A career in the PR and corporate communications industry is an increasingly desirable choice for many, and competition for every job is fierce. If the sector appeals to you, then you need to stay one step ahead of your peers. How are you going to get that all-important foot in the door? Will you find it easier to find a job if you have a degree in PR? What practical skills will you need to progress?
This comprehensive guide to finding and keeping the job you want will answer these questions and much, much more; packed with invaluable information and insider observations, it includes:
•A thorough overview of different PR sectors and disciplines
•An excellent step-by-step guide to creating an effective PR CV
•Helpful job application tips
•Indispensable advice on how best to represent yourself in an interview
•Top advice from leading industry figures
•A recommended reading list and directory of useful contacts
How To Get A Job In PR is the essential communications industry primer, which no aspiring PR should do without.
10% of this book’s royalties will be donated to the Taylor Bennett Foundation http://www.taylorbennettfoundation.org/
“There has never been a more exciting time to work in public relations. This book is a must read guide to finding your first job. Sarah has helped countless people start out and develop their careers and now wants to help you.”
Stephen Waddington, European Digital & Social Media Director at Ketchum & CIPR President 2014
“PR is on the up. While other industries shrank during the recession, PR grew, and grew strongly. Competition for that entry-level job is accordingly fierce -so if you want to break into PR, immerse yourself in this book. It’s an investment you’ll never regret.”
Francis Ingham, Director General, PRCA