Introducing the people behind the business

The team at KC Communications come from a variety of backgrounds, and each brings with them a unique set of skills, which ensure our clients gain access to some of the best people in the industry.

We’re passionate about what we do, and one of the unique things about us is that every member of the team, from the MD to the marketing assistant are constantly going through continuous professional development to ensure we provide the highest level of insight and expertise to the organisations we work with.

At KC Communications, only the best will do…

Katrina Cliffe MCIM

Managing Director

Katrina is the founder and Managing Director of KC Communications. Having started her career as an apprentice, Katrina has worked for a variety of organisations including world-renowned design agency ATTIK, whose roots originated in Huddersfield, along with heading up the marketing efforts for a global-facing tech business before going on to establish KC Communications.

Not one to shy away from continued professional development, Katrina has, throughout her 17-year marketing career, gained an Open University Certificate in Business, a Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Diploma in Marketing Communications and has recently completed a CIM Diploma in Digital Marketing with a focus on Metrics & Analysis.

Katrina Cliffe KC Communications

Sarah Benson ACIM

Account Manager

Sarah is one of our Marketing Account Managers and is responsible for looking after many of our key accounts including some of our more recent wins having only joined us in May 2016. Alongside the day to day management of accounts, Sarah also plays a key role in supporting the growth of the business.

With a First Class Honours Degree in Business and Management from Leeds Trinity University and experience working for a Leeds-based PR Agency, Sarah’s background is already proving to be an asset to the business.

Sarah Benson - Account Manager

Laura Batchelor

Account Manager

Laura joined us in May and is responsible for taking on some of our new client wins. As well as the day to day client management, Laura will also play a key role in supporting team development.

Laura has a degree in Marketing from the University of Hertfordshire Business School. She brings a wealth of experience and knowledge from her 12 year marketing career in various agencies. Most recently heading up the Asda Local account at a well renowned Leeds creative agency.

Laura Batchelor

Helen Spivey

Account Manager

Helen is responsible for managing a range of clients, including some of our more recent wins, as well as supporting new business development.

With over 20 years’ experience, Helen has worked for FTSE-100 to privately owned companies in senior roles spanning corporate communications; media, public and investor relations; public affairs; internal communications; marketing and; market research. Having most recently worked on freelance PR and social media projects, Helen is looking forward to supporting our clients and the team at KC.

Could This Be You?

Senior Account Executive/ Account Manager

Do you love to generate ideas and content that adds value to both clients and the business? Do you want to be rewarded for your results? If so, we might just have the role for you…

This is an exciting opportunity for a tenacious, results-driven marketing/PR professional with excellent communication skills both written and verbal to join our friendly, dynamic team as either a Senior Account Executive or Account Manager.

Take a look at the full job description here

Lisa Benfield

Intern Marketing Assistant

Lisa is the most recent addition to our team and is joining us on a 10-week internship. Lisa’s main role within KC Communications is to assist the rest of the team with projects and develop her overall skillset.

Lisa has a First-Class Honours Degree in Marketing from the University of Huddersfield and during her time at University she spent a year in industry working as a Marketing Assistant. She has also worked as a freelance copywriter throughout her final year of University and continues to gain experience in content writing as well as other areas of Marketing.  

Want to join our team?

We’re always interested in hearing from bright and enthusiastic talent that live and breathe our industry. So, whether you’re looking for a permanent role, placement or work experience, we want to hear from you.

We offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, an engaging workplace, free parking, a company reward scheme, a training budget and there are even some other treats thrown in from time to time.