Aberfield Communications Bolsters Growth Strategy with New Hire

2 months ago

The new hire is part of a new strategy for growth in 2024

A Leeds based PR and brand communications agency has appointed a new PR consultant.

Aberfield Communications has welcomed Rebecca Lockwood to the team as part of its structuring for further growth.

Rebecca joins the team from Curiously Media, where she worked as a Content Creator, producing a mix of short and long form video for platforms including Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat and TikTok.

  • In her role she helped oversee the growth of Curiously’s TikTok channel from zero followers to over 270,000 in just over a year. On Instagram, she was responsible for scripting videos with up to 1.7 million views. 

Rebecca also has a range of broader communications experience. She was previously a Reporter at LancsLive as well as Communications Manager at Support the Goals, an initiative to reward businesses for supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

It’s great to welcome Rebecca on board as we’re primed for growth following an incredibly strong 2023, which included grabbing six awards at the CIPR Yorkshire and Lincolnshire Pride Awards

Tim Downs

On her appointment at Aberfield, Rebecca said: “I’m really excited about joining the team at Aberfield. Their progressive approach and emphasis on positive influence is something I’ve been wanting to part of since moving to Leeds almost a year ago.

“Having worked in social media, I was eager to broaden my skillset. I’m looking forward to embarking on this new role to develop professionally and work across an exciting range of clients and industries.”

Tim Downs, Director at Aberfield Communications, adds: “It’s great to welcome Rebecca on board as we’re primed for growth following an incredibly strong 2023, which included grabbing six awards at the CIPR Yorkshire and Lincolnshire Pride Awards.

  • “We’re looking forward to using Rebecca’s significant social media experience to add further value to our existing clients, whilst providing her with an opportunity to further develop her PR, writing and content creation skills.”

Rebecca will be working on a variety of clients, including The Compleat Food Group, BHP, Lincoln & York and Wellington Place.

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