Who should attend
Typical delegates are in-house marketing executives and managers. The course is tactical and operational but with a strategic backdrop so that delegates understand the ‘why’ as well as the ‘how’. No prior knowledge is necessary.
About the course
This course is ideal for marketing professionals whose responsibilities include PR writing and internal communications. Featuring a series of enjoyable and enlightening hands-on exercises, delegates discover how to produce compelling copy that helps promote and protect your reputation. We look at how press releases add value within the wider PR strategy, learn how to think like a journalist and identify the five key elements of a newsworthy story. Delegates learn how to write press releases that persuade without being too salesy. You’ll also learn how to create engaging employee communications that motivate people to take action. The course has lots of exercises for you to discover best practice, plus techniques that ensure you produce right first-time copy, saving you valuable time and making you more persuasive and influential.
- The six fundamentals of all good writing.
- Gaining a deeper insight into what motivates your audience(s).
- Why companies need PR.
- What journalists expect from press releases.
- Identifying newsworthy stories.
- Planning and writing persuasive press releases.
- Top tips for engaging employee communications.
- How to do great interviews that provide powerful stories.
David is an author, blogger, executive coach and trainer. He created his own company in 2004 after a ten-year career in marketing, most recently as global PR director for €4.5bn multinational TNT Express. His portfolio of corporate communications work includes Marston’s, GE, ABB, DPD and Barclays...
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
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