Prior to joining Strategy, Donna worked for a publishing company where she developed and implemented the SEO strategy for a job board that was then purchased by the FT. She has worked in marketing for the FT, recruitment and non-executive products. Everything from job boards to post grad training and her marketing experience has covered B2B, B2C, international/global, niche and premium products, online, offline, DM, campaign planning, and hard to find audiences. Outside of work she uses these skills to help a couple of charities in the Bath area.
Donna manages the client services team at strategy and ensures that all of the essential activities take place. She helps to maintain and review client strategies and relationships and is liaison between client services, creative services and technical services.
Senior Client Manager
David has worn plenty of hats in his career, particularly in the services delivery area. Having worked with clients ranging from micro-businesses to multinational corporates, this experience comes in quite handy at Strategy.
A passionate fan of marketing (offline and online), he enjoys taking the technical challenge that is website optimisation and converting it into website success for our clients.
One of our Senior Client Managers, David focuses on all the things necessary to get new clients off to a great start, from keyword and link building strategy to usability, working with key stakeholders, as well as maintaining a portfolio of his own high profile corporate clients.
Alona has 9 years’ experience of PPC and over 15 years in digital marketing as a whole; having worked client side for such internet pioneers as Yahoo!, DoubleClick and Shopping.com. Latterly she has been immersed agency side specialising in paid search, working with digital agencies such as i-Level and Steak. She loves the ever changing spectrum that PPC brings and is looking forward to working with Strategy’s clients to make the most of their PPC campaigns.
Alex joins us having had a year and a half of internet marketing experience on client side with various companies from within the travel niche, from leading suppliers of airport parking, to small town businesses offering holiday accommodation. During this time he developed skills in optimising websites, as well as learning how to use different pieces of software, such as Adobe Dreamweaver.
Away from the office, Alex plays football semi-professionally for Tiverton Town and has done so at this level since the age of 17.
Senior Client Manager
After graduating from university, Holly naturally moved into digital marketing. She comes to Strategy with a history of web project management and coping with just about anything that might crop up during the lifecycle of a website.
From copywriting and editing to content management and social media integration, Holly is always interested to try new things and keep up to date with the latest web strategies.
Thomas BA (hons)
Senior Client Manager
Thomas graduated in 2009 in Ancient History and Literature from the University of Reading. After university Thomas travelled the world for 6 months before coming back to manage on and off site SEO for a start-up business. During this time Thomas took the opportunity to develop skills in creative SEO through social media marketing and creative link building. Thomas also has experience in copy and blog writing, as well as Keyword research and Optimisation.
Gareth started out as a Network Support Engineer before transitioning to a technical role at a Web Design Agency. It was here that he discovered SEO as a key enabler for maximising returns on websites.
He has worked for one of the UK’s largest Digital Agencies where he developed his skills on projects for Actimel, McVities and Carlsberg. He now uses his experience to drive traffic and increase conversion rates for his clients here at Strategy.
Gareth is also currently studying the CAM Diploma in Digital Marketing and is a Communications Systems Operator in the Army Reserves.
From a strong technical background, James worked independently as a digital marketing consultant for two years before joining the team at Strategy.
James spent ten years working as a lead systems engineer and later an IT Manager for an international engineering consultancy – supporting clients including Airbus, Rolls Royce and EADS. During this time he was responsible for managing and delivering projects and services, and developed a flair for tackling technical challenges. Whilst working on web projects, James developed a strong interest in Search and the Web and pursued this passion by transitioning to digital marketing.
As a client manager James enjoys working closely with clients to help deliver results, and working in an environment where he can constantly develop and improve his digital marketing skills.