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This is a subject that has been debated in the office at Open Comms for many years. Should we allow pets into the office or is it that one step too far, especially when you take into account that we host client meetings at Nostell and not everyone is a lover of our four-legged friends.… read more.

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Having successfully retained and won a number of accounts to deliver PR, social media and marketing communications to clients across a range of sectors, Open Communications, the straight-talking PR agency in Wakefield, has welcomed two new recruits to its growing team. As we gear up to celebrate our tenth year in business (I know, we… read more.

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Working in PR means that you have to keep abreast of the social media tools that are available and provide a platform for people to communicate. Stands to reason really, given that we are responsible for sharing information and managing the reputation of brands both online and in print. Being of a particular age (38… read more.

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This isn’t the first time I’ve come across this fact but running a business isn’t easy. In fact, sometimes it can be quite the headache. There is so much to think about.  When you first start it’s strange because you have what feels like all the time in the world and things are still exciting.… read more.

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Long has it been said that people buy people but actually the same can be said for brands. What I mean is that increasingly consumers are looking for brands that align with their values and their personalities and therefore the more a business can create a product, campaign or company with character the better. Starting… read more.

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It’s awards season and that means finding out if all of the hard work earlier in the year was worthwhile or if you have to sit tight and wait until next year to submit again.  It also means finding a different dress for each event but I’ll save that fiasco for another blog. FYI: Quiz… read more.

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From the very start, here at Open Communications, we have made it our mission to give people a chance. Not everyone in the agency has come from a PR background but when people approach us, we take the time to think about the transferable skills that they have and how they could benefit our clients… read more.

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Showing support for the largest business to business event in the North For the last eight years we have worked with the Yorkshire Mafia (YM) to provide the team that is responsible for an annual schedule of events including the Buy Yorkshire Conference with PR and social media support. As the largest business to business… read more.

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From the very start, here at Open Communications, we have always taken the opportunity to give something back. Not because we want to be seen to be ‘doing our bit’ necessarily but because we believe that it is important that when we can, we help out and have a positive impact on the local community… read more.

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PR Senior Account Executive £22 – £26,000 We are looking for a Senior Account Executive with at least 18-months experience to join our team. The preferred candidate will have worked on consumer and business to business accounts on behalf of a range of clients and will be looking for a new and exciting challenge.  … read more.