Former Forever Beta and McCann creative Operations Director joins Rise at Seven
James Hayward-Browne Marketing Manager
3 min read
Thursday, 10th June 2021
Updated: Thursday, 13th January 2022
We are delighted to announce that Nick Hussey has joined Rise at Seven as our Operations Director. Formerly the COO at creative agency Forever Beta, Creative Operations at Mcann and Jaywing, and a Mother at Mother agency - Nick joins the team with a wealth of experience in running and managing operations for some of the best agencies in the world. Originally their 8th employee, Nick previously helped grow the agency Mother into a global powerhouse.
Nick’s role at Rise at Seven will see him lead the operations of the agency globally.
"I'm really proud to be joining the team at Rise, it reminded me so much of what Mother was doing when I joined them at the beginning of their successful journey, the disruptive energy, their distinctive way of doing things, the strength of conviction there's a better way of doing things. I cannot wait to bring my experience to help shape the next stages of Rise's growth. Carrie and Stephen's vision for the company was hard to resist."
On the appointment Carrie Rose, Chief Executive of Rise at Seven, said:
"I am thrilled to welcome Nick to the Rise at Seven team as our Operations Director. Nick will be working right alongside myself to help us scale globally. Nick is bringing years of experience to Rise and has been at the best in the business including a number of years at Mother and holding the role of Creative Operations Director at McCann as well as COO at Forever Beta.
As we grow our digital search first creative offering globally, Nick's experience will be hugely valuable to disrupting that space and bringing a fresh way of delivering creative campaigns and content marketing executions in the industry. Nick has been at the top of the game in countless agencies and will be taking us to the next level in our operations. There is not a single person in the industry who is as good as Nick. We are privileged to have him join the team.”
The hire is pivotal in Rise at Seven's ongoing global expansion. They now deliver Search, Content Marketing, Digital PR and Social Media strategies, driving organic growth for brands online in both the UK and US. Most recently gaining clients across the US and Europe, their roster now features big named brands including Monzo, Sole Supplier, Interflora, Nasty Gal and JustMyLook.
The appointment comes at a time where the agency is now registered in the state of Illinois, forming the Rise at Seven Group all whilst expanding their services into Spain, Germany and the Netherlands. With plans to hit 110 staff by Christmas, the business continues its rapid growth expanding new services including creative, social media and content marketing.
With the agency turning 2 years old in June, Rise at Seven is growing from strength to strength and shows no signs of slowing down.