If you fancy a trip into the equatorial rainforest with nothing but
your professional cunning and a decent safari suit to protect you,
Raleigh International has an offer that is right up your jungle
The charity is once again seeking young PROs to join its three-month
expeditions to far-flung destinations. Handling media relations in the
field is a vital part of each trip. Belize, Brunei, and Mongolia are on
the agenda this year.
The other criteria is that you must be over 25 with two years’
experience, plus the ability to stump up pounds 850 and your flight.
Hannah Crabtree, formerly press and PR manager at the Princess Royal
Trust for Carers recently did a three-month stint in Namibia.While there
was a certain amount of readjustment from ’nights in Soho to nights
under an African sky’, she raves about the opportunities to develop
skills and have hands on experience with events such as organising a
presidential visit. Plus the Namibian media are ’a lot more laid back’
than the British, apparently.