Mark Coleman, the former communications manager at Marketing Manchester, has joined Social Communications in Sale.

Coleman advised on the New Economy, the Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership and Manchester at MIPIM as well working with the Manchester Growth Company.

“I’m thrilled to be joining an exciting and growing organisation that has community at its very heart and working across a broad range of clients here in the North West as well as the rest of the UK,” he said.

Coleman’s arrival takes the number of staff at the agency to 10.

“The type of clients that we are working with will complement the PR skills that Mark will bring to the agency, including his public/private sector policy experience, political knowledge and excellent media contacts,” added Caty Cartwright director at Social Communications.