Newgate Communications has announced the appointment of two new members of staff following a series of client wins and growth of existing accounts.
Jessica Beckett has joined the Northern Quarter-based agency as Senior Consultant, bringing with her several years’ experience in public and media relations.
Formerly a journalist at the Manchester Evening News, Jessica spent seven years reporting on communities across Greater Manchester. She has worked in communications since 2015, advising clients in a wide range of industries including packaging, the food supply chain, environmental and outdoor sector.
Tom Jones has also joined the Manchester office as Account Executive. He brings experience from both PR and journalism, having previously worked for a multi award-winning PR firm and as a freelance journalist across multiple titles.
Newgate North specialises in engagement, public relations and solving tough communication challenges for public, private and charitable sectors.
Its portfolio of clients includes award-winning property developers Capital & Centric, National Grid and land company, The Peel Group.
Zoe Ensor, Partner at Newgate North, said: “We are delighted to start the new year welcoming some sparkling new talent to Newgate as we continue to grow and expand our offer. Clients want a professional and rounded service from their agency with innovation and delivery of great results at the heart of their campaign and our professional and experienced team is perfectly placed to do just that in 2019. ”