As some of you may know, I’m currently on my placement year working for two AWESOME Leeds-based PR agencies, Umpf and The Right Agency. I’ve been working with them since May 2012 on some amazing yet challenging accounts (Seven in total, plus other smaller jobs I do to help out with others)! Both agencies share the same offices and some of the same accounts – Umpf is a consumer PR agency while The Right Agency is B2B and trade.
Last week at the PRide YL Awards, both agencies won a collection of Gold and Silver awards (in fact, Umpf cleaned up with five Golds and one Silver)!! It really does prove that some of the best quality PR agencies are in the north – just take a read through this to find out why.
But anyway, here are a few reasons why I love working for these two agencies and agency life in general. I admit I’ve never worked in-house before so I’m not comparing the two, but I do recommend agency work to any young PR practitioners wanting to get a great start.
I’ve also snapped this up over a couple of train journeys so it’s in no way perfect! Continue reading