Award Winning Marketing Agency Goes Back To School To Support Local Charity

Award winning Sheffield based marketing agency Objective Creative, has volunteered time to support King Ecgbert School students raise awareness of South Yorkshire charity – Home-Start.Year 9 students are working with leading marketing and PR professionals, to develop marketing campaigns on behalf of Home-Start SY, who support parents to deal with issues such as isolation, disability, mental health, domestic abuse, twins/triplets or difficult relationships.The social action initiative is being facilitated by social enterprise Ahead Partnership and is part of their Make the Grade programme which has supported over 100,000 young people to date with real-life, hands-on experiences designed by local employers.Objective Creative Managing Director Dan Broadbent said: “As we already work closely with South Yorkshire schools and charities, we were delighted to be identified by Ahead Partnership, as the perfect creative marketing agency to support their project.“Our strategic marketing team visited King Ecgbert School, to work closely with students, to help them develop fantastic marketing plans.He added: “Everyone benefits. Young people gain valuable experience, Homestart SY receive increased exposure, and we enjoy sharing our expertise to support good causes.”Home-Start is the UK’s leading family support charity – the Sheffield scheme has been operating for 35 years. ‘We offer a unique service; providing valuable practical and emotional support to parents with young families when it is needed the most. Our carefully trained volunteers are parents themselves so they know how precious the right support, reassurance and friendship can be. The demand for our support is higher than ever, we welcome the opportunity to be involved in this initiative to work with students at King Ecgbert’s and the team at Objective Creative to develop new ideas for marketing our services and attracting more volunteers and supporters for our work’ Ellen Summers, Office Manager, Home-Start SY.