Student Entrepreneur Blog

In-house PR to agency life

Genesis PR

A couple of months ago, I decided to leave my role as a PR and Media Manager for a regional charity to accept a new challenging position as an Account Executive at Genesis PR. Having had a couple of months to settle into my new role, I now find myself in a position to reflect…

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Not everything goes to plan.

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There are going to be moments where things just don’t go to plan, but it’s just a part of life. We need to adapt to unexpected situations and use them to anticipate future events.  I am sitting writing today’s blog post in a workman’s cafe in Tolesbury soaking wet, enjoying a toastie made with packet…

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The Fundraising Challenge Within The Charity Sector

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Fundraising, Fundraising and more Fundraising, a crucial and often difficult task within any charity. Should it really be that difficult? On paper, the U.K. is Europe’s most generous country in terms of donating money, volunteering time and helping a stranger. You only have to turn on BBC for Comic Relief to see the true generosity…

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Being English shouldn’t discourage you from learning a new language!

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Recently, I have had a little bit of time to myself – and have spent the last couple of weeks in a small Swedish town called Storvreta with my girlfriend. In an effort to fit into my surroundings and try to understand what the hell my Girlfriend is saying on the phone, I have been…

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How to make the most out of an exhibition?

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Exhibitions are perhaps one of the most important marketing practices for both product and service based businesses. Sure; websites, apps and social media allow you to connect to potential consumers from all around the world… but exhibitions offer a face-to-face opportunity to build new networks, increase brand recognition and potentially sell to your target audience.With…

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Managing Uncertainty – Stepping into the big wide world

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Assignments handed in, University studies completed and the bubble has burst. There’s something daunting about stepping into the big wide world by yourself, particularly when surrounded by challenges and responsibilities. Which path to follow? Getting a job? How to make your impact on the world? How do you go about Managing Uncertainty? Three years ago…

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Optimistic visions of the future of the enterprising landscape in Iceland

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There was something special about my recent trip to Reykjavik, Iceland that I can’t say I have ever experienced before. Not just the bewitching mountains and the dramatic volcanic landscape, nor this being my first trip abroad with my beautiful girlfriend; it was because this was my first research trip. Rarely have I had the…

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Cambridge Black Tie Fundraising Event for SOS Children’s Villages Charity.

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Three years of studying Enterprise and Entrepreneurial Management at Anglia Ruskin University, and it all boils down to my final dissertation project. Co-leading 13 enterprising students to run a successful Black Tie Charity event. A project that needs creativity, teamwork, sales, marketing, finance and planning skills; It is projects like these that make me realise…

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