A Career in PR - Introduction to PR hosted by Rostrum PR Agency

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Who this event is for

  • Everyone


JHB203, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus


Wondering what PR is? Grant Bather will give a run-down of what a career in PR can include, some of the key skills that can be transferred from other disciplines and how to start in PR. The talk will include examples of crisis situations that Grant has worked on, proactive PR campaigns (including broadcast and national newspapers) and breakdown a typical day for a PR professional

About Rostrum

Rostrum is an award-winning PR and content marketing agency. We specialise in working with financial services companies, professional services firm and technology businesses across the UK and around the world.

About Grant

Grant Bather is a trained media instructor. He started his career in journalism, before becoming a PR professional. Grant has over ten years’ experience in comms and has worked in-house at organisations including Virgin Money and Aviva Investors and in agency roles representing large, and small companies. As a spokesperson, he has appeared live on BBC 5Live and Sky News and has been quoted in all of the UK national newspapers on topics ranging from pet insurance to pensions, travel insurance to credit cards. Grant also specialises in advising and implementing issues management strategies.