Fordward Marketing

Marketing & Events 4 Good

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Helping to make a positive difference

 I have always tried to make a positive difference, in my career and as a volunteer.  On the way, I have led teams on a wide range of projects from innovation to implementation.  Working in NZ and UK, with  private, public and not profit organisations to make a difference, increase: income, awareness, customers, engagement, supporters, and to bring about change.  

Beverley Main, Ex CEO Human Resource Institute NZ
Jill is an exceptional thinker and planner and she certainly gets things done. I worked with her on various projects and events for around 20 years and I’ve always been impressed with her energy, enthusiasm and insights. Committed to lifelong learning, Jill adds huge value to everything she takes on.

Organisations I am proud to have worked with include; Meridian, Westpac, Fonterra, Interislander, Health Promotion Agency, WCC, Red Cross, ANZ, HRINZ, Sport NZ, UnseenUK.  

To explore ways I can help you make a difference contact  -, +64211925477

Experience includes;

  • Managing national multi-channel marketing and communications campaigns
  • Creating and growing a variety of successful major events, partnering with corporates.
  • Business development -  founded and grew an integrated marketing & communications and events agency.
  • Spearheaded innovative events, fundraising and advocacy campaigns for charities and NFP in NZ and UK, raising significant income, new supporters and bringing about change.
  • Digital - developed and delivered cross-platform campaigns, inc: web content & analytics, EDM, social media, PPC advertising.
  • Creating and managing social marketing programmes and national projects for government agencies

Qualifications and professional membership;

  • MBA, BSc Hons,
  • CIM Chartered Marketer status since 2012
  • Marketing Asso NZ - Certificate of Marketing Management, Wellington committee for 4 years
  • Member of FINZ - certificate of marketing,  
  • Google Analytics certified and a variety of digital qualifications

When not on my laptop or enjoying a flat white I love being outdoors on my mountain bike, under the water on a coral reef or meeting new people in distant lands.  


What they say

Tracey Wemyss, ex Sponsorship Specialist, Meridian Energy 

Jill’s practical approach, and attention to detail were impressive, as was her ability to engage local networks. Jill understood and was responsive to the requirements of a corporate sponsor, having presented and successfully executed a range of new marketing opportunities to Meridian over the term of the partnership.

Evan Bayly
CEO Expert Developments Limited

Jill is a highly experienced marketer and is very professional to deal with from a supplier point of view. Jill has always been very clear and concise with her requirements and always followed through on commitments.