Elephant Communications makes senior hires

 jim follet 2Zoe Baptie 2Elephant Communications has made two appointments to support the consultancy’s growth in 2016.

Jim Follet joins Elephant as account director and will work on the agency’s growing portfolio in the arts and live music including classical music, rock music and public art expositions.

Zoe Baptie joins the agency as a senior account manager. She will support the team’s business PR and consumer affairs work spanning financial services, professional services, retail and leisure.

Baptie will be heavily involved in Elephant’s insight programme and campaign work. She is set to lead the agency’s annual programme of summer away-day workshops and insight days with Nicky Brooke, head of events at Elephant.

Follet has formerly worked with OgilvyOne and JWT as well as at Town Hall Symphony Hall in Birmingham. Baptie has more than six years agency experience and has previously worked with Sparkle PR and SRF Communications.

Guy Bellamy, founder at Elephant, said: “We have some exciting growth plans for the summer that will see us move into new sectors and add new services to our consultancy offer. Follet and Baptie bring experience to our team and we plan to make a few further senior additions to the team in the next couple of months.”

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