Tom Coates – Senior Account Manager

Tom Coates

Wherever there’s a pavement, there’s a health-conscious Tom trotting along every lunchtime. Creator of ‘Thunderbolt Thursdays’.

Tom Coates comes from a sports journalism background before moving into PR and communications later in his career. His passion for rugby has seen him not only volunteer for his local team, Dewsbury Rams, but he has gone on to write for leading titles League Express and Rugby League World.

Over the last few years, Tom moved from an in-house role to agency-side where he has worked on a range of accounts including Provident, Aston Manor and Asda.

Tom’s skillset ranges from PR and copywriting to hands-on video editing and content creation. He works with both B2B and B2C clients on communication campaigns, creating and developing digital content and traditional media relations.

Career highlight:

Managing media for Rugby League World Cup final in 2013

Biggest influence:

Henry Rollins

Alternative career:

Professional wrestler

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