Updated: Jun 25
Local Liverpool Business, Poke, Strengthens Its Staff By Attracting Two New Appointments For The Creative Marketing Agency Based In The Liverpool City Region
Creative marketing agency, Poke, has expanded its team after welcoming two new appointments to the Liverpool City Centre company.
Designer Alex Pankhurst and Account Manager Emily Kench join the Liverpool City Region business, which has built a reputation for delivering exceptional high-quality campaigns, as it continues to grow its solid nationwide client base.
Established in 2020, Poke currently works with Professional Liverpool, Liverpool Cathedral and Oxford River Cruises, and was recently shortlisted in the Independent Agency of The Year category in this year’s Prolific North Awards.
'Although we are only in May, this year is proving to be a pretty considerable one for us already and we need a team that is ready for that.' - Nicola Docking, Head of Digital Strategy.
Head of Digital Strategy, Nicola Docking, said: 'Retaining good staff is one of our key objectives as a business. We have a great team here at Poke and it’s brilliant to be able to add to the strength of that by attracting some very talented individuals.'
She added: 'As a growing agency, it's essential that we have the right people in place to deliver the results that we do for our clients, as we continue to nurture those strong relationships that we are proud of. Creativity needs to run through every level, and we expect strategic thinking at each stage of every project.
Nicola, said: 'We take the time to really get under the skin of our clients and understand each company that we work with, including their objectives and target audiences. This is what enables us to deliver marketing strategies that actually deliver results.'
Alex Pankhurst has a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design and has been working as a designer with brands including Everton FC, Liverpool FC, Wolves FC, Newcastle FC, Rangers FC and Castore Sportswear.
Emily Kench completes the trio after moving from IMA-Home, where she included Adidas as her clients. As well as working on in-store client experience activations within Sports Direct and JD Sports, she’s also spent time in-house at Matalan on the Brand Communications team working on TV and charity campaigns, including NSPCC and Alder Hey Hospital's famous pyjama campaign. Other clients include Chester's Grosvenor Shopping Centre and Nuffield Health from her time at dewinter.
'Retaining good staff is one of our key objectives as a business. We have a great team here at Poke and it’s brilliant to be able to add to the strength of that by attracting some very talented individuals.' - Nicola Docking, Head of Digital Strategy.
Nicola added: 'Although we are only in May, this year is proving to be a pretty considerable one for us already and we need a team that is ready for that.'
She said: 'Everyone who works at Poke has undergone COM-B training, the University College London affiliated behaviour change framework, so that the company’s belief in making genuine impact for clients runs through every touch point of what we do.'
She added: 'Poke’s whole ethos is all about collaboration, respect and delivering great projects and we know that Alex and Emily will really strengthen that, and we look forward to seeing what’s to come.'
For more information about Poke and its services, you can visit the Poke Marketing website.