The National Meningitis Trust is bringing in Jane Valentine as its
first communications head, to raise the profile of the charity. One of
her first tasks when she joins in August will be to spearhead the PR
activity for National Meningitis Week in September. She will report to
Angela Dudley, the charity’s fundraising head, and fills the first of
two dedicated PR roles created by the charity this year (PR Week, April
30). The other post, that of communications co-ordinator, will be filled
by Justin Hopwood, who joins from Bristol-based agency Harrison Cowley.
He will report to Valentine.