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About

About

We work with a range of clients across many different sectors. By utilising years of experience, we have constantly delivered expert strategic advice and guidance on corporate communications right through to tactical implementation.

Our approach is simple – we think, create and deliver.

We understand our clients’ needs and think of unique ideas and concepts that will help you to achieve your objectives. Whether we are working on a design, PR or digital project, we will create the right campaign for your business. Our aim is to deliver a quality service, on time and within budget.

Up North Communications was established in 2015 by managing director, Craig Downs. An experienced PR and marketing professional, Craig has first-hand experience of marketing products and services in the public, private and third sectors.

He has held senior PR and marketing roles for a national retailer, a local authority, housing association and PR agency before setting up his own agency. Craig holds a BA (Hons) Business Studies degree, an Advanced Diploma in Enterprise Management and Diploma in Marketing.

Craig is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. He is married with two daughters and enjoys running and watching football in his spare time.