Nicola founded hellomint in early 2013. Noticing the development of social media and the online world; Nicola set out to provide a fresh, creative and dynamic service that would revolutionise the way businesses used online marketing. Nicola has eight years’ experience within a Sales and Marketing background, operating in senior positions for global firms. She has worked on international campaigns in various countries, specialising in providing social media and PR. With a wealth of experience, Nicola is adept at creating successful proposals and campaigns for our clients and is an expert in social media.
When not working, you’re most likely doing: Riding horses, going to the gym or walking my dog
Favourite websites: Facebook and Twitter
Favourite place in Huddersfield: Vanilla Bean Café at Slaithwaite
Favourite Quote: “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm”- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Top marketing tip: Engagement is key to any success
Greg recently graduated from the University of Manchester where he studied English Literature. He is passionate about all things writing and will be largely in charge of overseeing the content we produce at hellomint. Greg is eager to create content that spreads the word about our clients in the most exciting and engaging way possible. Whether writing a blog, a newsletter, a press release or even simply a tweet - Greg is sure to portray our client's individual stories in a light that highlights their individual attributes in the best possible way.
When not working, you’re most likely doing: Reading or running
Favourite websites: Wordpress and Facebook
Favourite place in Huddersfield: Grappolo
Favourite Quote: "The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step" - Lao Tzu
Top marketing tip: When writing content I find it helps to create a detailed picture in your head of exactly who you're appealing to.
Hannah has studied Advertising and Marketing Communications at the University of Huddersfield and is gaining valuable experience at hellomint. Hannah will be assisting with the social media campaigns we put together for our clients. She will also be working collaboratively on some of the content we produce. Hannah is excited to put theory into practice gaining hands-on experience working with some of the great businesses we have as clients and partners here at hellomint.
When not working, you’re most likely doing: Shopping or cinema
Favourite websites: Instagram
Favourite place in Huddersfield: Gringos Mexican
Favourite Quote: "Dream big and dare to fail" - Norman Vaughan
Top marketing tip: Ensure you are smooth and efficient in everything you do.
A southerner who now calls Huddersfield home, Lizzie is an experienced freelance blogger with a background in art, social care and education. Lizzie takes a creative, playful approach to generating copy and is interested in using the written word to make information accessible to a broad audience. Endlessly excited by communication and the manifold ways in which technology enables us to communicate, Lizzie’s role at hellomint involves researching, proofreading and writing for client websites.
When not working, you’re most likely doing: Spending time with friends and family, drawing, fitness classes at the gym.
Favourite websites: Pinterest, Instagram and Tumblr
Favourite place in Huddersfield: Magic Rock Tap
Favourite Quote: “Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” - Roald Dahl
Top marketing tip: Share links that will interest people within your network to start a conversation online.
Digital Marketing Executive
Ivan is our placement student from the University of Huddersfield and is currently studying Computing in Business. He began working as a social media ambassador for Team Hud and is now undertaking his placement year in the Digital Marketing sector. Ivan provides experience in web design, digital marketing and SEO, skills which he gained from his course and his previous placement with Student Living HD.
Ivan's role at hellomint involves designing templates for email marketing, SEO reports and web design.
As President of the University of Huddersfield’s Basketball Team, Ivan enjoys taking part in a game of basketball and organising his team.
When not working, you’re most likely doing: At the basketball court or gym
Favourite websites: YouTube, Bleacher Report
Favourite place in Huddersfield: Bota Fogo
Favourite Quote: "Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on improving on your other innovations." -Steve Jobs
Top marketing tip: Dedicate time and create things you enjoy
Administration & Quality Control
Jane is a graduate of the University of Huddersfield and possesses a BA (Hons) in Business Studies and a CIM Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing. She’s also the proud mum of our Managing Director!
When not working in her role as Virtual PA, Jane is working behind the scenes at hellomint, organising the team. She’s a bit of a stickler on spelling so woe betide you if she spots a spelling error!
When not working, you’re most likely doing: Usually something glamorous like mucking out the horses! Loves reading
Favourite websites: iTunes
Favourite place in Huddersfield: Spiced Pear at Hepworth or at home with feet up reading a good book!
Favourite Quote: “Don’t count the days, make the days count” - Muhammad Ali
Top marketing tip: Understanding who your customers are, what makes them tick and what they really want and value, and of course staying in touch with them long after the sale, puts you ahead of the competition.
Tia joined the team in 2014 as a full time receptionist.
Her duties include snoring, eating and being the friendly, welcoming face at the hellomint office.
When not working, you’re most likely doing: Sleeping
Favourite websites: Facebook
Favourite place in Huddersfield: Home
Favourite Quote: “Woof”
Top marketing tip: Being that friendly, approachable face always makes you stand out from the crowd.