Julie Watts | Business in the Community NI

PR and Communications, Almac Group

Julie is a highly-skilled, senior marketing communicator with more than 21 years of experience. She has held senior management positions in large, complex organisations across the health and life sciences, legal, charity and FMCG sectors across the UK and Europe.

Julie works strategically to significantly raise profile, drive stakeholder engagement, deliver long-term results to increase revenue and support recruitment in challenging markets.

She has outstanding experience in leading a team to develop and deliver successful, integrated, multi-channel campaigns for B2B, B2C and charity sector organisations across the whole communications spectrum.

Julie currently manages PR and Communications for Almac Group, recently named Best Large Company, to raise its global market profile, including NI, Europe and the US across a wide range of stakeholders.

Before Almac, she directed the strategic marketing, communications and business development for Carson McDowell LLP.

Julie led NSPCC NI’s communications team for over ten years, handling all proactive and reactive media activity, working with fundraising to maximise income for local support services, working with policy colleagues to drive the political affairs agenda and managing the charity’s brand profile, including ChildLine and the adult helpline.