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Conscious Communications makes its mark with Non-Executive appointment

This week we announced the appointment of communications stalwart, Mark Squires as Non-Executive Director. Mark held senior roles in marketing and communications at Hutchison, Orange, Nokia and Microsoft, including Global Director of Social Media. At the time of the Nokia’s acquisition by Microsoft he held the position of Communications Director for Western Europe.

Mark has been involved in education for many years as both a school Governor and Trustee of the CMAT Academy Group. Mark will support the company’s growth and development by using his wide experience to contribute to the strategic direction of the company.  Mark said: “The combination of insightful PR and an ambition for creativity at Conscious Communications is creating a terrific advantage for their clients. In this ever-changing market, I believe that Conscious Communications has the key ingredients for the future – fresh ideas and a value proposition built for the digital era. Working with this talented team is a wonderful opportunity and I will be doing all I can to see their elevation as a best-in-class agency.”

Recognising the team’s impact in the PR and marketing industry,the agency was recently announced as a finalist in the PR category (under 40 staff) for the Recommended Agency Register Awards 2017. The awards are one of a kind in the industry, with finalists being shortlisted based on outstanding client reviews and ratings on recommendedagencies.com. Each year the Register downloads the ratings from its database and celebrates the agencies with the highest ratings through the Awards.

Alison Taylor, Managing Director, Conscious Communications said: “It is a very exciting time for Conscious Communications with new appointments, client wins and growth of our in-house design team. Mark’s knowledge will be invaluable to the team, and we are looking forward to working together and seeing where his advice and experience will help take the business.”

We’re PR finalists for the RAR Awards!

We are extremely proud to announce that we have been shortlisted as a finalist for the public relations category (under 40 staff) in the Recommended Agency Register (RAR) Awards 2017.

The awards are one of a kind in the industry, with no entries to submit or no papers to write. Finalists are shortlisted based on outstanding client reviews and ratings on recommendedagencies.com. Each year the Register downloads the ratings from its database and recognises the agencies with the highest ratings through the Awards.

The latest achievement follows our Recommended Agency accreditation in January, thanks to our clients who provided glowing reviews of the team’s public relations and marketing services. The team has been recommended for seven different services including: media relations; corporate PR; consumer PR; content strategy and creation; crisis management PR; events management and social media content. View our listing here.

The RAR Awards takes place on Wednesday 26 April – keep your fingers crossed for us!

Conscious Communications bolsters design and management team with new appointment

Paul Flower has been appointed as Creative Director in response to client demand on its in-house design team. Paul has over 20 years of marketing industry experience from a range of agencies based in London, Cambridge and also overseas.

Paul previously co-owned a creative agency in Cambridge and has been involved in a variety of high profile brands across different sectors including Haven Holidays, Scottish Power, Alfred Dunhill and Multiyork Furniture. Paul’s passions lie with branding and design backed up by solid strategic thinking.

Paul said: “It is a genuine pleasure to join such a talented team of people. I look forward to growing the Conscious Communications’ creative team further, and in doing so, helping to strengthen our offering and expand the agency’s existing strong client base.”

The agency was also recently awarded Recommended Agency status across seven PR, marketing and digital disciplines by the Recommended Agency Register, thanks to the company’s clients who provided glowing reviews of the team’s public relations and marketing services.

Alison Taylor, our Managing Director said: “We have admired Paul’s work for many years and are very proud to have him on-board.  He is well known for his creative brand expertise, and works to the same set of ethics as the Conscious team always has, putting added value and client satisfaction at the forefront of all that we do.”

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