first since 1996.
For us, marketing is about people. Whether it’s the development of a creative idea, interpreting complex data, or simply sharing knowledge, it’s the relationships between us and our clients that are at the heart of everything we do.
This is why our clients stay with us for twice as long as the industry average – because we deliver fantastic work built around them.
Founded in 1996, Shorthose Russell has grown to become multi award-winners and are recognised as one of the most-respected marketing and communications agencies in the Eastern region.
Working regionally, nationally and internationally across multiple sectors, we help businesses navigate the complex world of modern marketing, with genuine expertise across digital, design and communications disciplines.
the year it all started.
years average client retention.
experts in their fields.
happy clients and counting.
Meet the team.
Client Services Director
With over 25 years ‘hands on’ experience working across a variety of sectors including leisure, music, media and fashion Peter enjoys finding the next challenge and inspiring the team to rise to it.
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Sophie is a recent marketing graduate from Anglia Ruskin University. Sophie enjoys working in both PR and Digital and has a passion for creating content. Oh, and she is a social media enthusiast. When not at work, Sophie loves to travel and explore new places, go skiing and take hundreds of photos of her dogs.
Ed’s spent 25 years making the right creative calls to help people build their businesses. First at fashion brand Ted Baker then with such clients as John Lewis, Next, and Telefonica. He brings his influence to bear on all our bright ideas and the people who dream them up.
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PR Account Manager
A UEA media graduate with experience in managing successful PR launches, writing engaging content and social media management. Daniella uses her strong media relation skills to secure coverage in national and online media in the travel, hospitality and B2B sectors. Originally from Essex, Daniella loves coffee and keeping up with popular culture.
Jason loves to get involved in just about anything creative. Well-designed packaging makes him happy. A multi-tasking perfectionist, loves order and dislikes chaos. He’s passionate about mid-century design, creating inspirational interiors, film, fine dining and travelling the world.
Pete has helped develop and lead communications planning and strategy for a wide range of leading brands. As Managing Director, he has a hands on role with clients and is actively involved in their business, helping not only to advise but also deliver and support their communications objectives.
Head Of Digital
Paul helps clients build clear online marketing strategies that incorporate a wide range of channels and techniques, including SEO, PPC, CRO and social media. Paul’s other passions are sport, music and real ale.
Maddie has worked in digital marketing in one form or another since graduating from the University of East Anglia and refusing to leave Norfolk. Whether working on a web build or pushing up a client’s conversion rate, problem solving is what keeps it interesting for her.
Nat keeps the office running smoothly and more importantly ensures tea and biscuits are on tap. When not in the office Nat’s either swimming, cycling or running as she’ll have her sights set on a challenge of some description! #triharder
Senior Graphic Designer
When it came to career decisions, it was either photography or graphic design and design came up tops. And as it happens, photography is back in the game anyway, as Jessica is often out there filming and taking shots for clients, and then editing back in studio. In her life outside of work Jessica loves to ski and can often be found on the beach with her dogs.
Middleweight Graphic Designer
Hannah is a keen problem solver always striving to come up with the best creative solutions across a wide range of disciplines. In particular she loves brand identity, iconography creation and typography. With a growing interest in digital design and motion graphics.
Head Of Brand Design
Sam has over 20 years’ professional experience with an in-depth knowledge of graphics. Designing for many global and domestic brands he offers innovative conceptual design and client-focused delivery. Sam is committed to injecting creativity into all projects and getting great results quickly.
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Head of Projects
Chris has held senior PR and marketing roles for Virgin Music Festivals (Canada), Virgin Mobile (Canada and Australia), The Carphone Warehouse, Aviva and RAC. Chris now helps manage our internal and external projects for the agency, ensuring programs are on schedule, within scope and budget. Chris is passionate about data, email marketing and digital platforms.
Junior Graphic Designer / Artworker
Matt graduated from Norwich University of the Arts in 2019 with a degree in Graphic Design. After graduating, he ventured into London before returning to Norfolk and joining us on a three-month internship. Now a fully-fledged part of the team, Matt has a passion for producing branding and packaging solutions that stand out and make an impact.
Deputy Managing Director
A former hack who started life as a local reporter and graduated to Sky News before returning to Norwich with his family following a stint in charity communications at Save the Children. Mark provides strategic advice and guidance, as well as practical PR services to a range of clients, including: Hoseasons, Brown & Co and various schools across the county.
Business Development Manager
Kevin has worked in sales & marketing for over 20 years and has experience of working with very small owner managed businesses through to large corporate clients. Helping find workable solutions that provide real value in the new digital and social marketing worlds is what he does best.