1st December 2021
Since our creation, we’ve been looking to source the best talent available, and are always thrilled to find it on our doorstep.
In a specially-created role, Joshua will join North-East Digital Marketing Agency ROAR as a Digital Marketing Executive, working across both technical and creative pursuits for our expanding client base. From SEO audits and site analysis to content optimisation, Joshua will be using his broad skill-set to enable our customers to thrive within an ever-more-competitive market.
Joshua is from the Whitley Bay area and comes with a personal interest in the field, combined with several years of experience gained through Baltic Apprenticeships.
“I’d been looking for the right opportunity for some time, despite having several offers from within the industry,” Joshua explains. “ROAR’s standards stood out for me above all others. Their overriding commitment to transparency and enabling clients was a key factor. This is an agency where I can bring an honest approach to work and be as much a part of our customer’s teams as their in-house staff.”
For Newcastle digital marketing agency ROAR, Joshua was the ideal candidate. Too many marketing professionals still abide by a ‘them-and-us’ approach to projects, whereas we pride ourselves on building open and effective client relationships. Whilst developing and implementing successful marketing campaigns can sometimes be tricky, there’s certainly no need to make it more difficult by wrapping it up in jargon and building verbal walls between agencies and businesses.
“I was also keen to join a company with a genuine commitment to personal development,” Joshua continues. “Several organisations I’d met with either had nothing in place to guarantee this, or their programs did not represent the cutting edge of digital marketing. But within minutes of meeting ROAR’s MD Michael Knowles, it was clear that internal staff development was a major priority, and I would have ample opportunity to develop and progress.”
Staff development is a major part of ROAR’s DNA. To build a strong team of North-East digital marketing specialists, we’re committed to supporting a creative team culture that enables our members to thrive. We’ve seen the opposite happen too often in our previous lives, and a lack of opportunity for staff to grow leads to high turnover, which is of no benefit to clients, our business growth, our the development of our team culture.
Beyond digital marketing
Aside from his interest in data-driven marketing, Joshua has an active personal life. From spending time with his partner, family and dog to cooking and listening to music, Joshua likes to explore a host of other activities. He’s also a huge rugby fan, watching and previously playing the game and finding it a great way to build relationships within a local community.
“It is completely different,” Joshua explains, “but a lot of what team sports do can be seen in the workplace. If we don’t all push on with the same philosophy and level of commitment, we lose. From playing, following and watching rugby, I’ve learned the importance of being a team player, and I was delighted to find the same attitude exists within ROAR’s world.”
Commenting on Joshua’s appointment, ROAR’s MD Michael Knowles is delighted to have found such talent for the Newcastle digital marketing agency.
“I launched the company with a firm desire to do things differently,” he explains. “I was tired of the lack of transparency shown by so many working in the industry, and believe clients deserve better. I’m determined to help businesses succeed and to do this needed to make ROAR a multi-faceted agency, capable of meeting client demands no matter what.
Joshua already has a good knowledge of data-driven marketing. His dedication to learning and getting the best results on every project makes him the perfect addition to ROAR. He also has an uncanny knack for translating technical issues into simple English – an underrated but essential skill when it comes to helping businesses grow.
I’m delighted to be expanding our team in time for 2022, and we’re excited to have Joshua working on some important new projects.”
Welcome to the team Joshua!
If you’re looking for a dedicated and no-nonsense North-East digital marketing agency, look no further. Get in touch with ROAR Digital Marketing today, call us on 0191 259 4737 or drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org