Jim Selman joins the London team as Managing Director with more than 18 years of experience across corporate communications, consumer brands and entertainment. In his previous role as an Associate Director at freuds, Jim ran the Mars Global Corporate Communications brief, with a focus on media relations strategy and activation. Other recent clients include the corporate communications brief for U.K. supermarket ASDA and just prior to his departure, Jim helped to secure a global special projects brief for Dubai Tourism and Commerce Marketing.
During his time on the consumer practice at freuds, Jim was business director on Sky Broadcasting as well as working on Diageo and Mars. Prior to this, he ran the film team where Jim worked with many of the major U.S. and U.K. film distributors on festival, corporate, unit, theatrical and home entertainment campaigns.
Jim began his career at Rogers & Cowan in Los Angeles, where he worked across a combination of entertainment and consumer programs. He now lives in his home town of London with his wife and son.
Who has had the biggest impact on your career and why?
My Dad. He’s been at the top of his game for years, he’s a great mentor and role model, and he got me initially interested in making a career in PR.
What do you wish more people knew about Allison+Partners?
Allison+Partners is on it! It's super organized, slick, smart and committed.
What do you most value in your colleagues?
Honesty. It makes everything more efficient, productive and above all, it makes you want to come to work each day.
What do you love about your job?
The thrill of the chase. When the energy levels get up... helping a client or colleague through a difficult challenge, winning a new piece of business against all odds, or that fateful Friday afternoon call during deadline...
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