About Elite...

Behind the Marcomm curtain

Elite Marketing & Communications was founded in late 2020 in Yorkshire.

Built using 20+ years marketing experience, coupled with passion, honesty and hard work. Elite's purpose is to generate great results for clients using a wide range of bespoke, affordable services, expertise and marketing & communications know-how.

From strategy consultation, channel reviews & reputation management, to exceptional content creation, precise communications, innovative copy and award-winning campaigns, alongside the delivery of quality marketing - Elite can support you to communicate your brand message and values effectively.

Elite listens (really listens) to clients to build results-driven marketing solutions with passion, care and above all else great customer service. Our services are 100% transparent. We focus on finding solutions to your problems and not selling in unnecessary services. Our straightforward approach demystifies marketing by using plain English, no jargon and Yorkshire honesty. 

Benefit from Elite's expert eye via our 'critical friend' approach to gain an external perspective on your existing or planned marketing efforts. With added value at every step and no hidden charges each project is delivered with an insane level of organisation, project management and care.

Please get in touch to learn more about Elite's marketing approach, to support some, or all of your marketing and communications needs.

About Gemma Dunn, Founder

Gemma Dunn Elite Marketing Founder

Since 2003, Gemma has enjoyed working in Marketing & Communications roles in West Yorkshire.

Having studied Marketing Management at Northumbria University in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Gemma enjoyed time working in London and Glasgow following graduation, before returning to her roots and settling in Yorkshire.

Working across demanding marketing and communications roles within the public sector, and holding senior positions in FE/HE Education settings, Gemma is well versed in community and education marketing, projects, tenders/bids and externally funded initiatives alongside corporate campaigns, communications and large-scale change management and employee engagement projects.

With a huge amount of Gen Z marketing experience, Gemma is familiar with edu-marketing and student recruitment campaign planning, development, and execution to target young people and influencers, alongside more traditional commercial and consumer targeted campaigns aimed at B2B and B2C audiences.

A skilled marketer and communicator at heart, Gemma's skills are highly transferable and utilise marketing strategy and know-how with creativity and curiosity.​

Now a wife, mother and dog owner, Gemma set-up Elite to share her expertise with others. Offering a no-nonsense, affordable approach to strategic marketing service delivery.​

You (and your key people) will work directly with Gemma to create customised plans for your personal brand or business, designed for you and only you. If additional expertise is needed a crack team of marketing, design, web and PR experts are on-hand via Gemma's trusted associate network to build capacity and offer full service delivery without the extortionate price tag.

If you're looking for an open and honest response to your brief with a moral and ethical approach and a good pinch of humour. Look no further.

Awards & Accolades:

Winner - Most Innovative Marketing Agency 2021 | Northern Enterprise Awards 2021

Finalist - Best Digital Marketing Campaign ‘Public Sector’ | Prolific North Digital North Awards, 2019/20

Gold Award Winners - 'Marketing Team of the Year' | College Marketing Network - FE First Awards 2018/19

Winner - Professional Services Team of the Year, TES FE Awards | TES, 2019

Shortlisted - ‘Not-for-profit/Public SectorInnovation’ | Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Marketing Excellence Awards, 2018

Winner - Decade of Achievement Award | PR Week, 2014

FE First Award | The College Marketing Network, 2013

Marketing Excellence Award | National Chartered Institute of Marketing, 2011/12

Winner - Best Integrated Campaign Award | Heist Awards, 2010/11

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