Reaping the benefits of a work placement at Wildwood

By Rosie Lincoln, Bournemouth University student

I began my placement year with Wildwood in 2018, and thus far, it has probably been the most memorable and invaluable experience that I’ve had in my four years of university. Taking on a year-long work placement was optional, but I chose this route because university is so much more than just a degree. It’s very important for you to be able to stand out from the crowd and offer future employers more than other candidates have to offer and doing a work placement provides this differentiator. This has already proven to be true in the job applications that I’ve started.

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Steering your communications in a crisis

By Sam Ward, Senior Account Manager

In these extraordinary times it would be remiss to say that it’s ‘business as usual’ at Wildwood. However, as much as possible, we are certainly ‘open for business’ and continuing to operate as normal a service as possible. The team is all set up to work from home and we’re even managing a team meeting every morning – often with an extra guest or two (a dachshund, a toddler, two Siamese cats, a cockatiel and Oscar’s Dad, so far!).

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Are Networking Events the New Press Conference?

By Becky Vance, Digital Manager

As official sponsors of the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) press office, the Wildwood team was out in force at ISE 2020, from the 10th to 14th February. We have several clients on the show floor, so the team were busy accompanying media to stands, talking business, and making new contacts. But for me, one of the most satisfying parts of ISE was seeing the turnout and value gained from our client’s networking events.

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Double CIPR Shortlist Success for Wildwood

We’re delighted to be shortlisted in TWO categories at the CIPR PRide Awards this year. Vying for success in the South of England & Channel Islands region is rising star, Melissa Baker, a finalist in the Outstanding Young Communicator category whilst our new ‘Integrated Home’ podcast series has been shortlisted in the Best Use of Content category.

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Digital Marketing Goes From Strength to Strength

As we continue to celebrate our 25 years in business, we have taken the opportunity to formalise our Digital Marketing Services into a more structured division within the company.  As a results-driven B2B PR agency, working across the EMEA region as well as in the US, much of our comms work encompasses digital platforms in addition to print and face-to-face ‘live’ channels. We are adept at matching and connecting the right channels to the audience, and developing content and messaging with Digital Marketing Services an integral part of that process.

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New Podcast Series for Professional Interior Designers

The Interior Design Business is a new, business-focused podcast series set up to offer best practice guidance, engaging insights and expert advice for professional interior designers. Co-hosted by Susie Rumbold, a Past President of the British Institute of Interior Design and Principal of London-based design firm, Tessuto, and Jeff Hayward, Director at Wildwood PR, “The Interior Design Business” is a free-to-listen series with new episodes released every month.

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Wildwood’s Becky Vance Scoops Silver in the 2018 CIPR PRide Awards!

On Friday 30th November, more than 215 PR professionals gathered at Bristol’s Marriott Hotel for the CIPR South of England and Channel Islands PRide Awards – a celebration of the region’s annual public relations success stories. The Wildwood team was delighted to be there to celebrate with our colleagues in the industry, after being nominated for awards in two categories; Best Publication and Outstanding Young Communicator.

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