EXPERTISE

ADVOCACY & GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

  • Advocacy and Government Relations strategy development

  • Developing research for advocacy

  • Monitoring the policy landscape for opportunities and challenges

  • Analysis of policy and legislation for opportunities and challenges

  • Development of relationships with policy stakeholders

  • Representation of organisations in committees and hearings

  • Design and delivery of advocacy events

  • Delivering an interwoven public relations, government relations and media strategy

  • Specific expertise in undertaking advocacy work on behalf of trade associations and membership bodies

COMMUNICATIONS & PUBLIC RELATIONS

Developing and implementing a communications and public relations strategy as well as overseeing and delivering with a communications team

Including

  • Developing a public relations strategy

  • Monitoring the media for PR opportunities

  • Proactive campaign design and delivery

  • Quick and competent reactive PR

  • Writing and disseminating press releases

  • Acting as spokesperson, appearing in media

  • Website content, design working with hiring contractors

  • Appointing and working with graphic designers

  • Newsletters, emails and sector digests

  • Social Media engagement

  • Direct marketing and user engagement

  • Content creation for blogs, articles and reports

  • Presenting at conferences, in webinars and at events

EVENT MANAGEMENT

Developing, managing and evaluating heritage, cultural & charitable events including:

  • Film and television shoots

  • Celebration days

  • Photography projects

  • Guided walks

  • Lectures

  • Fundraising events

  • Audio/visual interactions

  • Parties

  • International heritage projects

  • Artistic and cultural exhibitions

  • Social events.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Managing and evaluating projects including:

  • Timescales

  • Budgets

  • Contractors

  • Design

  • Community impact and engagement

  • Delivery and evaluation processes.

RESEARCH

Academic and practical research in topics within the heritage, culture and arts sectors.

CLIENT RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT

Managing relationships with a diverse range of clients. Experience includes:

  • Country houses

  • Historic sites

  • Luxury hotels

  • Gallery artists and clients

  • Major and minor donors to heritage

FILMING & EVENTS AT HERITAGE PROPERTIES

Advising country estates and historic sites on building relationships with film and television productions including:

  • Advising best practice

  • Fees & contracts

  • Conservation management.

CULTURAL PROGRAMMING & HERITAGE INTERPRETATION

Planning & implementing cultural programming to designated heritage or cultural themes, including developing an educational offer. Overseeing the design of both static and changing exhibition-led interpretation experiences

VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT

Implementing volunteer management schemes and working with communities and their assets to deliver high quality experiences for volunteers.

FUNDRAISING

  • Individual giving: HNWIs, regular donor programming

  • Corporate sponsorships

  • Crowdfunding campaigns.

  • Grant writing