Helpful

Claire Turner

Digital skills & marketing

Claire helps to write and deliver our digital communications training, and co-ordinates our own digital marketing. As an associate, she supports our Digital Action Plan blended learning programme as a coach and mentor, sharing practical help and advice. She runs her own consultancy, Wow! Signal Communications.

Claire is a comms all-rounder: from social media and PR to internal communications and events. She has around 20 years’ experience, with the last 6 as a digital specialist. Before that, she worked in PR and media relations.

She regularly trains people new to digital as well as old hands wanting to get more out of it.

Recent clients at Helpful include:

  • ExxonMobil
  • the Government Communications Service
  • Essex Council
  • the Office of Rail and Road
  • the NHS

Claire loves keeping up to date with and trying out the latest digital developments. She has an excellent track record in creating, managing and growing social media accounts for organisations large and small.

In her first job at Oxford University Press, Claire worked on publicity campaigns for the Oxford English Dictionary. She also did a couple of weeks in Dictionary Corner on Countdown!

Claire has a degree in American Studies.