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Meet the Team

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Meet the Team

Phil Parkin

Managing Director

Phil started his career in documentary filmmaking. His work has appeared on BBC, Channel 4, Discovery Channel and are distributed via online platforms iTunes, Netflix, Hulu, Playstation, Xbox.

He is responsible for business operations, the development of client services, video production, plus digital and social media strategy.

Phil recently worked on videos for Jessica Ennis-Hill as part of a global sportswear digital campaign.

Anna Parkin

Managing Director

Anna is a former award-winning journalist and editor with 9 years’ experience in digital media. She went on to become customer publishing editor at the Press Association before setting up Content On Demand.

She has coordinated and delivered online content marketing strategies for Yell.com, Confused.com and Strata Homes, and social media campaigns for the NHS, Ginsters, Fisherman’s Friend and First TransPennine Express.

Anna served as a judge at The Brand Republic Digital Awards 2015.

David Moore

Projects Director

David is the eyes and ears of our clients. He ensures we deliver to the highest standards on every project and revels in exceeding client expectations.

Before joining the agency David spent several years working on presenter led TV series and high-end feature-length documentaries. He has worked on location around the world and has experience in every aspect of of video production including organising and managing productions for broadcasters and brands.

Ian Smith

Finance Director

Ian started his first accountancy firm in the 1980’s. Since then he has built a thriving company with clients across all industries. Ian is steeped in corporate accounting experience and has brought his extensive knowledge of finance to our company. Ian is crucial to our continued growth and investment into staff and the business. 

Not many people know but as a footballer Ian was the first £10,000 non-league transfer fee in English football. He’s also played and scored at Wembley!

Ann Graham

Senior Editor

She’s from New Zealand, has lived in London and Canada and in her spare time visited more countries than she’s had birthdays. Thankfully, Ann sits still long enough to deliver quality content, on time, on brand and on budget for our clients.

Ann leads the content team, which consists of a database of more than 120 freelance journalists, subeditors and photographers. She has worked on accounts including Google, The Carbon Trust Standard, Roland UK and Healthspan.

Richard Tissington

Head of Video

Richard is an accomplished editor and film maker. With over six years experience he’s delivered content on a broad range of subjects from sport, health and wellbeing, home building, product promotions and events.

He manages the day to day video production and drives forward our clients social video activity.

Hayley Toothill-Taylor

Head of Social Media

Hayley is an established social media strategist with over five years’ experience, both agency side and in-house.

She is responsible for creating client’s social media strategy and ensuring delivery to the highest standard. Before joining ContentOD Hayley worked on social media projects for First Transpennine Express, Kryolan make-up, The Car People, Hooch, Fragata Olives and John Wilson Blades. She now manages accounts for Strata Homes, Graham, Ravenheat and Krynkl.

Emma Furze

Content Editor

Emma is a graduate of the University of Cambridge and an expert copywriter. Her work spans online and offline marketing needs. Recent work includes online How To guides for the Land Registry, website copywriting for Strata Homes, and blog writing, editorial content and ad copy for Ravenheat manufacturing,

Emma is responsible for commissioning specialist writers, sub-editing and ensuring we all learn about grammar!

Micky Wozny

Animator

Micky joins every animation project at the creative and planning stage to ensure best results. She has worked on animations for the Department of Health, National Crime Agency, and Electoral Commission.

Chantal Stewart-Jones

Social Media Executive

Chantal graduated from The University of Hull with a degree and then attained a Gold Standard in NCTJ Diploma in Journalism Level 3.
She assists with all things social media. Chantal is the company’s gaming expert and she loves exploring new places… most recently our new office location at Park Hill in Sheffield!

Leah Byatt

Social Media Executive

Leah supports the team in all aspects of social and video production. She contributes to our internal marketing, while making the office tick along without a hitch!