Nottingham agency hires new PR director

Alex Jones

Midlands-based digital PR agency, Motive, has appointed Alex Jones as PR Director as part of its ongoing growth strategy.

Jones, who has seven years’ PR and marketing experience, joins the agency from Nottingham based digital marketing company Hallam, where he was Head of PR.

At Motive, Alex’s role is to utilise his expertise in content, social media and PR to support the growing demand for digital PR. Graduating in PR and communication, Alex regularly runs workshops for Midlands businesses on Digital PR, and is passionate for effective PR.

On his appointment, Alex said: “Motive has a track record of delivering superb consumer-facing PR campaigns. With a great client roster, a new office, and a recent rebrand, I feel like Motive is somewhere I can add value, and develop my skills further.

“As COVID-19 dominates headlines, now more than ever a solid PR and brand strategy is needed for businesses. Important and meaningful relationships can be maintained and built during a crisis.”

In 2017, Alex was a finalist in the Outstanding Young Communicator category at the CIPR Midlands PRide Awards, and in 2019, Alex was a finalist in the Young Professional of the Year category at the PR Moment Awards for London and the southern regions.

Shortlist criteria included client results, career progression, testimonials, and adding value to the PR industry.

Motive Managing Director Steve McComish said: “Alex’s proven expertise in PR will support the growing demand for digital PR from our existing clients. We want him to bolster our reputation for great work and results for our clients.

“Alex has worked across a number of sectors, so his appointment will really strengthen our team and continue to position Motive as one of the leading PR agencies within the Midlands.”