The Jones Collective
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The Collective

Powerful collaborations


 

The Jones Collective Team

 

 
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DIRECTOR

Suzanne Jones

Suzanne has over twenty years of media and communications management behind her, achieving positive, personable and professional results in a vast range of sectors. She is an expert corporate profiler, underpinned by experience, and a knowledge-seeking and results driven mentality. Suzanne has proven to be a market leader in industries ranging from property and development to start ups and small ventures. A list of her clients reads like a who’s who of Melbourne business; Evolve Development, Fridcorp, Salvo Property Group, R.Corporation, Caydon, Becton, Grange Developments, Mammoth Empire, PDS, RPM, Places Victoria and DPCD. She is excited to lead the Jones Collective in its initial start-up stages, hoping to leverage her vast amount of contacts, experience, and depth of knowledge to promote your business and ensure sustainable and superior outcomes.

 

 
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SENIOR ADVISOR

Kathryn Van Kuyk

Kathryn is an award-winning senior public relations consultant. She has worked on local and international campaigns that have not only achieved their goals, but have also won national and international recognition, including a United Nations award for excellence in public relations. For more than 20 years Kathryn has worked in corporate and consultancy roles focusing on media management, project management, strategy and stakeholder engagement. She is also the co-founder of Media-Wize, an agnostic media training agency helping founders and fast growth companies tell their stories. 

 

 
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content creator

Joeb David

Joeb has brought a wealth of knowledge and experience to The Jones Collective. Having recently completed his Masters on exchange at Sciences Po in Paris, and graduating with a Masters in International Relations at the University of Melbourne, and background in Global Politics and Finance, coupled with living in Melbourne, Berlin, and Paris, Joeb brings a new view and voice to the role of Content Creator. Joeb has been freelance writing at home and abroad with the Jones Collective for over 2 years now, and he continues to deliver strong results for clients. 


 
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ACCount manager

Eliza Northey

Eliza personifies everything the Jones Collective seeks to embody. Having completed her Bachelor of Business & Marketing in 2017, Eliza has consistently shown a level of enthusiasm and poise well beyond her years. No stranger to applying herself, Eliza bundled her studies with working for two major Melbourne property developers, gaining a deep level of expertise and experience in the field of communications and marketing before she even graduated. Celebrating her second year out from studies, Eliza shows no sign of slowing down, assisting the Jones Collective with all matters ranging from social media and event management, to communication and marketing.

 

 
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Publicity & PR

Nadja Poljo

Hailing from a trade publishing background, Nadja has over a decade of experience in the communications and content writing space. She's had stints as a journalist at both Fairfax and News Ltd and worked as an editorial assistant at an independent arts and culture magazine. She spent two years working as a publicist at award-winning Melbourne-based independent publishing house Text, where she was instrumental in acquiring books by various talented domestic and international authors and organising sold-out tours around Australia and New Zealand. She has been a freelance proof-reader and editor for various companies and organisations, worked as an account manager at a creative agency and most recently, publicity and communications for the Melbourne Museum.

 

 
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GRAPHIC DESIGNER & INterior design consultant

Isabel Mitchell 

Izy is a talented artist who utilises her creative flair in her graphic design career to create logos, collateral, wallpaper and so much more for The Jones Collective. Izy's talent extends to interior design, leading to her consulting on Commercial shop fit out for International brand, The Daily Edited. With a background in Art, Graphic Design and Interior Design, both commercial and residential, Izy is a force to be reckoned with!

 

 
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Junior account manager

Kate Smeaton

Kate is studying a Bachelor of Communications, Majoring in Public Relations, at Deakin University. Kate has worked across the board with various Jones Collective clients and always delivers especially in social media SEO building and research!


 
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MC & PODCASTING

Heath Connolly

With such a way with words, Heath naturally gravitated to the role of MC and Podcasting at The Jones Collective, he brightens any event with his charisma and wit and his interviewing skills are iconic.

 

 
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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Ruby Mazzocco

Ruby graduated from Swinburne University in 2018 with a double degree in Business and Design. Ruby is an extremely talented graphic designer who has created everything from cookbooks to brand identities for our clients.

 

 
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EVENTS

Ben Aharfi

With a background in entertainment, and having resident DJ spots at top events and Melbourne bars and Clubs, Ben is the natural choice to assist with our events and product launches.

 

 
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PR INTERN

Amitis Khalilifar

Amitis is our Sydney connection and has joined the Collective as an intern, currently studying a Bachelor of Media, Majoring in PR and Social Media. Amitis will finish her degree by the end of 2021, and already she has been a huge asset to the Collective with her bubbly personality and "can do" attitude.