Jessica Beckett, 30, joins the company from the Trinity Mirror having worked in senior roles within the Manchester Evening News group of titles for more than seven years.
Originally from Rochdale, Jessica has a wealth of journalism and management experience having served as both a reporter and deputy news editor.
Joe Robinson, meanwhile, also 30 and originally from Oldham, joins the company having worked as a communications officer for Blackpool Council, for a leading Member of Parliament and in journalism at both The Gazette, Blackpool’s local newspaper, and at BBC Radio 4.
Both will work across a number of key food, foodservice and logistics accounts and are expected to play key roles in winning new accounts and assisting junior team members.
Pelican managing director, Michael Bennett, said: “Its great news for Pelican to have secured two of the region’s leading communications professionals.
“They both understand our key food, foodservice, packaging, environment and outdoor markets and have vast experience in both journalism and communications.
“In their short time with us so far they have hit the ground running and are already making good progress and serving our clients with distinction.
“I look forward to seeing them progress and help deliver Pelican’s motto of ‘driving brilliant results’ for our clients.”
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