Anna JobszLittle Empire Director & Chief Connector
With more than 16 years in the PR & Events industry, Anna has come from a lifestyle, FMCG, hospitality and entertainment PR background in New Zealand. Anna has executed numerous brand launches and large scale events in New Zealand, and has supported countless Kiwi businesses to grow their traditional & digital audiences, gain media coverage and increase product sales. The Little Empire concept is developed to align with Anna’s passion of bringing together senior professionals to execute projects. Anna enjoys working with a range of clients, from creative start-ups, to boutique brands, to larger scale established businesses. Key areas of work have been in Hopitality, Fashion, Entertainment and Startup Business. Her networks across press & media, celebrity personalities and media agencies in New Zealand are second to none.
Emily-Rose BramfittEvents Manager
Emily is an absolute events leader, with more than 16 years working in the industry, the past 12 years in senior events roles in the UK. Emily has worked for agencies such as Mojo and M&C Satchi and media house Bauer Media. She has produced events for Adidas, Grazia, Vans, Coach, Q Awards and major European sporting events. As an events manager Emily has regularly managed budgets of $350K + and has ‘traveled’ events that tour from city to city. Emily is now home to NZ after many years away and is ready to sink her teeth into some exciting projects so chat to us at Little Empire about your next events project.
Peter Urlich New Zealand musician
Auckland’s music man Peter Urlich boasts an illustrious entertainment career from an early age through key eras of New Zealand music. As a man of many talents he is a sought after DJ, has a fabulous swing band and his much loved brand Nice’n’Urlich. Peter joins the Little Empire team as our lead entertainment curator. That sees him choosing just the right music act through to sound, lighting, theming and event flow, to add a touch of magic to your event. Let Peter and Anna plan out your perfect event and be sure they will ‘wow’ you with their many years of experience, amazing pool of talent and creative ideas.
Carmen Bird Freelance photographer
An award winning freelance photographer based in Auckland, New Zealand. I have a background in fashion and prior to my photography career I was Production Manager at fashion label Kingan Jones. I photograph events, corporate, commercial, fashion, portfolios and families. Some of my clients include Adidas, Starship, Pernod Ricard, Sylvia Park Shopping Centre, Lily and Louis PR, Moon Media (Leigh Hart) Sanatarium, Cure Kids, McDonalds, Harvey Norman Travel, Leedham Creative (Sydney) Stocklands (Australia), Waldronsmith (Melbourne), Lion Breweries, Ronald McDonald House, NZ Rugby Union.
Emma MulliganBrand Strategist & Content
Emma is our all-round Brand Marketer. Known for her innovation and unique mix of strategic, creative and operational abilities, Emma develops commercially savvy solutions across a variety of areas from Brand and Content Marketing, through to Media and Campaign Strategy. After recently leaving her role as Head of Marketing for a global sports brand, she has set up her own business, a collaborative Marketing Team set up to help businesses build and implement Marketing Strategies. Emma’s relationship-centered approach coupled with her creativity and drive for results make her a Marketing leader. Emma’s relationship-centered approach coupled with her creativity and drive for results make her a Marketing leader.
Belinda NashCopywriter & Social Media Content
Belinda is on a mission to make people’s lives better and brighter! Through writing and creating content, blogging, community management, and digital content, she is able to create written and experiences that your audience will relate to. Belinda managed and wrote for nzgirl.co.nz where she won Blogger of the Year Award and People’s Choice Award at the 2015 annual SMCAKL awards. Belinda has worked in media and communications for many years and has a Master of Philosophy degree with first class honours in 2012, and was Accredited in Public Relations in 2006. She has worked with Bloggers Club, Flossie, Express Magazine and freelance on many NZ lifestyle publications.
Zakk d'LartéWeb Designer & Digital Marketing
Zakk is a talented web designer and graphic designer and digital marketer with a talent for creative, engaging and fresh digital content that is hard to find. He has worked with brands such as Cadbury, Trelise Cooper, Flight Centre and Resene to name a few. He designs a range of collateral from websites, to logos, billboards, business cards, SEO, social media content, branding and identity collateral. Zakk also held the position of Creative Director at Express Magazine where he embraced his passion for style and fashion.
Zakk is proudly a member on the board of Auckland Pride Festival and enjoys contributing to the wider community.
Belinda HenleyMedia & Presentation Training
Belinda Henley is a highly experienced working journalist with an extensive background in the New Zealand and international media landscape. Belinda has most recently worked as executive producer of video for NZME. Belinda is also the former producer and reporter for 60 Minutes, as well as TV3, CNN, BBC and Al Jazeera. Media Training is designed to prepare clients for successful interactions with journalists. To arm them with the tools required to maximize these opportunities confidently. We can help you become aware of the pitfalls, and teach you how to create a positive working relationship between you/your company and the media. Training includes insights into inner workings of major newsrooms, strategic storytelling, communicating your brand/message in a concise, clear and powerful way.
Stacy Heyman Social Media Content Curator
Stacy Heyman is a Wellington based freelancer and influencer with a passion for social media and digital content curation. A woman of many talents, Stacy is a trained multidisciplinary graphic designer with experience in product design, social media advertising as well as social media copywriting, rotoscoping, video editing and branding. Creating content for social media and digital mediums is her real passion and Stacy enjoys working with fast turnaround deadlines. She also has a passion for trends and a keen eye for visual elements. Chat to Little Empire about all your social media and digital needs.
Timothy Giles is a Business Facilitator with a focus on strategy, leadership and team building. He can facilitate one-off sessions or programmes that work with ongoing staff development. He has expertise in, leadership development, strategy sessions, new and emerging manager training and high performance teams. You can book in Timothy Giles to work with your business in a collaborative way to shift mindsets, connect your team to its best potential and develop your own team strategies to achieve business success.
Melissa ElliotGraphic Designer
Melissa has 10 years experience working in the art & design industry, both in NZ and abroad. She is highly creative and enjoys working with clients from an initial brief, through to a finished product. Melissa loves creating high impact graphic design that communicates your ideas and brand. She really enjoys working with hospitality, lifestyle and women’s brands. She has been freelancing for the past three years in NZ and has had the pleasure of working with some leading brands including Giraffe by Simon Gault, MR TOMS, Sous Chef, AUT, Dilmah, Mainfreight, Empress, Ladies Who Lunch, Frosting Cakery and Eco Boutique.
Trent HallFreelance Videographer
Trent’s passion for videography and photography has grown over the past 7 years and taken him from music festivals, to promotional videos, charity events, movie trailers, lifestyle shoots, corporate clients and more. Trent has worked with some of NZ’s leading brands, bringing their video projects to life with planning, video and editing to developed polished video packages. Much of what we connect to now online is video and using video as a marketing tool is something every current business should consider. Video for social media and events coverage is also a key focus of many of Trent’s projects. Trent has a support team of audio, lighting and general crew available to tag into projects.
Deb ByrnandRed Carpet TV, Director & Videographer
Sprinkle some magic on your next event with Red Carpet TV. They will be front and centre during your guests glamorous arrival and can showcase your event, product launch or party using the power of video. Deb and her team are experts at capturing your vibe and turning it into a short video that you can use on social media or as marketing collateral. Packages start from $1,000 which includes two hours on-site and up to 2 interviews, as well as all the key images of people, places and products. $2,000 packages has the team onsite for up to four hours and a longer edited video. Talk to us about your next event at Little Empire!
Kelly George Administrator & Support
Kelly is an entrepreneur in her own right with her new business Yes Boss that provides virtual administration, accounts and reception services to her clients. We couldn’t be more excited to work with Yes Boss as the backbone and support system to Little Empire. Kelly works with a handpicked team of individuals who can support you with diary planning, time keeping, message taking, weekly admin and more. This service is really affordable and adds a professional touch to your small to medium business. If you would like information about working with Kelly and her team please let us know.
Juanita R. VallejoPublicity, Events & Connection Executive
Juanita is your gateway to our Little Empire people and will support Anna in building the perfect team for your project. Juanita is a post graduate in communications and works on projects as a PR & Events Executive. As part of this role she will execute research, media relations, event design, event execution, media reporting, blogger networking, digital communications, social media and reporting. Juanita is originally from Colombia and works with a vibrant energy that will enhance any project.
Sina J HenrieBrand Development & Digital Marketing
Sina is a jack-of-all-trades with a background in fashion, tech and PR. The focus of her work is to understand your brand, to clearly define what’s important to you and to create a brand strategy that’s easy and effective. She works predominantly in brand development, re-branding, marketing blueprints, and with the essence of your brand. Sina also supports with events design and execution, social media content, developing activations and market analysis. She also has experience with SEO, website design and UX. A real all-rounder, Sina is a pleasure to work with.
Nasim Pourian FarSEO - Website Developer & Social Media Expert
Nasim is our SEO and social media advertising expert. Her focus is on Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to help businesses rank at the top of searches and have optimal presence on the web. SEO has become a key marketing strategy that helps online retailers to have a successful business. Social media platforms are vital to any business now, and Nasim uses additional layers of social media advertising as a tool to build extra awareness, bigger audiences and drive traffic to your social media sites. Nasim is a great networker and brings to Little Empire a fresh energy in all that she does.
Jennifer AllenJayayoga Founder, Yoga Facilitator & Wellbeing speaker
Jennifer Allen is the founder and Lead Facilitator at Jayayoga NZ. She teaches a variety of classes and one-on-one sessions in Hatha Flow, Yin Yoga, Pre and Postnatal Yoga, Yoga Therapy throughout Auckland, in addition to hosting workshops and teacher trainings locally and overseas. Jennifer is available for speaking and workshops, which can be tailored for a business or team of any size. She can speak on topics of empowerment, healthy living, quieting the mind, managing stress, meditation, the physical body and more. Talk to us about tailoring a wellness event for your company.