Jill has had a wide-ranging career in public relations (PR), sales and marketing for over 30 years, working at senior management level with the blue chip, not-for-profit/charity and independent sectors.
A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of PR, her work has included managing public relations for companies including TSB Trustcard and Downland Housing Group, leading teams from planning stages to project fulfilment.
She is also a Fellow of the National Association of Estate Agents, experienced in the commercial world of negotiating property sales and dealing with a variety of builders, developers and specialist suppliers.
Jill chaired the National Housing Federation South Regions’ Communications Network for eight years, and was acting Head of Communications for the NHF and project manager for their ‘iN business for neighbourhoods’ project, rebranding social housing nationally.
She has been a regional committee member of the Chartered Institute of PR and a judge in the CIPR’s prestigious national PRide awards. Jill was also a non-executive board director of the first social enterprise PR and communications company.
She is a member of the CIPR’s President’s Panel, a forum formed to provide regular feedback on topical issues, helping to drive forward the Institute’s activities, and chair of one of Sussex Police’s neighbourhood panels, inputting into local policing/community objectives and activities. She is also a regular columnist on PR and business issues as well as an in-demand speaker and trainer.
- PR strategy, sales, marketing, advertising, newsletter and corporate literature production, fulfilment and print production;
- Media training and crisis PR management;
- Internal communications, website/intranet review and development;
- Event and conference management;
- Facilities management
Key areas of work:
PR/Communications/Organisational Development/Facilities Management