Digital marketing business Fat Fish builds its team in Newry

Jan 23, 2019
Pictured (L-R) are Joshua Neilly, Fat Fish Managing Director with Mark Bleakney, Southern Regional Manager, Invest NI.

Fat Fish a cross functional digital marketing agency in Newry, is creating six new roles in 2019 to support its sales growth in North America.

Established last year, Fat Fish Marketing helps its customers to increase the reach of their online presence, developing and implementing digital campaigns which drive sales growth. Many of its customer base operate in the alternative medicine market which is forecast to be worth over $196 billion by 2025.

The recruitment and market development activities being implemented with our support will enable the company to generate more business, building on its impressive initial sales in North America.

Mark Bleakney, Southern Regional Manager, Invest NI

Welcoming the investment, Mark Bleakney, Invest Northern Ireland Southern Regional Manager said: “Fat Fish Marketing is an exciting young company with big ambitions to scale. The recruitment and market development activities being implemented with our support will enable the company to generate more business, building on its impressive initial sales in North America.”

Invest NI has offered Fat Fish Marketing £47,600 to support its market development activities and the recruitment of six new jobs, which will contribute £189,000 to the local economy in additional salaries.

Working alongside Invest NI, we are excited to be investing in growing the business further to maximise on new export opportunities.

Joshua Neilly, Fat Fish Managing Director.

Joshua Neilly, Fat Fish Managing Director added: “The demand for our services and expertise is accelerating. Boosting our team will be crucial to remaining competitive and enabling us to offer tailored cross functional digital marketing services.

“There is general global trend of increased understanding of the health benefits of alternative medicine so we need to position ourselves to meet the increasing needs of our existing and potential customer base. Working alongside Invest NI, we are excited to be investing in growing the business further to maximise on new export opportunities.”

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