Steve is an experienced marketing and PR consultant. Following a successful career in banking, Steve then spent 23 years at the top level of commercial management in professional football, including holding senior positions at The Football League, Swindon Town FC and Charlton Athletic FC. Steve is skilled in brand awareness, integrated marketing, sponsorship, media relations and public speaking and he is a published writer on Corporate Social Responsibility in sport.
Some of the clients Steve has worked with since going freelance in 2009 include: MiddletonMurray, Charlton Athletic FC, Charlton Athletic Community Trust, Ebbsfleet United FC, Jobsite, Royal Borough of Greenwich, British Amateur Boxing Association, Regular Cleaning Services, PHSC Plc, Centre Circle Event Management, ITRM and WJ King.
“You've done such a great job for us Steve! We'll definitely still be working together in one respect or another I'm sure. Steve comes highly recommended by me and all at MiddletonMurray everyone and thank you to Andy Lopata for that first intro!!”Angela MiddletonChairman and Founder, MiddletonMurray
“Steve has advised us on our commercial relationships with Charlton Athletic FC, Charlton Athletic Community Trust, Ebbsfleet United FC and Dartford FC for the past six years. His experience, commercial acumen and extensive network of contacts have been invaluable to us. The respect that Steve enjoys in the football industry has assisted us greatly in building such excellent contacts with our football partners.”Jeff ConwayGroup Sales Manager, WJ King
“I have worked with Steve over several years and his commercial insight, sense of values and the ability to get the job done were always superb, often in challenging conditions. I trust him totally”Keith HatterCEO, PlanetK2
The marketing and communication methods utilised to distinguish a company, its products and services from its competitors; encompassing brand identity, brand communication, brand loyalty/trust and brand awareness.
Effective communication is essential to running a successful business. Communication is vitally important between the company and its employees, as well as between the company and its existing and potential customers, its industry sector and its local community.
Engendering the trust and the confidence of the consumer has a direct and profound effect on a company’s bottom line. In today’s world of social media, digital marketing and networking, businesses must be conscious of their reputations on a constant basis and be responsive to any issue that may have an impact on their reputation.