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Managing Director - Gemma@barkerpr.com
Gemma has worked in UK Dentistry since 2003, after graduating from Nottingham with a 2:1 in Communications. After working as the Marketing & PR Manager of a number of large dental manufacturers and service providers and four years in dental publishing, Gemma launched her own communications agency.
Following six successful years as GG Communications (GGC), a love of dentistry and a passion for PR saw the re-brand to Barker PR in 2014 – an agency with an expert team focused on PR and Communications in the dental industry.
A speaker, writer, networker and a fabulous talker, Gemma and her team look forward to taking Barker PR to the next exciting level and to making a real difference to the perception of dentistry in the UK.
PR & Communications Manager - Sarah@barkerpr.com
Sarah is PR and Communications Manager at Barker PR. Bringing a wealth of experience from a successful career in Financial Services in the City of London, she has joined Barker PR to focus on what she loves most – delivering effective PR and Communication strategies.
In Sarah’s most recent role as marketing manager at Investec Private Bank, she was responsible for a diverse range of marketing projects including numerous high profile advertising campaigns, product launches, company and product branding, event management and PR. With extensive skills in developing and delivering brand and marketing strategies, she is passionate about the value of effective and ongoing communications.
PR and Communictions Manager - Lucy@barkerpr.com
Lucy has joined the BARKER PR team with over ten years’ experience in consumer publishing, working for world renowned brands ELLE & Red, across all platforms from print and digital, to events and mobile.
Lucy’s strong commercial background working with high profile fashion and beauty brands across their advertising & marketing strategies means she really understands what it takes to achieve a successful PR campaign and meet clients all-important objectives.
Editorial Manager - Nicola@barkerpr.com
Nicola has over 10 years of experience in the dental industry, initially working as an editor and journalist for a leading publisher. Prior to joining Barker, Nicola headed up the editorial teams on over half a dozen dental-related titles, ranging from clinical specialist journals to more newsy magazines, as well as websites to ensure up-to-the-minute information could reach the dental team without delay.
Having established great working relationships with dental professionals, companies and PR agencies alike, and dedicated to excellence in communication, Nicola is ideally placed to ensure clients get the very best in editorial support, from generating ideas to producing the finished item.
Editorial - Tracey@barkerpr.com
Tracey has a wide range of marketing and PR experience. She has also worked as a financial journalist for a weekly trade paper, Money Marketing, and was editor of Wandsworth Council’s monthly magazine, which had a readership of over a quarter of a million people. With experience of campaign management, corporate branding, communications and event management, Tracey brings a broad skillset and a passion for communications to Barker PR.
Operations Manager - Sue@barkerpr.com
As Operations Manager, Sue’s all round experience and skillset are invaluable to the team at Barker PR. Having run her own PR company for several years, she knows what it takes to keep a company running smoothly and efficiently, providing invaluable back up and know how. One of her first clients was in the oral health sector where she discovered her love of all things teeth. Now she’s back where she belongs – firmly immersed in dentistry.
Designer - Laura@barkerpr.com
Our clients will often require some design to support our PR and Communications and this is where we also offer the added benefit of Laura – our fabulous resident designer. Whether it is logos for a new brand/ business, flyers and invitations for an event, advertorial/case study design and layout, illustrations to support an article or the build of a client newsletter/emailer – Laura delivers flourishing creativity, resulting in beautiful designs.