Jessica Ozdemir, senior marketing manager, international at WE communications, has been elected as the vice-chairman of the PRCA’s PR and Communications Council 2019.
The PR and Communications Council provides a formal mechanism to consult with the industry’s most senior practitioners on the issues PR and communications faces, it acts as a think-tank for the industry, informs the PRCA’s strategic priorities and produces helpful commentary, advice, and best-practice guidance for professionals.
Jessica was elected by the 2019 Council members, who were themselves elected in November. She will take on the role in January 2019, at the same time Amanda Coleman, head of corporate communication at Greater Manchester Police, becomes PR and Communications Council chairman. Jessica will then succeed Amanda as chairman of the Council in January 2020.
At WE communications, Jessica is responsible for leading a cross-functional team of marketing specialists across the entire marketing mix: increasing brand awareness, driving demand for WE services and converting demand into business opportunities.
Jessica said: ‘I am thrilled to be elected as vice-chairman at such a pivotal time for the PR industry. There is much to do to help solidify our industry’s stance, particularly around diversity and inclusion, and I’m really looking forward to working with Amanda and the terrific team at PRCA to help make a difference.’