New Head of PR joins McCann Manchester

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by Charlie Spargo
Rebecca Jones

Rebecca Jones has been appointed as Head of PR at McCann Manchester, aiming to develop and grow the agency's PR offering.

She joins the Manchester agency having previously been Communications Director at CreativeRace, and prior to this was Client Services Director at Finn.

Jones will be responsible for developing PR both as a standalone proposition for McCann Manchester, supporting the agency's growth plans. Its existing PR clients include leading names like Bupa, Royal London, and Thornton and Ross.

Rebecca Jones said: “I was attracted by the opportunity to work within an agency renowned for delivering meaningful results driven campaigns, with access to a brilliant multi disciplinary team with creativity at its heart.

“I had also heard consistently positive things about the culture and values of the agency and its people and I’m thrilled to be joining a business that ranks so high on the gender inclusivity table with a 65% female Senior team.

Karen Buchanan, CEO of McCann Manchester, added: “You meet some people and instantly know they are going to make a real difference to the business, I felt this as soon as I met Rebecca. We are delighted to have her on board.”

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