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Heineken Ireland has invited Fallon McElligott, Bartle Bogle Hegarty, Lowe Howard-Spink and Partners BDDH to pitch for its pounds 4 million advertising account, which is run by Murphy’s. Pitches take place in the first week of November. The Irish incumbent, WPP-owned DDFH&B, will not repitch.

Heineken Ireland has invited Fallon McElligott, Bartle Bogle

Hegarty, Lowe Howard-Spink and Partners BDDH to pitch for its pounds 4

million advertising account, which is run by Murphy’s. Pitches take

place in the first week of November. The Irish incumbent, WPP-owned

DDFH&B, will not repitch.



Quorn has chosen work from Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R and Cold Eye

to go into research after seeing pitches from four agencies for its

pounds 1 million account. Duckworth Finn Grubb Waters and Banks Hoggins

O’Shea/FCB have been eliminated from the contest.



The secretariat of the Periodical Publishers Association is to be

restructured following the announced departure of Peter Dear, the PPA’s

deputy chief executive, who is leaving to pursue other career

opportunities in Devon.



The Telegraph Group has appointed Davies Little Cowley Fiddes to handle

a new below-the-line drive for more young readers. The move is part of

an initiative to win over professionals in their 20s living in the

Telegraph’s South-east heartland.



The Government has disappointed the direct marketing industry by

unveiling proposals to allow people on the electoral register to ’opt

out’ of having their names used for commercial purposes. The industry

has warned that curbs on access to the register could cost thousands of

jobs.



McCann-Erickson’s new-business director, Terry Martin, is leaving the

company to become managing director of Bates’ Prague office. He has

worked in a variety of roles at McCanns for the past 20 years and worked

in new business for the past year. His duties will be assumed by Stuart

Leach, deputy managing director, and Simon Carpenter, new- business

account director.



Homebase, the DIY retailing giant, is reviewing its contract publishing

business, held by Redwood Publishing, as it looks to expand its

portfolio of publications. The retailer has approached a number of

contract publishers about a review for its Homebase Living title.



Turner Broadcasting is launching a new radio station, Toon FM, to

capitalise on the strength of its Cartoon Network TV channel. The

station will broadcast in London during the coming school half-term

using a restricted service licence.



The BBC, Channel 4 and Channel 5 are joining forces to market

free-to-air digital TV services to viewers who don’t want to subscribe

to the pay-TV digital packages. The trio will promote the availability

of a special viewer card which will offer access just to the free

digital channels.



Talk Radio has teamed up with Leonard Cheshire, the disability care

charity, for a two-week awareness-raising campaign. Talk Radio will

encourage discussion about issues related to disability and broadcast a

series of trails featuring people discussing how Leonard Cheshire has

helped them.



Grey Healthcare Europe has appointed Peter Carr as its new managing

director. Carr has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for more than

17 years at companies including Fujisawa, Courtney Alexander Consulting

and Boehringer Ingelheim.



Lidl, the German discount chain, is talking to agencies as it gears up

for major expansion. The company, which currently handles its

advertising in-house, spent pounds 3.5 million last year (MMS).



Mike Wood, the managing director of Portland, the poster buying

specialist, has left the company by mutual consent. Wood, who joined

last year from MindShare where he was deputy managing director, will be

replaced by Alex Thompson, currently Portland’s international

new-business director.



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1 Job description: Digital marketing executive

Digital marketing executives oversee the online marketing strategy for their organisation. They plan and execute digital (including email) marketing campaigns and design, maintain and supply content for the organisation's website(s).