17 February
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5 tips to get a job in digital marketing

Fancy a career in digital marketing? Following some of the tips listed below may help you get ahead in your search for the job you want or at least help to get a foot in the door. 1. Stay up-to-date Digital marketing is a fast-growing industry and very competitive one. By showing that you are doing everything you can to stay up to date with what is going…

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17 February
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This course ended up being absolutly the best thing I've ever done!

Want to know what it takes to be a Fitzwilliam Institute Part-time Diploma in Event Management student? See what two of our most recent graduates have to say about the course: "When I first found the Fitzwilliam Institute course online I was delighted, but still a bit skeptical. It ended up being absolutly the best thing i've ever done. Amazing, skilled, and professional tutors, all of…

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17 February
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Can practical skills training change your life? Meet Nadine Gerber

People enrol on a course for all sorts of reasons: to increase their employability, to learn a particular set of skills, to meet like-minded people, to change their careers and sometimes just because they like learning. In most cases our event management students have chosen to study because they’re seeking employment in the events industry and require the knowledge, skills and connections to get there. But…

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17 February
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9 Reasons Event Management Is A Great Career Option

Event Management is one of the fastest growing industries all over the world. From global events like the St. Patrick’s Festival to sports weekends, food festivals, conferences, concerts and public celebrations, event management has evolved into big business; and event managers are the ones overseeing and arranging all aspects of the events. Sounds good, right? However, if you are still confused whether event management is the…

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17 February
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5 content distribution strategies for 2018

Google loves quality content. Your visitors love content. But writing content for the sake of writing content simply makes no sense. If your marketing department has a mandate that you must write x number of blog posts per month, you need to change direction — and here’s why. On WordPress alone, 86.4 million blog posts are published every month. That’s a lot of content! Sadly, most of the content that’s posted…

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17 February
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4 Secure Digital Marketing Jobs That Are Here To Stay

It's time to polish that résumé, marketers! There is an enormous and still growing demand for digital marketing professionals with finely tuned skills. In Ireland, digital marketing economy will soon be worth £21.1bn, according to recent stats, 150,000 digital jobs being predicted by 2020. Digital marketing salaries are also increasing rapidly, making digital marketing one of the most attractive career choices. But what skills should you…

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17 February
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First results are in: Ireland's Digital Marketing salary trends in 2018

The 2018 job market for digital marketing professionals is looking very positive, according to IrishJobs.ie. With more businesses than ever now operating online, it’s no surprise that professionals with digital marketing experience are in demand. At the senior level, a Digital Director of Marketing can expect to earn up to over 100k while a Head of SEO can earn up to 85k and a Head of…

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17 February
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Key Digital Marketing Trends To Prepare For In 2018

Strategies and platforms are evolving in the digital age, and consumers are engaging brands on channels that didn't exist a few years ago. The modern marketer must be extremely agile. But while change spawns creativity, the goals of marketing remain constant. An employer hires a marketer to communicate the right message at various stages of the funnel, raise brand awareness and loyalty, drive traffic and customer…

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17 February
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10 Essential Tips for Planning a Wedding Like an Event Professional

A wedding is one of the most important days in any couple’s lives. From engagement photos, to selecting vendors, to making checklists and choosing your wedding party, there are lots of items that need to be planned out in an orderly fashion up until you say those two magical words – “I Do.” Planning your own wedding can sometimes feel overwhelming and stressful, but if you…

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17 February

Six years after finishing the course, I volunteered to work with the UN in Nairobi, Kenya, which has been my home ever since

Andreas Needham, one of our top Diploma in Public Relations graduates tells us how Fitzwilliam Institute's part-time evening course led to his successful Communications Officer career with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency: "I took the night classes for my Diploma in Public Relations with the Fitzwilliam Institute. I was working in marketing communications and PR in a tech company when I started the course, having recently…

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