Birmingham-based marketing and PR agency Wyatt International has boosted its creative operations with the appointment of two new staff.
The agency has brought in Emily Shaw as junior art director and Sarah Poole as creative artworker.
Ms Shaw graduated from Birmingham Institute of Art and Design where she received a commendation from the prestigious D&AD student awards for her integrated advertising campaign.
She then spent four years as creative at Midlands agency Golley Slater where her role had her directing and contributing to the design and development of brands such as Heart FM, Marston’s Inn and Taverns, The Army and Sandwell Council which was awarded a Gold PRide Award.
Ms Shaw said: “I’m thrilled to be joining Wyatt at such an exciting time and it is a privilege to be able to work with a high calibre of clients and brands that push for highly creative ideas and concepts.”
Ms Poole joins the agency from Solihull-based agency McCann Erickson, bringing over eight years experience working on creative projects for a wide range of household names, including Alliance & Leicester, Harley-Davidson and the Open University.
She said: “Wyatt is a vibrant agency with a wealth of different clients. I am relishing the opportunity to work in such a friendly and dynamic environment.”
Wyatt International director of client strategy and communications Mario Morby said: “Sarah and Emily strengthen our team and will undoubtedly help push Wyatt into new directions.”
Wyatt is based in Edgbaston. One of its most recent client win was with the Convergence Group, which supplies communications services throughout the UK. It appointed Wyatt International to handle its media relations in the Spring.
Wyatt secured the contract with the Warwick company following a multi-agency pitch, and is now responsible for co-ordinating and implementing Convergence’s strategic PR campaign.