17th September 2018 Agency

Finding my feet in B2B and FieldHouse

After graduating with a Philosophy degree from the University of Birmingham and finishing my law conversion course I was, like many graduates, still unsure of how to find a career that would be a good fit for me. I decided to take a gap year, which included three months living in Spain, where I attended language school. This time out allowed me to refocus on what skills I wanted to develop and bring to my next role, and helped me consider my employment opportunities – ultimately leading me to communications.

The majority of my communications experience to date has been with consumer technology and lifestyle brands. While I enjoyed the communications elements of the work at my previous agency – securing coverage, building networks, and angling a story to reach an audience – I quickly realised that working on consumer brands wasn’t a long-term fit for me. B2B was an obvious next step because I’m motivated and excited about getting under the skin of an organisation, telling a story, and exploring and articulating broad and complex issues. FieldHouse was particularly attractive because, alongside the appeal of working on the B2B side of things, there are a number of clients in the financial and technology sectors – two areas that I know are currently undergoing massive disruption.

During my interviews with the team at Fieldhouse, conversation flowed and I quickly realised that they’re an incredibly focused team with a warm, cohesive culture, all the while working with an expanding list of exciting, high-growth clients! It was for these reasons that I knew I was ready for a new challenge and sitting at my desk on my first morning I’m looking forward to building relationships with my new clients and getting to know the rest of team.

Sophie Hamilton

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