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Jim Wilkinson is the Managing Director and co-founder of Eljays44 Ltd. He bring to the business over 15 years’ experience at a senior level in the b2b media sector. Jim has an excellent track record in business and brand development. He is an experienced leader with the ability to drive revenue and increase profit margins through innovation and brand development.
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Lisa Wilkinson is Director of Eljays44 Ltd and Editor of Pro Landscaper and Garden Centre Retail magazines. Having previously worked at RBI she understands the need to engage with the audience and develop industry leading brands. She also acts as the company secretary and is fully engaged in the businesses social media activities.
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Jamie Wilkinson is Director and Business Development Manager at Eljays44 Ltd. Following a college education in Media and Business Management at Chichester College, Jamie started his career in advertising sales at EMAP, before launching Eljays44. Having developed the sales operation and events, he is now exploring ways to grow market share and diversify the business.
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Luke is the sales manager at Eljays44. He has been with the company almost since it launched in 2011. Over time he has built long standing relationships with advertisers, as well as building new working partnerships with potential clients. During this time he has gained a strong knowledge of the supplier market, enabling him to create advertising packages, both in print and online, tailor made to client’s needs and budgets. He is an avid sportsman, enjoying football and golf in his spare time.
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Laura is the sales executive for the core brands at Eljays44, Pro Landscaper and Pro Arb magazine. She has played a huge part in the launch of Pro Arb since 2014 and continues to drive this forward to this day. She is an infectious character who dedicates her time to ensuring clients get the best response from their adverts. She enjoys a good night out and her life ambition is to have a walk-in wardrobe.
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Joe is the commissioning editor for both Pro Arb and Pro Landscaper Gulf magazine aswell as recently taking on the roll of Editor of Garden Centre Retail magazine. Joe is the one who decides the topics of each issue and the contributors being featured within the magazine. Previously he worked at EMAP so he understands how a major publishing company operates and brings experience to the team. He loves his sports and supports QPR and Cincinnati Bengals.
Nina is the editorial assistant for Pro Landscaper magazine. Her role is keeping the website updated by tracking down the latest news surrounding the landscaping industry. Nina is a keen swimmer and a bit of a bookworm, running her own book review blog. She is also a huge fan of Murder, She Wrote and insists this is nothing to be embarrassed about.
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Susie joined Eljays44 in November 2014 to streamline our editorial processes and coordinate the design and editorial teams. Susie is highly experienced in publishing and a welcome member of the editorial team.
Charlotte ‘Charlie’ Cook is the subeditor working across all of Eljays44’s publications. Charlie works with the production team to ensure every page is ready for print and adheres to house style. An avid reader, Charlie is a cat-lover and aspiring novelist.
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Iszara is the Deputy Editor for Pro Landscaper Magazine. She has built up a strong relationship with contributors, and manages the content within the magazine. She gathers latest products and news stories for both the magazine and online. She’s also a keen photographer so if she points the lens at you – smile! With an everlasting love for Disney, she claims to be a real life princess and indulges in a bit of Gossip Girl.
Holly is the editorial assistant for Pro Arb Magazine. Her role involves keeping the website updated with the latest news and press releases from the arboricultural industry, and working alongside Joe to produce content for the magazine. Holly is a vegan, but makes an effort not to bombard unsuspecting colleagues with her life choices. She is also an avid watcher of The Walking Dead, and feels it has successfully prepared her for a potential apocalypse.
Customer Support & Office Management
Client Relations Manager
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Amber’s job is to oversee all activity within the compliance team and assist them where necessary. Her main responsibilities include working with the sales team to develop client relationships, ensuring excellent customer service and client satisfaction. She will also be producing weekly/monthly revenue updates for the board of directors and sales team. Amber will be working closely with Ellie in events coordination to ensure all events run smoothly and to market all Eljays44 brands. Amber has a passion for fashion and always wears a smile.
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Emma’s job at Eljays44 is to assist the compliance department where necessary, this could be anything from collating data for our mailers and lead sourcing for our sales team to inviting visitors to our well attended free of charge exhibitions. Emma’s role is significantly important to ensure the smooth day to day running of the department. Her duties also include uploading news stories to each of our websites and regularly updating our social Medias. Emma still sees herself as a child at heart and loves Disney, she is also a self-confessed spend-a-holic.
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As marketing and social media executive, Ellie’s main responsibilities are to implement the company’s marketing through our websites and social media. Content strategy is important in developing brand awareness to generate inbound traffic, and her work will reflect that. Ellie is the go–to person for any website troubleshooting or updates. She also designs all e-shots and mailers, such as the infamous Friday Wrap. Ellie is a keen baker and outside of work she can think of nothing better than spending time with her four kittens and five tortoises.
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Emily jobs is to coordinate all of the daily office admin, such as ordering of any stationary, booking travel and accommodation for colleagues, keeping the diary up to date for the directors, keeping on top of all advert copy deadlines and making sure online advertisements are uploaded on time. She is the departments go to girl for making tweaks to any marketing materials/mailers. Emily is also the lady to liaise with if you would like to subscribe to any of our magazines. Outside of the office Emily is a keen traveller and likes to experiment with new recipes in the kitchen.
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Kara is the designer for our flagship title, Pro Landscaper magazine. She also works on all associated supplements, including the yearly Pro Landscaper Portfolio Supplement. When needed Kara also helps out across all other publications. Outside of work she enjoys watching cycling, playing basketball and travelling to new places.