Freemans Bay indie, Republik, has announced the appointment of Monique Porteous as the agency’s social media manager. She starts on the 6th September.
Porteous has experience across a diverse portfolio of clients. Her previous two roles being in boutique agencies specialising in FMCG and the social media ecosystem. It goes without saying, she has a wealth of knowledge to bring to Republik.
Her passion for social initially started through her studies where she wrote her thesis on ‘Engaging content online’, after being thoroughly researched in the industry she decided
to make a career of it and get into agency life. In her most recent role at Food Marketing, Porteous worked very closely with clients developing and leading their social strategies, briefing and creating the content, through to implementation and optimising from reporting learnings.
Says Porteous: “I’m ecstatic that I have been given the opportunity to work for Republik. They’re a fantastic agency with an impressive client portfolio. There’s plenty of scope for me to get stuck in and have a real impact on the agency’s social media business growth. There is an abundance of opportunity to produce some amazing work. I can’t wait to get started.”
Says Matt Lyne, head of digital, Republik: “Bringing Monique onboard is a fantastic move for us, we have placed a heavy focus on our social offering, and our high standard of work continues to open up opportunities in this space for the agency. Monique’s proven track record and experience will help to add even further depth to our digital teams horsepower in this period of growth, and we can’t wait for her to get onboard and impress our clients with her skill-set.”