AUCKLAND, Today: Special PR – recently established by Special Group in its downtown office – has appointed Sarah Prigg as an account director and Duncan Killick as a senior PR manager.
Prigg has returned to New Zealand after two years working at London PR agency Brands2Life, where she executed communications strategies for global technology and corporate companies such as Qlik, F5 and VMware.
Killick joins from Pead PR, where he worked for several years as a senior creative & content manager with brands including BMW, Puma and Nespresso.
Prigg is appointed as 2IC to Special PR head of PR & influence Kelly Grindle, and is tasked with growing grow the company’s PR offering.
Kelly Grindle said: “With a passion for implementing thought-provoking and disruptive PR programmes, the agency will tap into Sarah’s expertise to further develop our roster and deliver results that drive real business impact for clients.
“Despite disruption from the Covid-19 lockdowns, the agency has continued to expand its team, with plans for further growth in 2022.”
“Since joining Special PR in September, Duncan’s creative approach has already made waves, delivering innovative strategies for Silver Fern Farms, Jaguar Land Rover, and Contact Energy.
“Duncan’s content production background enables him to lend a design eye to all aspects of his PR approach, ensuring creativity is at the heart of all work.
“Special believes the launch of Special PR is unique to the market – it is able to service stand-alone PR clients with media relations, influence and activation services, but it can also plug into the wider agency resource to unlock world-class creatives and strategists.
“Since its inception in March this year, Special PR has already delivered work for Jaguar Land Rover, Contact, stress-relief tool Brave Face, Smirnoff, conservation charity Tusk, and Education NZ.
“Despite disruption from Covid-19 lockdowns, the agency has continued to expand its roster and team, with plans for further growth in 2021.”
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