Finn has been chosen by Godrej UK, distributor of Bio-Oil, to deliver the biggest ever digital marketing campaign for its scars and stretch marks treatment. Bio-Oil is a specialist skincare oil that helps improve the appearance of scars, stretch marks and uneven skin tone. Finn aims to change behaviour by encouraging wider usage of Bio Oil. […]
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Richard heads up all consumer PR news and feature content for Gorkana News. He first joined Gorkana in 2010 to manage the company's journalist news and moves alerts, reaching a daily readership of more than 45,000 UK journalists and PR professionals.
Before joining Gorkana, he headed up comms activity and content creation for a number of charitable organisations, with a focus on human rights and sustainable development in developing Commonwealth countries.
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Travel specialist agency Lotus has been appointed by the Balearic Islands Tourist Board to handle its UK PR and promote the islands of Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera as year-round destinations. The Balearic Islands is one of the UK’s most popular holiday destinations, welcoming more than 3.3 million UK tourists per year. The UK is the […]
Creative comms shop Talker Tailor Trouble Maker has been named as the newly-appointed UK consumer PR agency for pan-Asian restaurant brand Wagamama, which celebrates it 25th anniversary this year. The agency, which won the account following a competitive pitch, will cover restaurant launches, including Wagamama’s new flagship sites in Edinburgh and London, and various seasonal […]
PHA Media has been chosen by Surrey County Cricket Club to promote the 100th Test Match to be played at The Kia Oval this summer. The sporting venue will become only the fourth cricket ground in the world to have hosted 100 Tests when England take on South Africa from 27 to 31 July. PHA Media’s […]
M&C Saatchi PR has this week launched a new strategic and creative hub called CREATE, which it says will act as a central resource for more than 50 of its clients across eight of its offices globally. Headed up by former director and founding member of M&C Saatchi PR, Nathan Kemp (pictured), CREATE’s offering spans […]
Sports and lifestyle PR agency Henman Communications has been chosen by David Lloyd Clubs to launch its new tennis coaching partnership with Judy Murray, a former Fed Cup Captain and the mother of professional tennis player Andy Murray. Henman Communications was appointed at the start of March to manage media outreach and run six regional […]
UCC Coffee has hired Manchester-based Brazen to raise the profile of its 100-year-old Lyons coffee brand. The agency has already enlisted TV star Melanie Sykes to front its new #ItsInTheBag campaign. Brazen was appointed following a competitive pitch to deliver a national brand-building campaign for Lyons, with a special focus on the company’s Coffee Bags. […]
Kaizo has been hired by the New York Academy of Sciences to launch the Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in the UK. The academy says the awards will bring over £10 million of inward investment to the UK scientific community. The Blavatnik Awards was established by the Blavatnik Family Foundation in 2007. It recognises outstanding […]
Atomic, the consumer and tech division of Grayling, has been appointed by new rail ticket retailer ticketclever.com as its retained PR partner. The new brief follows a successful launch project, in which Atomic drove hundreds of thousands of potential users to ticketclever’s website, prompting increased ticket sales in the first week. Atomic plans to build […]
Gourmet Meat Club has appointed Refresh PR and creative agency Modern English to lead a new campaign to raise awareness of its membership-based gourmet meat delivery service. Based in Lancashire, GourmetMeatClub.co.uk works with fully-trained butchers to supply hand-cut meat delivered direct to consumers across the UK. Refresh PR has been tasked with increasing awareness of […]