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The Market Creative strengthens team with six new hires

L-R: Keates, Lomas, Watson, Dillon, Kay and Lewis.

Retail and brand agency The Market Creative has strengthened its creative, account handling and business development teams with six new appointments following a strong start to the year.

Jeff Dillon has been appointed as senior art director, where he will help drive the creative output of the agency through concept and design. Dillon is joined by Stuart Keates, who has been appointed as a creative artworker.

In addition, Nikita Lewis has taken the position of business development manager to grow the agency’s retail and brand portfolio.

On account handling, Shaun Watson takes an account manager role with responsibility for Silentnight and Sharps and James Kay has been appointed as an account manager for Grafton Merchanting GB. Also working on the account is Lauren Thomas, who joins as a junior account executive.

Sue Benson, managing director at The Market Creative, said: “We’ve had an exceptional start to the year having expanded our remit with existing clients and won some new briefs. As a result, we’ve been able to attract some fantastic new talent.”

The Market Creative now employs 16 staff at its offices in Trafford Park, Manchester.

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