Local PR agency, Black Vanilla has announced three promotions this September, strengthening the agency’s offering and capabilities across the islands.
Two senior promotions include Chloe Chescoe and Chris Leaman, who have risen to Senior Account Manager and Account Manager respectively. Chloe Price has risen to an Account Executive role.
Chloe Chescoe joined Black Vanilla in 2021 and several of the agency’s largest corporate clients. She achieved her CIPR Crisis Communications Diploma this year adding to the agency’s specialist skills.
Alongside her client work, Chloe’s role has developed to include people management where she is responsible for implementing the firm’s people and skills strategies.
Chris Leaman joined Black Vanilla as a Senior Account Executive in 2021 and has been promoted to Account Manager. Chris supports the agency’s financial services clients, developing key contacts amongst financial services industry media. He also co-leads Black Vanilla’s Bulb offering to start-up businesses.
Chris achieved his AMEC Certificate in Measurement and Evaluation this year and applies this knowledge to campaigns and strategy planning for the agency’s clients. In this new role, Chris will continue his account management and client-facing duties as well as focusing on business development alongside Agency Director, Nichole Culverwell.
Chloe Price also joined the agency in 2021 after graduating from the University of Brighton with a degree in English Literature and Creative Writing. Chloe has developed her client account skills, communication and media relations skills in her short time with the agency. She has completed her CIPR Foundation qualification and has already begun her studies for the CIPR PR Certificate.
Black Vanilla’s Agency Director, Nichole Culverwell, said: ‘All three have proven themselves incredibly worthy of these promotions and I can’t wait to see how they continue to progress. The last year has been another significant period for Black Vanilla, we’ve strengthened our senior offering, made the shortlist for two regional PR agency awards and expanded into new jurisdictions.
‘We’re moving forward all the time, driven by our team’s professionalism and commitment to our clients.’