So, you want my job? Director of comms, the University of Cambridge

So, you want my job? Director of comms, the University of Cambridge

PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Paul Mylrea's role as director of comms at the University of Cambridge?

No excuses: why comms has to reach those that media relations cannot

No excuses: why comms has to reach those that media relations cannot

We've all been privy to planning discussions about why a certain type of media should be targeted because some of the people a brand is trying to influence 'will read it anyway', says Laura Spence

Know your niche when pitching to the trade press

Know your niche when pitching to the trade press

The world of specialist B2B PR is populated by hard-to-please technical editors and demanding clients that may not be media savvy, so these are the dos and don'ts of trade press media relations.

Weber Shandwick UK teams up with Media Trust for internship scheme to promote diversity

Weber Shandwick has partnered with Media Trust, the UK-based communications charity, to create a new paid internship programme aimed at bringing more diverse talent into the PR industry.

Official figures reveal size of MoD's comms army

Official figures reveal size of MoD's comms army

The Ministry of Defence has enough comms people on staff to fill an entire infantry battalion, according to a PRWeek analysis of recently released data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

So, you want my job? Director of comms, NHS Providers

So, you want my job? Director of comms, NHS Providers

In a new interview series, PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. This week's spotlight shines on Daniel Reynolds, director of comms at NHS Providers.

Three ways to improve local public sector communications

Three ways to improve local public sector communications

LGA director of comms David Holdstock looks at Sustainable Transformation Plans (STPs) and suggests three ways in which they could revolutionise public sector comms.

Comms key to helping employers understand mandatory gender pay gap reporting

Comms key to helping employers understand mandatory gender pay gap reporting

Comms are a key component of a campaign by the Government Equalities Office (GEO) and Acas to help employers understand new guidance for gender pay gap reporting, ahead of the legislation taking effect.

On mindlessness: The PR industry needs to switch off to switch on creativity

On mindlessness: The PR industry needs to switch off to switch on creativity

'Always on' working culture is great for productivity, but is it killing our creativity? Here's a theory on how we can reinvigorate our imagination - and let the ideas come to us.

British Airways to merge UK and international PR teams with some job cuts

British Airways to merge UK and international PR teams with some job cuts

British Airways is in the process of merging its UK and international PR teams, with redundancies likely to be made, PRWeek has learned.