Speechwriting is now a global, multilingual job.
The Network emerged from relationships that have sprung up at speechwriting conferences organised in Britain, Europe and the United States as well as interactions on social media.
As a member, you will have access to the wisdom of a group of people from many different countries, who have the unusual job of writing speeches.
Because we’re often faceless, anonymous beings within organisations, we need to cultivate speechwriter survival skills: a network of contacts who do the same thing, the ability to talk and write about what we do, and knowledge of where our next career move should be.
At Network events, we invite politicians, business leaders and speechwriters to talk about to us about their communication successes and failures so we can learn do our job better.
In Europe, there is the added problem of translating speeches into several different languages.
We address problems like how to write for multilingual audiences and how to get the best results from interpreters.
To ensure our skills are valued, we need to become a visible part of public life. The European Speechwriter Network circulates information to help speechwriters connect with colleagues and get the recognition they deserve.
We represent a network of speechwriters based across Europe working in many different languages.
Our members have backgrounds in banking, insurance, law, education, health, entertainment and European institutions.
Through consultation with our members, we can offer speechwriting services to anyone who needs them.
If you would like to find out more, please call 00 44 202 551257 or email info AT europeanspeechwriters DOT org..
The European Speechwriter Network has filmed a video to promote ‘oracy’ and encourage young people to take an More
This policy explains what you can expect from us and what we need from you in relation to your personal data. Please rea More
When you organise conferences, you're often sent samples of merchandise. Companies try to sell you tat to put in good More
Impress your friends, lift your thoughts, frighten away Brexiteers. We've created the must-have accessory for a profes More
A Twitter account may win you the Presidency of the United States, but in European democracies traditional speechmaking More
Language most shows a man. Speak that I may see thee. This quotation from the playwright, Ben Johnson, is the raison More
We have developed a tradition at our conferences - at least it has run for the last two. It's an after-dinner speaking c More
1) Make Speeches Great Again That's what we storytellers do. We restore order with imagination. We instill hope again More
Öznur Yüksek has just completed a thesis on speechwriting. She travelled the world to find out more about the secret More
A former speechwriter to Al Gore will deliver a masterclass at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh next month. The More
Many people are shocked that speechwriters exist. At first they think it's a dubious trade. Why can't top people write t More
1) BREXIT! On 23 June 2016, Britain voted to leave the European Union. It was contrary to the wishes of the More