The Refinery Family

The Refinery family thinks as one by combining individual thoughts and ideas.
Sounds crazy? Maybe, but it works for us and our clients and gives us a unique blend that has been proven time and time again. Simply, we’re people who care and value long term relationships.

Alaistair Jerrom-Smith
Alaistair Jerrom-Smith
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Alaistair Jerrom-Smith

Digital Director

Alaistair has worked in and around the forefront of communications technology for more than 25 years. His programming experience pre-dates the World Wide Web and encompasses knowledge of all major languages and databases. Alaistair is The Refinery’s Digital Director, he project manages a diverse portfolio of work from stylish brochure sites to full, bespoke, database-driven web services. Alaistair gained his Certified Information Systems Auditor certification and advises on and oversees our clients websites’ Cyber Security and works with local and national security experts to ensure that our clients’ websites are kept secure.

Friday breakfast favourite: Breakfast burrito!

Steve Turner
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Steve Turner

Creative Director

Steve’s role at The Refinery is to oversee the creative output for clients by working closely with the studio, digital and marketing teams to ensure the best brand experience possible.

He has over 28 years’ experience within the creative industry in the UK and the Channel Islands. Gaining a wealth of hands-on experience within a number of advertising and marketing agencies in London, he working up to a senior level on major accounts such as the BBC and Honda (UK). More recently he has successfully launched or redefined brands including Jersey Electricity, Condor Ferries, 4hire, Sure, Airtel Vodafone, Royal Bank of Canada, Standard Bank, Seymour Hotels, Jersey War Tunnels, NatWest International and Style Group.

Friday breakfast favourite: Bacon and egg sandwich on brown bread and no sauce.

Rebecca Harrington
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Rebecca Harrington

Marketing Director

Rebecca is an experienced Marketing Manager and has worked with the company for over eight years. She manages the day to day running of accounts and is a constant point of contact for clients. She is an active and creative member of the team who supports clients, delivers creative campaigns and ensures an efficient marketing service. She is resourceful and savvy in creating marketing strategies to achieve exceptional results within budget and on time. She is a member of Chartered Institute of Marketing. Her event experience offers a high level of service ensuring an increase in client retention and new business contacts.

Friday breakfast favourite: Crispy bacon and runny egg on Portuguese roll (no butter)

Kate Welsby
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Kate Welsby

Head of PR

Kate is the head of PR at the Refinery. She has over 15 years of Marketing and PR experience having previously worked as the Marketing Manager for Shell and Ørsted in London as well as running her own business providing marketing support and copy writing for UK businesses such as Kimberly-Clark Professional. Kate brings with her an enthusiasm and determination to deliver high quality communications and support for all clients to ensure they fully leverage PR opportunities. Kate specialises in writing copy across all communication mediums, event support and crisis management.

Friday breakfast favourite: You can’t go wrong with a breakfast burrito

Eunice Santos
Eunice Santos
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Eunice Santos

Graphic Designer

Eunice is a talented young creative with significant depth to both her creative talent and her technical skill set. Since finishing university in 2012 with a degree in Graphic Design, Eunice has been deeply involved in the design industry in Jersey. She is a team player and is always counted on for passion, positive attitude and overall determination. Her multidisciplinary skill set reflects a broad range of creative talent bridging traditional print design, web design and motion graphics.

Friday breakfast favourite: Bacon, Brie and Cranberry sauce panini.

Charlie Burgis
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Charlie Burgis

Junior Digital Administrator

Charlie is the Junior Digital Administrator of the digital team at The Refinery. With extensive experience in administration roles and a colourful educational history, he is quick both to learn and to implement his knowledge into his work.

His role at the Refinery is to tend to client’s websites and digital presence, occasionally showing his hand at developing. He works closely alongside the marketing, design and PR departments to provide a smooth digital experience for all involved.

Friday breakfast favourite: Breakfast Burrito with an excessive amount of sriracha.

Christie Basile
Christie Basile
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Christie Basile

Marketing & PR Executive

Christie earned her degree in Interior & Architectural Design, developing an eye for detail and a passion for working on campaigns that deliver great design. She has over 8 years of agency and B2B Marketing experience working on projects for companies such as Virgin, ASDA and Rolls Royce. Christie now provides support for marketing and PR at The Refinery, acting as a key point of contact for clients and ensuring all jobs are completed to a high standard and in a timely manner as well as using her expertise to deliver social media campaigns.

Friday breakfast favourite: Porridge with banana eyes and a honey smile!