Talker Tailor Trouble Maker has won a brief to handle all marketing and PR for Burger & Lobster. The agency will be responsible for new food, restaurant launches, in-restaurant events and the brand’s partnership with Deliveroo.
UI specialist User Conversion has appointed Jam to drive positive awareness of its conversion rate optimisation process, following a three-way pitch.
Quintain, the property company behind Wembley Park, has appointed Four Communications to implement a B2C comms strategy that highlights the park’s regeneration.
Investment manager Wealthsimple has hired Pagefield to lead its UK PR. The agency has been briefed to amplify the firm’s communications and make investing “more accessible to everyone”.
OppoSuits has retained Frank as its UK PR agency following a trial Christmas campaign. Frank will drive brand visibility and engagement for the brand through brand activations, proactive media relations and influencer campaigns.
Skincare, bath, body and home fragrance brand AromaWorks has appointed RKM Communications to manage its UK and global social media accounts.
Financial derivatives software company OpenGamma has appointed Aspectus to deliver its UK communications programme. The brief spans messaging, media relations and media training.
Huntsworth PR Group has recruited competition lawyer Shanker Singham as a senior adviser to develop its Brexit and trade offering. The group includes Grayling, Citigate Dewe Rogerson and Quiller.
Digital design and UI agency This Place has appointed Daria Gerasimova as UK PR manager to lead its communications and social media activities.
Stir has appointed Sophie Hayes as associate director. She will work across the agency’s portfolio of food, drink and FMCG clients.
Healthcare specialist Publicis Resolute has promoted Emma Knott to associate director and head of social media.
Healthcare comms agency ROAD has appointed Sarah Winterbottom as senior director to provide senior counsel to clients and drive growth in key sectors.
The Lucre Group has hired Grace Wood as senior account director and Ryan Lewis as account director. it has also promoted Janine Clark to director of culture and reputation.
The Foundry founder Kevin Murphy, Wm Grant & Sons Australia founding MD Brian Sharp and experienced creative director Steve Yelland have launched J44, a strategic brand consultancy. It will have hubs in Manchester, Harrogate and Edingburgh.
LEWIS has pledged to support Tech She Can, an industry charter created to increase the number of women working in technology.
By Solomon Radley
Solomon writes about all things PR and comms. Send him your case studies, press releases and story pitches at email@example.com.