Nicola founded Pepamint in early 2013. Noticing the development of social media and the online world; Nicola set out to provide a fresh, creative and dynamic service that would revolutionise the way businesses used online marketing. Nicola has eight years’ experience within a Sales and Marketing background, operating in senior positions for global firms. She has worked on international campaigns in various countries, specialising in providing social media and PR. With a wealth of experience, Nicola is adept at creating successful proposals and campaigns for our clients and is an expert in social media.
When not working, you’re most likely doing: Riding horses, going to the gym or walking my dog
Favourite websites: Facebook and Twitter
Favourite place in Huddersfield: Vanilla Bean Café at Slaithwaite
Favourite Quote: “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm”- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Top marketing tip: Engagement is key to any success
Kate joined Pepamint having graduated from Leeds Beckett University where she studied Events Management for three years. Her degree encompassed various elements of marketing including public relations and the organisation of events. Kate provides marketing and social media support as well as working on specific campaigns and events for Pepamint.
When not working, you’re most likely doing: At the gym, blogging or buying more makeup
Favourite websites: Facebook, Social Media Today and Vogue
Favourite place in Huddersfield: The Beaumont Arms
Favourite Quote: “Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.” Swami Sivananda
Top marketing tip: Consistency is key
A southerner who now calls Huddersfield home, Lizzie is an experienced freelance blogger with a background in art, social care and education. Lizzie takes a creative, playful approach to generating copy and is interested in using the written word to make information accessible to a broad audience. Endlessly excited by communication and the manifold ways in which technology enables us to communicate, Lizzie’s role at Pepamint involves researching, proofreading and writing for client websites.
When not working, you’re most likely doing: Spending time with friends and family, drawing, fitness classes at the gym.
Favourite websites: Pinterest, Instagram and Tumblr
Favourite place in Huddersfield: Magic Rock Tap
Favourite Quote: “Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” - Roald Dahl
Top marketing tip: Share links that will interest people within your network to start a conversation online.
Digital Marketing Executive
Ivan is our placement student from the University of Huddersfield and is currently studying Computing in Business. He began working as a social media ambassador for Team Hud and is now undertaking his placement year in the Digital Marketing sector. Ivan provides experience in web design, digital marketing and SEO, skills which he gained from his course and his previous placement with Student Living HD.
Ivan's role at Pepamint involves designing templates for email marketing, SEO reports and web design.
As President of the University of Huddersfield’s Basketball Team, Ivan enjoys taking part in a game of basketball and organising his team.
When not working, you’re most likely doing: At the basketball court or gym
Favourite websites: YouTube, Bleacher Report
Favourite place in Huddersfield: Bota Fogo
Favourite Quote: "Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on improving on your other innovations." -Steve Jobs
Top marketing tip: Dedicate time and create things you enjoy
Social Media Assistant
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Tia joined the team in 2014 as a full time receptionist.
Her duties include snoring, eating and being the friendly, welcoming face at the Pepamint office.
When not working, you’re most likely doing: Sleeping
Favourite websites: Facebook
Favourite place in Huddersfield: Home
Favourite Quote: “Woof”
Top marketing tip: Being that friendly, approachable face always makes you stand out from the crowd.
Administration & Quality Control
Jane is a graduate of the University of Huddersfield and possesses a BA (Hons) in Business Studies and a CIM Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing. She’s also the proud mum of our Managing Director!
When not working in her role as Virtual PA, Jane is working behind the scenes at Pepamint, organising the team. She’s a bit of a stickler on spelling so woe betide you if she spots a spelling error!
When not working, you’re most likely doing: Usually something glamorous like mucking out the horses! Loves reading
Favourite websites: iTunes
Favourite place in Huddersfield: Spiced Pear at Hepworth or at home with feet up reading a good book!
Favourite Quote: “Don’t count the days, make the days count” - Muhammad Ali
Top marketing tip: Understanding who your customers are, what makes them tick and what they really want and value, and of course staying in touch with them long after the sale, puts you ahead of the competition.