YPFP Events

YPFP Tools of the Trade: Social Media and You

October 09, 2013 07:00 pm

Location

House of Commons (Room tbc) SW1A 0AA London
United Kingdom

Online communication and social media are becoming increasingly important resources for political professionals and savvy users can get a step ahead in their careers. Engaging in discussions with leading experts in your field, finding new contacts and making a name for yourself is possible if you know how.

The session will discuss the best ways to build professional contacts and expertise, which platforms are useful for particular goals, how to create a reputation and engage with readers and followers, and what things to avoid when using social media.

Our speaker is Antonia Mochan, the Head of Communication, Networks and Partnerships at the European Commission Representation in London. She also blogs (euonym.eu) and tweets (@euonymblog) about the EU, and on how to use social media and digital communication.

About YPFP Tools of the Trade:

The Tools of the Trade series provides tangible knowledge and practical skills related to careers in foreign policy professions. The topics focus on skill development, career advancement and general knowledge needed in today’s market.

The workshops are designed to be interactive, featuring a speaker discussing a subject related to their profession. Each workshop is 1.5 hours, including discussion and questions. These sessions take place under the Chatham House rule and are designed for a small group of paying YPFP members only. To sign up for full membership, click here.

PLEASE NOTE: Registration does not guarantee admission to the event. You will receive a separate email approximately a week ahead of the event informing you whether you have been successful or not.

Upcoming events in this series include

  • January: Public speaking 
  • April: Negotiation skills

More information coming soon; schedule may be subject to change.

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