We are looking for a graduate now – job vacancies in PR?

I have just been listening to BBC News and it is talking about the toughest job market ever for graduates.

As most people know one of my clients is Lucre Social (where I work as a director running social campaigns) and together we have been looking for a graduate to join our team in west London for a few weeks and we have been suprised at the lack of good quality people coming forward.

I have shared this role on Twitter for the last few days and although we have a few good candidates that have come forward, we really thought we would be inudated with people looking for a job.

We are looking for the following:

  • Must be smart and incredibly switched on
  • Must be on Facebook and Twitter
  • Must know his/her way around Google (research)
  • Must have listened to a podcast
  • Must read blogs
  • Would be good if he/she was a blogger (but not essential)
  • Would be good to have some PR experience but not necessary
  • Should have an interest in the news agenda
  • Absolutely must be able to work autonomously
  • Must be sociable
  • Must have a degree

If you think you are interested in this role, drop me an email with your CV and let me know why you think you would be great to work with us.

Good luck.

Posted By Chris Norton

Chris is listed in the world's top 30 PR bloggers and a regular conference speaker on crisis management and social media marketing. He is also co-author of Share This Too and lectures on digital communications at Leeds Metropolitan University.

3 Comments

Clare

Interesting blog Chris. I would be knocking on your door if this role was Yorkshire based. Do you have anything similar available for a hard working young lady with a first class degree in Leeds, York or Harrogate?

Chris Norton

A great question Clare, send me through your CV and if something comes up – I will certainly let you know. I work for a bigger agency in Leeds and for myself so opportunities are coming up all of the time. Thanks for commenting.

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