Mary Ferguson has joined South Yorkshire media training and PR consultancy Capital B Media as account manager.
Mary, 31, has been appointed following a move to Millhouse Green from Cheshire, where she managed the PR and communications for a hospice charity.
She has ten years of experience spanning the private and third sector, having previously worked for a fitness and wellness company, social enterprise and publishing firm.
Mary, who specialises in copywriting, will be managing accounts with key clients in the company’s portfolio which include the Care Quality Commission, South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire fire services; South Yorkshire and Derbyshire police; Magna Science Adventure Centre; Enterprising Barnsley and Pulmonary Hypertension Association UK.
Mary started her working life as a journalist in Barnsley and developed her career as editor of a London-based fitness magazine, before being appointed as PR and marketing manager for a gym chain and county sports partnership. In 2015 she implemented and developed the PR and communications function for St. Rocco’s Hospice in Warrington.
She said: “I’ve moved back to South Yorkshire to be closer to family and develop my career and I’m delighted to have joined Capital B Media and be based in such a beautiful part of the county. I’m excited to have joined the company at such a key time in its growth and I look forward to working with the diverse range of clients and helping the business develop alongside such a talented and enthusiastic team.”
Mary’s appointment brings the Capital B Media team of staff and associates up to 11.
Capital B Media director Kate Betts said: “We’re really pleased to welcome Mary to the team and are confident her skills and experience will be of huge benefit to the company.
“This year is looking bright for Capital B, with new clients on board and turnover on track to be up by over 30 per cent this financial year, so we’re all looking forward to what the future holds.”