• June 13, 2024

First Event announces raft of new appointments

First Event announces raft of new appointments

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First Event has bolstered its team with six new hires to further strengthen its full-service offering.

Hannah Collins has joined the agency as assistant head of event operations from her role as project director at The fresh Group, while Molly Kellet has started as resource manager, underpinning the agency’s focus on operational and delivery excellence.

First Event’s client focus is further strengthened by the addition of Chris Comer as key account director, bringing his specialism in blockchain to the team and client development director, Tom Baines, has joined from simplybetter events.

With a focus on strengthening collaborative partnerships with clients and expanding First Event’s new creative offering, Chloe Patrickson joins the team as a content strategist, bringing experience and expertise from Enjoy Digital and LEEDS 2023. Finally, Jasmine Johnson takes the role of digital marketing manager joining from Dentsu UK&I.

Since the beginning of 2024, First Event has welcomed 16 new starters, bringing the total number of employees to 74. Recognising the business’ commitment to investing in talent, the agency has once again been included in The Sunday Times on their Best Places To Work list for a second consecutive year.

Adele Woods, COO at First Event, said: “The range of talent at First Event makes me so excited for the future. We are continually strengthening our ability to deliver incredible experiences and hone our proposition for our clients. This period of growth represents more than just an expansion of our team. It’s about bringing in diverse skill sets and targeted expertise to build on our brilliant foundations.”

MD Richard Murphy added: “The fact that we’ve been able to attract such incredible talent is a real testament to the culture that we’ve created here at First Event. Our sustained recognition as a top employer by The Sunday Times reflects our commitment to employee well-being, career development, and fostering a positive workplace culture.”

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