An award winning PR practitioner with more than ten years’ experience in marketing and public relations, Shelley founded Firegrass Communications in 2010.
Prior to setting up Firegrass Communications Shelley Fletcher worked in PR and marketing roles, both in-house and agency, managing campaigns and projects on a local, regional, national and international level. Shelley has worked for VisitCornwall and Devon & Cornwall Overseas Marketing, as well as PR agency Deborah Clark Associates, where she managed accounts in the travel, tourism, event, fashion, lifestyle, retail and food and drink sectors.
As well as working with traditional media Shelley is also able to deliver campaigns that make effective use of new media and social media platforms.
Shelley won the Chartered Institute of PR’s award for Outstanding Young Communicator of the Year at the West of England PRide awards in 2008 and was a finalist in the Cornwall Business Awards for Young Business Person of the Year 2009. She was also named in the PR industry’s magazine, PR Week, as one of the top 29 PR practitioners under the age of 29 in the UK in 2009, and featured in South West Business Insider’s 42 under 42 in September 2010. Firegrass Communications was shortlisted for Best Business Startup in the Cornwall Hub Awards.