10 Feb 2017

Propel London appoints BlueStripe Media for marketing and PR


London , 10th February 2017. Propel London, the recruitment agency for the global digital economy, today announced that it has appointed BlueStripe Media to manage its marketing and PR. Propel is the UK’s largest independent provider of executive, permanent and contract recruitment services to the global digital market and specialises in commercial, marketing, technical and creative talent.

BlueStripe will work with Propel to grow its already well known award-winning brand across all digital sectors.

CEO and Co Founder Melina Jacovou commented: “This is an incredibly dynamic and exciting time for digital recruitment with skilled digital talent in high demand. BlueStripe’s marketing insight and experience will help us to continue to build our reputation as the agency at the forefront of recruitment for digital.”

London and Essex based BlueStripe is a new marketing communications agency led by husband and wife team, Andy and Lydia Oakes. Andy Oakes recently left the award winning marketing industry publication The Drum, where he was UK MD and Head of Content, to restart the agency he originally founded in 2012. Lydia has over 20 year’s public relations and marketing experience working in-house and as consultant with digital agencies including I Spy, iProspect, Clock and Oban International.

Commenting on the appointment, Andy Oakes said: “It’s a real honour to be appointed by Propel and to be trusted with working on a brand that has become central to the digital scene in London. I am looking forward to developing the strategies that will ensure it builds upon its reputation as the recruitment agency for the global digital economy.”

About Propel London

Propel was established in 2001 and is now the UK’s largest independent provider of permanent and contract recruitment services to the global digital economy, specializing in executive, commercial, marketing , technical and creative talent.

About BlueStripe

BlueStripe is a communications agency for the digital sector specialising in independent agencies. BlueStripe was founded by Andy Oakes, formerly of The Drum and New Media Age.



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