Creative content agency, Maker Projects, has appointed industry heavyweight Joe Bachle-Morris as a non executive director.

The Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital has appointed Laura Wolfe, the well-known boss of the marketing agency Journey9, as its new charity ambassador.

Harrogate agency The Whole Caboodle has recruited Carly Chaffer, formerly with 9XB as its new head of SEO. Chaffer has been included in an industry compilation of the 'top 30 women under 30 in the digital industry', as voted for by her peers.

Soreen, the Manchester-based malt loaf brand, has hired Hannah Flannery to be its new marketing manager. Flannery joins from Bolton bakery Warburtons, where she had been senior brand manager. She had a previous spell at the Jordans & Ryvita Company.

Leeds-based agency Shackleton PR has brought in two new members of staff after exceeding its first-year target by 20% after just six months of trading.

Brian Child, the former chief executive of McCann Manchester has joined the board of directors at Event Marketing Solutions.

The Cheshire-based agency has made the appointment as it seeks international expansion, with Child leading its sales and marketing division - as well as being credited with the growth of McCann Manchester, he established experiential agency, Momentum in Europe.

Myke Hamilton has been appointed marketing and business development manager at Ahoy - after proving it pays to be #naughtytobenoticed.
After leaving The Gate films, Hamilton produced a series of tongue-in-cheek CV postcards to appeal to prospective employers and it seems to have worked.

Technology PR consultancy Context has appointed Amy O’Shaughnessy as account director.

Leeds-based Umpf has brought in three new members of staff - meaning the PR and social media agency has more than doubled in size in just 12 months.

Alan Myers, the North West bureau chief for Sky Sports News based in Wilmslow, is returning to Everton FC as the club's new head of communications having previously been a press officer for the club in the 90's. He will be the Blues' third head of comms in 18 months.


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