Magenta welcomes its second placement student 

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This week, Laneisha Lynch joins the Magenta team as part of our year-long student placement position offered. Laneisha is mid-way through her four-year public relations course at Bournemouth University, and has joined Magenta to better her experience of the industry, and to get a taste of working life in a busy office. Following a one-month internship offered to Alice Finney …

Gemma Norris joins WiFM committee

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Magenta’s Gemma Norris has been accepted on to the BIFM’s ‘Women in FM’ (WiFM) special interest group. She is joining the WiFM team in the role of public communications and press officer. Under the banner ‘Building Networks, Supporting, Encouraging, Developing, Diversity and Inclusivity’, WiFM has established itself as a supportive network that champions inclusivity for both men and women in …

Are you our new senior account manager?

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Senior account manager/ team leader, Brighton – c£35k+ We are Magenta Associates, a fast-growing, award-winning B2B communications agency, and need to find a brilliant new senior account manager. You will have a track record of success in a B2B agency at AM level or above and be ready for a role with more responsibility and the chance to develop quickly. …

Jo promoted to associate director!

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Magenta’s Jo Sutherland has been promoted to associate director. The promotion reflects Jo’s position in the company as a trusted and integral member of the team. Jo joined Magenta in 2015 as senior account manager, responsible for designing and delivering communications strategies and PR services for clients. In 2017, she was promoted to account director, where she managed and developed …

That’s a wrap! Magenta’s take on the Facilities Event

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This week, thousands of facilities management professionals gathered at the NEC in Birmingham to browse a vast variety of exhibitor stands, engage in topical debate and address some of the most pressing issues in the FM sphere today. Facilitated by Western Business Exhibitions alongside the Health and Safety Show and the Fire Safety Show, the three events provided an excellent …

Sun seekers; Magenta is heading to Seville!

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An update from Magenta’s office manager – Katina Byford-Winter: It was an exciting start to the week at the Magenta office yesterday! During the Monday morning team meeting we announced our ‘Magenta on tour’ destination for 2018. Every autumn we spend two glorious days together in a new European location. The first year (2016) was Barcelona, last year was Lisbon …

Magenta appoints Simon Iatrou as new content manager

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Award-winning Magenta Associates, the specialist B2B communications, public relations and content agency for the built environment, has appointed former i-FM editor Simon Iatrou as its new content manager. Iatrou joins the consultancy with over eight years’ experience in editing, copywriting and journalism. His past positions include editing roles for trade titles such as Facilities Management Journal (FMJ) and The Flooring …

Diversity key topic of conversation at Mipim

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With many different industries being affected by accusations of discrimination and harassment, including the real estate sector, it was refreshing to see so many women at this year’s Mipim. Talking to some long-time attendees of the world’s annual property fest, women property professionals have moved from being a rare sight a decade ago, to about 20-25 per cent of visitors …

BIFM Awards open for entries: but why enter?

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Yesterday the BIFM opened entries for its industry-leading awards. Contenders are sought across 13 categories for individuals, companies and initiatives that can demonstrate excellence across three core themes: people, innovation and impact.   As an award-winning company, we understand the enormous benefits to be had in winning awards: it’s a morale booster internally, it’s great for existing clients and gets …

Magenta welcomes Steve to the team

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Today, Steven Penney joins the M-People as a senior account executive!   Steven will be working alongside Jo, Esme and Ollie (affectionately known as team JESmO) on a variety of accounts, where he’ll be able to use his vast knowledge and experience in architecture, design and awards writing to support relevant clients.   On joining the Magenta team, Steven stated: …