Kathryn Jones

  • London United Kingdom
Kathryn Jones

Work History

Work History
May 2008 - Present

PR Coordinator

London Business School

Provided support to the press office in raising the profile and reputation of London Business School by delivering positive coverage in target media.

  • Responded quickly and professionally to media enquiries from national and international print, broadcast and online media, arranging interviews to provide expert commentary on a wide range of news stories
  • Planned and delivered proactive media relations to promote faculty research, School announcements and build brand awareness of London Business School
  • Developed strong working relationships with key internal stakeholders, including senior staff and media contacts
  • Assisted with organisation of events, launches and media briefings and managed media relations for student events and conferences
  • Researched and wrote press releases and news content for external website and intranet
  • Managed daily cuttings service, circulating coverage and producing a monthly coverage report for key internal stakeholders
  • Daily support of press office including: maintaining media lists, monitoring news agenda, tracking faculty activity and upcoming PR opportunities, updating website using content management system and responding to image and information requests
Jul 2006 - Oct 2007

PR Assistant

University of Greenwich

Supported a busy press office in responding to a large volume of media enquiries and assisted with proactive internal and external communications.

  • Responded efficiently to media enquiries from local, national and specialist press
  • Assisted with planning and implementation of local and national media campaigns, for example the annual Clearing campaign to encourage applications to the university
  • Responded tactfully to enquiries regarding difficult or sensitive issues, and worked well in high pressure situations
  • Coordinated production of the monthly internal magazine circulated to over 1,000 members of staff. This included identifying interesting stories and news items from across the university, writing, editing and proofreading copy, assisting with page design and liaising with printers
  • Produced informative and engaging copy for press releases
  • Maintained and regularly updated the news and events section of the university website
  • Assisted with the organisation and promotion of public events involving media and key local stakeholders, for example the opening of a new campus development
  • Provided support to ensure smooth running of press office including: researching and updating media distribution lists, media monitoring, maintaining image library and booking and supervising photography sessions


Oct 2003 - Jul 2006

English Literature

University of Bristol

BA (Hons) in English Literature, 2.1. Classification



Content Management Systems

Trained on and used Content Management Systems to update websites

Microsoft Office Applications

Confident with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint


Seeking next step in which to build on over two years experience in PR, looking for a creative and challenging role with opportunity to develop my career


In my spare time I enjoy travelling, and from October 2007 to March 2008 travelled in South America and New Zealand, including taking part in a conservation project in New Zealand