Pixel Kicks, the Manchester based full-service digital agency, has appointed Cheska Hardie as its new digital marketing manager.
Hardie joins from Bauer Media where she worked for 18 months, initially as a digital marketing manager and then as SEO content strategist. She has also held digital marketing and social media roles at Eclectic Bars, Amelia Knight and JAC Group.
In her new role, Hardie will be managing and supporting the existing digital marketing team, which will include planning and delivering campaigns. She will also be liaising with the website development team on technical SEO, site architecture and best practice methods; creating training plans and processes, and working alongside the team on an individual as well as group level while helping to measure and report on the performance of all the agency’s campaigns.
Chris Buckley, MD of Pixel Kicks, said: “Cheska is joining us at what is an exciting time as the demand for our digital marketing services are on the rise. She brings with her a broad range of experience that will add real value to both our clients and the team.”
Cheska added: “I’ve known about Pixel Kicks for some time and have long admired its work. I wanted my next move to be somewhere that had an ethos that aligned with my own and when I met with the team it seemed like an obvious fit – thanks to a fantastic company culture and a client first approach. I’m now focused on making the most of this opportunity as I take the next step in my career.”
In other Pixel Kicks jobs news, the agency has also promoted Faye Valentine to head of social media – Valentine joined Pixel Kicks in 2021. Since arriving as senior social media executive, she has overseen the devising, planning and executing of all social media strategies for the firm’s roster of clients across the main platforms. Her primary focus has been on creating high quality and eye-catching content – all with the aim of delivering brand awareness, community growth, traffic and revenue.