SCA agency sales manager joins influencer talent agency The Remarkables



Influencer talent agency The Remarkables Group has appointed Southern Cross Austereo agency sales manager James Hopkins to the newly created role of commercial relationships director, Mumbrella can reveal.

Hopkins joins the agency after more than four and a half years with SCA. Prior to SCA he was the owner and managing director of iCoverLover and has also previously held roles at News Digital Media, Yahoo7 and ACP Magazines.He will be focused on growing the revenue of the business and diversifying the types of partnerships the agency’s influencers have with brands.

Commenting on his appointment Hopkins said: “I’m delighted to be joining The Remarkables Group. For me the opportunity to be involved with wonderful talent that present such a compelling solution for marketers is always incredibly exciting.

“I can’t wait to get involved in the next phase of the company and continue the growth of commercial side of the business alongside Lorraine and the team.”



Founder of The Remarkables Group, Lorraine Murphy, said: “We’re thrilled to have James joining us after what was a long and considered search. His ability to fuse brands’ objectives and commercial realities with engaging publisher content and his ideas to grow the business are very attractive to us.

“I’m extremely proud of everything we have achieved in the last three years; and James coming onboard is part of our strategy to set The Remarkables Group up for longterm growth. We recently celebrated hitting a combined reach figure between our 26 influencers of 8 million people per month, so this space has more potential than it ever has.”

Hopkins will start with The Remarkables Group in November 2015.

Miranda Ward


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