Our team

Our team merge creative marketing and business development to get your business noticed. Killer content, brilliant branding, stand-out sales… we specialise in marketing that brings out the best of your business.
  • Jenny Knighting
    Jenny Knighting Managing Director

    A sales and marketing force to be reckoned with, Jenny has been building brands and raising business profiles for 20 years. Whether it’s fast growing SMEs, disruptive start ups or long-running businesses in need of a shake up, Jenny loves helping businesses to find their voice and stand out from the crowd.

  • Clare Facey
    Clare Facey Head of Social Media and Content Strategy

    Effortlessly engaging and an ace at adapting to each client’s unique tone of voice, Clare is a social media expert. Clare has a lengthy background in corporate communications and a proven track record of delivering social media marketing that gets results.

  • Charlotte Rumsey
    Charlotte Rumsey Head of Content

    Over the past 14 years, Charlotte has provided copy for music magazines, restaurant guides, niche financial journals and B2B publications. She spent several years as the Editor of an international finance B2B publication before joining Nutcracker as Head of Content. Charlotte received a degree in Journalism from the University of the Arts London.

  • Jenny Knowles
    Jenny Knowles Head of Design

    After 17 years as Art Director and Art Editor for a host of business titles at Caspian Publishing, Jenny turned her talents to commercial design. She now specialises in brand identity, working to create bespoke design for events, contract publishing, brochures and advertising materials.

  • Carmen Blake
    Carmen Blake Business Development Manager

    An experienced account manager, Carmen has worked for the likes of Merrill Lynch, Royal Bank of Scotland and the NHS. During her tenure as Manager of Client Services at Merrill Lynch, Carmen was appointed to a post in Hong Kong as part of a business acquisition team. Carmen is also an active fundraiser for the Children’s Trust in Tadworth, and is involved in organising charity events such as balls, lunches and fashion shows.

  • Gemma Turner
    Gemma Turner Content & Social Media Manager

    After working as a Senior Sub Editor for 12 years, Gemma is now leaving magazines behind to move into marketing, with a particular focus on social media. With a host of consumer magazines, websites and B2B publications under her belt, Gemma is a stickler for grammar, an avid reader and a talented, creative writer. Words are her passion and she received a degree in English Literature at the University of Essex.

  • Rebecca East
    Rebecca East Content & Social Media Executive

    From her previous role as service coordinator Rebecca joins the Nutcracker team with a degree in English Literature and a strong background in customer service. She has a way with words and is a great communicator. Cool, calm, and collected is probably the best way to describe her, as she approaches every challenge head on and always brings an abundance of creative yet clever ideas to the table.

  • Laura Redmond
    Laura Redmond Head of PR

    With the likes of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity, and GOSH partnerships with Disney and Morgan Stanley gracing her amazing CV, Laura is a highly experienced PR consultant. Her skills include planning and delivering bespoke PR campaigns, media relations, reputation management, pitching and publicity; and her client focus is second to none.

  • Rebecca Hobson
    Rebecca Hobson Content Writer

    Rebecca loves words. Both a copywriter and business journalist, she produces targeted copy and editorial for a range of organisations, and has written for a mix of national and specialist publications. Previous clients include O2, Barclays, Waitrose, DHL, Volkswagen and many more. Her sound business knowledge and creative flair enable her to get under the skin of any business and produce copy with a tone of voice unique to them.

  • Katherine La-Roche
    Katherine La-Roche Event Manager

    During her 14 years as an Event Manager, Katherine has partnered with some seriously high profile brands. In her varied career, Katherine has hosted events for Britvic and Robinsons at Wimbledon, managed promotional tours on behalf of Sony Mobile and worked on promotions for the likes of Masarati, Jaguar and St James’s Place. Prior to this, Kathy has worked as both a professional jockey and a model.

  • Joe Knighting
    Joe Knighting Web Developer

    If you can think it, Joe can code it. Not one for cut-and-paste web design, Joe codes everything from scratch to develop beautiful, functional bespoke websites. Awarded two scholarships in Computing and Design Technology at the age of 13, Joe was computing at degree level before he’d even left school. Since then, he’s completed a degree in Industrial Design and has worked as a web developer for the likes of Volkswagen & Audi through the Mon Motors Group.

  • Ric Wadsworth
    Ric Wadsworth Computer and Cloud Wrangler

    There’s no IT problem Ric can’t solve. A no-nonsense computer wizard with a gift for explaining complicated technical issues in plain english, Ric’s client list ranges from celebrity artist Tracey Emin, to Matthew Bourne’s dance company and leading publishers.

  • Doug Kessler
    Doug Kessler Creative Advisor

    Co-founder of the B2B marketing agency, Velocity Partners, Doug understands content marketing like no one else. He writes extensively and has published numerous works on the subject, including Crap: Why the Biggest Threat to Content Marketing is Content Marketing.

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