Somerset-based outdoor, fitness and wellness communications agency, ADPR, has announced the appointment of a new PR professional to its award-winning consultancy, along with two promotions within the team and a recruitment drive for a new Account Manager.
New recruit, Jack Loomie, has joined the agency as an Account Executive, working on clients including Helly Hansen, Wookey Hole and Haven Dredging. He is a marketing graduate from the University of Leicester, and in his new role he will be responsible for creating content and working with media and influencers on a national and international level.
As part of the agency’s development, Beki Sharman has been promoted to Senior Account Director and will be responsible for overseeing client relationships and developing strategies to meet their needs. Beki started at the agency as an apprentice in 2011 and has worked her way up to this senior role. She also works with the senior team on new business development and the growth of the agency.
Kira Daly has been promoted to Senior Account Executive. Kira first joined ADPR in March 2020 in the role of PR Apprentice, in amidst the beginning of the global pandemic and national lockdown. She has since completed her degree at Greenwich University while working at ADPR part-time. In her new full-time position, she will be responsible for leading on client accounts to deliver plans and managing media relations.
ADPR continues to go from strength-to-strength – it has won six new clients in four months across the marine and travel and tourism sectors, won Small Consultancy of the Year 2022 and has recently been shortlisted for Small Consultancy of the Year 2023 (winners to be announced in June).
ADPR’s Acting Managing Director, Jenny Walford, said: “Our people are the heart of ADPR and we are always excited to welcome new people into the fold. Jack is a great asset to our team and in his short time with us has already delivered amazing results for our clients.
“We are also thrilled to be promoting Beki and Kira, who both came to ADPR on apprenticeships and continue to work their way up through the ranks thanks to their passion and dedication to their work and their team.
“If there is any PR and marketing talent out there that would like to join the ranks, please do get in touch – we are growing and looking for our next ADPR star!”
ADPR is currently looking for an experienced Account Manager to join its team. For more information, please visit: www.adpr.co.uk/join-us.