Brief overview of the role Great opportunity to join an established PR agency to work across b2b and corporate campaigns and learn from an experienced, supportive team. The role will include researching topical issues, drafting communications for multiple media channels and liaising with journalists. Plus client admin including reporting and evaluation. This role would suit […]
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About Lis Anderson
Lis is an experienced PR consultancy Director and MD with over 20 years in the B2B and B2C marketing communications industry. Agency side she has held Board level positions at JBP, also as a partner of Worldcom Public Relations Group, and Bray Leino (Speed Communications) before launching AMBITIOUS.
Starting her career in sponsorship PR, working with BBC Sports and the British Olympic Association, she then moved into integrated marketing agency life working on national and international campaigns for clients including Lucas Industries and Allied Domecq. And, after a short step into an in-house role for Design Council, Lis headed South West and back into PR consultancy to join leading agencies based in the region – working across property, construction, education, healthcare, retail, food and drink, tech and professional services.
Alongside her PR agency career, Lis also founded and ran Talking Heads for 13 years - a communications training network that delivered affordable courses delivered by practitioners for practitioners in the areas of social media, marketing communications, PR and crisis management. Lis worked in partnership with PR agency heads including McCanns, Bray Leino and Grayling to provide venues and hosted a wide range of delegates from PR agencies Golley Slater, JBP, Spirit PR and Purplefish PR alongside brands and organisations including Triodos Bank, Sawdays, Bristol City Council, Trinity Mirror Group, Manchester City, NHS and Atkins.
Lis is a Fellow of the Charted Institute of Public Relations and has served on the CIPR’s National Council and as Chair in the South West region for a number of years. She has also been a committee member of the Public Relations and Communications Association, the PRCA.
Passionate about the region and the creative industries sector, Lis is now both active and involved in a number of organisations including a Bristol Creative Industries, where she is a Vice Chair, and as a Governor at City of Bristol College when she helps the college to engage with employers.
She also runs a number of coaching sessions with SETSquared residents and has also spoken at a number of industry events including MEET South West and the BBC Academy’s Digital Cities.
At AMBITIOUS, Lis supports a range of clients including Access Creative College, St James’s Place, ASDAN and CBRE and leads day to day agency operations including looking after our agency brand.
Key Skills: Connecting people, PR agency management, problem solving, senior client consultancy, PR strategy, brand PR, campaign ideas, integrated marketing, crisis management
Entries by Lis Anderson
We’re looking for a creative individual to support our own agency’s marketing activities – supporting all things digital marketing for our website content, newsletters, social media channels, PPC and SEO. This is a great opportunity to join an experienced team with lots of opportunities to learn and grow, alongside making your own valuable contribution to […]
When experienced marketers lend their talents to activating brands, businesses can foster positive consumer engagement and generate radical long-term success. Whether your company is new or experiencing a rebrand, brand activation can build lasting relationships that will yield positive results. What is brand activation? When you have a new company or product or service, it’s […]
After a year of significant growth and £1million turnover in sight in 2022, AMBITIOUS PR is looking for a PR Associate Director to help drive our ambitions to double the size of our PR business over the next three years. Become our next AMBITIOUS PR Associate Director A leading independent PR agency where corporate and […]
We’re proud to announce that we’ve joined the Forbes Agency Council. Forbes Agency Council is an invitation-only community for senior-level agency executives. Members are respected leaders and executives of PR, media, creative, and ad agencies who are selected for the council based on the depth and diversity of experience in their industry. AMBITIOUS was vetted by […]
PR crisis management is often seen as a process that only kicks in when something goes wrong. Dealing with an emergency in the moment is an important part of crisis communications, but what happens before and after is also critical. Crisis management planning allows you to prepare for events that could threaten the business, its […]
We’re so proud and excited to reveal our brand evolution with you. This year has seen our business grow with new clients and additions to the team. And, like many of our PR agency colleagues, the past 12 months has been a time of change and reflection too. We felt it was time to evolve […]
Your inbound marketing strategy is about positioning your brand as the go-to choice for customers. You must gain your audience’s trust, which requires engaging with the public and media in a variety of ways. There are a number of aspects to creating a successful inbound marketing campaign including content marketing, search engine optimisation, blog posts, […]
Make inbound marketing part of your strategy to help your healthcare business grow. Inbound marketing is an extremely effective method of customer acquisition and retention. Customers – patients, carers and families – will research healthcare providers for advice and guidance, such as a symptom or procedure page if they have a personal concern. They will […]
We’re expanding our A-Team with a new role and we’re looking for a talented individual to join AMBITIOUS as Digital Content Manager. Digital Content Manager: role summary After two internal promotions and a recent communications manager hire, we’re recruiting again for new digital content management role. This job involves determining and taking responsibility for planning […]
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Are you looking for a PR agency that just…gets you? At AMBITIOUS, we’re big on coming up with strategies that are tailor-made for your business and its PR needs 🔍 And it shows - check out some of the feedback our clients had for us 🏆 #testimonial pic.twitter.com/CC9JqLXVFu
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In any period of economic downturn, the most successful businesses maintain a strong relationship with their key audiences and a stronger comms strategy 📈 Find out how to use comms effectively during a #recession: bit.ly/3tqDNQ5 #CrisisPR pic.twitter.com/w190s89h4H