BlueSky PR

Tracey Barrett
Tracey Barrett

Tracey Barrett

Highly experienced PR professional with extensive experience with some of the biggest names in recruitment, as well as many years working in PR and marketing. Over thirty years experience within the recruitment sector.

Originally a front line recruiter herself, Tracey began her career in the mid-eighties working for two financial recruitment firms and then became Group Marketing Manager for Harrison Willis (now Hudson). A move into traditional PR followed culminating in Tracey's appointment as Head of Communications for Balfour Beatty, the construction giant. BlueSky PR was founded in 2006 and has worked with a varied portfolio of recruitment firms, talent management consultancies and international business schools including Alexander Mann Solutions, Fircroft, APSCo, MSI Group, The Clear Company, The London School of Economics, UCL, HEC Paris, The European School of Management and Technology; Vlerick Business School and EM Lyon…to name a few.

An interesting fact about you?
I appeared in a TV commercial for  Trebor Mints in the early 1980s.

Your best PR tip?
It’s not all about the press – think about all your communication channels.

Who would play you in a film?
Julie Walters.

Who is your hero?
Harry Patch – lest we forget.

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Adrian Barrett
Adrian Barrett

Adrian Barrett

Director, experienced PR professional and gifted writer, with a no-nonsense approach to communication. He has written widely in the fields of education and HR management for media around the world. Adrian enjoys considerable success helping clients to adapt their thoughts and opinions for op-eds in publications such as The Financial Times or Forbes.

An interesting fact about you? 
I broke my ankle on my first parachute jump. The only other casualty was my sister, who broke her elbow. An inability to undertake dangerous sports appears to run in the family.

Your best PR tip?
Tell the truth. Contrary to what Jack Nicholson says in ‘A Few Good Men’, they can handle the truth.

Who would play you in a film? 
Bruce Willis (very similar hair).

Who is your hero?
It has to be Winston Churchill. A dreadful painter, but he did save the world.

Stephanie King
Stephanie King

Stephanie King

Associate Director at BlueSky PR and seasoned recruitment and HR PR professional.

Steph works with brands including Alexander Mann Solutions and Broadbean Technology to deliver full strategic PR support, and is responsible for BlueSky’s business development strategy.

An interesting fact about you?
I grew up on the road where Roger Moore had a house. Unfortunately I have never met him and, shocking as it may be, have never sat through a whole James Bond film!

Your best PR tip?
Understand what PR is all about before you invest your time and money.

Who would play you in a film?
Liv Tyler.

Who would play you in a film?
Liv Tyler.

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Vickie Collinge
Vickie Collinge

Vickie Collinge

Head of Recruitment for the BlueSky PR team and seasoned recruitment and HR PR professional. Working with brands including Alexander Mann Solutions, 6Cats International and Sterling Recruitment Solutions to deliver full strategic PR support.

An interesting fact about you?
I sailed through my motorbike CBT test only to fall off on my first venture out on my own and fracture my elbow – an amazing feat at only 2 miles an hour!

Best PR tip?
Be relevant to your audience. PR isn’t about a sales pitch, it’s using your expertise to build your reputation.

Who would play you in a film?
Kate Winslet.

Who is your hero?
Ludovico Einaudi.

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Dan Stobbs
Dan Stobbs

Dan Stobbs

BlueSky PR’s Head of Social Media and all round social media guru for all things recruitment. Dan delivers top-notch results for clients through both organic and paid social media management.

Interesting fact
I am obsessed with 90’s dance music, which has proven to be extremely useful when taking part in quizzes.

Your best PR tip
No matter what communications channels you use, always make sure that your content is timely, relevant and adds value.

Who would play you in a film
Ryan Gosling (if only!)

Who is your hero
Steven Gerrard

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Pos Brazier
Pos Brazier

Poseidonia Brazier

With experience across the full marketing mix and a Master’s degree in Psychology, Poseidonia experty executes the digital marketing strategy for BlueSky PR’s long-standing partner, the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo).

 

An interesting fact about you?

I used to teach belly dance at University.

Your best PR tip?

Do your research - Understanding your target audience, from end clients to journalists, is crucial for a successful campaign.

Who would play you in a film?

2006 Julia Roberts. We just need a time machine now!

Who is your hero?

Greta Thunberg

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Izzy Carnell
Izzy Carnell

Izzy Carnell

An ex-recruiter and now BlueSky PR’s specialist Client Engagement Executive. With an expert insight into the world of recruitment agencies, Izzy ensures BlueSky PR is delivering PR and social media support to the right businesses.

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Elisabetta Caria
Elisabetta Caria

Elisabetta Caria

Born and raised in Italy, Betta moved to London to study at university where she gained her Classical Studies and Comparative Literature BA Hons and my Classics MA. Betta worked in hospitality & events throughout university and landed her first customer service/marketing-related job for an independent store after graduation.

An interesting fact about you?

I have a not-so-moderate obsession over everything related to V century BC Athens.

Your best PR tip?

Double-check everything!

Who would play you in a film?

Beanie Feldstein – and yes, the film is Booksmart

Who is your hero?

Hypatia of Alexandria

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Belinda
Belinda

Belinda Harris

An interesting fact about you?
I’ve managed to trace my ancestors back to Amsterdam in the mid-eighteenth century.

Best PR tip?
Always try to be polite and respectful – even when the people you are dealing with aren’t doing the same!

Who would play you in a film? 
Demi Moore (obvious isn’t it?).

Who is your hero?
Captain James Tiberius Kirk.

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Jennifer Wright
Jennifer Wright

Jennifer Wright

BlueSky PR's Head of Group Marketing, Jennifer, is an ex-recruitment marketer with expertise in content marketing, engagement strategy, CRM management, and marketing measurement (ROI).

An interesting fact about you? 
I was in the news before I was even one year old – for having the “only tears on the day” at a sporting event.

Your best PR tip?
Know who your target audience is and what they are interested in.

Who would play you in a film? 
Krysten Ritter

Who is your hero?
Olivia Pope (early Scandal where she wore the white hat)

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