Northern Media executive becomes group director at networking group

Northern Media marketing executive, Anthony Bowyer, has become group director at BNI Wakefield Wealthbuilders following his dedicated commitment to the group.

Anthony, who was chosen for the role by a member of the BNI Wakefield director’s team, started his new position within the group on October 1st 2015 alongside a new-look leadership team made up of Effective Group Director, Andrew Streets and Phil Pickard of Wakefield based West Riding Recruitment.

As group director his main duties will be to lead the networking event each week, prepare a weekly script for the meeting and follow up each session with a summary email.

Commenting on his new role, Anthony said:

“Being group director of BNI Wakefield Wealthbuilders is a great accomplishment for me both professionally and personally. I am looking forward to pushing myself out of my comfort zone and enhancing my presentation and public speaking skills.

“BNI is a great way to network with business professionals in and around your area and one event that is only getting more and more popular. I hope we can continue to push this fantastic group further as it will allow me to enhance my communication skills and generate more relationships with business owners in the Wakefield area.”

At present Anthony’s BNI group has 32 members, with the new leadership team looking to grow the number up to 40 members before the year is out. Alongside this, Anthony is also pushing to increase contributions per week and put his BNI group on the map as the best in Yorkshire.

Jonathan Scott, sales director at Northern Media, said:

“At Northern Media we look to push everyone in our marketing and design team to go out and network. This isn’t just for our benefit but it is to help our employees build up their communication and confidence skills which they can use in later life.

“Anthony’s role at BNI Wakefield Wealthbuilders has been great for his personal development, and we are extremely pleased that he is out there flying the flag for Northern Media.”

Northern Media is a full service marketing and design team based in Wakefield who are actively involved in local events across the Yorkshire region. At present, we are members of a variety of networking groups and support an extensive amount of local organisations and charities in the Wakefield, Leeds and Huddersfield region.

Our services include digital marketing, social media marketing, PR, graphic design and web development. For more information call 01924 367 105.

Written by Chris Elliot

Managing Director

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