New Starters 2.5

Propaganda has expanded its team thanks to securing several new business wins including Ann Summers, Connection and 24 Seven. The new additions to the team include Account Director Michael Dye, Project Manager Paul Costello, Social Account Executive Jenna Stirland, Junior Social Account Executive Emily Booth, and Junior Designer Corey Benfield.

Account Director Michael Dye, joins Propaganda with eight years experience in London based agencies working with brands such as Cadbury, Coca-Cola, Innocent and Jamie Oliver.  Originally from Middlesbrough, Michael graduated from the University of Leeds, before studying for a professional Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing.  A keen amateur bread baker, in his spare time Michael also likes football, golf and cycling.

Project Manager Paul Costello also joins the Client Services team, working specifically on The Car People and The Car Buying Service.  Paul joined Propaganda in November from his previous role as Account Manager with a Leeds based agency.  Originally from the home of record breaking giant pies, Denby Dale, Paul likes to play golf and sees himself as a bit of a poker whizz.

Social Account Executive Jenna Stirland joins Propaganda most recently from a role with Doncaster-based  Prior to that role, Jenna has worked in the PR and Fashion industry since she graduated in 2012.  Jenna’s role is to source and manage client PR and social media presence working on clients such as The Car People and Kryolan. Outside of work, Jenna likes to watch films and is a fan of the classics.

Joining Jenna on the expanding Social Media team is Junior Social Account Executive, Emily Booth.  Emily joined Propaganda as an intern and was offered a job after a short time working within the team.  Emily graduated from the University of Birmingham, where she studied English Literature.  Whilst at University Emily was the Travel Editor of the University paper, Redbrick, which won the 2011 Guardian Student Media Awards.

Junior Designer Corey, is another of our new recruits, who has joined the Propaganda team after working as an intern for the business.  Graduating from the University of Derby with a degree in Graphic Design, Corey has five years education in the field.  In his spare time, Corey likes to listen to music, usually on his daily commute from Skipton, where he lives.

Propaganda’s Managing Director, Laura Kynaston, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Michael, Paul, Jenna, Emily and Corey to the Propaganda team.  Starting the New Year with such a surge of recruitment is a reflection of the new business wins achieved in the latter part of 2013 and the continuing strength of the business. It’s important to note that two of the new recruits joined the team after working as interns which shows that Propaganda is always on the look out for new talent, and has a clear development pathway for talented individuals.”