It’s been a while….

Lucy Martin-Davis graduated back in 2008 with a BA (Hons) Public Relations she now works at  BD Diagnostics in Oxford Lets’s see what she has to say …

Lucy in action!

Lucy in action!

“Well it has been a busy few years since graduating in 2008. When you look back you can astound yourself at what can be achieved in such a short space of time. This is particularly the case for me. After graduating I knew exactly where I was heading and quickly set about hunting down my first step on the ladder. Continue reading

Lucy meets Jenny and sees Red!

lucy and jennyLucy Bingham has secured a prestigious role as Assistant Account Executive at Red Consultancy after graduating in 2014. She joins fellow 2010 alumni Jenny Scott (nee Elliott) but let Lucy tell  her own story….It wasn’t easy to get to where I am today, The Red Consultancy have a very thorough process to recruit graduates, but it was definitely worth it! It began with an application form starting with simple questions about why I wanted to work in PR and why I thought I would be good at the job, followed by the task of writing a press release; something that I found straight forward as I previously completed a year long placement at another PR agency in London.

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2014 Grads get jobs!

It has been an amazing year with everyone doing really well at securing what they wanted from their studies. London will be heaving with this year’s crop!

Lauren Farmer is thrilled with her first grad job:

“I originally applied for the role of Fundraising Coordinator at South London YMCA after seeing it advertised on Milkround. I was working part time at Lincolnshire YMCA part time as a bid writer whilst I was at university so I decided to give it a go and apply. Unfortunately they said I didn’t have enough experience to be a coordinator but offered me the role of Fundraising Officer until I had that experience.Lauren at work My role is to communicate with people in the organisation and come up with ideas for projects that will better support our customers. I then research potential funders and create a strategy for applying to them to hopefully win money to fund projects. So far I am really enjoying my role and I can’t wait until I start winning some bids and seeing that money help people.” 

Sophie Frater and Kristin Rosjo are also happy to be working. Continue reading

PR Alumni shortlisted for the #UKBA14 awards

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Jessica Hodkinson, 2010 PR and Advertising alumni has reached the top ten of the prestigious UK Blog Awards 2014 for her Online PR Company blog that: “… takes readers through the ideas and social initiatives enveloped within the new innovative world of PR from a personal perspective”. Her top three blogs include coverage of her trip to cover Social Media Week in Mumbai and top ten tips for fashion brands. Continue reading