Meet some of the Marketing Team

Lucy Slater
LucyJoined: August 2013

Degree: Business Studies with Marketing

University: Bournemouth

Current Position: Product Manager

Lucy joined 288 Group straight from Bournemouth University.  After her initial induction training she completed just under 18 months working as a Junior Product Manager mainly concentrating country coins, including attending the Berlin Coin Show.

She is now a Product Manager providing Merchandising and Marketing expertise to the Coin Portfolio Management brand.

Karen Brooks

KC (584x800)

Joined: January 2009

Degree: English Lit. & Media Communications

University: Gloucester

Current Position: Product Group Manager

After a short time working in business-to-business marketing, Karen joined 288 Group as a Graduate Trainee. Initially working as a Merchandiser and then a Product Manager, Karen has had a particular focus on new product development.

In October 2015, she was promoted to the role of Product Group Manager.  Her role now involves overseeing the team responsible for all aspects of product development, marketing and merchandising for a product range worth £10m.

Robin Parkes

roJoined: January 2009

Degree: English

University: Exeter

Current Position: Head of Digital Marketing

Robin started working with 288 Group as a Graduate Trainee, after moving from a local advertising agency. After working as a Marketing Executive from August 2009 to 2012, he was promoted to the position of Product Group Manager.

As Head of Digital Marketing, Robin has spearheaded our significant online growth over the last 2 years, including moves into social media, digital advertising and the launch of an international website.  He manages a team of four digital marketers.

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