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Sam Siddorn announced as PRCA's South West and Wales Co-ordinator

Published on Wednesday, 6th August 2014
The Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA) has appointed Bristol-based communications professional Sam Siddorn as its South West and Wales Co-ordinator, with a brief to strengthen the voice of the PRCA's members in the region.

The Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA) has appointed Bristol-based communications professional Sam Siddorn as its South West and Wales Co-ordinator, with a brief to strengthen the voice of the PRCA’s members in the region.

Sam Siddorn will support the development of the PRCA’s South West and Wales Group by working with its Chairmen, Stuart Williamson, Head of Media Relations (Corporate) at Nationwide and Yvette Murphy, Deputy Head of B2B & Corporate PR at Bray Leino.

Sam is the Director at Snap Live and specialises in events, production, content creation and communications. Sam will support the organising of events, which are accessible to all PRCA members within the South West and Wales, helping them to share, learn and celebrate all that is great about PR.

50% of the PR industry in the South West and Wales work in an in-house role, while 38% work in a PR agency. 4% of the PR industry in the South West and Wales earns over £100,000 a year, according to the PRCA’s PR Census 2013.

Sam Siddorn, South West Groups Co-Ordinator, said: “I am pleased to the join the PRCA and provide regional support to the South West and Wales Group. I hope to bring my specialism in events and communication, and help increase membership engagement with more events and networking opportunities.”

Francis Ingham, Director General of the PRCA, said: “We are delighted to have Sam on board as our South West and Wales Coordinator. We want to continue growing PRCA membership in the region, by providing helpful best practice and events.”

The PRCA’s South West and Wales Group provides an opportunity for practitioners to collaborate. If you have any ideas for future events or further information on how Sam can support you, contact her here.

About PRCA
Who we are: Founded in 1969, the PRCA is the largest PR association in Europe, representing 12,000 people in agencies, in-house communications teams, and individuals. The PRCA promotes all aspects of public relations and internal communications work, helping teams and individuals maximise the value they deliver to clients and organisations.

What we do: The Association exists to raise standards in PR and communications, providing members with industry data, facilitating the sharing of communications best practice and creating networking opportunities.

How we do it and make a difference: All PRCA members are bound by a professional charter and codes of conduct, and benefit from exceptional training. The Association also works for the greater benefit of the industry, sharing best practice and lobbying on the industry's behalf e.g. fighting the NLA's digital licence.

Who we represent: The PRCA represents many of the major consultancies in the UK, and currently has more than 350 agency members from around the world, including the majority of the top 150 UK consultancies. We also represent over 150 in-house communications teams from multinationals, UK charities and leading UK public sector organisations.

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