PR-led communications agency Smarts has announced the appointments of Lynne Hughes and Stephanie Forsyth to the positions of account manager and assistant account executive respectively.
Lynne joins Smarts after freelancing as a PR consultant for various organisations and PR agencies where she worked on major brands including IRN-BRU, Tennent’s Lager and the Scottish Football League. Lynne, who also held the position of media relations officer at Strathclyde Police for seven years, brings a wealth of consumer and corporate PR experience and first class crisis management skills to the team.
Lynne commented: “Smarts has an excellent portfolio of clients across a variety of sectors. To be part of such an established organisation is a great opportunity and I am delighted to join the team.”
Stephanie is a graduate in Corporate Communication and Public Relations from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen. She has strong PR and event management experience after a three month placement at the Glasgow Film Festival and held positions with the Aberdeen International Youth Festival and the music festival, Wizard, in Aberdeenshire. She will be providing vital support across a range of accounts.
Smarts’ managing director, Lesley Alexander, added: “I am very pleased to welcome Lynne and Stephanie to the team during what is a really exciting time for Smarts. They both bring important skills, experience and enthusiasm to the business so I am confident that they will be great additions to the team.”
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