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 …

Tell stories people want to hear…

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…A blog on Janet Murray’s webinar “How to Build Your Influence in the Media” (Written by Alice Finney) With 15 years’ experience as a journalist for big national newspapers like The Guardian and The Times, Janet Murray is more than qualified to provide invaluable insight and insider tips on how to “build your influence in the media”. Her webinars and …

Clare Calder joins Magenta

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Clare Calder has joined Magenta Associates as an account executive. Calder was previously an intern at Luther Pendragon and the House of Commons where she worked for Ed Balls. She recently graduated from the University of Leeds, where she obtained a BA in Politics and Parliamentary Studies. She has had work experience with a range of organisations, including Leapfrogg Digital …

Business Moves Group signs up Magenta

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Magenta has started working with commercial relocation specialist BMG. Business Moves Group, which also provides Moves and Change Project Management and environmental recycling of office equipment wants to improve its marketing and bid documents, and gain a greater share of the media voice in the marketplace. Magenta’s Esme Banks Marr and Fiona Buckley will work with the BMG team which …

Magenta seeks new account executive

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Magenta Associates, a specialist communications consultancy for the built environment sector, is looking for an account executive to support its expansion. You will provide research and administrative services to the account director and wider Brighton team; support the account director in running some of the client facing business of the company; help to deliver communications strategies and public relations services …

Magenta Associates joins PRCA

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Magenta has joined the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA) as a full member. The membership reflects the company’s professionalism as a growing PR agency. Founded in 1969, the PRCA was created to raise the standards in PR and communications. It represents more than 350 PR agencies and over 250 in-house teams, providing them with industry data, networking opportunities, and a …

Promoting awards excellence

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I enjoyed today’s leader from Elliott Chase on industry awards, and thoroughly agree with many of his points. The BIFM largely sees the BIFM Awards as a money-making venture and does little to promote the awards beyond the awards evening. Although they are getting better. For the first time last year, a 200-word description of each winner was featured on the …

Magenta builds relationship with Ergro

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Magenta Associates has started working with Ergro, the multi-disciplined building services company, to support the business with its public relations and marketing. Magenta, which won the contract through a competitive tender, will be targeting the facilities management, property, vertical and M&E press as well as supporting the development of a refined website and newsletters. Ergro, one of the fastest-growing FM, …

Magenta begins working with Kentish & Co

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Magenta Associates has started working with people development specialists Kentish & Co to support the business with its public relations and marketing. Magenta will be targeting the facilities management, property and business press in the UK and Middle East, as well as supporting the development of a new website and content such as e-books. Founded in 2008, Kentish & Co …