from the heart
We put honesty and integrity at the heart of everything we do, from the way we run our business and treat our team, to the relationships we like to have with our clients and the messaging we push out for them.
With a media team packed with trained journalists, we understand how to work with the media and give them information the way they need it. This has helped to forge strong relationships across a broad spectrum of the media.
Our approach to social communications is designed to create meaningful connections who engage with a business' messages, content, brands and people. We build and foster these connections and help clients turn them in to relationships.
When it comes to the communication of key messages, it is important to understand the psychology of the audiences you want to reach. This is often the difference between getting them to engage or not. We take time to carefully consider what your public need to hear to steer them to make the choices you want them to.
value for money
As an independently owned business we set our own agenda and answer only to ourselves and our clients. As such we have set a competitive pricing structure that puts value and quality at its core. Our aim is to make your budget go further.
Our team has come from a corporate environment and that is reflected in our quality of work, network of contacts and range of experience. That said, we believe in enjoying working with our clients and establishing close working relationships, so like to keep the formalities as informal as possible.
Chief Executive Officer
David is a highly experienced communications adviser, with over 20 years’ PR and journalism experience. Previously he has worked at director level within one of the world’s largest listed PR, marketing and communications groups; helped build an award-winning niche PR agency for a high profile CEO; and built his own consultancy that led to the creation of Be Known Communications.
David’s vast experience mixes journalistic training, with agency and in-house PR and marketing roles. He has been responsible for advising on everything from corporate positioning strategies to consumer focused, sales led campaigns. He is also an experienced crisis management handler, having managed the media in numerous high pressure situations, including international humanitarian disasters and sensitive high court cases.
“To be known as an agency that delivers trustworthy advice and that clients enjoy working with.”
Head of Communications
Having trained as a journalist, Christine went into PR in 2007 and went on to work in-house with two large, UK wide, high profile lifestyle brands.
Christine leads the communications team at Be Known and works with a number of key clients at the top level to guide on overall strategy. Her experience has seen her handle both corporate and consumer focused communications for clients in property, professional services, financial services, retail and leisure.
Christine is as at home dishing out top level advise to CEOs around a boardroom table, as she is discussing day-to-day strategy with marketing managers over a coffee table.
“To be known for giving straight forward advice and getting the right results.”
Chief Development Officer
Jonathan is a content strategist, former media consultant and TV presenter with experience of operating globally with C Suite executives, their teams and their customers.
He started his career in marketing by working with global brands in TV and Media and went on to present over 100 live TV broadcasts, as well as organising live events around the world, with attendees ranging from hundreds, to hundreds of thousands.
Jonathan has lived and worked in the US, Europe, India, Australia, Africa and the UK. In 2015 he set up a social consultancy that went on to become one of the most specialised Linkedin agencies in the UK.
"To be known as the go to agency for building brands and making social work for businesses."
Head of Operations
Matt runs the day-to-day operations of the agency, implementing high level marketing campaigns and acting as the main point of contact for a number of key clients.
Matt specialises in developing; personal branding, company & employer branding and brand growth strategy. His professional background has seen him gather substantial operational, marketing and client relations experience, having worked globally for a range of businesses, from start-ups to large corporations, across the USA, Europe and the UK.
Matt is also involved in hosting annual food and drink events and has recently co-founded a streetwear brand, looking to raise funds for animal welfare charities.