SEO and content marketing agency Evolved Search has made four new appointments to its team in Newcastle.
The multi-award-winning agency, which announced in July it was aiming to grow revenue by 270% and create at least 45 additional jobs by August 2022, has welcomed Louayy Haqqi as head of paid marketing, Steph Holmes as digital PR & outreach executive, Brian Naisbitt as digital graphic designer and Liam Copping as senior technical SEO lead.
With over 12 years working across senior agency and in-house roles, Louayy worked most recently as head of digital at online finance broker MYJAR.
Louayy is AdWords and Analytics certified and has experience working on a range of accounts from SME to large multinationals.
Evolved Search operations director Tom Etherington commented: “We are delighted to have Louayy joining our team in a key leadership role at a time when the company is looking to take our paid media offering to the next level.
“We are confident that his depth of experience in managing significant budgets, dealing with highly competitive industries, and developing services within digital agencies will be a huge boost to our team and the service we deliver to our clients”
With a first-class honours degree in journalism under her belt, Steph brings to the role experience across a number of sectors, with a history of doing freelance work with the BBC and holding marketing and PR roles in recruitment and FMCG.
Speaking of her new role, Steph said: “I wanted to join Evolved Search as it seemed like a fun and vibrant place to be.
“They have a great vision for the next few years and it seems like a really great time to be a part of such a knowledgeable and amazing team as they continue to grow.”
Brian has over five years of experience in the industry, working with clients in the manufacturing, technology, and engineering sectors, as well as a degree in drawing & image-making from the University of Central Lancashire.
Liam brings several years of digital marketing and technical knowledge and experience gained both in-house and at local agencies after graduating from Northumbria University. He has GAIQ and AdWords certifications and experience across both B2B and B2C sectors.
Tom Etherington added: “Bringing Liam into the technical team is further evidence of our commitment to investing in brilliant digital talent. He’s joining at a great time for not only the business but the SEO service overall.
“We’ve won some brilliant contracts and national industry awards recently and are on a positive, ambitious and exciting journey, so it’s great to have Liam join us and add even more knowledge and experience to our offering.”
Evolved Search is currently hiring and have 5 vacancies live on their Careers page.