We are hiring! Are you our new account manager?

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We are Magenta Associates, a fast-growing, award-winning B2B communications, PR and content marketing agency for the built environment. We’re a playful and creative consultancy that’s serious about getting results, and we’re on the lookout for a brilliant new account manager to join our talented team. We’re a passionate bunch and so we naturally go beyond the call of duty for …

Beating those Monday blues

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By Katina Byford-Winter, Magenta’s office and employee wellbeing manager Today marks Blue Monday, the most depressing time of the year. The term was coined after a 2015 study by Cardiff University calculated that the third Monday of every January is the gloomiest day on the calendar. It’s something we understand innately as a PR business. The rigours of the job …

Five minutes with… Daniel Hawkins, co-chair of the Young Manager’s Forum (YMF)

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How did you come to work in facilities management / corporate property? My first job is the industry was as a receptionist for a serviced office company at the age of 19. When you work as a receptionist in a serviced office company you switch across logistics, catering, H&S, telecoms, front of house, post-room, and everything in between. You can …

How to claim crisis comms

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From the FIFA corruption allegations to the furore over Jeremy Clarkson’s departure from the BBC’s Top Gear, scandal sells news, which is why there is a whole sector within the PR industry devoted specifically to managing a client crisis. In this guide, we outline the type of crisis you’re most likely to encounter within the built environment, suggest ways of …

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 …