Who we are

Engage Comms is an award-winning, Yorkshire-based, B2B marketing and internal communications agency established in 2012. From a background in traditional PR and comms, our experienced, digitally-savvy, team combines strategic thinking with research skills and creativity to deliver quality outcomes over the long termOur core team works with a trusted network of web developers, graphic designers, photographers and videographers to offer a fully integrated, hassle-free service for SMEs and larger organisations.

We’re also the founders of the Internal Comms Network North which helps SMEs in the North of England learn how to use strategic internal communications to transform their organisations and realise their growth plans.

We are

Meet the team

Jo Parker, Founding Director

Jo gained 10 years' experience at a global PR agency before setting up Engage Comms in 2012 to fill a gap in the market for an agency that applied traditional communications and business principles to the digital age as part of a fully integrated marketing offer. She now provides clients in specialist sectors including construction and skills with strategic support on everything from brand development to internal comms alongside running the business and managing the team to get the best results.

Helen Gill, Founding Director

Helen is a multi-award-winning marketing communications professional who worked in a variety of in-house and consultancy comms roles for SMEs and global organisations in the public and private sectors before setting up Engage Comms in 2012. She leads on strategic projects and campaigns which help clients in niche sectors such as personal debt and education achieve their long term goals. She was the by-lined editor of the B2B chapter of the 2017 edition of leading text book 'Exploring Public Relations' and believes that high quality written content is the foundation of marketing communications.

Chloe Greenwood, Account Manager

Chloe had the grades to go to university but instead opted for a more vocational marketing and PR Apprenticeship. We met her at a networking event in 2014 and were immediately impressed with her maturity, professionalism and work ethic. She’s now a key part of the Engage Comms team, delivering content-led campaigns. Chloe runs campaigns for B2B clients in a wide range of sectors and is our data, analytics and research pro! In 2016, she won the One4All #‎SpotlightAwards Employee of the Year in the Creative/Digital category and in 2019 was a finalist for the CIPR Yorkshire & Lincolnshire's Outstanding Young Communicator Award.

Ian Ladley, Associate - Graphic Designer

Ian is an experienced graphic designer who works with the Engage Comms team on clients' print and digital design needs.

Victoria Holland, Videographer

Victoria has years of experience as a BBC video journalist and presenter and brings these skills to lifestyle and corporate videography that tells engaging and newsworthy stories.

Steve Smith, Associate - Web Developer

Steve is a WordPress specialist who develops, maintains and supports outstanding websites for our clients, working with us collaboratively on the strategy, content and user experience.

Mike Whorley, Photographer

Mike has years of experience in all aspects of professional photography. He works with Engage Comms to capture high quality images of our clients' events, projects, teams, facilities and more for use across print and digital comms channels.

David Gatehouse, Associate - Senior Copywriter

David is a highly experienced PR, copywriter and content manager. He has worked for leading regional, national and international communications companies, while clients have ranged from micro-business to multinationals. A former journalist and broadcaster, who has also held in-house roles for the MOD and NHS, David has particular expertise in media relations, web content, crisis and issues, internal comms and copywriting. Recent years have seen him work on just about every written communications project - including scripts, film production notes and a CIPR-award winning book.

Selina Chandnani, Associate - Art Director

Selina has more than 10 years' experience as a senior creative working with clients from start-ups to global brands (including innocent smoothies) to create bespoke assets to define and elevate businesses in all aspects of visual communication. She works with Engage Comms on the art direction for re-brands and larger creative campaigns.

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