Will Painter, CEO and founder // strategic & creative lead
Beginning his career in PR as a technology and business communications specialist, Will has worked with consumer and corporate brands including the likes of Microsoft, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Logitech, Trend Micro, and Ericsson.
Will is a highly commended and trusted PR practitioner working at top ten agency Ogilvy as a director of brand storytelling and media strategy, delivering award winning campaigns for consumer, corporate, CSR, and technology brands including the Ford Motor Company, Telstra Global, IBM, the United Nations, Carlson Rezidor, and HSBC.
Will launched WP Communications in February 2018 with a passion to support brands on a flexible basis, through deploying teams of highly trained PR specialists and industry collaborations to maximise results and business impact.
Will is a skilled publicist, copywriter, media trainer working with top Fortune 500 companies, and exceptional media relations skills.
Sally Alexander, Social Media Strategist & Consumer Lifestyle PR
Sally is results-orientated social media professional. She is expert at crafting and managing strategically thought-out social media campaigns to help companies build brand awareness, grow their engagement with their target audiences, generate sales and grow footfall.
Renowned for her creative thinking, Sally is an accomplished communications professional with over 13 years consumer lifestyle and trade PR experience predominantly in the food and drink, luxury lifestyle and events arenas. Her experience spans across the private and public sector including clients such as The Welsh Assembly Government, Pernod Ricard Travel Retail, Pernod Ricard (wine trade), Cockburn’s Port, Harveys Sherry, The Fine Wine Fair, Wines of Germany, The Central Marketing Organisation for German Agricultural Industries (CMA), Oregon Scientific, Plum baby food, Naty Nappies, ilumi, Krisprolls, Cowes Week and Masterpiece London.
In addition, Sally has experience of conference production – researching and writing up-to-the-minute conference programmes focusing on the latest developments for dotcoms in the early 21stcentury as well as on risk management, internal audit and HR.