Meet the Faces Behind Guides for Brides
Our team is 100% dedicated, passionate and great at what they do. Our experienced account managers genuinely care about their clients and are committed to providing the best service possible. Our administration team are hard-working perfectionists, our graphic designers and web developers are creative, intuitive and skilled, last but not least our marketing team are enthusiastic, ambitious and full of fresh ideas!
A third of our team of 18 have been with Guides for Brides for more than 10 years, growing with the company through regular training courses and opportunities.
Having started Guides for Brides back in 1995, Alison is the driving force behind the business. Alison is passionate and takes a strong interest in current trends and industry changes, making sure the company is up to date.
Sales Manager John
John has worked at Guides for Brides since 2004 and is responsible for managing the sales team and looking after his own large client base. John brings a wealth of sales knowledge and experience to the team.
Events Coordinator Jackie
Jackie has been a strong foundation of the company for 11 years. She multitasks administration, credit control, event planning for our wedding fairs and customer service awards as well as health and safety and HR.
Marketing Executive Nikita
With a BA in English Literature under her belt, Nikita is a passionate writer and marketer. With marketing agency experience, she actively connects wedding industry suppliers with prospective couples through effective marketing campaigns.
Claire joined Guides for Brides early in 2017 from the Ministry of Defence. She has a wonderfully creative eye and brings a fresh look to our printed magazines as well as helping clients with their artwork.
Trudi is our longest serving member of staff and has been with Guides for Brides for many years. She has worked in various administration roles before taking on full responsibility of accountancy within Guides for Brides.
Account Manager Amy
Amy has worked at Guides for Brides for over 8 years and sells across all of our products across the UK and in London. Amy especially enjoys the opportunity to meet her clients at our Customer Service Awards and events.
Account Manager Ali
Ali joined Guides for Brides back in 2010 having previously excelled in other sales and customer service roles. She understands the value of social media and promotes her clients across all our channels.
Account Manager Chris
Christine has over 10 years service at Guides for Brides. She has a passion for building strong customer relationships and brings a very positive energy to the office.
Account Manager Denise
Denise has over 22 years of sales experience, with 16 of those years spent in media sales. She has worked at Guides for Brides for 8 years now, and is brilliant at establishing new relationships and maintaining those with retaining clients.
Venue Groups Account Manager Elaine
Elaine has over 15 years of sales and customer service experience. She is responsible for the large, national accounts and has a budding passion for history and can tell you some interesting facts about most of the venues she works with.
Marketing and Sales Support Hannah
Hannah is a vital support to the sales and marketing teams at Guides for Brides. Her job role includes managing the social media channels, finding new sales leads, and adding new adverts.
Marketing and Admin Assistant Amelia
Amelia has an NVQ Diploma in Business Administration and over 4 years of experience in administrative roles. She is a passionate photographer and always brings her creativity and eye for detail into her role as the Marketing and Admin Assistant.
Web Developer Max
Max is a key player on the Guides for Brides web team, and helps to design and develop new and insightful features and functionalities for our brides and advertisers alike.
Our Specialists, Consultants and Advisors
Web Developer Flavius
Flavius has worked at Guides for Brides for 3 years. He is the Director of Fly IT Dev Ltd who helps grow and develop our website and server maintenance.
Web Designer Sarah
Sarah is a freelance web designer with over 10 years’ experience. With a background in coding and user experience, she designs web pages that not only look great but are intuitive and easy to use.
Web Consultant Nik Roberts
Nik’s team create software and website solutions for successful businesses that want to squeeze more from their digital investment. They are trusted technical experts with a keen eye for user experience
Sales and Marketing Consultant John
John works closely with Guides for Brides on a consultancy basis, bringing his strong 30+ years of sales and marketing experience to the team.