About me

Helena Banfield
Creative Thinker

I love a good challenge and there aren’t many challenges I haven’t tackled!

Whether you’re looking for help with copy writing, finding your tone of voice, devising a comms strategy, helping to launch a new company or get your established brand recognised – I’ve done it all!

I’m an award-winning senior marketing professional who has worked within a number of different sectors, ranging from not-for-profit organisations including housing, regeneration, charity, the third sector and social enterprises through to commercial private sector companies in construction, tax, retail and energy services –  I pride myself on being a creative thinker who is willing to try anything!

From websites, copy writing and digital content to designing eye-catching social media campaigns, I have extensive experience of managing brands – large and small, as well as designing and launching new and innovative ones to the market – I love collaborating and creating!

Feel free to browse around my website, but don’t forget to drop me an email so we can discuss your marketing and communication needs further – I love coffee and a chat.

Clients

Blueprint Partnership
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Services

Strategy Development

Brand Positioning

Copy Writing

Social Media

Campaign Design

Public Relationships

Thought Leadership

Internal Comms

Testimonials

"Helena has exceptional expertise in her field and is dedicated, self motivated and capable of tackling any project. She is also an inspiring team member, who never fails to make an impact. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Helena and In My Experience."

Collette King, Director of HR, Studio Retail Limited

"Helena clearly knows her stuff. Whilst we’re good at tax, we don’t know how to write copy. Helena was instrumental in helping us find our tone of voice and ultimately be more appealing to a wider market place. We would strongly recommend her to anyone looking to refresh their website, rebrand or accelerate their growth strategy."

Matthew Hodgson, Director, Claritas Tax

"Helena is an amazing individual who has supported me at a crucial point of the launch of my EdTech platform Connected Creatives: Young Voices Matters. Helena took the time to understand the requirements needed for the launch and offered an effective and professional service. Her support has been invaluable, always going the extra mile to guide me. I am so grateful. I would highly recommend Helena to anyone."

Dr Yasmin Hussain, Founder, Connected Creatives

"Helena helped us copy write our new website. She was attentive, efficient but above all else, she understood exactly what we needed straight away. Her approach was hassle-free and her attention to detail was exceptional - I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Helena and In my Experience again."

Penni Pennington, Director, ConnectIn Events

"I have worked with Helena on a number of projects and I have always found her to be extremely reliable and creative. She really is the go to person for anything PR and Communications related, her responsive, can do attitude always reassures you that anything is possible. Helena has a breadth of talent, her knowledge of social media and digital campaigns is excellent and her ability to engage with stakeholders both internally and externally, really is a great strength"

Geraldine Kay, Director, G Kay Solutions Ltd

"Helena has been fantastic to work with and has done a sterling job of developing the Sector3 brand, really helping to embed the organisation into the sector across Stockport. Innovative, committed and always wanting to go the extra mile are the words that come to mind when thinking about Helena. Sector3 is in a much better place because of the great work Helena has done on our communications and marketing work."

Steve Hughes, Chair, Sector3

Strategy Development

Strategy packed with personality!

Whether it's designing your identity from scratch or breathing life in to an existing brand - strategy is everything!

I have loads of experience of designing successful marketing & communication strategies across a number of different sectors - helping your business to thrive.

Brand Positioning

Get noticed for all the right reasons!

Your brand is your shop window – make sure it’s seen, don’t let it be forgotten.

Through clever positioning and targeted campaigns I can support your brand to be noticed.

Copy Writing

I have all the words you need!

I love using words to captivate, create and explain. Developing your tone of voice which is full of personality and that fits perfectly with your business needs.

Whether it's brand copy, web content, internal comms or social media campaigns - I can help!

Social Media

Don’t miss out on the power of social!

We all use social media in some shape or form, not always to the best of its ability.

I can help you write your strategy, devise your campaigns, craft blog content and target the right audiences for your business.

Campaign Design

The right design will tell a thousand stories!

Whether it’s new customers you want to attract or it’s about getting your message heard - great design is key.

My design is creative, inventive and above all else fun!

Public Relationships

Shout it from the rooftops!

All too often, good stories don’t get heard!

With numerous years of experience across a range of PR environments, I can help you plan and develop a PR strategy to help you spread the word.

Thought Leadership

Leading from the front to make a lasting impact!

Being good at what we do and becoming a thought leader are two different things.

I can help you devise a strategy to really start influencing your sector, addressing the issues that matter - without leaving the office!

Internal Comms

It’s more than just surveys!

Colleague engagement is about telling a story and taking a journey.

Creating a culture comes from within, with everyone on board.

Having worked across a number of different sectors and experiencing many different cultures, I can help design your internal communications to support your business and drive it forward.

Get in touch

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