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Expert 1-to-1: PR and Communications with Siobhán Lavelle

January 10, 2022 @ 11:00 am - April 30, 2022 @ 10:00 am

An hour-long, virtual, one-to-one meeting, to discuss your business needs, with our PR/comms expert Siobhán Lavelle.

Expert biography:

Siobhán is a PR and marketing communications consultant. With nearly 30 years experience, she works with clients to develop marketing communications programmes that support business goals and drive growth and sales, build brands and strengthen reputation. Siobhán brings an action-focused approach that helps businesses identify and communicate effectively with the people that matter.

Siobhán has extensive experience in helping clients manage issues. A safe pair of hands when businesses are facing difficulties, Siobhán helps to minimise any impact on business reputation and guide clients through challenges, from negative media or social media attention to redundancies, relocations or other major changes or problems.

Before setting up her own consultancy, Siobhán worked both as a consultant and in-house across a range of organisations, including global consultancy, not-for-profit, public sector, multi-nationals and SMEs. She’s a member of the CIPR, an accredited member of ibd Business Advice Group and a member of the Association of Business Mentors. She works as a mentor for The Princes Trust and for The University of Plymouth, where she also provides guest lectures on a range of marketing communications and business topics.

Booking information:

To book a timeslot for your 1-to-1 with Siobhán, please register. The BIPC team will then contact you to check your eligibility, and put you in touch with Siobhán Lavelle to arrange a suitable time.

Please note: BIPC Devon are only able to offer Expert 1-to-1 appointments to business based in Devon, UK. Once you have made your booking, we will contact you for further information about you and your business idea. When you’ve replied to this email, we’ll be able to confirm your booking, and our expert will contact you with details of how to access the meeting.

This meeting will be delivered remotely. If you have any additional requirements, please let us know and we’ll do our best to help.

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January 10, 2022 @ 11:00 am
April 30, 2022 @ 10:00 am
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