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How I got my job: PR Account Executive, Cream Consultancy

Joseph Scott

Joseph Scott graduated from the University of Leeds in 2017 with a degree in English Language and Literature. After attending a couple of appointments at the Careers Centre he applied for a role as PR Intern at Cream Consultancy, a listing he spotted on the Careers Centre vacancy website.

My Role

I am a PR Account Executive for a small PR, digital and communication agency called Cream Consultancy which operates out of an office in the Leeming Building on Vicar Lane, Leeds. I have been working in this role for six months in addition to my initial paid internship in August. My role has a lot of responsibilities and diverse tasks which aim to support the Directors and Account Manager in their work with clients. The role of Account Executive exercises many skills and I am developing my writing, communication and customer service on a daily basis.

My Path to PR

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Getting into Copywriting

Do you enjoy writing? Considering a career in copywriting? Wondering how to get started? In this guest blog post, Derryck Strachen, managing director of Big Star Copywriting, gives his top tips on breaking into copywriting.

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If you’ve got a good grasp of the English language and a natural talent for writing, then a career in copywriting may be for you. Not only does it enable you to use your flair for writing creatively, it offers a flexible career that you can adapt to your own goals and interests. Continue reading

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A Path Less Travelled

Chris O’Connor graduated from the University of Leeds in 2010 with a BA in English and Philosophy and then again in 2011 with an MA in Writing for Performance and Publication. He is currently a part-time receptionist at the Careers Centre whilst pursuing  his interest in writing and journalism.

I remember vividly my feelings as I approached graduation. It was a mixture of relief, excitement and most prominently of apprehension. Relief at finally finishing education, excitement at having the freedom to choose wherever I wanted to go and do whatever I wanted to do but mainly apprehension of not knowing what that might be or how to get it Continue reading

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How I got my job: Content & Community Manager

Leeds Graduate Freya Labram tells us how she got her job and shares her tips and advice for students and recent graduates.

As a Content & Community Manager, I always struggle to explain to people what it is I actually do. I work for a website called JobisJob, which lists job offers. You may have heard of it. Our main market is in the UK, but we’re actually based in Barcelona, Spain.

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