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Meet the Team

April Coate

Email: april@jbpromotions.co.uk
Mobile: 07469 237495

Favourite event: Olympia

Favourite holiday destination: Thailand

Hobbies and interests: Eventing her horse Granite when she can, walking in the Lake District with her rough-haired Jack Russell called Scruffy and can occasionally be found moving sheep!

About April: April’s business savvy attitude is evident in her consistent delivery and management of successful campaigns for our clients. April is also skilled at writing and managing briefs for creative content, coordinating events for clients all whilst delivering measurable results. At events April can be found managing media centres whilst ensuring sponsors requirements are fully met.

In previous roles April has worked with Audi UK, England Polo, the Hurlingham Polo Association and Beaufort Polo Club.

Bridget Jennings

Email: bridget@jbpromotions.co.uk
Mobile: 07850 822820

Favourite event: Wimbledon

Favourite film: Four Weddings and a Funeral

Hobbies and interests: Horses across all disciplines. Bridget also enjoys sport in general – as she has a passion for it. Reading, music and fashion are all of great interest.

About Bridget: Bridget has worked in the PR and Event Management arena for many years and has a wealth of experience across a broad range of markets including sporting, charitable, clothing and the perfume sectors.  Her depth of experience and knowledge enables the team to work in a variety of spheres and to help build awareness and brand consideration with all clients.    She is particularly respected by national equestrian journalists and has attended several Olympics in a variety of capacities for the British equestrian teams.

Charlotte Goodby

Email: charlotte@jbpromotions.co.uk
Office: 01458 250200

Favourite Film: La La Land

Favourite event: Any rugby occasion at Twickenham

About Charlotte: Charlotte is admittedly obsessed with social media, there aren’t many things that go unmissed on her radar. Whether it be planning, creating content or implementing advertising campaigns, she’s got it covered when it comes to all things online.

Taking a great interest in audience reactions and perceptions, Charlotte adapts content to suit the online audience and its requirements to create the best possible engagement rates.

Charlotte often spends her weekends in various parts of the country visiting her friends from university. She often goes racing and loves to go and watch the rugby as well as live music.

Pippa Vile

Email: pippa@jbpromotions.co.uk
Office: 01458 250200

Favourite holiday destination: Skiing in the French Alps

Favourite event: The Olympics, having been to both the Sydney and the London Olympics and with plans to go to Paris in 2024

About Pippa: Since graduating with a Business degree from Bristol Business School, Pippa has acquired a wealth of experience in marketing and PR both client and agency side for many blue-chip companies. First working for Hewlett-Packard in it’s marketing department, running campaigns across the UK and Europe then working for a contract manufacture managing accounts such as Marks & Spencer, Tesco, Sainsburys and Next. Pippa’s passion for all things horse eventually took over and she spent some time working for a horse feed company before joining JB Promotions.

Pippa has a flair for creating eye-catching editorial and press releases to gain clients the exposure they are looking for in both regional and national publications. Building client relationships and strong connections with journalists is key to getting the clients messages across and is an area that Pippa particularly enjoys.

Living on a working farm with her husband and two young children keeps Pippa busy, when she is not at work she can be found driving tractors, feeding animals as well as looking after her string of horses and ponies. Having grown up in the world of horse racing and evented herself Pippa no longer competes but can be regularly found on the hunting field or riding with her children as well as taking them to all their Pony Club competitions.

Kim Forster

Email: kim@jbpromotions.co.uk
Office: 01458 250200

Favourite event: Royal Windsor

Favourite holiday destination: France – particularly the South West for the fabulous food and wine

About Kim: Kim has worked in PR both on the client side and agency for over 20 years. Her clients have included Apple, Proctor & Gamble, Nestlé and BT. Kim also worked with Robinsons Barley Water and its association with Wimbledon and Cellnet’s (Now O2) England rugby sponsorship.

Kim has now been part of the team at JB Promotions for over four years and has worked with Bridget previously for event and charity clients. Kim specialises in gaining coverage for her clients and uses her creativity and experience to develop campaigns and content, she always has an idea on the tip of her tongue.

Kim is also a qualified Medical Herbalist and makes sure the team are taken care of if there are any illnesses around!