Paid media and content heads join fast-growing Brighton agency.
Award-winning digital marketing agency RocketMill, fresh from relocating to Brighton’s landmark City View development, has announced two key hires within its senior management team. Jon Norris, who previously led the content strategy for Crunch Accounting, has joined as Head of Content. Oliver Hughes, former Strategy Director at iCrossing, has been appointed Head of Paid Media.
These two recruits will help RocketMill’s Strategy & Planning team plan and deliver integrated campaigns across the full spectrum of digital marketing disciplines, while Jon and Oliver’s leadership will help the Content and Paid Media teams maintain an edge in Brighton’s competitive agency landscape.
Oliver Hughes brings a decade of agency experience to the team, including planning and executing PPC, Display and Social campaigns for some of the UK’s largest brands. Jon Norris brings his experience leading the content marketing campaigns for some of the UK’s fastest-growing B2B businesses to RocketMill’s content team.
Sam Garrity, RocketMill’s Managing Director, said of the new hires:
“Joining forces with Oliver and Jon is a further signal of our intent to recruit the best talent in the market. Jon’s thinking on content marketing has been consistently ahead of the curve and we look forward to him executing a bold vision whilst Oliver has an incredible track-record working on some of the world’s biggest brands and his ad tech expertise will play a crucial role in our agencies continued growth.”
Jon Norris said:
“My aspiration has always been to run a small content team that punches well above its weight, and luckily this lines up perfectly with RocketMill’s ethos. The team here are doing excellent work, and I look forward shaking up the traditional agency content model and delivering exciting strategies for our clients.”
Oliver Hughes said:
“I’m thrilled to join an agency that shares my vision and passion for Paid Media. We’ve got an excellent foundation in place and I’ll be looking to complement that with further innovations in ad tech that will enable us to achieve our shared goals.”
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RocketMill is a Sussex-based digital marketing agency. Its core services are search engine optimisation, paid media, content marketing, data & analytics services, and conversion optimisation.
Founded in 2009, RocketMill has already won multiple industry awards, and counts some of the UK’s largest brands among its clients. Based in the landmark City View development adjacent to Brighton Station, RocketMill is also an award-winning employer.