About

We are a consumer communications agency and The Home of Influential Communications. We realise the power of influence. The agency has the capacity to effect the character, development and behaviour of those we communicate to and bring a relevance and presence to the work we create.

Our expertise includes influencer marketing, social media, public relations, content creation, digital, design, experiential and sponsorship. If you’re interested in discovering how Brandnation can bring influence to your brand, please get in touch.

Testimonials

  • "Working with Brandnation is an absolute pleasure. They have been fundamental to launching Nike Swim successfully into the UK market, acting as an extension of the brand with their level of commitment and passion. They provide an invaluable service; their energy, creativity and collaborative approach is a dream to work with."

    Brand Manager, Nike Swim

  • "We have just opened The Telegraph and couldn’t be happier, the feature is AMAZING!! We would go as far to say it is certainly one of the best pieces of coverage we have had in over 25 years, with great content and just the right tone of voice."

    Creative Director, Charles Worthington

  • "Brandnation are very good at what they do. Right from day one the team hit the ground running, were well organised and quickly secured key coverage via their extensive contact list and knowledge base. We are very happy to be working with them."

    Marketing Manager, Merrell

TEAM

Mary Killingworth

Managing Director

Strategic and fun-loving MD known for her forthright approach, creative pitch and sales driven KPIs.

Mark Peacock

Creative Director

An agency veteran with 25 years’ director level experience working on some of the world’s biggest brands and most successful campaigns.

Eva Frankel

Deputy Managing Director

Brandnation lifer with a relatively healthy beauty obsession. Thrives under pressure and strives for strong features. Resident office dog carer with a penchant for musicals.

Nikki Dunbar

Finance Manager

Born and bred Londoner who enjoys chasing debts and being in charge of petty cash. Loves any form of reality TV – the trashier the better.

Jessie Wales

Associate Director

Skills: trouble shooting and delivering. No brief too big or too small, just do-able! 19 years of talent running through her blood. Creative, natural leader and style influencer.

Charlotte Bishop

Senior Account Director

Fitness fanatic and ballerina in training. Lover of yoga, lipstick, shoes, vitamins and supplements. A big believer in positivity.

Joe Murgatroyd

Account Director

A Yorkshireman becoming increasingly self-conscious he’s losing his accent. Eats briefs for breakfast (not the clothing kind) and loves nothing more than when a plan comes together.

Maria Mediavilla

Account Director Social Media

Multi-lingual Spaniard in love with all 10 days of British summer. Passionate about all things social, she can give you the social identity you never knew you could have.

Debbie Mendonca

Senior Designer

15 years’ experience of continuously knocking out beautiful designs for clients. A keen gym goer and mum of two with an avid appreciation of all aspects of the art and design world.

Nathalie Mackinovski

Senior Account Manager

Swede in London with a flat white in hand most times of the day. Thrives on the latest beauty trends and can execute a successful influencer campaign in her sleep.

Harriet Geoghegan

Senior Account Manager

The Wing Commander General of the fashion team, supporting her peers with impeccable organisational skills. All influencers love her and VIPs are always sliding into her DMs.

Rachel Murray

Senior Social Media Manager

An Irish leprechaun turned city slicker and a typically social-obsessed millennial. Find her checking the latest digital trends and caving on her ‘no chocolate’ diet one day in.

Alex Mills

Junior Account Manager

When you love running as much as he does, it can be hard to focus on anything else. Especially during marathon season. Luckily PR is enough to turn his attention. At least until 5:30 anyway.

Lucy Hewson

Junior Account Manager

Keen runner and fitness fanatic constantly trying to offset a chocolate obsession. Lover of sketching, puns and language jokes.

Lucinda Marshall

Senior Account Executive

A Derby girl with an icy blonde bob and a large collection of chunky shoes. Can’t start the day without compiling a large ‘to do’ list and can write an influencer collaboration brief with her eyes closed.

Charley Paton

Senior Account Executive

A creative genius, what this girl can’t turn into a lyrical rap ain’t worth rapping about. Opportunity seeker and all round go-getter with an infectious laugh to boot.

Aisling McGuinness

Social Media & Content Senior Executive

Starts the day on at least two cups of coffee and spends most her of day stalking Insta accounts for inspiration. Give her any social account and she will do her best to conquer it.

Liv Tompkinson

Senior Account Executive

A basic beauty PR gal in London attempting to adult. Many a blonde moment with only the occasional tan mishap. Living her best life talking all things health and beauty.

Amelia Parkes

Account Executive

Collector of overpriced eyeshadow palettes, period cups and puns. The most northern southerner the nation has ever had.

Grace Ranson

Account Executive

A northerner in London. As a Mackem no one can understand anything she says, but she doesn’t let that get in the way of a good pitch.

George Horton

Social Media Executive

Social media wiz by day, squash and cycling nutter by night. If you need help building a brand, he’s your guy.

Georgia Porter

Account Executive

An Essex lass who needs a strong coffee to start the day right. Takes no prisoners on the road to success and enjoys a Friday night swim.

Ollie Rumbold

Account Executive

Bilingual and park-run extraordinaire with a passion for paella and press coverage. Football crazy and chocolate mad.

Michelle Pang

Content Producer

A video-shooting, story-telling, pigeon-avoiding content creator whipping up visuals at Brandnation. Enjoys documenting slices of life through analogue photography and illustration.

Lola

What can we say, other than she’s the smallest, cutest office dog – ever.

JOIN THE TEAM

We’re always on the lookout for amazing talent. If you think you’ve got what it takes to join our creative team and want to work within a progressive integrated agency, take a look at the current vacancies listed or simply get in touch.

All recruitment enquiries and applications should be made via: recruitment@brandnation.co.uk

PR Account Executive - Health & Beauty

The ideal candidate for this role will need to have previous PR agency experience (1-2 years) as well as a proven track record of working with health and beauty brands.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Media relations; developing media lists, liaising with press at a national and international level. You need to be confident in picking up the phone and selling in to press to gain maximum coverage
  • Executing influencer campaigns and an understanding of the influencer marketing landscape
  • The delivery of day-to-day campaigns and projects to budget and in-line with the plan
  • Working closely with the wider team to help deliver truly creative integrated campaigns, media relations and influencer activity
  • Working within your team to put forwards ideas and contribute to implementing these
  • Acting as a professional ambassador for the agency
  • Working across high profile health & beauty brands

Key skills and experience:

  • Excellent written skills and a love for creating content
  • Proven experience in working with media at different levels and a desire to grow relationships that are lasting
  • Proven experience in executing influencer campaigns and an understanding of the influencer marketing landscape and reporting
  • An excellent communicator who can liaise with people at different levels, internally and externally to the agency
  • A passion for PR and a team player
  • Strong organisation skills and ability to multi-task

Excellent package and benefits. If you think you’ve got something to offer and would thrive in our ‘fast track’ and fun environment, please get in touch: recruitment@brandnation.co.uk

Social Media Manager

We are looking for an experienced consumer Social Media Manager with excellent writing and creative skills and a great understanding and practical experience of assessing the effectiveness of brands on social media, and seeing how it ties in with their wider marketing approach.

The role entails high responsibility from day one. We are looking for someone that is switched-on, creative and confident and enjoys a fast paced working environment. You need to be someone hungry to develop and implement paid social media campaigns for a wide variety of consumer clients in the sports, fashion, beauty and lifestyle sectors.

The successful candidate will be joining an established, enthusiastic team of creative-minded experts in an agency where there is huge potential for career development.

Day-to-day tasks will include:

- Ideation: generating content and campaign ideas.
- Planning: developing content (such as blog articles) for all social channels - particularly Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.
- Paid Media Management: monitoring campaigns and its performance to ensure we are achieving the best results for our clients.
- Community Management: ensuring a consistent tone of voice is maintained across each social media platform.
- Research: getting to know your clients and its audiences inside out is key.
- Briefing: the ability to brief in creative work to our content team including designers, photographers and videographers
- Reporting: drawing insight from data and recommending plans of action based on what we have learnt.
- Client Services: developing relationships with our clients to spot growth opportunities. Presenting in meetings and ensuring fluent communication with our points of contact.

Requirements:

- Relevant degree
- At least 2/3 year’s agency experience in a social media/marketing role and paid media management.
- Analytical mind - coming up with the best way to hit KPIs and achieve client objectives.
- Confident with numbers and data: you will have to look at figures and be able to get insights from what you see.
- Confident with all social media platforms and familiar with scheduling software.
- Passion for learning - the social media industry is a fast paced one and paid social even more. Updates come in weekly and you must be able to adapt to them.
- Demonstrate successful social campaigns you have worked on as well as the ability to write and understand creative briefs.
- Social media community management experience.
- Ability to work on projects using own initiative.
- Self motivator and team player

You get bonus points if you have:

- Knowledge of SEO and how it relates to social
- Experience in reporting on Google Analytics
- Experience of graphics production – Photoshop

To be considered, please send your CV and a short covering letter explaining why you are interested in the position and current salary to recruitment@brandnation.co.uk

Internships

Our highly successful internship programme has been running for over 12 years and is accredited with major UK and overseas educational establishments. We have also employed over 50% of our interns . We aim to immerse our interns in every aspect of agency-life. Working on live accounts, high profile brands and events with very little tea making duties either.

Internships are for a minimum of 3 - 6 months and up to 1 year. This might be post-degree or taken in conjunction with a relevant sandwich course. Limited places available so If you want a job in PR, marketing, social or content and believe you have what it takes to make it please get in touch.