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Manisha Mehta
Digital PR Manager
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WHAT DO YOU DO?

My job is to raise the awareness of musicMagpie and our US brand, Decluttr through creative public relations campaigns, with the aim of getting the brands featured on news sites, on TV or on radio.

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU USE MOST IN YOUR JOB?
  • Communication
  • Creativity and organisation
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE WORKED ON IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?

I had the chance to go to New York to meet a number of influential journalists and even had the chance to go to the New York Stock Exchange for a media interview.

WHAT'S YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

A-levels in English Language, French and Media studies. Journalism Studies at the University of Sheffield.

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO DIGITAL & TECH?

The want to learn new skills and do more than just 'traditional' PR

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO GIRLS THINKING ABOUT A CAREER IN DIGITAL AND TECH?

There are loads of career paths within the digital and tech industry and so it's best to research a variety of career paths before you make the commitment of focusing on a core discipline. Working in this industry is really fun and you learn new things every day!


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