WHAT WE DO
KEY TEAM MEMBERS
Brent Ireland // STRATEGY DIRECTOR & TRAINER
Brent brings a wealth of commercial knowledge and understanding to the team with twelve years experience across NZ and Australia working for some of the biggest publishers in the world including NewsCorp, MediaWorks and agencies including GroupM / Mindshare, Maxus, Mediacom & MEC along with Ikon, ZenithOptimedia, Dentsu Mitchells, Vizeum, UM & OMD on multi-million dollar global brands to implement both traditional and digital marketing campaigns. Add to that, he was also a tertiary tutor in Broadcasting Communications for six years which means that he has a deep understanding on what it takes to teach and up-skill, which is why he is the host of all of our training events.
Jess Smith // SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
With an extensive PR, advertising and marketing agency background, Jess is responsible for the day to day strategic management and direction of social media pages for a range of clients. She's also the glue that brings everything together for our events, which is a hefty undertaking - particularly when we have over 600 attendees!
Kaitlyn Hill // SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR
New to the team, Kaitlyn has just completed a Bachelor of Communications degree at Massey University. She's responsible for the day-to-day operation of several social media accounts, as well as being a part time model in a heap of photo shoots we undertake!
Hamish Mackie // CONTENT DIRECTOR
He's the man with the eye for good content! Hamish has an extensive background in videography which has seen him work with a significant amount of clients nationwide. With Collab, he's responsible for content direction for each client. He knows what works, he knows how to get the right shot and he knows how to tell a story through stunning photography, videography and more.
Matt Logan // CONTENT MANAGER
Also new to the team, Matt graduated from Victoria University with a degree in Industrial/ Product Design. His introduction to photography and videography was through product photography and since then, he hasn't looked back! With several years experience behind the lens, Matt's true passion is to produce the highest quality content and working closely with Hamish, that's exactly what he does.