FleishmanHillard Fishburn partners with Career Ready

FleishmanHillard Fishburn is proud to announce its new partnership with Career Ready, a nationwide charity which seeks to improve access to the professional realm for 16-18 year old students from low income homes.

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At FleishmanHillard Fishburn’s summer party FHF CEO Jim Donaldson and Career Ready Chief Executive, Anne Spackman, (pictured above with Career Ready London Manager, Aimi Driver, and FHF/Career Ready partnership project lead, Max Kalu)  announced the partnership together. Through the partnership FHF hopes to drive social inclusion in the PR sector, and will collaborate with Career Ready on number of projects to welcome 16-18 year olds from lower income homes into the industry. FHF will be the communications partner for Career Ready’s annual headline event “A Capital Experience”, which brings 1700 Career Ready from across the UK together to celebrate the initiative. FHF staff will also to commit to individually mentoring students, along with hosting ten introductory masterclasses at their Bankside office, and offering a number of summer internships to Career Ready students.

Jim Donaldson, CEO of FleishmanHillard Fishburn said of the partnership “With the recent PR census, results from the PRCA is proving that there is still a lack of diversity in our industry it’s more important than ever to help close the gap. This is a fantastic opportunity for us to get involved with and continues to progress our broader vision to be the agency for change. Not only do we continue to help drive real change for our clients, we can and will drive change in our industry.