Making the jump(suit) – B2B social media lessons from Marks & Spencer

This summer, Marks & Spencer cleverly used social media to successfully launch its new navy polkadot jumpsuit. M&S used carefully selected influencers on Instagram to showcase the new jumpsuit, creating anticipation and excitement about the launch. And it worked. Using only social media promotion, the new ‘must-have’ piece sold out nationwide within 24 hours and […]

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Team fundraising update

This year we are raising money for Katherine House Hospice, our chosen charity for 2018, and we’ve been busy fundraising. July started with a team of four enthusiastic (but slightly tired) ‘CubanEighters’ embarking on a 10 mile walk around Banbury … at midnight! The event is run by Katherine House Hospice, and this is their […]

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Messing about on the river for the CubanEight away day

Last week the team embraced the sunshine and headed off on our Summer team away day. The morning started with us taking in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside in kayaks along the Oxford Canal and part of the River Cherwell. In teams of two or three we made our way along the canal working together to […]

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Meet Office Manager Cat Rees

The CubanEight office is managed by Cat, who ensures everything runs smoothly (and that coffee is ordered every week). Read more about her here: What is your role at CubanEight? Office Manger How long have you been with CubanEight? I joined CubanEight in September 2015 What is your favourite thing about PR? The variety of the work When […]

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Meet Associate Director Heather Power

As we continue #mayweintroduceourselves, meet Heather: What is your role at CubanEight? Associate Director How long have you been with CubanEight? Two years What is your favourite thing about PR? I can’t narrow it down to just one favourite thing. The combination of creativity and making a commercial difference to our clients’ businesses; the fantastic team spirit of […]

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Meet Senior Account Executive Shannon Tweed

As we continue with #mayweintroduceourselves this month, meet Shannon: What is your role at CubanEight? Senior Account Executive How long have you been with CubanEight? One year this May – it’s come around really quickly but you know what they say about having fun… What is your favourite thing about PR? Looking for the potential to change the […]

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Meet Account Director Annabel Parkinson-Lee

Following a successful start to our #mayweintroduceourselves month, meet Annabel: What is your role at CubanEight? I work across various accounts, offering strategic advice and direction on campaigns and develop content. I also look after CubanEight’s marketing How long have you been with CubanEight? Almost eight (!) years What is your favourite thing about PR? I like […]

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Meet Senior Account Executive Laura-Jane Upton

This month you can get to know us a little better with #mayweintroduceourselves. Earlier this week we introduced Account Director Jonathan and next up is Laura-Jane, or LJ as she is known in the office: What is your role at CubanEight? Senior Account Executive How long have you been with CubanEight? I joined CubanEight at the start […]

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Life at CubanEight two months in

Has it really been two months since I joined the CubanEight team? These past few weeks have been fast-paced and interesting with no working day the same. I joined CubanEight from a fashion industry PR and marketing management role. With my experience within the fashion industry spanning over a decade I was looking to make […]

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Wi-Fi, wireless and going retro: Three key trends from Mobile World Congress

As well as being one of the major industry events across the globe, Mobile World Congress (MWC) is a key event for many of our clients. The trends that emerge from the event frequently dictate how innovation is going to manifest over the rest of the year and beyond. As we look back on the […]

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Shannon’s first month at CubanEight

It’s the end of my first month here at CubanEight, and what with immersing myself in the worlds of video marketing personalisation, intelligent software and sustainable alternatives to global energy consumption, the time has really flown by. I joined the team from a London PR agency and film industry background. Having relocated to Bicester in […]

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