Could a PR Apprenticeship be right for you?
Have you ever been tempted by a PR apprenticeship? Public Relations, or PR, is a varied and exciting career that spans every industry. You could be an in-house PR working for a household travel brand, or an agency PR with a number of clients. Alternatively, you could specialise in social media, branding, or public affairs, for instance. Whatever your interest, there is surely a job in PR that will cover it. Here, Stephanie Umebuani, head of apprenticeships at the PRCA, talks about PR apprenticeships. She goes through what’s involved and how to get on one, whatever your age or experience. Also, what can you expect, day to day? Do you know what sort of experience or skills will you need? Finally, what are the career prospects? Watch now to discover more.
Stephanie manages all aspects of the day-to-day running of the PR Apprenticeship programme. This includes recruitment, quality assurance, compliance and the management of mentors. She also undertakes regular school engagement, and offers apprentices support throughout their apprentice programmes. You can find out more about becoming a PR apprentice with the PRCA here
Founder of The Hub Paula Gardner is an ex-PR and well placed to offer career coaching for anyone thinking of going into PR, marketing or communications. Book a session with Paula here.