by Brunswick, the leading financial and corporate communications consultancy.

Don’t overlook the public sector

Natasha Slingsby

Having spent her placement year working for the NHS, Natasha Slingsby has learnt that PR roles in the public sector are varied, important and even well paid with good opportunities to progress. She thinks PR graduates should reconsider the public sector.

The challenge of international PR (part two)

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In the second of a three-part series, Robert Minton-Taylor discusses the mix of traditional and digital skills needed for a successful career in international public relations. You need a nose for news, an understanding of cultures, integrity, teamworking skills and expertise in social media and SEO.

CIPR PRIME Research Fellowship offered for sixth year

PRIME project manager and PR graduate Daniel Fanshawe at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show

The CIPR and PRIME Research UK have announced the 2015 launch of their annual six-week funded fellowship opportunity for one recent or soon-to-be graduate, with the deadline for applications closing on 14 May. The six-week Fellowship award, now in its sixth year, supports and encourages a graduate student interest in applied public relations research as a career opportunity, based at PRIME Research in the scenic city of Oxford.