With over 15 years experience with entrepreneurship, online marketing & social media marketing, & entrepreneurship as well as being a holder of Cert IV in Training & assessment, Michelle is highly experienced and ready to help! She would love to provide training whether it be one on one or a group session, she can ensure you gain the digital skills you and your team need to move forwards.
Cate loves to help business owners turn social media from a time-waster into a customer-creator. She specialises in social media services and strategies to increase engagement and grow your business. She was a finalist in the Bx Business Person of the Year (2019) and in the Australian Small Business Champion Awards (2020). She also loves creating Facebook Messenger chatbots and is a Manychat Agency Partner.
Nic Henry Jones has over 10 years Digital Marketing experience. She’s a highly driven business creative who is passionate about helping business owners and entrepreneurs, market their businesses in smart ways.
She has facilitated many workshops in her time in business, and is now called upon by regional councils to facilitate training for them on a regular basis. She resides in the Adelaide Hills with her 3 children (including twin boys).
Stacey Murray is an experienced Social Media Trainer and Community Manager with a particular interest in helping small businesses reach their objectives. Stacey’s background includes lecturing and tutoring at tertiary college level, social media coverage of large trade events and working with numerous businesses to increase their reach and build a conversation with their customers. A lover of all things Twitter and Facebook, Stacey loves presenting to and working with groups, large and small. When not online, Stacey is passionate about her family, her cat and liquorice all sorts.
Stacey worked on a range of print and digital publications before switching her focus to social media. She now works closely with businesses to effectively communicate their message. She is based in Sydney & willing to travel to clients premises where needed.
Heather is a highly experienced trainer and one of 9 official Facebook Trainers for Facebook Australia & New Zealand. She is very popular as a trainer for both online and in person situations on a wide range of topics. She is based in Sydney & prepared to travel to deliver training across Sydney or further afield.
Kat is the business partner of The Training Collective’s sister company The Creative Collective and is an experienced and well received trainer based on the Newcastle, who is also able to travel to and train Sydney based clients. Drawing on a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in design and communication from the University of the Sunshine Coast, Kat’s strengths lie in branding, graphic design and web development but she is an all rounder in all aspects of marketing given her extensive and varied background. Katrina has advised on the marketing strategy for businesses across a broad range of industries and sectors including retail, fashion, manufacturing, printing, property investment, real estate, business coaching/consulting, accounting and financial services. She has also planned and executed on many digital marketing campaigns with some excellent results.
Gina is an experienced and enthusiastic marketing strategist. Since arriving in Australia in 2014 from Colombia, Gina has shown great determination and commitment in improving her marketing skills, studying an Advanced Diploma in Business and a Diploma of Marketing at Hunter TAFE in addition to having a Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering,Marketing, Business & Project Management from her University in Columbia.
Whilst studying she has also held long term business development, events and marketing roles for well known organisations such as Visa and the Business Growth Centre and Lake Macquarie; as well as being a dedicated Marketing Manager for startups such as Eat Appy.
From 2018 she transitioned into working for some of Newcastle’s leading digital marketing agencies, and joined The Creative Collective in early 2020.
These roles have provided her with strong skills in online marketing, digital marketing strategy and brand management. She is especially well versed in SEO, Google Ads & Facebook Ads, and holds the official Google Ads Fundamentals + Google Ads Search Certification.
Proactive and driven, she has been recognised with a number of awards, and as such as regularly called on to run training, sharing her extensive expertise.
Erin joined The Creative Collective team in January 2018, starting off as the first point of contact for many of our new enquiries in her role as s Project Support Officer. She expanded her skill set into understanding domain name renewals, hosting renewals and SSL purchases and then building on her experience with the Newcastle Jets Football Club as Show Caller and Events Intern; began to manage several social media accounts for our clients. In July 2019 she was promoted to an Account Manager role and has continued to develop her knowledge and skillset ever since.
She graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Communication majoring in Journalism and Public Relations in November 2016 and like many of our team, loves cocktails. She has interned & volunteered for many organisations in the Arts and Charity sectors and has a cute British Bulldog called Molly.