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Jane Hunt
Co-founder and Marketing Director
JBH - The Content Agency
WHAT DO YOU DO?

I work with brands to help them generate PR coverage and backlinks on sites like Metro, Mashable and Cosmopolitan, so that they can improve their reputation online and rank higher in search engines like Google.

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU USE MOST IN YOUR JOB?
  • Team leadership
  • Pitching for business
  • Copywriting
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE WORKED ON IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?

Running a business has been the most exciting thing I've every done, as there are constant challenges you have to overcome. I'm still learning and making mistakes, but everyday I get a buzz from the work we create for our clients and seeing the coverage it achieves and I'm very proud to be part of that.

WHAT'S YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

I did a fine art degree many years ago and had no idea what to do with it. After university I worked in Manchester at a gallery and soon realised that I really enjoyed marketing, so joining the agency world seemed like a logical step. I learnt that agency life is fast paced and there is never a dull day.

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO DIGITAL & TECH?

I think the variety of work is what attracted me the most to digital and tech. Whether you're creative or analytical, there is a job for you and you're surrounded by people with big ideas and its infectious.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO GIRLS THINKING ABOUT A CAREER IN DIGITAL AND TECH?

Digital and tech is such a lively industry. It's very creative and social and there are so many jobs to choose from. See which roles best align with your personality and interests and start from their. I have never looked back and you won’t either!


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