Working with North of England Bonsai

Richard Reah, Owner,
North of England Bonsai

“Jo has worked with me for the past couple of years, delivering content across my social media platforms.

It has been a pleasure benefitting from Jo’s experience. She simply gets the job done with as little fuss. She soon got to grips with the art of bonsai and has helped grow my social media following substantially.

Coupled with this, Jo managed the creation of my website and maintains content. She created a newsletter schedule for my business and writes regular bi-monthly newsletters to my customer base sharing news of new stock, award wins, exhibitions attended and workshops scheduled.

It’s great to know my social media is in safe hands. I would have no hesitation in recommending her!”

Working with St Leonard’s Hospice

Emma Johnson, Chief Executive,
St Leonard’s Hospice

“Jo has recently provided executive support to the Board of Trustees at St Leonard’s Hospice.

From initial contact through to her completing the work her professionalism, attention to detail, expertise and compassion were evident.

She has not only provided administrative support but also helped us understand how we can be even better and more organised !

I would highly recommend Jo and it has been an absolute pleasure working with her.”

Working with Queen Margaret’s School, York

Working with Queen Margaret’s School, York

Jo worked with Queen Margaret’s for three years (2018-2021), providing ongoing support to the Marketing Department. Key responsibilities included the design and co-ordination of various school publications – the weekly Enewsletter and all marketing literature including core school brochures and all advertising collateral. Delivering communications, PR and social media services to communicate the values and ethos of the school were ongoing priories.

During the the time with the school, Jo also project managed the development of a new Queen Margaret’s website, acting as the facilitator between the school, key stakeholders and the website agency. Work involved project management and also the full site population and subsequent launch.

Working with Yorkshire’s Great Houses, Castles & Gardens

Working with Yorkshire’s Great Houses, Castles & Gardens

Sir Thomas Ingilby, Chairman, Yorkshire’s Great Houses, Castles & Gardens

“Since becoming the consortium’s administrator, Jo has galvanised the membership, created lively and interesting agendas and topics for discussion at our regular meetings, kept the membership informed and involved and used her own initiative to obtain sponsorship and promotional opportunities. Jo combines thorough professionalism with boundless energy and a cheerful smile: before you know it, the job’s done.”

Acting as the official Co-ordinator for Yorkshire’s Great Houses, Castles & Gardens, a marketing consortium representing circa 40 Yorkshire attractions, Jo P Communications delivers functions including Treasury, Secretarial and Marketeer. Main responsibilities include marketing, social media, PR and communications.

Work includes the production of a 24 page A5 guide with a 250k print run, management of an ongoing distribution plan, advertising, promotions and campaign management. Membership retention and recruitment are priorities and the consortium’s annual budget, cash flow and bank reconciliations are managed.

Working with Visit York

Working with Visit York

Head of PR and Corporate Communications at Visit York

“Jo is professional to the nth degree, an expert in her field and extremely personable. She is creative and able to see right to the core of an issue and just one of her many strengths is an ability to bring everyone on board with a project and ensure that as the ‘contractor’ you are left with as little ‘hassle’ as possible – she takes care of everything and is a joy to work with. I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending her.”

A number of corporate communications projects have been delivered on behalf of Visit York over the years including the delivery of bespoke training workshops on brand management and corporate reputation.

Working closely with the Visit York Communications Team, work has involved assistance with corporate communications strategy management and core communication priorities.