The multi-award winning firm has welcomed Faye to the team who joins with many years of experience in senior marketing roles including positions at the National Trust and Nottingham’s Galleries of Justice Museum and City of Caves.
As marketing manager, Faye will be responsible for the overall brand development of John Pye Auctions and will be implementing the firms ambitious marketing strategy as well as managing the marketing team. With Faye’s appointment, and the hire of two marketing execs in the last few months, the expanding marketing team now consists of six staff.
Faye said: “John Pye Auctions is a market leader in the online auctions industry and I am proud to be joining such an innovative business at an exciting time in its growth.
“What excited me about the company is that it never stands still – it’s ambitious, innovative, consumer driven and is forever changing. The business has grown considerably just in the last few years alone and its future is incredibly exciting.
“It’s great to be part of the team and I’m looking forward to implementing my marketing expertise across the business and its 20 auction sites in the UK, to increase the bidder database, footfall to viewing days and brand awareness on a national scale.”
John Pye Auctions is the UK’s largest independent commercial auction house and holds more than 650 online auctions a year. The business works with major UK high-street retailers, insolvency practitioners, banks, lenders, government agencies and agents.
With its origins dating back 40 years, the auction house has grown from one UK trading site to 20 in the last five years, sites include; London, Birmingham, Nottingham, Derby, Marchington, Sheffield, Scotland and Wales.
“Managing director of John Pye Auctions, Adam Pye, said: “John Pye Auctions is in a period of rapid expansion as demand continues to grow from consumers who want to buy through an online auction and Faye’s appointment is part of that growth agenda.
“This post will oversee and manage all of our marketing projects and with Faye’s expertise she is the ideal candidate for the role.
“2017 and beyond will bring further growth and innovation from the business and Faye will be responsible for ensuring our marketing capabilities are utilised and mirror this growth. I welcome her to the team.”
Over the last 15 years, John Pye Auctions has been developing its five trading departments, all supplying stock and assets for sale: John Pye Retail, John Pye Luxury Assets, John Pye Property, John Pye Business Assets and John Pye Vehicles.
The business has recently enjoyed a trio of award success having recently won Asset Valuer/Auctioneer of the Year at the 2016 TRI (Turnaround, Restructuring & Insolvency) Awards, crowned Midlands Family Business of the Year 2016 and was a finalist at the Amazon Growing Business Awards 2016 for Digital Business of the Year.