New director joins leadership team as Uproar PR grows social media department
Uproar PR, an international full-service public relations and social media firm, places an increased focus on digital service offerings with the hiring of Laura Poe as social media director. After more than seven years working in social media marketing and public relations for a large healthcare provider and Town of Celebration, Poe has joined the executive management team to lead the strategic direction of digital engagement for the agency.
In this new role at the social media firm, Poe is managing teams at Uproar that focus on social media, digital content creation, and search engine marketing for clients in various verticals including: technology, consumer and business products, food and beverage, healthcare, and travel. Poe is in charge of overseeing the strategic direction of social media marketing campaigns for clients, while managing her team and facilitating their growth and development.
“Uproar has added a new leader of social media, as we’re continuing to see growing demand for our digital offerings for both existing and new clients,” said Catriona Harris, chief executive office at Uproar PR. “Laura’s background in public relations and digital marketing make her a fresh new addition to our management team. We’re thrilled to welcome her into the leadership team, as she embodies our company culture and is transformational leader dedicated to employee engagement and development.”
“Joining the Uproar team during a time of so much growth is really exciting” said Poe. “Working alongside colleagues who are committed to providing the best service to our clients while also promoting industry-leading company culture is what brought me to Uproar.”
Poe joins other recent Uproar hires Emily Kruszewski, account manager who leads teams focused on consumer facing public relations for sports and tech verticals and Bridget Brennan, account manager overseeing B2B tech.