3 November

How to get into Events, Public Relations or Digital Marketing (the easy way)

If you’re nearly out of college and are eager to get out into a creative industry such as event management, public relations or digital marketing, specialising at postgraduate level can augment your skills sets and make you a stronger job applicant. And, although in-class training can teach you a lot, there is nothing like on-the-job experience – especially in PR, events or digital marketing. No class…

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1 November

6 Digital Marketing Skills To Put On Your CV

Forged in a world of constant innovation, evolving platforms, and cutting-edge strategies, digital marketing has the unique luxury of endurance in the job market. Maybe you’re looking for a new career path that’s not in danger of becoming obsolete. Maybe you’re already working in digital marketing and wondering how your job will stand up to the test of time, or what your growth opportunity will look…

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23 October

21 FREE Stock Image Resources for Social Media, PR & Content Marketing

These days, PR and marketing professionals need an arsenal of images to pull from in order to keep pace online. Having the right images to align with a brand’s digital storytelling is not just about making something look pretty to garner a few extra likes, the right images can help to drive conversions and keep companies top of mind. According to a study by Jeff Bullas,…

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5 October

What can you do with an event management qualification?

The events industry is a dynamic, fast-paced sector offering opportunities to work on anything from small staff events to festivals, sport events and charity fundraisers. Job Options: Event Manager Event management involves creating and developing large scale events which may include conferences, conventions, concerts, trade shows, festivals, and ceremonies. Courses to get you there: Postgraduate Diploma in Event Management with Arranged Work Experience - Full Time…

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5 October

I highly recommend Fitzwilliam Institute-you never know where it may lead you

Rose Servitova - Job Coach, Author & Festival Curator: “From observing trends in the non-profit sector and wishing to keep my skills fresh and relevant for any opportunities that may arise with my own employer (disability service) or elsewhere, I noticed that public engagement, fundraising, corporate partnership, sponsorship and event management were on the up. I researched far and wide before settling with Fitzwilliam Institute's Diploma…

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4 October

"Our event profit went from €4000 last year to over €10,000 this year"

Clodagh Fleming was in this year's top 3 for Event Industry Awards' "Event Manager of the Year" category. Her event, Rith na Lochanna 5k,  was also been shortlisted for "Best Sporting Event". She took the time out of her very busy schedule to share her experience and expertise in Event Management with aspiring event managers. First of all, can you tell us a little bit about…

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2 October

4 Reasons Why You’ll Love Working in Events

Do you love meeting people? Are you creative and have a flair for fun ideas and activities? Are you good at planning, organising and leading? If so, a career in event management could be just the thing for you. But what are the benefits of a career in Event Management? The events industry is growing A recent survey by Eventbrite discovered that 18-34 year olds are…

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2 October

How to Contact a Top PR Agency about a Job Opening (Tips for New Public Relations Pros)

Job hunting is scary - we totally get it. Instead of looking at the job process as intimidating, it's important to look at it as a learning experience and an opportunity to reveal your talent and worth! An interview is the necessary key to unlock the door to your dream job. Like anything in life, you have a greater chance of success if you are armed…

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27 September

The benefits of a career in digital marketing

Digital Marketing is a booming industry, expected to create 150,000 jobs by 2020.  Continually changing, always interesting, challenging and rewarding; and with great long-term prospects, digital marketing careers have become the next big thing. With almost every company - big or small - taking the digital route to promote their products/services, this industry is reaching new heights every day. But what is it that keeps digital…

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21 September

5 Tips for Students Seeking PR Positions

We are living in changing times, but change can present immense opportunities. As we know, trust in media is at an all-time low. In addition, power continues to shift away from media to media consumers and brands. PR students about to enter the workforce need to understand that they can take advantage of paradigm shifts to shape their careers in innovative ways, Amanda Sapp, Edelman’s VP…

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