News & Commentary Straight from Think HQ

  • News July 31, 2019

    CultureVerse joins Think HQ

    We are proud to welcome CultureVerse to the growing Think HQ group.

    CultureVerse is an accomplished multicultural communications and community engagement consultancy and has been acquired to operate as Think HQ’s specialty arm for diverse communications.

    Think HQ Founder and Managing Director Jen Sharpe said the acquisition was an important step forward for Think HQ.

    “This is the beginning of a whole new chapter for us. Australian audiences are changing, so if we want to connect with them, we need to change too,” said Sharpe.

    “Given the kinds of social and behaviour change campaigns we work on, having truly inclusive and representative campaigns isn’t a nice to have, it’s a necessity,” she said.

    The announcement comes in the same week Ad Standards launched its campaign calling for agencies to be more inclusive.

    CultureVerse Principal Director Loc Trinh said the joining of Think HQ and CultureVerse is evolutionary for both agencies.

    “This means we’re able to use all the...

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  • News July 10, 2019

    Meet Pippa

    Pippa Knight has joined Think HQ as an Account Executive.

    We're excited to welcome her back after she spent time with us as an intern at the end of 2017.

    Between then and now, Pippa completed a Bachelor of Professional and Creative Writing at Deakin. She brings experience across the corporate sector and as a content creator across social and digital channels.

    She is a keen writer and enjoys creative, fine arts projects in her downtime.

    “I knew I wanted to use my degree for a career focussed on the wellbeing of humanity,” she said.

    “Feeling connected and being a part of something meaningful is a priority for me, and I’d found that at Think HQ.”

    “I’m happy to return to an office so filled with good energy and positivity.”

  • News June 25, 2019

    Meet Louisa

    “I wanted to work for a company that focussed on driving social change with purpose-led clients,” says Louisa Moy, on her new role at Think HQ.

    Louisa has joined Think HQ as a Digital Marketing Specialist, bringing agency experience across Australian and European markets, working with the Federal Government, IBM and Medibank. She possesses a deep understanding of the power data provides in shaping long-term digital strategies that work.

    At Think HQ, she will lead and develop digital marketing campaigns, including digital strategy and social media advertising. She holds a Bachelor of International Relations from Monash University and a Master of Brand Strategy and Marketing from Sup de Pub in France. Her skillset is a great addition to Think HQ, according to Founder and Managing Director Jen Sharpe.

    “As we continue our expansion from PR agency to full service, through an added focus on creative and marketing campaigning, Louisa’s expertise in audience segmentation, trend...

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  • News June 21, 2019

    Meet Ed

    Edward Connelly has joined Think HQ as an Account Coordinator.

    Edward, who holds a Bachelor of Communications from RMIT, first impressed the business as an intern late last year.

    So, as the business continues to expand this financial year, Founder Jen Sharpe said Edward was a natural choice to sign on full time.

    “Edward immediately demonstrated that he was a good fit for the business. Not only are his values aligned, but he’s a diligent, efficient worker who has already successfully worked across planning, social media, and public relations,” she said.

    “I’m very happy to have him on the team and we’re all excited to welcome him back.”

    Edward, who volunteers weekly at a homeless food van, said his goal was to undertake work that benefited not only himself, but others as well.

    “I’m happy to join Think HQ where I can do work of substance with good people,” he said.

  • News February 28, 2019

    Meet Aaron

    Our sister company Lumin, online learning platform for the social change sector to build marketing, fundraising and communications capacity, has welcomed Aaron McNeilly as Partnerships Manager.

    Aaron has returned to Melbourne after 18 months in London, and has recently completed a five-year appointment with the Prince’s Trust, formerly the Prince’s Charities Australia, where he helped establish the operations and diverse project portfolio. As Senior Corporate Partnerships Manager with The Prince's Trust UK, he managed a number of their largest corporate partners including: HSBC UK and their £2.4m Future Skills partnership; Bloomberg; Morgan Stanley and the Royal Mail Group.

    Aaron brings more than a decade of cross-sector experience in partnership relations, operations management, fundraising and successful project delivery. He has an education in Product Design Engineering (Hons) and Sustainability.

    He has helped shape policies and communiques furthering youth entrepreneurship on...

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