Mark’s worked in recruitment for the best part of 30 years and he pretty much writes about most of this experience over on the 9am Chronicles. Before venturing into social media marketing and digital candidate attraction he ran his own recruitment company. He’s since worked with stacks of FTSE 500 businesses; Previously a Business Director at Hays Plc, he leads the way in digital innovation and e-recruitment solutions. He's worked with brands as diverse as Kraft, HSBC and KPMG. But more importantly he's one proud owner of a Blue Peter badge.
Searching for something? Want to be found? Then talk to Dulcie, our in-house SEO expert. Dulcie keeps tabs on any algorithm changes and stays on top of everything from paid social search to geo-targeting. You name it she’s done it – Dulcie’s worked for an enviable group of clients including nPower, The Home Office, Holland & Barrett, Royal College of Midwives, 3M, Advancis Medical to name a few.
Seb’s our senior PHP Developer. A nomadic sort, he’s worked across two continents during his 13 years as a dev -- for brands such as SAP, Mastercard, and Ann Harvey. When not glued to a computer screen, Seb plays cricket (very civilised). And when his wanderlust kicks in, he can be found visiting his family; scattered everywhere from Spain to Australia.
Need some creatively compelling copy written? Melissa’s the girl for the job! With a marketing background, she’s got bags of experience writing unique and engaging copy for print and digital. She’s worked on everything from emails and e-books, to blogs and catalogue copy, and is a dab-hand at revamping stale website copy! A self-confessed grammar and spelling nerd with a keen eye for detail, she takes secret delight in finding errors and correcting them…cool, eh?
Leigh is a mix of LogicMelon & We Love 9am all rolled into one. She is an ex-recruiter who understands the importance of driving your recruitment costs down and ensuring recruitment remains in house. Want to understand the best performing job boards or how our super social campaigns work in your sector? Then she’s your go to girl. She’s got candidate stats coming out of her ears. And if you want the best deal from the job boards then Leigh is the savviest negotiator we’ve ever seen.
Tara supports Mark in his sometimes radical and though provoking social media campaigns. Joining all the dots and connecting our brands across pretty much every social network you care to mention. And guess what, no surprise here but some of her long-term employers before she flipped agency side included Twitter and Facebook.
Like a wordsmithing Ron Jeremy, copy guy Dave’s pretty much done everything over the past 12 years: crafting creative content across marketing, communications, PR, advertising, and social media. From in-app microcopy to fully functioning websites, as well as blogging, display ads, and video scripts:
Dave’s penned it all. Brands include UCAS, Under Armour and Converse.
Olli’s a seasoned designer, with a penchant for web design, UI, and UX. His career highlights include working on brand guidelines for laidback clothing brand, Fat Face, and working on a suite of materials for a high profile event to celebrate the Red Cross’ history.
Lisa’s extensive experience spans 15+ years agency – 10 of those based state side. She helps support and develop our long-term employer branding projects. And she’s right at home stuck into an EVP project as she is driving social media campaigns. She’s worked with brands such as Barclays, Heineken, Virgin Atlantic, Shopify, L’Oréal and Starbucks.
Paul’s our in-house illustrator. Just give him a pen, some paper, and a steer in the right direction and his fruitful imagination will do the rest. He’s the artist that furnishes our 9am blogs with witty pictorial anecdotes; whose eloquent sense of style makes our storyboards sing. His claim to fame is designing the 'Money Pit' theatre poster starring Tom Hanks and Shelley Long for those who remember.
With over 30 years’ experience shooting creative advertising and PR photography, Dean’s perfected the art of presenting products and services in their best light. All it takes is a decent camera, a little image manipulation, and knowing instinctively what it takes to get a great result (the hard part). Clients include Castrol UK, Motorola, and Holiday Inn.
Indie’s probably the happiest, most positive member of the crew. Loved by all, she’s eager to please and is fiercely loyal -- even if she does leave a trail of hair wherever she wanders. Though at home in the office, this country-living pooch is probably at her best when gamboling through the fields. Of which there are plenty near 9am Towers.