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Last weekend I waved goodbye to my friends as they set off to start a new chapter of their lives at university. Whilst I wish them the absolute best of luck, I do not regret not joining them on their journey. Instead of university I took the more hands on approach of going into full-time work. I am currently completing my level 3 social media apprenticeship at Rocket Creative and I’m loving every single second.
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Starting a new job kind of feels like turning up to a new party where you don’t know anyone. You may have your best shoes on and your cheesiest smile, but that doesn’t mean people are going to want to engage with you.
My job here so far at Rocket has been a lot about engagement. From managing and creating content for social media channels, being given an account to co-manage and also assisting in PR and events, I am certainly getting fully immersed and I wouldn’t have it any other way.
Our client, Croyland Car Megastore is celebrating a great first quarter, as it bucks the trend of typically low car sales at the beginning of the year.
In line with our client’s objectives, we work hard to keep the Rushden-based car dealer at the forefront of local car buyer’s minds and ensure we communicate with them across many different communication platforms...
Sahara Force India becomes the first Formula One™ Team to power its car by coffee
New technology a success in testing
Get to know another of our Appentices' here at Rocket as we continue to celebrate National Appenticeship Week...
Find out more about our Apprentices in celebration of National Apprenticeship week...
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Merry Christmas from us all at Rocket
Rocket ensures that the X-masses are at Nene Court this season!
Last month our rocketeers took on the immense ‘Drop Ya Draw Burger Challenge’ ran by The Smoke Shack in Milton Keynes.
The challenge requires the contestant to consume a colossal beast of a burger, comprising of a Shack-recipe 24oz (yes 24oz!) beef burger, topped with 16oz of smoked rib meat soaked in chipotle sauce, six slices of Swiss cheese and four portions of skinny fries OR triple cooked, skin on chips all in under 30 minutes!
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Rocket Creative has helped launch a Connells Residential revamp creating the corporate new look recently rolled out across the UK.
Connells Residential, one of the UK’s largest and most successful estate agencies, is making all the right moves in the housing market by unveiling a major updated look.
The Northampton-based creative agency Rocket was chosen as the innovative brains behind the refreshed look for Connells Residential.
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There really isn’t a better way to get that Friday feeling than a nicely brewed cup of tea and a delicious slice of cake, and all of this whilst helping an incredible charity like Macmillan. Of course, it was inevitable that we would participate in their famous Coffee Morning.
For those of you who may have been hiding under a rock for the past few years the Macmillan Coffee Morning first began way back in 1990 and has been a firm date on the calendar ever since. Macmillan stated that the initial idea started as just a small event where ‘guests would gather over coffee and donate the cost of their cuppa to Macmillan in the process’. It was such a great success, they continued it year after year raising over £138 million ever since. Incredible.
On September 16th we helped the shoppers of intu Uxbridge experience their retail therapy on a whole new level, when we transformed their shopping mall into a Hollywood Glamour themed ladies night.
The event was catered with a Pop up Champagne bar, which offered a FREE glass of bubbles or champagne cocktail (shopping can be thirsty work don’t you know). We also supplied a chocolate fountain where you could dip a fruit or marshmallow skewer into the delicious Belgian chocolate fountain. Let’s be honest ladies, what more could you want? Champagne, chocolate and shopping!
In recent years LinkedIn has been growing in popularity as more people are forming online social connections and sharing information. For those of you not familiar with the website, LinkedIn is a social networking site specifically for the business community, it allows people to share their employment and educational history and their skill set. In contrast to Facebook, where your Newsfeed is usually filled with videos of cats, of an update of where someone went for dinner, Linkedin adapts a newsfeed of professional business updates dependent on your connections and business inspirations. However, unlike Facebook and Twitter where your typos are only an embarrassment amongst your friends and family, Linkedin allows you to connect with your past and prospective employers. Rocket has taken a break from their intergalactic expeditions to help you out with some of our top tips to make you stand out on Linkedin.
If you ask me a year ago how I’d be spending July to October 2015 then odd’s are I would have laughed and said I don’t know, drunk? Not that I’m always drunk just, long -term plans and serious dreams really weren’t my thing.
For me school pressures you from aged 13 and above to somehow know what you want to be and to think of the future, when in reality, anyone who knows what they want to do from that age are few and far between. It’s the human condition to chase after immediate pleasure and wing your way through life, something that I had mastered fully. However, on a whim I decided to take a career test and it came up with, well, a PR role.
Here's our latest motion graphics video for Croyland Car Megastore
Over the last few months Rocket has been improving upon it’s motion graphics skill set.
Check out one of our latest videos here, for Connells and their Help to Buy Scheme.
Check out the webpage here: www.connells.co.uk//campaigns/move-on-up-the-property-ladder
When one of the Rocket team ended up in hospital after having her drink spiked, we knew we had to take action.
Rocket launched a high profile awareness campaign, making front-page news, to warn drinkers to stay safe. As part of Rocket’s Spiked Campaign powerful posters were created by our studio team to further hammer home the message.
As a forward-thinking, creative agency, here at Rocket HQ we are always on the look out for fresh, new talent. We passionately believe in offering today’s under and post graduates the opportunity to build on their academic knowledge by experiencing a real working environment.
A good agency is an invaluable asset to any company’s marketing department and that’s exactly how our clients see us. But why use an agency when a company already has a dedicated in-house marketeer or department?
Sadly, the day is here. My four week journey of work experience at Rocket has concluded
When Rocket client Cool Logistics wanted to launch a new global product to the world we had to think outside the box – about the box!
I’ve had a blast here at Rocket but it all comes to an end in part three..
Greetings, it's time to find out what a spoon full of creativity can do in part two..
Welcome to entry one, ramblings of an average University student diving head first into the world of PR - Enjoy!
Rocket Creative Gain Gold
Rocket Announced as Finalist in Leading Industry Awards
Breaking News!! A free Ipad with every first order placed before the 31st May
A New Rocketeer Has Landed
Chip Shop Awards Ad of the Week: OF HORSE IT IS!
To Creativity and Beyond
WIN an iPad During November and December
Rocket Men Take on the Mo Challenge
Award-winning Animation Company Appoints Rocket
Rocket talks business this month as we hit the press to debate the pros of expanding the support of a marketing agency to cover a Marketing Manager’s maternity leave. Getting a marketing agency to provide additional support offers an alternative option to recruitment agency fees and temporary cover. We successfully provided this service for one of our
Life for us designers was simple during the innocent age of toy packaging, when an enormously exaggerated illustration and a simple ‘box’ just large enough to house the product was sufficient to win the hearts and minds of its lustful audience. We’ve all, well most, learnt a few lessons since then and the advancements in materials and technology made during the last 30 years in plastic Vacform moulds, cut-outs, and Try Me buttons are all-important and now fill toy shelves to bu
Rocket has appointed graphic designer, Nick Gilkes, to work within its creative team, as it continues to further expand into creativity and beyond. The experienced graphic designer, who has 20 years experience in the design field, has joined the team at Rocket to add to its high standards. Nick will work alongside other experienced team members whilst using his knowledge and skill-set to drive new projects skyward. Most recently Nick was responsible for the brand development, awareness and polic
Rocket is delighted to welcome its new PR Manager, Emma Wardle on board to direct its PR offering. Since Rocket launched its PR division, in 2010, Rocket PR has moved from strength-to-strength as it works side-by-side with its in-house marketing department and design studio to fulfill the remit of each of its clients - and not forgetting that last year Rocket earned the title of 'Creative Business of the Year' too! Emma, arrives with over 10 years experience in PR and event man
Rocket's PR department offers a 'stag...gering' amount of support
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