Roland Dransfield PR has appointed a new account director after a “raft” of new account wins.

Becki Ord, a former journalist, joins from IPB Communications where she spent 13 years working with clients across B2B and B2C markets. She will head up a number of client accounts, while also taking an active role in new business development.

New recruit Becki Ord

New recruit Becki Ord

And Joanna Craig has been appointed as account executive to help support the Manchester agency’s campaign delivery. She has previously worked at SLG Marketing and on regional newspapers for Local World.

The agency has been appointed to develop integrated PR, social media and content marketing campaigns for Cheshire luxury home builder PH Homes, fit-out contractors Workspace Design and Build and Reid Architects.

It has also been appointed by Hermes Real Estate to relaunch the Citygate scheme in Manchester (pictured above) after significant refurbishment works.

Lisa Morton, managing director, said: “These appointments demonstrate our ongoing commitment to investing in quality people to help support our growth plans.”