Claire Cockroft

Claire is a creative thinker with over 20 years experience working as a marketing professional in the North East’s arts, culture and heritage sector. She has a proven track record in delivering all aspects of the marketing mix to successfully interpret a company’s artistic vision and help them achieve their goals.

Claire is also co- founder of Also Creative, a small specialist team that thrives on working closely with organsiations to better understand and engage with their audiences and build their brand. Recent clients including Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books; North East contemporary touring dance company Fertile Ground; dance theatre company Company of Others; theatre and production company CaroleW Productions; Northern Stage and the Newcastle Gateshead Cultural Venues consortium. Claire also spent a decade leading on all marketing and communications activity for Newcastle's Live Theatre.

At Skimstone Arts, Claire is working with the wider team to introduce a Digital Marketing Communication Strategy and to oversee all marketing and communications activity.

Claire can be contacted via email at clairecockroft@skimstone.org.uk