Cause4 has a number of Associate relationships with individuals and companies able to provide added expertise to charities and social enterprises. These are all individuals that we know, trust and are pleased to recommend.
Marc Jaffrey OBE, Senior Associate, International
>> Marc Jaffrey has 25 years experience as a creative leader of high-impact campaigns and large-scale change programmes in the creative industries, government, business, education, social causes and the arts. He has been commended for his campaign leadership in the… read more… House of Lords and by Sir Ken Robinson. He was appointed OBE in 2010 for services to music and education after leading the Music Manifesto, the most successful arts campaign in UK history, attracting £332m and driving large-scale improvements in the education system that continue to command cross-party support.
Recent projects include a landmark community development strategy for Derry Culture Company, a major component of the first UK City of Culture, and a communication and cultural leadership programme for global water and sanitation think tank IRC. Other clients include ad agency Fallon, Brighton and Hove Council, and international speaker and writer Richard Gerver.
Marc has been a senior independent adviser to the Secretaries of State at the DfE and the DCMS. He developed a portfolio of award-winning content and services as a BBC commissioner, including the groundbreaking OneMusic for Radio 1.
Marc is working with Cause4 on a number of international development projects.
Digital & IT
>> Brian Moran brings more than 10 years experience in supporting charities as well as small, medium and social enterprises. Brian’s key expertise is enabling organizations to collaborate and communicate more effectively using online media and technology. Recent projects have involved … read more… a strategic review of UK cloud-based services, including project managing innovative solutions on behalf of organizations such as Contact a Family and The Opera Group.Before becoming freelance in 2009, whilst working with the London Symphony Orchestra, Brian oversaw the development and launch of their online platform, LSO Space, and was closely involved in developing the orchestra’s collaboration with Google on the first global YouTube Symphony Orchestra project which attracted more than 10 million followers across the globe.Brian is currently working with a number of organizations including Cause4, supporting the development of their social media presence and online strategies.
PR & Media
>> Rebecca Driver has over eight years experience in public relations within the performing arts and has recently established her own PR consultancy, RDMR (Rebecca Driver Media Relations). Rebecca started in music publishing (BBC Music Magazine) before moving in to …read more…media relations when she joined Dvora Lewis Public Relations. During this four-year period at DLPR, Rebecca worked for a number of high-profile clients including the London Symphony Orchestra, the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Youth Music and the Verbier Festival. Since then Rebecca has been the Publicist for the BBC Proms, followed by a period as Publicist at BBC Radio 3 and two years as Head of Press for English National Opera, where she has helped to transform the company’s profile.Rebecca has established excellent relationships with a wide range of media around the world, and with a broad range of experience has built up a wealth of knowledge and understanding of communications in the performing arts.Rebecca graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London with a BMus in Music.
>> Greg Jakobek, founder of Warsaw, has key expertise is in design. With a particular understanding of popular culture and youth biased market following many years working with some of the biggest record companies in the world, Warner Bros, Sony, Universal, EMI and a list of … read more… demanding artists with high levels of expectations. Clients outside the music and entertainment industries have been attracted to Warsaw’s design and work ethic and have enjoyed tapping into the free thinking approach to design.
>> Mark Prescott was, for five years, Head of Cultural Campaigns at the Mayor’s Office at the Greater London Authority a role that saw him work across London’s cultural and creative sectors devising multi disciplinary campaigns, initiatives and festivals. Previously Mark advised UBS … read more… on their global cultural programme worldwide working on projects in China, USA and Europe.Mark Prescott is currently the Creative and Cultural Skills Clore Fellow and director of Spark – a cultural marketing & experiential agency. Current projects include a digital public art piece for Marmite, an augmented reality project for the Mayor of London, a project to launch Ravensbourne College of design and technology’s new building and an installation for the Hong Kong Sinfonietta. Clients include Unilever, Volkswagen, Greater London Authority and BBH advertising agency.
Training and Development
>> Frances Tipper is co-founder of the training company, SpokenWord Ltd. Frances runs courses and workshops in all aspects of business persuasion for both the voluntary and corporate sectors… read more… In the voluntary sector, Frances has worked with Water Aid, Action Aid and RNIB among others to train their staff and volunteers in fund raising (face to face sales and cold calling), networking, presentation and PPI (personal impact, presence and influence). As a Cause4 associate, Frances is working to develop further the skills of the team.
Strategy and Business Planning
>> Peter Mraz started working with Cause4 in November 2012 as Senior Projects Manager, supporting Chief Executive Michelle Wright in general business planning as well as working on selected client projects.Previously, Peter worked at the London Symphony Orchestra in concert production, internal office systems and international tours,… read more… having made a career change to arts administration from management consulting where he advised public sector and technology clients on strategy, policy design, financial planning and process optimisation. He studied piano at the Kosice Conservatoire in his native Slovakia and also has academic degrees in business administration and public policy. His hobbies include politics and current events, traditional performing arts and ethnography, foreign travel and languages. As a Cause4 associate, Peter is working to develop the business plan and future strategy of the organisation.
Branding & Marketing
>> Joyce Turton founded CandidMarketing in 2001 to provide pragmatic marketing advice to SME’s, social enterprises and charities. With almost 20 years experience her key expertise lies in developing branding and marketing strategies which increase an organisation’s ability to be seen, heard and understood… read more… A branding specialist she has a passion for integrating the customer experience with brand values, ethos and capabilities to create an authentic and compelling ‘brand story so far’. Joyce is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (FCIM) and of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA). She is a Cranfield MBA and mentors award winning social entrepreneurs for UnLtd Connect. In her spare time she enjoys the theatre, learning Spanish and cycling.