On this week's podcast we’re talking to Will Hart, Group Managing Director at Unlimited Communications.
Will joined Nelson Bostock in 2011 and became MD in 2020 before taking over the group MD role of Unlimited Communications from Nick Clark in April this year.
Unlimited Group is owned by the private equity group DBay Advisors. 150 people work for Unlimited Communications in London, circa 70 for Nelson Bostock, 30 for Fever and 50 for Health Unlimited.
For those of you that don’t know, Nelson Bostock is a tech PR firm and Fever is a specialist consumer shop.
Nelson Bostock has doubled in size in the last 3 years.
Here’s a summary of what Will and I talked about:
2 mins Will is a New Zealander who has built a career and a life in London. What brought him to the UK originally?
5.30 mins Will talks about the“hardest day” of his life—when he left his life in Israel to build a new life in London.
8 mins Will talks about the need “for kids to know that their parents are happy.”
10 mins Will talks about his experience as a foreigner trying to build a PR career in London.
15 mins Will talks about what a group MD role involves.
21 mins Will talks about how to make a big press office work virtually.
22 mins Does remote working mean an unavoidable erosion of company culture?
25 mins A discussion about how to navigate a PR firm through the balance between remote working, company culture, career development and client needs.
33 mins Will talks about what it is like working for a private equity firm.
36 mins Is Nelson Bostock the quiet man of tech PR?
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