“Amanda Williams is proving to be a woman of influence in the political arena.” – Business News Australia
She’s the former real estate agent and political media advisor who left a six-year career working between the Nations Capital and Queensland Parliament to start her own PR Agency and swimwear line on the Gold Coast Australia.
Prior to legging it up the halls of parliament house in heels, Amanda spent the first professional chapter of her career as a real estate agent before going on to study a Bachelor of Communications with a double major in Public Relations and Journalism.
Six months out from graduation, ambitious dreams to host Getaway were sidelined after a chance meeting with a Federal Member of Parliament lead her onto a career as a political staffer.
For the next four years, Amanda lived out of a suitcase between Canberra and the Gold Coast.
During the 2013 Federal Election, Amanda managed the media circus around the former Queensland Premier, Peter Beattie’s announcement he would run against the sitting member for Forde.
In 2015, Amanda seized an opportunity to head up a brand new MPs office on the Gold Coast and left her federal role. After establishing solid networks on the Gold Coast, Amanda was recognized for two consecutive years as one of the Gold Coasts most outstanding young professionals as a finalist in the annual Business News Australia’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.
In 2017, Amanda left politics to pursue her own clients as a freelancer offering bespoke public relations campaigns for small businesses and start-ups.
In 2018, she established her first Public Relations Agency, Yellowpanda which specialises in PR for established start-ups and serves clients with technology and lifestyle brands Nationwide.