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One Voice Media celebrates new ownership

Director Lisa Vanstone takes the reins at Exeter’s longest running PR and marketing consultancy   

One Voice Media, Exeter’s longest running PR and marketing consultancy is under new ownership following a management buyout. Lisa Vanstone, who has worked for One Voice for 13 years, has taken over from founder, Jilly Greed.

The 30-year-old company, based in Barnfield Crescent, employs ten staff and works with many of the region’s most well-known brands and organisations including Princesshay, InExeter, RAMM, Exeter Chamber, Co Cars and Bikes, South West Water, Devon County Council, Exeter University and Plymouth University.

Managing director, Lisa Vanstone said: “It has been an honour to have worked with our clients and team over the past 13 years to get to where we are today, delivering campaigns for some of the most respected brands across the region. I’m committed to taking One Voice forward, ensuring that we continue to work with exceptional team members and clients. Our company ethos is rooted in hard work, respect and kindness and these values will continue to underpin all we do.”   

The company started life over 30 years ago on a farm in Thorverton and has since grown significantly, occupying city centre offices and expanding its offering to include digital and social media to deliver a fully integrated marketing approach.

Clodagh Murphy, chair of Exeter Chamber said: “One Voice is an important strategic partner in the operation and direction of the Chamber and has worked particularly closely with us over the last 12 months to redevelop our offering and give the Chamber an elevated profile in the media.   As we emerge from the pandemic seeing investment like this in our city give us all confidence for the future.  We’re pleased to see Lisa take the business on an and wish her and the team great success.”

Hannah Overton, marketing manager at Princesshay said: “We have worked with One Voice for the past 15 years. The professionalism and responsiveness of the team is exceptional. We very much see One Voice as an extension of our own team and are delighted to see Lisa take the business forward.”

One Voice has an outstanding record of retaining both clients and team members with its three largest clients all being with the company for over 15 years and the senior team all for more than 10. The company supports young talent through its successful work experience placement scheme and has partnered with Exeter University on its graduate pathfinder programme for the last three years.