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Working in Political Campaigning and Communications

Thursday 1 May 2014, 4.15PM

Speaker(s): Claire Ainsley (Joseph Rowntree Foundation)

Talk and Q&A with Claire Ainsley

Claire Ainsley joined the Joseph Rowntree Foundation as Director of Communications and External Affairs in November 2013.  Prior to this, Claire worked in communications in the public and voluntary sectors, and for the UK's largest trade union. She was head of communications for the government's National Treatment Agency, campaigns and media co-ordinator at Unite the union, and held campaigns and media roles at RNID and Missing People. Claire has a BA in Politics from the University of York and a MSc in Global Politics from the University of London.  The session may be of interest to those considering careers in political campaigning, media relations, public affairs and public relations, public policy.

Location: Derwent College room D/056

Admission: All welcome