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How to land your first PR job... and keep it

The start of any career can be fraught with challenges and the PR and marketing space is no different. From condensing your experience into a short CV to preparing for interviews and winning over your potential future boss, there is a lot you need to think through. Not to mention the competition. It can be hard to know how to stand out from the crowd.

Lucky for you, we’ve convinced two global PR pros to share their advice, top tips, and perhaps a few horror stories to help you figure out what you should and shouldn’t do to get your foot in the door and start climbing the ladder.

BOOK YOUR TICKET - 26 September 2017

Mark Pinsent, European MD at The Hoffman Agency, and Stephen Waddington, Chief Engagement Officer at Ketchum and Visiting Professor of Practice in Public Relations at Newcastle University, will take to the stage, alongside moderator Alice Weightman, CEO of Hanson Search, to cover the fundamental questions you should be asking yourself:

  • Interviewing 101: how to craft your CV and prepare for your interview?
  • How to impress your interviewer?
  • What is expected of a junior PR professional?
  • Turn the table: what should you ask your interviewer?
  • How to succeed in that first role and get ahead?

These are just a few topics we’ll cover before opening up the floor to any questions – your chance to grill Mark and Stephen directly. After the speeches and Q&A, stick around for networking, drinks and canapes.

We are offering tickets to graduates looking to land their first job in PR or junior PRs who are at the start of their PR careers (be that in an internship or permanent role). If this is you, please book your ticket via our Eventbrite page today. Space is limited.

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