- Waringstown, GB
- £35 /hr
- Available now
I am a PR Professional with over 20 years experience in strategic PR and Communications. I am a Full Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, a senior membershipmore...I am a PR Professional with over 20 years experience in strategic PR and Communications. I am a Full Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, a senior membership level that recognises professional capability and qualifications.
The consultancy offers help with communications, public relations, market research, reputation building, issues management and lobbying.
I help organisations and companies in all sectors to communicate with and listen to their their customers and stakeholders through media relations, stakeholder relations and written materials eg for publications and websites.
I write for and edit a number of magazines and inhouse newsletters in technical and business sectors,
I am a skilled and experienced writer creating specialist articles, case studies, newsletters, presentations, company information and content for media, print and web with good contacts in both traditional and digital media.
I work with clients to help raise their profiles or build reputation through published materials and through direct stakeholder communications.
Using my strong intra-personal skills and ability to listen to individual client needs, quick critical thinking and analitical skills I am able to creat cost-effective solutions for organisations. Long-term relationships have often been established with clients over a number of years.
Previous clients have included small micro-enterprises and SME's through to large multi-national companies and public sector and local governenment organisations.
Based in Northern Ireland, I work with clients across the UK, Northern Ireland and Ireland.
Area Covered: Northern Ireland, Ireland, UK and remote working.
Work Experience Summary: I have worked as an independent Public Relations Consultant since 1991 running my own business, Hilary Knight Communications. Prior to this, I worked with several Public Relations and Management Consultancies.
Through my consultancy, I have worked with many organisations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, helping them to solve their communication and public relations issues and grow their organisation. I also help them build brands and reputation through quality strategic public relations and media relations.
I have much experience in the B2B sectors and also in writing about healthcare, industrial, research, technical and scientific topics for specific markets.
I have a specialist knowledge of disability issues and learning difficulties and have lobbied on behalf of the Dyspraxia Foundation and the Dyscovery Centre in Cardiff along with helping a number of not-for-profit organisations involved in caring for disabilities.
Summary: I am a graduate PR professional with Postgraduate qualifications in Public Relations.
I am a full member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, a senior membership level which recognises professional capability, experience and qualifications. (MCIPR.
I am also a qualified teacher having previously taught in secondary schools in England and Northern Ireland.
Degree: BSc (Hons)
Field of Study: Geography
University / College: University of Salford
Degree: Postgraduate PGCE
Field of Study: Teaching
University / College: University of East Anglia
Field of Study: Public Relations, Advertising, Marketing and Law
University / College: Queen's University, Belfast
Degree: Postgraduate Professional Qualifications
Field of Study: Public Relations
University / College: CAM Foundation, London
Public Relations and Communications Consultant