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Helping kids break free from holiday hunger
Helping kids break free from holiday hunger

At Strike we love to work with charities and organisations who are doing good things and improving others’ lives. And we like to take the opportunity when we can to get involved and experience first-hand what they do. A favourite local charity that Strike has...

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The words we use and the power they have
The words we use and the power they have

Have you ever noticed how you alter the way you speak when you talk to different people? The words you use, the way you present your story? The choices we make when we communicate can tell us and others about our identities, our cultures, and the communities with...

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Strike the Right Note goes live
Strike the Right Note goes live

Strike has today launched its new weekly dose of feel-good comms and hot topics. Strike the Right Note is our brand-new e-newsletter that picks three topical stories, with a focus on campaigns, culture and causes. We want to brighten peoples’ inboxes every Friday...

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PR 101 – back to basics
PR 101 – back to basics

What exactly is PR? The concept of public relations – or PR – has been around as long as businesses have existed but began to be more clearly defined in the 20th century.  The CIPR definition: “Public Relations is about...

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Stories are everything
Stories are everything

It won’t be news to you that stories are the basis for a lot of human interaction. Whether on stage or in a bar we tell stories to each other through speech, drama, song, or dance, to explain a feeling or a struggle. Stories have a big part to play in your business or...

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How to communicate with the under 30s
How to communicate with the under 30s

Contrary to what you may have read, the ‘under 30s’ aren’t actually a different species to the 30+. This group of Gen Z’ers and younger millennials are just more technologically evolved and digitally native, which is something worth considering when planning your...

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New member of the team for Strike
New member of the team for Strike

Strike is delighted to welcome Caitlin Bowring to the team as communications officer. Caitlin joins the business from the Diocese of Bristol, where she was responsible for supporting and delivering communications campaigns. She is also a freelance writer and...

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National award for Pahar Trust Nepal campaign
National award for Pahar Trust Nepal campaign

Strike has been awarded the Mark of Excellence award for our #30for30 campaign for Pahar Trust Nepal in the CIPR’s national awards, which were announced on Wednesday 8th June. The campaign went head-to-head with campaigns from across the UK in the Low Budget Campaign...

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We’re recruiting for a new Senior/Account Manager
We’re recruiting for a new Senior/Account Manager

As part of Strike’s exciting growth plans, we are now seeking a new Account Manager/Senior Account Manager to support out growing portfolio of arts and charity clients. This is a unique opportunity for the right candidate, not just to work with a number of inspiring...

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2021 charity campaign beats its target
2021 charity campaign beats its target

Bristol-based charity, Pahar Trust Nepal (PTN), is celebrating beating its target to raise £50,000 in 2021 with a 12-month fundraising campaign created and delivered by Strike in partnership with Karen White Communications. The ’30 For 30’ campaign was created to...

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What we need now is confidence
What we need now is confidence

First published on Business West’s website and shared here with their kind permission. As a long-standing member of the Bristol Chamber of Commerce and West of England Initiative, I have to applaud the team for their tireless drive and determination to support our...

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Just be yourself and they’ll love you
Just be yourself and they’ll love you

My Mum has given me an eclectic bag of advice over the years, ranging from the somewhat dubious ‘Never trust a man who wears polo necks’ and ‘Eating stale bread is good for you because mould is just penicillin’ to the more sensible ‘Don’t go out with wet hair unless...

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