Head of Marketing
Jo Birtle gained a BSc in Marketing from Lancaster University in 1999 and has since worked in a variety of b2b marketing roles. Her career began at Hallmark Cards where she managed point of sale and bespoke branding initiatives for some leading name businesses. More recently, Jo joined a US cloud start-up where she stayed for 8 years, building their EMEA presence, reference programme and customer communications strategy. She was delighted to join Newman Stewart as Head of Marketing in 2017, bringing a wealth of knowledge and out-of-the-box thinking to the recruitment sector.
Jo's real passion is developing great content and building client relationships and experiences that deliver true customer advocacy.
Outside of work Jo is married and mum to two young children. If she does have any spare time she enjoys walking the dog, running and spending time with friends.
Phone: +44 (0)1937 345 573
Steve graduated from Nottingham Trent University and after a brief flirtation as a professional snowboarder, began his career in a graduate IT recruitment role. Whilst managing high performing recruitment teams across a number of industries and geographies, Steve developed unrivalled experience and knowledge of the Testing, Inspection and Certification industry, joining Newman Stewart in 2013 to set up and manage a specialist division. His understanding of this industry, mature network of skilled, high performing candidates and empathic approach to recruitment has allowed him to build a reputation as a trusted partner to a number of UKAS accredited and associated businesses, delivering niche candidates who can add immediate value to an organisation.
Outside of work Steve is a family man with three boys and numerous pets to run around after. He is also known to play badminton and go for the occasional run given the time and opportunity.