NUJ PR & Communications branch
c/o NUJ HQ 72 Acton Street, London, WC1X 9NB.
PR & Communications Branch Organiser: Fiona Swarbrick 0207 843 3729
Chair: John Millington
Vice Chair: Debbie Cavaldoro
Branch Secretary: Mark Whitehead 07906720141
Branch Treasurer: Carmel McHenry
Auditors: Charles Harkness & Barry White
Newsletter Editor: Lisa Browne
Branch Web Managers: Mick Holder & Barry White
Branch Equality Officer: Shumon Ali-Rahman
Welfare Officer Natasha Wright
DM Convenor Anita Halpin
Sector NEC member: Sian Jones
Please help build our branch database by sending your email address to: email@example.com
Branch meetings from May 2018
New Venue NUJ HQ Headland House, 72 Acton Street, London, WC1 9 NB. The building is fully accessible. The nearest tube/station is King's Cross/St Pancras International.
Meetings 2018: Wednesdays 6.30pm 10 January (AGM). 14 February (Conference business). No meeting in March. 11 April (including pre- Delegate Meeting matters) and 9 May (including report back from the Delegate Meeting). Please note we are now meeting at NUJ HQ, Headland House.
Average Uk Pr Salary Revealedby John Harrington, PR Week
The average salary among UK PR practitioners has risen just 1.9 per cent over two years, according to the latest PR and Communications Census.
The average salary in 2018 was £45,950, up from £45,100 in a similar study in 2016.
For agency practitioners, the average stood at £45,865 (2016: £44,805), and for those in-house it was £46,078 (2016: £43,591).
The average freelancer salary actually fell, from £56,789 in 2016 to £50,966 this year, according to the research (see below for methodology).
Francis Ingham, director-general of the PRCA, said: "Wages are rising but they have grown modestly in the past two years. While any increases in wages should be welcomed, as an industry, we must do more to retain staff and implement staff retention strategies."
The highest paid salaries on average were found in the finance sector (agency: £53,428; in-house: £60,952). The lowest paid agency salaries were found in the automotive sector (average: £35,890) and the food, beverages & tobacco sector (average: £37,690).
In-house professionals who work in the energy and business services sectors had some of the highest paid salaries in the industry. For agency professionals, consultants who work on central government (£56,338) and NHS clients (£51,721) were also among the highest paid.
The methodology was the same as the 2016 Census but this year the PRCA worked with research company Norstat. A targeted sample was sent to PRCA members and there was a public link on the PRWeek and PRCA websites. It was also promoted on social media. Respondents had to work in comms, PR, or corporate relations. The survey was completed by 1,687 respondents.
Item uploaded: Friday, May 04 2018
Last modified: Friday, May 4, 2018
PR workers told to contact NUJ over pay discrimination
Gender pay gap widens in UK PR sector - PR and Communications Census
UK PR sector grows seven per cent over two years, says PR and Communications Census
On 12 May march for a better future
GO TO BLOG
[* use your e-mail]
join the nuj