John Palmer, Director at communications consultancy Luther Pendragon is set to join NatCen Social Research as Director of Marketing and Communications on 21 May 2012.
Marketing and communications is increasingly central to the work of NatCen Social Research - whether it's our policy impact, media profile, business development or encouraging the public to participate in our work.
John will be joining NatCen Social Research as its first Director of Marketing and Communications, and his experience is a great fit. Most recently at Luther Pendragon, John has provided communications advice to a wide range of organisations in the commercial, social enterprise and not-for-profit space; including the Department of Health, Brain Tumour Charities Consortium, Guide Dogs, Diocese of London and the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy . Previously, he held senior positions in marketing and communications at The Scout Association (2004-2008) and Oxfam (1990-2003).
Chief Executive, Penny Young said: "We're delighted that John is joining NatCen Social Research. We're driven by the belief that social research has the power to make life better, and John's passion for our work and extensive experience of developing marketing, communications and engagement strategies will be critical to helping us deliver ever greater impact from our research."
John Palmer said: "I fervently believe that NatCen Social
Research now has a real opportunity to grow its profile, reputation
and influence. I want to
enable NatCen to stand out from the crowd, and use its exceptional insights into our society to facilitate real positive change in attitudes and policy."
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