Joel Spence joins Edit as Chief Growth Officer

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Media and marketing agency Edit, part of Kin + Carta, has appointed Joel Spence as its Chief Growth Officer. 

Previously CGO at twentysix, Spence has over 12 years’ experience supporting agencies to grow in all areas of marketing, communications and technology.

He will join the C-level team at Edit and take responsibility for growth, which includes marketing, sales and partnerships, and working in collaboration with the senior team to achieve the organisations strategic plan, the London, Leeds and Bath-based company said.

Alongside this, he will be focusing on driving ongoing collaboration with the wider Kin + Carta Connective to enable transformative growth for the world’s largest companies.

Commenting on his appointment, Spence said: “When I first met Damian and the senior team I was immediately energised by their vision and ambition to drive growth both nationally and globally by delivering incredible work, transformative marketing programmes and continuous innovation that deliver significant client value.”

“Edit's integrated Data, CRM, Technology and Media proposition has never been more relevant to the customer acquisition, retention and experience challenges faced by businesses today. 

“I’m incredibly excited to join both Edit and Kin + Carta to drive awareness and growth, and to connect existing and future clients to big ideas’ and some of the best talent in the world."

Damian Coverdale, CEO at Edit, said: “As Edit continues to grow, so do the calibre of our team. Joel is no exception; he is a talented and driven individual. 

“I am excited to be working with someone who I truly believe in and who I have no doubt will help us to grow even further.”

The appointment comes at a period of exceptional growth for the business with recent client wins including Shell, Black Tomato and Blind Veterans with continued growth in it its financial services, travel and leisure, retail and pharmaceuticals client base. 

The agency’s 200-employee-strong team across it’s Leeds, Bath and London office have played an integral part to its continued investment and growth amongst its senior team.

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