The Venue Business' Management work as a part of your team on short term or on a project basis.
Mark Jones (Founder and CEO) has worked alongside many companies including Phones4U; Vauxhall; Mercedes Benz; Subaru; Vodafone and many more. He has recruited, managed and mentored several sales teams. he has set up highly valuable sponsorship and marketing contracts, many of which are still in place today. Mark is an expert at identifying and implementing new opportunities that generate revenue with the lowest possible investment and risk.
Mark has worked in the Sports Business for over 30 years. His vast experience spans many disciplines and he has worked in both large and small companies. Mark has held many high profile positions in sport at senior executive level with:
– Football Clubs
– Horse racing
– Lottery Operators
– Professional Cycling
– Motor racing
Mel Lewis (COO) Has a deep career in Media Sales & Marketing. He has worked at senior level in many media disciplines including radio; press; TV; digital posters and social media. He set up cable TV advertising in the UK for the whole cable industry. He helped launch many radio stations and more recently was Vice President of Peter Gabriel's music site, We7.com which was sold to Tesco plc. Mel also headed the sales at Digital Look and ran the EMEA operation for the world's 3rd biggest video platform, Break Media.
Mel was at the start of Digital and is an expert in Social Media Marketing with the skill and knowledge to drive campaigns across all social media creating dynamic growth with low budget investment.
Mel's understanding of sales and marketing, together with a practical knowledge of online sales and a strong understanding of technical requirements makes him a unique and valuable addition to The Venue Business.