Tin Man wins art brief
Online artwork marketplace Rise Art has appointed Tin Man following a competitive pitch. The agency has been tasked with creating a year-long PR programme designed to change the alleged perception that the art industry is elitist and inaccessible in a bid to engage new audiences. Work started this week, and has already included a troupe of "human canvases" modelling artwork on the streets of London (below).
Lansons appointed by trustees association
The Association for Member Nominated Trustees (AMNT) has appointed Lansons as its retained corporate communications adviser. Lansons will support the organisation with its strategic communications, offering press office and media relations management, campaign support and assistance in the preparation of consultation and policy documents. The AMNT is a not-for-profit organisation supporting member-nominated trustees, representing nearly 750 active members in over 500 schemes.
Champagne Pommery hires In The Bag
Champagne Pommery has appointed Dorset PR agency In The Bag to promote the brand throughout the UK. In The Bag had worked with Champagne Pommery previously via the Dorset Seafood Festival, where the agency managed PR and social media for the event.
Action PR handed coffee account
Cold brew coffee brand Point Blank has appointed health-and-fitness PR firm Action PR to launch its cold brew coffee product, which is specifically targeted at a fitness-engaged audience.
WHO appoints SHED
The World Health Organization (WHO) has appointed Shed Communications to develop two creative health engagement campaigns. One campaign will be designed to focus on the health of ageing populations, while the other will seek to promote non-discrimination in healthcare settings.
Asset manager brings in Temple Bar Advisory
Asset management firm Alpha Financial Markets Consulting has appointed financial PR consultant Temple Bar Advisory to assist with its float on the AIM London Stock Exchange. The business is expected to be valued at £150m when it floats; flotation is planned for next month.
Yesterday's briefs: W wins Elephant & Castle, Zest's Somme project, City AM journalist joins Burson