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Following its recent investment to grow the business and multiple new client wins, Cube3, a leading Manchester-based creative, digital and marketing agency, has welcomed seven new members to the team.
Joining the creative team is Leanne Donaghy, Emma Levin, Tomas Manchester and Emily Cozens. Manchester-based Donaghy, joins from The Accord Group and has more than five years of experience. Specialising in PPC, SEO and social media advertising and management, Leanne will be responsible for managing day to day activity across a number of digital marketing projects for clients from the agency’s ever expanded portfolio.
Cozens, originally from Somerset and now based in Manchester city centre, joins the agency as account manager and brings more than four years’ experience having worked on brands including Robinsons Equestrian and Original Style. She will be working closely with the head of client services, Mark Bailey to manage and deliver client projects.
Levin originally joined Cube3 as an intern in October 2015 after graduating from the University of Manchester with a Business Management degree. After demonstrating impressive skills on accounts including Rohan and Revolution, the senior management team asked her to join the team as a researcher to work alongside the strategy director, Nick Morgan.
Rochdale-based Tomas, an English literature and creative writing graduate, also joined Cube3 as an intern. He quickly impressed with his ability to create high quality creative copy and original campaign concepts. He has now been employed as a full time content executive and works across the agency’s biggest accounts.
Reflecting on joining the Cube3 team, Levin said: “Cube3 offers a variety of services and I’ve been able to see first-hand how the different departments collaborate with each other which gives me invaluable insight into the industry. The agency has an amazing buzz and it’s great to see such creativity and how it benefits our clients.”
Kam Cheng is the latest addition to the digital team and brings four years of experience to his new Paid Search and SEO specialist role. Having previously worked on brands including eBay and Cargo Home shop, he brings a wealth of expert knowledge and practical experience to the agency and their clients.
Looking after the operational side of the business, Anne Marie O’Neill, from Salford, is now head of operations and will be responsible for reviewing working practices are streamlined and efficient, as well as HR and supporting customer satisfaction. O’Neill brings four years of experience from various companies including Coca-Cola, Tesco and Jaguar Land Rover.
Further supporting Cube3’s operations, Flixton-based Janine Copues joins as the new finance manager. With more than eight years’ experience, she will be responsible various aspects of finance including payments, invoicing and payroll.
Karl Barker, Cube3’s founder and CEO said: “It is great to see our team expanding so rapidly. We have always said that 2016 would be a big year for our company and it’s shaping up to be just as exciting as we thought.
“Being able to attract graduates like Emma and Tomas as interns and then nurture their raw talent and see them grow within our business is so rewarding. It’s also great to draw such talented individuals from other leading organisations and it’s a real testament to the work we do.”