CIPR and IoD announce 2013 Director of the Year Shortlist
The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) in partnership with the Institute of Directors (IoD) has today announced its shortlist for the prestigious annual CIPR IoD Director of the Year award.
The award is presented to the CIPR member who can best demonstrate their effectiveness of managing, and safeguarding, the reputation of their organisation either in a time of crisis or over a long term reputational initiative. In order to win the prize, the CIPR member must advise a board, MD or Chairman, on reputational risk or other aspects of reputation management that have a significant impact on their organisation and its stakeholders.
This year’s shortlisted candidates are:
- Amanda Coleman, Head of Corporate Communications for Greater Manchester Police
- Emma Gilpin-Jacobs, Global Director of Communications for the FT Group
- Stephen Jolly, Director of External Affairs & Communications for the University of Cambridge
- Sadie Visick, Communications and Marketing Director for AQA
Each shortlisted candidate will now be invited to sit before a 5 person judging panel chaired by Jane Wilson MCIPR, CIPR CEO, for the final step of the judging process.
The winner will be presented with the award at this year’s CIPR Excellence Awards on Monday 3 June 2013 at the London Hilton on Park Lane.
About the CIPR / IoD PR Director of the Year Award
This competition is open to senior public relations practitioners who are on a Board or advising a Board, MD or Chairman. It is open to CIPR members and is free to enter – apply online via the CIPR website where you can also find full details regarding eligibility (PDF format). The deadline for submissions is 4 March 2013. View the full submission from last year’s winner.
About the CIPR
Founded in 1948, the CIPR is the professional body for public relations practitioners in the UK. With 10,000 members involved in all aspects of PR, it is the largest body of its type in Europe. The CIPR advances the public relations profession in the UK by making its members accountable through a code of conduct, developing policies, representing its members and raising standards through education and training.
About the IoD
The IoD is the longest standing organisation to serve and support business leaders, with over 100 years of service in raising professional standards worldwide. The Institute holds the world's largest network of senior level professionals, from multinational blue-chips and public sector organisations to start-ups and small family firms.