A practice made perfect
Formed in 2013 out of a passion for music and events; Rising PR are a full service music and entertainment agency offering a comprehensive approach to handling your PR needs. We create and implement highly effective strategies for artists, events promoters and venues. Using our skills, contacts and experience to make your budget work.
Rising PR took its name from the Grammy Award winning song ‘The Rising’ from Bruce Springsteen released in the wake of the 9/11 atrocity in New York. And just like the song’s life affirming message of hope and faith, you can count on Rising PR to ensure that your message is heard loud and clear by the people you want.
In this age of information overload, consumers are receiving hundreds of visual and physical messages each day, asking them to make decisions, choose products and pay for services. Your company’s marketplace is a competitive and busy environment and only businesses that capture the attention and imagination of your target market will grow and succeed.
Based in Tyrone in the heart of Mid-Ulster, although rural in geographical terms, our service and results gain national and global reach!
Tell us and we’ll tell the world!
Meet The Team
Brian is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Personal and Business Communication and a Masters Degree in Communication from Queen’s University, Belfast. He also holds a Chartered Institute of Marketing Diploma along with a Creative Craft certificate in Photography.
Having worked within the public relations and event management sector for over 30 years, Brian has extensive experience in achieving attention for clients in the service, manufacturing and entertainment industries.
Prior to forming Rising PR, Brian Jordan worked for 20 years as a PR and Marketing Executive with one of the world’s largest entertainment companies – Sony Music. A few of the label’s roster which he represented included Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Celine Dion, Johnny Cash and Tony Bennett plus scores more, gaining an in-depth understanding of the entertainment industry.
Brian’s event management skills helped him create and develop the Motorsport International brand in Ireland in the late nineties and early noughties as well as the management of press and product launches, exhibitions and press conferences. He also represented the cast of numerous television shows’ in Britain and currently represents some of Ireland’s leading artistes.
Having recently completed a Master’s Degree in Music Business at The University of West London; Matthew has gained an impressive insight in to the music industry and the complex issues surrounding it. He brings up to date knowledge in all things marketing, digital, touring and publishing.
Matthew has experience working in the marketing department at one of the world’s most iconic record labels, Island Records; working across a diverse roster of international talent that included; U2, Drake, Hozier and Mumford & Sons.
Matthew’s advanced knowledge of the international music market allows him to help develop the careers of artists on the Rising Management roster. As Marketing Manager, Matthew is responsible for creating compelling marketing campaigns for the artists and clients he works with.
Chloe is a graduate from Ulster University, Belfast with a First Class Honours degree in Communication, Advertising and Marketing.
Having studied CAM for four years, Chloe also gained invaluable experience about the Media working in the Marketing Department in one of NI’s leading newspapers. Chloe assisted in the planning and delivering of high profile Events, in both the business and entertainment sectors.
Alongside her studies, Chloe was an active PR blogger on current affairs, music and entertainment, being shared widely on social media platforms by many industry professionals. Chloe is currently completing a Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Marketing.
As PR & Events Marketing Executive at Rising PR, Chloe is responsible for creating eye-catching campaigns, managing and implementation of content marketing, social media and PR strategies. Chloe will work closely with clients to develop original and engaging content to increase brand awareness.
Fiona has worked as a Designer for almost 20 years and holds a Degree in Graphic Design and Design Communication from the University of Ulster, Belfast.
In 2000, she joined London Pre-Press House as an art-worker for publications such as: Billboard Magazine and Science Weekly. From there, she joined the in-house design team at Reed Marketing, Baker Street. Fiona is also an illustrator who has produced artwork for various high-calibre musicians in the UK and America and more recently, has provided design solutions for various Irish recording artists.
She has produced artwork for the Movie House Cinema chain, whatsonni.com, Odyssey Bowl, Belfast and the UK’s largest health service recruiters – Finegreen Recruitment.
Jack has been working within the creative industry for over 20 years and holds a degree in Professional Graphic Design and Press Publication. From the beginning of the internet, when it was connected via DialUp modems and the speed was super slow, Jack discovered the potential of the virtual world and digital media. Following the visual experience on screens, he started creating his first websites and flash animations. Times have changed and the range of devices has grown. Jack is continuously studying the User Experience / User Interface for different media screens & interactions with different types of navigation (mouse cursor, touch pen, VR).
Jack is experienced with working on both small and big projects such as the multimillion “GoVeganWorld” public education campaign and various projects for “Bloc Blinds”. His range of work has included the design, project management, eCommerce web design & development, communication and PR.
He has recently started supporting the creative and dynamic team at Rising PR.