Here’s a round-up of all the essential PR stories, people news and account wins that have been announced over the past week.
Teletext Holidays has appointed travel specialist Lotus with a brief to grow the brand’s presence within the travel industry, while making it synonymous with great value holidays and inspiring content.
Washington-based health communications specialist, Alfred Jackson has joined Portland as a partner to lead its US offering.
University Partnerships Programme, an affordable student accommodation, infrastructure and support services provider, has hired Chris White as its head of communications.
Redleaf Communications has unveiled a new leadership team, comprised of representatives from its corporate, capital markets, professional and financial services and property teams.
The new leadership team is Guy Smith, Robin Tozer, Elisabeth Cowell, Charlie Geller, Charlie Ansdell, Sally Walton, Karen Wagg, Vanessa Chance, Henry Columbine, Charlotte Gold and Laura Westmacott.
WE Communications has appointed Laura Gillen as its head of technology and corporate, and Gareth Davies as head of consumer.
Jordanne Young has joined 5th House PR as its strategic director. She will work with founder and managing director Sophia Greene to develop the business across the fashion, beauty and lifestyle sectors.
Berkshire-based sports and fitness agency Promote PR has appointed Nasima Hussain as its managing director.
CH1ChesterBID, Chester’s Business Improvement District (BID) company, has appointed Judy Tagell as its marketing and communications manager.
The Alexander Group PR has hired Amalia Sini as an account manager, working across clients including Lady V Couture, Home House Private Members Club and Quinting Watches.
BritainThinks has hired Sanne van der Steeg as senior research executive. She joins the consultancy from Revealing Reality, where she specialised in qualitative research.
Allison+Partners has launched Workplace, a new speciality group with Hadas Streit at the helm designed to help organisations become great places to work.
Frankie Oliver, the former co-founder of comms agency Fever, has launched a new creative agency called Jolly Rebellion.
Elizabeth Cocozza-McMordie, Inexcess Fashion’s former head of PR, has launched ECM Communications. The agency’s clients include cashmere knitwear specialist Wyse London and children’s furniture brand Reasons To Be Jolly.
- Pictured: Alfred Jackson, partner at Portland