Rising PR is a boutique agency that offers services to raise the overall awareness of a brand, product or image of a company or person among their target audience. We determine a strategy that will best publicise the brand/product/person to deliver the essential key messages, and ultimately meet our clients' goals and objectives that will set you apart from the competition and grow your business.
We manage reputations and raise profiles. Tell us and we’ll tell the world!
Who We Are
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 worked for 20 years as a PR and Marketing Executive with Sony Music. A few of the label’s roster which he represented included Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Celine Dion, Johnny Cash and Tony Bennett gaining an in-depth understanding of the entertainment industry.
Having recently completed a Masters 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, Mumford & Sons and Sigrid.
Matthew’s advanced knowledge of the international music market allows him to help develop the careers' of artists on the Rising Management roster. Matthew is responsible for creating compelling marketing campaigns for the artists and clients he represents. Matthew also looks after Rising's sister company Rising Music Agency
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.