Meet Stand Agency’s … Georgina Miller

Written by Nikki Peters

In the second instalment of our Q&A’s we’d like to welcome our newest recruit with a quick interrogation.

How and why did you get involved in PR?

My career in PR started with an internet survey. I was studying languages at university and did one of those questionnaires which tell you what you should be in the future. It suggested journalism and PR as possible options so I started looking into it. My first job was an internship in Munich in B2B technology PR and I enjoyed it so much I stayed there for a year and a half. I was hooked on PR.

What keeps you working for Stand Agency?

What I really enjoy about Stand (so far) is that the team actually encourages innovation and new ideas at every turn (and doesn’t just say it does). We’re a small agency so we have the freedom to make it what we want and it’s a really exciting opportunity to create something great.

In another life, what profession other than yours would you have attempted?

I love travelling and eating so my ideal job would to be a restaurant and or travel critic. Who knows, maybe I still will one day…

What do you enjoy doing beyond the walls of Stand Towers?

I’m a real culture geek and one of the things I love about London is all the new exhibitions, shows, restaurants, pop ups etc. That’s not to say I don’t watch some truly trashy TV too, and have a bit of a box set addiction – Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Firefly, Big Bang Theory – you name it, I’ve probably watched all of it.

What pearls of wisdom can you impart to those embarking on a career in PR?

Try everything. PR is a really varied career and you’ll be surprised what you can get into if you try it out. There are so many areas you can specialise in or types of agencies so it’s worth getting a range of experience – it will always come in handy. I meet PR grads who say they want to do crisis comms (because it sounds exciting) but I’ve actually found that sometimes the most unexpected topics (Financial Technology anyone?) can be the most interesting.

Georgina’s S.T.A.N.D quick-fire faves:

Song – I’m a believer – Smash Mouth

Taste – Chocolate (it’s standard but an instant pick-me up)

Animal – Pig (they’re so intelligent and warm hearted)

Noise – Rustling grass in a field (I’m a country girl at heart)

Drink – Champagne

Why every organisation should be thinking about the circular economy  

Imagine a world where every product is repaired, recycled or refurbished at the end...

More information

Sick days on the rise – cause for concern, or proving the need for change?

New research from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and Simplyhealth has...

More information

Revving Up for a Sustainable Future: Why We Must Challenge Rishi Sunak’s Backtrack on Net Zero

As Climate Week in New York concludes, we find ourselves at a critical juncture...

More information

Apple’s Sustainability Video: A Storytelling Triumph with Gaps in Green Commitment

Apple’s latest sustainability video, featuring CEO Tim Cook and actress Octavia Spencer, has sparked...

More information

Taking A Stand with Nazim Valimahomed, Founder and Chief Product and Design Officer at Kroo.

Each month we’re sitting down with the trailblazers who are making a difference at...

More information

Celebrating success: Stand celebrates double victory, winning two PR awards

We’re delighted to share that our PR efforts secured us not one but two...

More information

We can’t afford to ignore migraine in the workplace

Do you work with someone who experiences migraine? Chances are, you do – you...

More information

Taking A Stand with James Rutter, Chief Creative Officer at COOK.

Each month we’re sitting down with the trailblazers who are making a difference at...

More information

The future of payment – the revolution of mobility technology

Phasing out petrol and diesel cars and introducing EVs is a great option in...

More information

Claire Brady on Net Zero Hero Podcast

Some people think that ‘circularity’ simply means recycling, but it is so much more...

More information

Earth Day

Earth Day provides an opportunity to take stock of our progress towards addressing the...

More information

When it comes to making sustainability claims, getting it wrong can cost organisations the earth

According to Robin Hicks, “2022 was the year that policymakers started to take greenwashing...

More information

Less is more: How low alcohol brands are targeting their Gen Z consumers

Dry January may be over, but giving up alcohol definitely hasn’t gone out of...

More information

Beyond B Corp: Breaking up with Barclays 

Last year we became a certified B Corp, and to do so we had...

More information

Three takeaways from the IPCC’s ‘final warning’ report 

This week has seen the release of the latest IPCC report assessing the climate...

More information

Why we’ve introduced a 4.5 day working week

As the rulebook of the working week gets rewritten, at Stand we continue to...

More information

Stand shifts as we move into our second decade

I founded Stand with one simple (but typically ambitious) belief: that good comms can...

More information

So… has the pandemic set us back or propelled us forward?

Last week, just days after the restrictions in England were lifted, we hosted our...

More information

Wellbeing is not a one-size-fits-all approach

It’s safe to say that being plunged into multiple lockdowns across the past 18...

More information

Covid-19 has given us a harsh lesson in education inequality

Although ‘Freedom Day’ is here, Covid’s effects will, as we hear all too often,...

More information

The pandemic of inequalities

Last week, the Health Foundation’s Unequal pandemic, fairer recovery report made headlines, revealing that...

More information

Has the pandemic set us back 50 years, or will it propel us forward?

At its onset, Covid-19 was described as the great leveller. But the pandemic has...

More information