Founded in 2015, Focus7 International is a business growth agency with creativity and commercial sharpness in spades. We’re proudly ‘out there’ – more than a little bit quirky – pushing the boundaries to generate exceptional results for our clients.
We’re a diverse, multigenerational team of bright and creative people, led by experienced entrepreneurs with prestigious track records.
Our unique blend of comprehensive strategy, ingenious marketing and intelligent software and provides a complete end-to-end solution, supporting your organisation with genuine growth.
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With passion and professionalism in abundance, Vida Barr-Jones has an impressive track record of establishing and meeting business goals. Vida brings 34 years of commercial experience, having spent eleven years as a Board Director at Europe’s largest FTSE-listed office products wholesaler. Vida is an inspirational leader known for excellent communication and engagement across all levels.
A successful business owner by age twenty, and with a varied 21-year military career including five years at the MoD on Whitehall, Leona has developed first class leadership and management skills. She has managed the successful implementation of major change programmes both in the UK and worldwide, including on behalf of Transport for London in collaboration with the 2012 Olympics.
David Langdown is a serial entrepreneur who brings over 30 years’ experience creating and developing new businesses. His 15 years as Managing Director of one the UK’s leading dealer groups have seen him drive differentiation and growth for customers. A Fellow of the Institute of Direct Marketing, David combines creativity with pragmatism to engineer marketing that fosters flourishing businesses.
Sarah manages all elements of business intelligence and has experience working in many different business functions. This, combined with her technical skill and problem solving capability, make her an outstanding analyst, supporting our clients with meaningful data upon which to base decisions.
Charlotte works for the operations team acting as support to the Finance Manager, dealing with day to day finance admin, including purchase orders, invoicing and petty cash.
Siu May is part of the operations team, and looks after both clients and suppliers as the first point of contact on the phone, ensuring that you are always seamlessly connected to Focus7.
As Creative Manager, Milda project manages creative tasks and team’s workload. Her extensive experience in website, graphic and digital design, user experience optimisation, digital project management and digital marketing has contributed to a more streamlined digital communication and corporate presence for a multitude of companies.
As a content writer, Beth uses your tone of voice to produce creative and innovative campaign text that reflects your ethos. Beth also leads the creative team and supports with project management and planning, and helps to nurture key client relationships.
Alex is a Search Engine Optimisation and social media expert, working within platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Alex also specialises in digital marketing strategy and Pay Per Click advertising, helping to construct campaigns that generate return.
As the team’s senior graphic designer with a strong understanding of websites, digital marketing and video, Sarah brings a wide skill set to the table. Sarah offers great input on brand development and design implementation, producing a range of creative styles.
Dawn heads up our technical team, and is highly skilled in managing software and training clients in its use. As an Infusionsoft Certified Partner, Dawn can structure your data and CRM system to their optimum effect, and to train, onboard and support you on an ongoing basis.
Kane comes on board as the teams Graphic Designer. Kane brings an extensive knowledge of design software alongside a passion for innovative solutions and the desire to push design boundaries to create something unique.
As Digital Marketing Manager, Audrey has both agency and commercial experience working for companies of all sizes, from SMEs through to Tesco and BT. Audrey has led on marketing campaigns across multiple industries, has extensive digital user experience knowledge, and specialises in PPC.
Max is a web and social media apprentice supporting the creative team with research, writing and scheduling content for social media, day to day web tasks and delivery.
Jen works as your Account Manager, being a single point of contact for marketing support and delivery. With a background in Ad agencies, she is an expert on delivering fully integrated, international campaigns, to planning large-scale CRM strategies that deliver both customer and business value.
Draig specialises in boosting morale through a highly-researched regime of rolling over, licking knees and begging for meeting sandwiches. His skills include being adorable, always upbeat, and having great hair.
Think you have what it takes to be part of an award-winning, world-class team? Focus7 employees are given every opportunity to succeed, grow and develop their skills, alongside other exciting benefits. Work with a dynamic and multi-generational group who are continuously inventing and innovating. We’re good company, we promise.
We love nurturing blossoming talent and helping tenacious new starters get onto the career ladder. Explore our structured apprenticeship and internship programmes, available across all areas of the business.
Our lively creative team is packed with designers, copywriters and marketers, and we’re always seeking bright sparks to join the ranks.
Our ingenious technical team work within multiple software systems to engineer profitable growth. If you’re tech savvy, we’d love to hear from you.
Our operations team keep Focus7 ticking along without a hitch. If you have experience in finance, HR or operations, we’d love for you to get in touch.
We are active supporters of return to work programmes for those who have served in the Armed Forces, are in the reserves, or are military spouses/partners. If you’d like to work with an organisation accommodating of any circumstances, get in touch.
Giving back isn’t just part of our ‘CSR policy’ – it’s a way of working. All Focus7 staff engage with local and national causes, and we work closely with a number of fantastic charities, alongside generating our own fundraising initiatives, to really make a difference.
We’re all responsible for the future of our planet. Focus7 is environmentally conscious and promotes green working practices, and we actively partner with organisations who share this ethos and dedication.
Our eco-friendly partners include Anglo, the zero emission delivery business supplier; Bee Good, the skincare brand promoting the wellbeing of British bees; and Welcome Gate, the security supplier delivering on electric vehicles.
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Each of our Directors have familial connections to the Armed Forces, and our Operations Director, Leona Barr-Jones, has had a varied 21-year army career. As signatories of the Armed Forces Covenant, we pledge support to those who serve and have served, and continue this through assisting the following veteran charities.
Focus7 proudly supports the health & wellbeing charities selected by our staff, many of whom have personal connections to the causes.
As Patrons of the Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce, our team are active supporters of Chamber and Young Chamber events and regularly attend as speakers.
We love our partners! The best of the best, these are the organisations and associates we highly recommend working with due to their dedication and values.
Anglo Office Group is one of the largest independent business products and services providers in London. Providing zero emission deliveries on an electric vehicle fleet, Anglo not only save clients time and money, but genuinely care about the future of our capital.
We are proud to be Certified Partners for Infusionsoft, a leading CRM, sales & marketing automation system. Infusionsoft helps businesses of all sizes to get organised, save time and increase their sales. Alongside working closely with the team at Infusionsoft to help pioneer new directions for the software, we are also among the UK’s top optimisation experts for businesses who want their app to work even more effectively.
We are proud Patrons of the Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce; a chamber that truly cares about the county’s local businesses and supports them to make wider national and international impact. Together, Focus7 and the Herts Chamber run masterclasses on a variety of topics to further educate local entrepreneurs and organisations.