Leeds agency CreativeRace has set up a dedicated social media team as well as making seven new appointments.

Emma Streets will head up the team in the new role of Head of Social Media after joining from TK. James Pilkington becomes social media manager, while Katie Sherdley joins as a graduate.

Chairman Gordon Bethell said: “We are delighted to welcome our new colleagues to the team. We’ve hit the ground running in 2017 by expanding our digital offering to include social media, and we’re extremely pleased to be able to offer this service to clients, as well as the fresh talent our new employees bring to all departments.”

Elsewhere in the agency, Eve Eastwood will manage marketing within the New Business team, and Mandip Kaur will manage the eCRM offering. Emma Denny and Oliver Osborne complete the list of seven new recruits.

(Left to right: Emma Denny,  Katie Sherdley, Eve Eastwood, Mandip Kaur, Emma Streets,  James Pilkington,  Oliver Osborne).