Freshfield goes French

North West PR and marketing communications firm, Freshfield, has recruited experienced professional, Sally French, as finance and workplace manager.

Sally joins Freshfield having spent 23 years at accountancy and business advisory firm, MHA Moore and Smalley, where she occupied a range of finance, credit control and accounting roles. During her time at MHA Moore and Smalley, Sally, who lives in Preston, was also part of the firm’s corporate social responsibility committee, and staff social club.

Sally will work as part of Freshfield’s operations management team overseeing finance, people and training and workplace management while leading the firm’s social value and fundraising efforts.

Sally said: “Freshfield has an excellent reputation for looking after its clients and staff and helping the community, which makes it a great choice for somewhere to work, and to be part of a great team. Feeling like you are part of a team motivates me and I see Freshfield and its community as a close family committed to helping each other. I’m look forward to contributing to its future and growing with the firm.”

Simon Turner, Freshfield Chief Executive, said: “Having spent over 20 years as part of a hugely successful professional services firm, Sally is a strong addition to the team who brings with her a number of core skills and experiences. In addition to her honed, modern finance skills, Sally has a clear passion for people and helping others. These attributes are important in helping us in with our goal to be an award-winning place to work, while helping our communities.”

With offices in Winckley Square, Preston, and Spinningfields in Manchester, Freshfield is a full-service PR and marketing communications firm employing 17 people. Its capabilities include marketing advice, brand strategy, PR, content marketing, social media, video, design, digital development and search marketing.

Freshfield specialises in a number of sectors including business support and professional services, manufacturing and tech, property and regeneration and the public sector.

In late 2020, Freshfield won the award for Best B2B Campaign at the Northern Marketing Awards for its work with Lancashire County Council on the #AskForHelp campaign which supported business owners impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The campaign was also Highly Commended at the Prolific North Awards in September.

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