Rathbone Community Industry, the training charity for people with
special educational needs, has appointed Alison Littlewood to the
newly-created post of communications and marketing manager. Before her
appointment, PR had come under the remit of marketing head Louise
MacShane. Littlewood was previously head of marketing communications at
Lindapter International. She reports to director of development and
strategy Helen Aston and has been tasked with raising the profile of the
body, which employs 815 staff in 65 training centres across the UK.