London, UK (18th February, 2013) – CitySocialising, the UK’s leading online to offline social network, has appointed a new Commercial Director as it looks to expand its core business.
In the first appointment of its kind for the company, CitySocialising has welcomed new Commercial Director Philip Macartney to its growing team. Mr Macartney will be responsible for exploring media brand and entertainment partnerships, and expanding the business in line with international demand for CitySocialising’s service and its global vision.
Mr Macartney brings a wealth of experience to the role, including Head of Sales (Ireland) at Bebo, Head of Social Media at digital marketing agency eightytwenty/interactive and most recently in the gaming industry as Head of Social Strategy.
“We’re excited to have Philip join the team, and he is relishing the challenge to meet our growth targets,” said Sanchita Saha. “Philip will help us exploit the range of partnership opportunities open to us to bring added value to our existing users whilst providing partners with a unique opportunity to access our audience and to activate their own customers and communities offline around their own events. He brings a great mix of sales, social media and marketing experience that we’ve been looking for to continue the success we’ve achieved up until this point.”
For more information on CitySocialising and their services, visit www.citysocialising.com or call 02088 16891.
CitySocialising is the UK’s leading socialising network for meeting new people, backed by PROfounders: the European VC fund set up by tech luminaries Brent Hoberman (Lastminute.com) and Michael Birch (Bebo.com). Pioneering the convergence of virtual and real world networking in the UK, CitySocialisingenables young professionals to meet new people and make new friends locallywhilst exploring and enjoying their city’s social scene. Launched with R&D funding from the Princes Trust in 2007 with a site and service in London, the network has since developed a community of over 160,000 users, organising over 1000socials a month across 50 cities in the UK; each of these is overseen by a local Community Manager.