Open Media Welcome Raft of New Hires and Promotions

3 weeks ago

A leading out of home advertising provider is announcing a series of new hires and promotions across the team, further solidifying its position as a key player in the industry.

  • Open Media has experienced its fastest year for team growth since its inception, with a total of eight new recruits joining the team.  These new team members were hired across various core business functions including sales, marketing and operations.

Moving into 2024, Open Media has continued its growth trajectory with an additional four new recruits joining the team so far. With a focus on strategic hiring, Open Media aims to further strengthen its capabilities, driving innovation as the first B-Corp certified outdoor media owner in the UK & Europe.

In addition to new hires, Open Media has also seen several internal promotions within the team. In June 2023, Sophie Vassiliou was promoted from Senior Account Manager to Account Director after two and a half years with the company, recognising her dedication and contributions to the team.

These exciting team changes will enable us to welcome fresh perspectives, while celebrating existing talents in our dynamic team

Mike Smith

At the start of 2024, Open celebrated the achievements of one of its longest-serving team members by promoting Lauren Williams to Senior Operations Manager. Lauren has been instrumental in driving the operational success of the company and has played a key role in its growth and development. Helena Houghton-Casella was also promoted to Senior Operations and Sustainability Executive, recognising their dedication to driving sustainability and B Corp initiatives within the company.

Additionally, Anna Hunter transitioned from the Marketing Team to a Data Analyst role, showcasing Open’s commitment to nurturing talent and providing opportunities for career progression. 

  • Looking ahead to the rest of 2024, Open Media plans to continue its growth trajectory by putting out three new roles to the market across sales, operations, and finance. These new positions will support the company’s expansion efforts and enable it to better serve its clients and partners in an increasingly competitive landscape.

The announcement comes as the business also plans to invest over £1 million into new, premium LED DOOH sites as part of the continued expansion of Open Connect, with new sites launching in London, Liverpool, Swansea, Belfast, Stoke and Milton Keynes in the coming months.

Mike Smith, CEO at Open Media, said: “These exciting team changes will enable us to welcome fresh perspectives, while celebrating existing talents in our dynamic team.

“At Open Media, we firmly believe that a diverse and skilled workforce is the cornerstone of our success. These strategic changes not only reflect our drive for continuous improvement but also signify our relentless pursuit of excellence in all facets of our operations. 

“With each new addition and promotion, we are poised to elevate our services, empower our team members and deliver unparalleled value to our clients and partners.”

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