18th July 2017

From intern to practitioner: My first month in PR

Our Junior Account Executive Marcel Klebba reflects on his first month behind the doors of M&C Saatchi PR. He talks overflowing inboxes, media relations and the need to be driven by passion to succeed.  It really struck me the other day, when I was called ‘a practitioner.’ After all the networking, blogging, and studying for a degree in public relations, I’ve finally made it into the…

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16th July 2017

Nail beautification at its best: M&C Saatchi PR Berlin hired by “Miss Sophie’s” to bring beauty expertise to the table

Berlin, July 2017 – Pimp your nails: easily done with nail wraps from Miss Sophie’s. However, to generate further brand awareness across Germany, Miss Sophie’s teams up with M&C Saatchi PR as its new partner, confident in its well-established beauty expertise to deliver ‘simply sophisticated’ results. Miss Sophie’s and its innovative products were born on the beach in the South of France. Founder and CEO…

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14th July 2017

M&C Saatchi PR named communications agency of record for premium sparkling wine brand, Thomson & Scott Skinny

NEW YORK (July 2017) – M&C Saatchi PR today announced it has been appointed U.S. communications agency of record for Thomson & Scott Skinny, the premium sparkling wine brand that originally launched in the UK. M&C Saatchi PR will lead U.S. communications efforts for Thomson & Scott Skinny and provide ongoing support to drive consumer awareness that leverages the brand’s unique position and product in…

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10th July 2017

M&C Saatchi PR launches its global ‘Influencer Squad’

London, July 2017 – M&C Saatchi PR today announced the official launch of the ‘Influencer Squad’, a global team whose aim is to continue developing best-in-class influencer strategy and programmes for clients such as Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Dixons Carphone and Foot Locker. With offices in seven key markets (London, New York, Madrid, Paris, Berlin, Milan and Dubai), the global ‘Influencer Squad’ will run its multi-channel,…

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3rd July 2017

Post Millennials: a new age of selfishness?

James Page, Associate Director at M&C Saatchi PR, reflects on M&C Saatchi’s recently publishing study on the newly dubbed ‘Post Millennial’ generation and what this may mean for the future of brands communications. M&C Saatchi has recently published a new study into what is being dubbed the ‘Post Millennial’ generation; those born after 2000 who are now starting to enter the workplace, and who will…

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26th June 2017

How PR and SEO can work together

  Our Senior Account Executive in Madrid, Oscar Bouzas, an ex-journo and former social media strategist for the UN, shares his top tips and key insights into the benefits of linking PR with SEO. PR and SEO have traditionally been two independent and highly differentiated disciplines. One has a longer, more establised and understood legacy, the other is born from a digital world. Nonetheless, both…

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19th June 2017

Drone Racing: a new frontier in sport

Account Director, Joe McDermott introduces us to the futuristic world of ‘Drone Racing’. Attending the first ever professional Drone Race last week, McDermott guides us through both this new sporting frontier and its embrace of Virtual Reality. Touted as a fusion of Star Wars’ pod-racing and the adrenaline-filled competition of Formula 1, Drone Racing League (DRL) has quickly established itself as the sport of the…

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15th June 2017

M&C Saatchi PR Sneaks East: Introducing Foot Locker to Eastern Europe’s Sneakerheads

M&C Saatchi PR’s UK Foot Locker team made their way to Prague to support on the opening of the city’s new five-storey Flagship store. Tobi Onabolu, Account Executive, guides us through the day’s events, Foot Locker’s European expansion and Prague’s sneakerculture. In the centre of Prague, as you wander through the beautifully cobbled streets, passing by rows of major designer stores and local Czech cafés,…

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7th June 2017

CIPR Excellence Awards: M&C Saatchi PR dubbed ‘Outstanding Large Public Relations Consultancy’

M&C Saatchi PR’s Co-Founders, Chris Hides (MD) & Molly Aldridge (Global CEO) share their thanks to not only the team around the world for making this possible, but to all of our clients and everyone we’ve worked alongside over the last 6 years. It is a universal human truth that everyone likes to be paid a compliment. Last night our agency was paid a collective compliment…

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6th June 2017

What if you could not fail? M&C Saatchi PR reflects on the Women of ‘WACL Gather 2017’

‘Gather‘ is Women in Advertising and Communication London (WACL)’s annual training conference for young women in the industry. This year, four M&C Saatchi PR delegates attended, with junior team members Isobel Turiff and Amy Sandiford-Watts accompanying the agency’s Global CEO and Co-Founder, Molly Aldridge as well as Kat McGettigan, Head of Consumer. ‘Gather’ 2017’s topic was ‘Work your way’, exploring how women can create the…

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1st June 2017

Fasten your seat belt: UK start-up VICTOR engages M&C Saatchi PR to land in Germany

London – Berlin, June 2017 – “Ladies and gentlemen, on behalf of captain VICTOR and the entire M&C Saatchi PR crew, welcome onboard this flight from London to Berlin. We’ll be reaching new heights at high-speed so please fasten your seatbelt and prepare for take-off.” VICTOR, the world’s leading on-demand private jet charter marketplace, has brought the global communications agency M&C Saatchi PR onboard to help drive awareness…

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27th May 2017

Passion Day: Creatively bringing to life what was once forgotten

On her Passion Day, Safa Kazzam, Senior Events & Experience Executive at M&C Saatchi PR, speaks with British-Trinidadian artist Zak Ové, currently exhibited at the British Museum. Safa draws inspiration from the artist’s new sculpture collection, and brings back with her to the world of experiential marketing ideas on how to artistically bring to life what was once forgotten. Besides having a strong interest in the arts, working…

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20th May 2017

Unveiling the new Rolls-Royce Wraith and bespoke sculpture from Emirati artist, Mohammed Kazem

The Rolls-Royce Art Programme is world renowned and, last night, M&C Saatchi PR’s UAE team celebrated the first ever Emirati artist’s involvement with an exclusive unveiling of Mr Mohammed Kazem’s artwork, commissioned exclusively for the Programme at Manarat Al Saadiyat. Our client, Abu Dhabi Motors, partnered with Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) to produce an exclusive event for media, prospective buyers…

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15th May 2017

Curry Club Takeway: Innovation needs to start at the top

M&C Saatchi PR Curry Club is a round table where we host journalists alongside business and industry thought leaders as we feed them food for thought. This time around Chris Owen, Director of Tech & Innovation, was serving up discussion on AI & innovation… Last night saw the inaugural M&C Saatchi PR Curry Club – a laid-back meeting of (I’d hope) bright minds to chew the…

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10th May 2017

Opinion: We must rebrand mental health, and it starts internally…

Mental Health Awareness Week isn’t just a news hook for communications agencies across the UK, it’s becoming an increasing priority. Tash Cordeaux, New Business & Marketing Manager at M&C Saatchi PR, reflects on both the PRCA Council Meeting on mental health (27th April 2017) and how our industry’s leaders must confront the stigma still attached to mental health. This piece was first published on the PRCA…

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