Chief Executive at Ladder Talent
Chair of the board and NED at Workio
Editor of PRcareers.co.uk
Trustee at ELATT
Author of How to get a job in PR

With over 15 years experience in diversity, recruitment and talent development in the creative industries, Sarah is passionate about attracting and developing the right people for your business.

Formerly a headhunter and Chief Executive of the Taylor Bennett Foundation, Sarah has extensive experience of developing talent and diversity programmes.

She sits on the board of ELATT as a charity trustee, and of Workio as Chair of the board and non-exec director.

Sarah is the author of ‘How to get a job in PR‘. This blog stimsonsarah.com is listed in the top 10 PR blogs in the UK by Vuelio, and her careers focused website, prcareers.co.uk, was shortlisted for PR blog of the year in 2017.

She was listed in the 2018 PR Week Powerbook and is a regular speaker at industry events.

In the news

5th Nov 2018: Holmes Report – EMEA news in brief: Ladder Talent launched

2nd Nov 2018: Cision Gorkana – News in brief: Ladder Talent launched

1st Nov 2018: Vuelio – Sarah Stimson Launches Ladder Talent

9th Mar 2018: PR Week – Flack on Friday

8th Mar 2018: Vuelio – International Women’s Day 2018: PR Women

8th Mar 2018: CIPR Influence – My diversity and inclusion wishlist for PR and communications

6th Mar 2018: PR Week – PR Week Power Book 2018

2nd Mar 2018: PR Week – Flack on Friday

28th Feb 2018: Vuelio – Blogger Spotlight

28th Feb 2018: Vuelio – Top 10 UK PR blogs 2018

14th Feb 2018: PR Week – PRCA diversity report urges root and branch reform of PR industry practices

7th Feb 2018: Vuelio – Charity Launches BAME Programme for Comms in Scotland

1st Feb 2018: PRcareers – Diversity initiatives for PR employers

19th Jan 2018: PR Week – Flack on Friday

15th Nov 2017: Vuelio – Bored of Diversity?

20th July 2017: PR Week – PRCA to ask every member to donate to BAME charity Taylor Bennett Foundation

1st Mar 2017: Vuelio – Is Vuelio Ranking Methodology Sexist?

27th Jan 2017: Gorkana – The Business Case for Social Mobility in PR

13th Jan 2017: Vuelio – It could take decades to address diversity issue in PR

12th Jan 2017: PR Week – Diversity in PR: Industry struggling to arrest ‘achingly slow’ progress

14th December 2016: The Drum – A Manifesto For Public Relations in a Post-Truth World

26th May 2016: Vuelio – Blogger Spotlight

27th April 2016: The Drum – Stop slave internships still commonplace in communications

14th Dec 2013: PR Week – Thriller or Filler? How to get a job in PR by Sarah Stimson

28th Feb 2013: PR Week – CIPR to explain public relations in schools

25th Feb 2013: Guardian – Why the PR industry lacks diversity

18th April 2011: PR Week – Taylor Bennett Foundation calls for PR mentors to promote diversity in the industry

17th April 2009: PR Week – Flack