Plum Communications boosts team with new consultant

Ben Veal

The growing PR and marketing agency Plum Communications & PR has boosted its range of services available to clients with the engagement of social media specialist Ben Veal as a consultant.

Ben is a PR and digital marketing professional based in Wiltshire, and brings to the consultancy over five years experience in marketing, PR and corporate branding across a variety of sectors.

As the co-founder of Guru Magazine, the world’s first digital-only science lifestyle publication, Ben has used social media to engage with writers and contributors from around the world to grow the crowd-sourced magazine. Ben is an Accredited Practitioner and Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, and has an Honours degree in Communication and Film Studies.

As a consultant to Plum, Ben will be working directly with clients to develop and implement digital and social media marketing strategies that deliver measurable outcomes.

Speaking about his new venture in January 2012, Ben said: “Plum has a great reputation and I’m thrilled to be involved with the agency as it continues to grow throughout the South West. Social media has dramatically changed the nature of the media landscape and the way in which customers interact with companies, and is now a vital part of the marketing mix. I look forward to working with Plum’s clients”.

Karen Morledge, founder and Director of Plum Communications & PR said: “Ben joins us at a very exciting time and I’m delighted to be working with him. I am confident that Ben’s experience will be of great value to our current portfolio of clients as well as generating new interest from others looking for help with getting the most from social media marketing.”

The four-strong team at Somerset-based Plum, offers comprehensive public relations and marketing services including solutions to businesses and organisations in both the public and private sectors, from events and launches to online and offline copywriting as well as helping with design and print requirements.

To find out more about Plum visit: http://www.plum-communications.co.uk/

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