As PLMR Genesis continues to expand to meet continued client growth and demand for digital marketing services, the company has welcomed new Senior Digital Account Manager, Laura Deakin.
Laura has extensive experience in SEO, PPC, Google Analytics, Content Marketing, CRO, and Social Media Management. She joins from the Quadram Institute, a cutting-edge bioscience research centre specialising in food science and gut health, based at the renowned Norwich Research Park.
Previous to the Quadram Institute, she was part of the central Digital Innovation Team at the University of East Anglia (UEA), managing the University’s social media channels and digital content strategy. She has also worked on digital marketing, event management, and social and influencer management at the Good Spa Guide.
Laura is a CIPR Accredited PR Practitioner, a hallmark of best practice in PR. In 2020, she was awarded a Distinction in the degree of Master of Arts (MA) in Media and Cultural Politics and achieved outstanding marks amongst her cohort. She was also awarded a First for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in History (with Honours) in 2015.
Her talent in digital marketing and content management has been recognised with two individual awards. In 2021, she won Silver in the ‘Outstanding Young Communicator of the Year’ category at the CIPR PRide Awards 2021: Anglia, Thames, and Chiltern.
At the HEIST Awards 2020, a national celebration of marketing excellence in the Higher Education (HE) and Further Education (FE), Laura won Silver in the CIM ‘Rising Star’ category.
The judges noted that Laura is “an incredible role model who drives excellent results and always strives to innovate on existing models… she is undoubtably a huge asset to the team.”
Laura said: “I’m thrilled to be joining the talented and dynamic team at PLMR Genesis. The company has an excellent reputation in the East of England and is renowned for delivering impact to their clients across many sectors.
“It’s an exciting time to join: digital transformation has accelerated in the last few years, and I look forward to using my digital marketing and content expertise to deliver results for clients.”
Alex Raymond, Director of Digital, said: “Laura is an excellent addition to the team and brings with her a wealth of expertise spanning the broad spectrum of digital services. Laura’s skills combine digital marketing expertise with extensive knowledge of PR and media – complementing our digital offering at PLMR Genesis.”
PLMR Genesis provides results-focused communications solutions for clients in today’s digital world, including building and managing brand reputation and driving business or organisational goals through an integrated, multi-channel approach to PR and marketing.