Say hello to your team

Talk is cheap, but people are priceless. We believe that any agency is only as good as it’s people – and ours are the best.

Tim Grice

CEO

Tim has been working in digital marketing for over a decade, developing and overseeing strategies for global businesses. He has held a number of senior roles, most recently as CEO of Branded3 – one of the most respected search marketing agencies in the UK. There he led the growth and strategy of a remarkably successful business.

Charlie Harris

Sales & Marketing Director

With over seven years marketing experience Charlie has delivered the marketing strategy for a number of industry leading brands and agencies. With an extensive background in events experience she was responsible for the creation of the region’s most well attended industry networking event for digital marketers.

Alan Ng

Technical and Insights Director

Alan has more than eight years’ experience in the digital marketing industry and held positions leading SEO, data & analytics, CRO, and technical implementation teams. With a background in engineering, his breadth of strategic, analytical and technical experience has enabled him to deliver creative solutions for brands such as JLR, Travelex and Expedia.

Jane Seymour

Head of Design

Starting her career within a premium fashion brand, Jane developed a varied expertise in designing for both digital and print. In recent years she has worked within agencies focussing on web design, print and led the rebrand for SearchLeeds – an annual conference attended by over 2000 people.

JJ Grice

Organic Performance Director

JJ has devised and shaped SEO strategies for multi-national organisations including household brands such as Wren Kitchens and Confused.com. Leading our ability to connect digital specialisms and drive organic growth, he oversees our expert strategy team to ensure that the work we do delivers nothing short of unprecedented performance.

Olivia Wigg

Digital PR Strategist

With a background delivering PR for global brands, Olivia has landed PR placements on top tier publications such as Forbes, BBC, Daily Mail, The Telegraph, Lonely Planet and many more. She is a determined marketer with a passion for delivering only the best results for her clients.

Claire Stanley-Manock

Paid Media Director

Claire has over 15 years of digital marketing experience and knows how to navigate the complex paid media landscape to deliver incremental growth for clients. Campaigns are planned with strategic creativity and delivered with personalisation to generate cut through, emotion and results.

Rob May

Senior Search Strategist

As Senior Search Strategist Rob works closely with clients on aligning search strategies with current marketing activity to maximise the impact of SEO on overall traffic and revenue. With over 7 years industry experience Rob’s background and understanding in content marketing, link acquisition and technical SEO put him in good stead for spotting key opportunities for organic growth and where budgets can be best spent within the business to maximise ROI.

Lou Fraser

Digital PR Executive

Louise has been in marketing since she was 17, previously working with brands such as Hallmark, Room to Grow, Joy Clothing and Coderus Ltd. Taking a break to graduate with a degree in English following a year abroad, she has re-entered the world of Digital PR with connective3.

Bex Fairbrother

Digital PR Strategist

Bex is a passionate marketeer, with extensive experience in both traditional and more recently digital PR. She has strong account manager experience, having worked with start-ups to larger organisations, across various industries including wellness, tech, fitness and beauty.

Will Levitt

Senior PPC Manager

Will joins as a Senior PPC Manager after previously working at Brass and Google. With over 5 years experience in digital marketing Will brings knowledge in all parts of paid media, specialising in paid search and programmatic.

David White

Content Marketing Director

David has led PR and outreach strategies for some of the globe’s biggest brands. With a background in business management and marketing, David has a deep understanding of the wider marketing mix and how this contributes to our clients’ bottom line.

Libby Windle

PR Manager

With over five years’ experience in both traditional and digital PR, Libby has managed multiple clients and campaigns across sectors including fashion, health and fitness, technology and education.

Harj Kalyan

Digital Analyst

Harj has over 2 years of experience in the digital marketing industry & has held positions across agency & client side. He brings knowledge of running paid media activity across various channels & creating interactive data dashboards that provides insight into an account’s performance across all live channels.

Elle Pollicott

Content Strategy Manager

Elle has over five years of marketing experience, creating and implementing SEO and content strategies for clients in a range of industries including fashion, travel, property and finance. As Content Strategist, Elle devises on-page content strategies that will increase clients’ rankings and organic traffic; and works closely with the PR team on the ideation and creation of content marketing campaigns.

Sophie Davey

Senior Paid Media Executive

With a background working in account management and paid media for NERVE, Sophie has over four years’ agency experience managing accounts across various sectors including financial services, travel, and property.

Beth Turner

Digital PR Strategist

Beth is a hard working and motivated marketer, always striving to get the best results for her clients, she has worked in PR two and a half years, working both in-house in a B2B confectionery company and at an integrated agency working for clients across the health, fitness, education, personal finance and home and design industries.

Clea Kanning

Digital PR Executive

With experience working across various sectors including gambling and travel, Clea is passionate about all aspects of digital PR and delivering all-encompassing campaigns which boost SEO, sales and visibility.

Alex Nayler

Content Writer

With a background in SEO content writing, Alex has experience working within both an agency and freelance environment. He enjoys crafting creative copy that engages readers and has worked with a wide array of clients in industries ranging from lifestyle and travel to entertainment and sport.

Emma Owens

Junior Digital Designer

Emma is a recent graphic communication graduate joining as a Junior Digital Designer. She is an award winning multi-disciplinary designer with previous experience as a freelancer.

Hannah Brady

Senior Content Writer

A passionate and committed Content Writer, Hannah has over five years of hands-on marketing experience in a range of industries, in everything from fashion to hospitality. She takes pride in delivering creative, original work that boosts SEO, causes conversations and engages audiences.

Leanne Taylor

HR & Finance Manager

Leanne is our HR & Finance Manager, looking after our employee management, office management and accounts.

Simon Sterenborg

Head of New Business

Simon has over 5 years sales, marketing and lead gen experience. Initially working in a lead gen capacity introducing agencies of varying specialities to some of the most recognisable brands including ESPN, LEGO & Dr Martens.

He then went on to take a more client facing role as the New Business Manager for one of the North's leading development agencies. Simon has come on to help develop the outbound sales strategy at connective3 and ‘bang the drum’ about the great work we have, and will continue to deliver!

Rachel Harrison

CRO Manager

With more than 4 years experience, Rachel is passionate about optimising websites and ensuring that user needs are met not only online, but throughout their whole brand experience. Her previous background spans financial services, FMCG and technology brands. Rachel is keen to help clients increase conversions whilst also providing insight as to who their website users are and identifying any potential pain points.

Sarah Heald

Digital Project Manager

With over 7 years of digital marketing experience across project management and social media, Sarah has worked across a variety of sectors from fashion and retail to Food and drink. With a passion for strategic planning, Sarah has helped to deliver creative and award-winning campaigns for a number of household names.

Mollie Lyons

Social Media Manager

Mollie is a recent BA Hons Business Marketing and Management graduate, she has worked across multiple industries from Retail, Finance, Ecommerce and Insurance. As an innovator Mollie is passionate about all things social and prides herself on delivering guerrilla style marketing tactics and campaigns.

Sanjay Purewal

Search Strategist

With over 4 years of SEO experience Sanjay is passionate about understanding the structure of a client's site and the industry they operate in, with a strong background in content and technical SEO Sanjay has experience in a variety of sectors including Legal, Financial, Tech, Leisure and Food.

Marisa Dooley

Digital PR Executive

Having recently graduated from university with a degree in English Language and Spanish Studies, Marisa has previous work experience spanning across various industries including Research, Teaching, and Retail. An ambitious individual with a love for language and communication, Marisa is passionate about all things digital PR and strives to deliver real results.

Dawn Little

Marketing Executive

Dawn is a broad marketer with industry relevant qualifications, communications degree and apprenticeship qualified in Digital Marketing. Her experience includes working in social media, SEO, videography, content marketing and PPC. Dawn continues to look for new ways to expand her digital marketing skills and deliver the best results for the business.

Alicia South

Digital PR Executive

With experience working within Social Media and Content Creation across various industries including music and hospitality, Alicia is passionate about digital PR and developing innovative, creative campaigns which help brands tell their story whilst delivering exceptional results.

Megan Packer

Digital PR Strategist

With three and a half years’ experience in digital PR, social media and content creation, Megan has worked across a variety of sectors such as Retail, Travel and Food since graduating from Leeds Beckett University in 2017. A passionate and creative spirit, Megan gives her all to everything that she does to achieve the best results possible for her clients.

Cameron Black

Digital PR Executive

Cameron is a recent MA Advertising and Marketing graduate who will be joining the team as a Digital PR Executive. With previous marketing work experience in the charity sector, Cameron is driven to pursue his passion for digital marketing, grow with Connective3 and deliver the best results for his clients.

James Fernando

Client Director

James has over 3 and half years of Key Account Manager experience in digital marketing, having previously working in relationship management at the RBS for 9 years. He has partnered closely with a number of key clients to help devise and execute successful Search Marketing strategies. Key clients he has worked with include LeaseCar, Julian Charles and Truverra working closely to build and maintain strong relationships.

Richard Wilson

Content Creator

Richard has an award winning portfolio from his experience in photography and videography. Working with globally recognised brands creativity and attention to detail are key and he enjoys the challenge of making every piece of work unique and leaves a lasting impression. As Content Creator, Richard will work on both internal and client work and help to keep the brand message and imagery connected on all levels.

Andrew Moody

Client Director

With over 5 years’ experience working in several sectors from food and drink to FMCG, Andy brings a wealth of experience in improving clients experience with an agency. He has a passion for delivering results that can only be matched by his passion for Liverpool FC.

Charlotte Sharpe

Senior Paid Media Executive

Charlotte is an passionate and data driven digital marketer with over 3 years’ experience in paid media and web analytics across both agency and client side. She has expereince managing accounts from a wide scope of sectors such as manufacturing, confectionary, financial services, and leisure & tourism.

Kenny Metham

Digital PR Executive

Kenny is a recent English Language and Linguistics Graduate who joins the team as a Digital PR Executive. Kenny’s experience started as a passion for content and storytelling, leading him into freelance Influencer Marketing and Social Media Consultancy. In the role of Digital PR Executive, Kenny wants to make bold creative contributions to campaigns, deliver ambitious results, and thrive with connective3.

Eirini Theodoridou

Digital PR Executive

Eirini is a recent Social Media and Management Graduate from the University of York, who joins our team as a Digital PR Executive. She brings to the C3 table experience from working with different brands in the UK and Greece and even with a LA-based film production company. Eirini is continuously looking for new ways to broaden her skills and knowledge and is driven by creating trailblazing work that makes a difference and puts C3 and our clients in the spotlight!

Rosa Mitchell

Senior Digital PR Strategist

With over six years’ experience in digital PR, content creation, and social media, Rosa has worked across a variety of different projects, from stand-alone campaigns to long-term strategic roadmaps. She combines her analytical skills with her love of creativity to create concepts that work for a large number of industries, including e-commerce, finance, law, and travel.

James Tate

Data Analyst

James is the first apprentice connective3 has taken on and he also is our 40th employee here. As a Data Analyst, he will be pulling raw data to help our employees make important decisions for our clients by identifying various facts and trends.

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