Simon Fairbanks has over 14 years of experience in the Higher Education sector. This includes recruitment, marketing, and events roles on four different campuses: Nottingham, Birmingham, Warwick, and Coventry.

He recently spent two years working at Pickle Jar Communications, where he advised international schools, colleges, and universities on their content strategy projects. He provided strategy, research, creative content, and training to help the education sector share its stories through digital communications channels.

Clients who have benefited from his expertise include AHUA, Bangor University, City & Guilds, Emory University School of Medicine, the University of Liverpool, the Office for Students, Queen Margaret University, UCL, United World Colleges, and Zurich International School.

As a published author, Fairbanks is particularly interested in storytelling, and how content strategy can deliver stories with greater impact. He spends his free time writing, running, and watching Hey Duggee with his two young children.


Simon Fairbanks