Dock Street Group

We like to get people talking and our clients noticed.

PAULINE RAY DIRECTOR

Director Pauline Ray has worked in the public relations industry for 22 years, concentrating on a range of travel and design clients, including Cathay Pacific Airways, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, the Designers Institute of New Zealand, Dulux New Zealand and leading architects, Warren and Mahoney. Prior to starting up her communications consultancy, she was a journalist for over 15 years with key roles including: producer of TVNZ’s Business World, Senior Writer for the New Zealand Listener and News Editor of the New Zealand Woman’s Weekly. Experience in the UK included working as a sub editor on the Financial Times and TV Times.

Since founding her own public relations company, Pauline has managed the communications in New Zealand for Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd, assisting to raise the airline’s profile in New Zealand and managing and escorting media familiarisation trips to the airline’s home base, Hong Kong, and also to China, the rest of Asia, and to the United Kingdom and Europe. For the past ten years she has also managed the communications for the Best Design Awards, the country’s premium design awards organised by the Designers’ Institute of New Zealand. Dock Street Group is a platinum sponsor of the Designers Institute, and Pauline was made an honorary member of the institute in 2012.

Pauline, who has a BA in history from the University of Canterbury, enjoys using the knowledge and experience she gained from working at senior levels in the print and electronic media to raise the profiles of Dock Street Group clients.

JONATHAN KILLICK ACCOUNT MANAGER

With a BA in English and BCS in Public Relations on his list of qualifications, Jonathan made a welcome addition to the team in 2013. His experience includes a year’s interning at the Auckland Museum where he publicised curators and contributed to digital strategy. As part of his pro bono work for student consultancy Outside the Square, Jonathan ran a team to promote the AdviceFirst ‘Do Your Thing scholarships’ and publicise the winner. Being a relief retail manager, he has a passion for consumer PR and identifying communication solutions for business challenges.

 

 

 

KEELY ALLAN ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Keely hails from California and is the newest Dock Street recruit. She has a BCS, majoring in Public Relations and a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing. While in the last year of her undergraduate degree, Keely worked with The Blind Foundation as a part of AUT’s Outside the Square student-run consultancy. She worked to successfully to build awareness of Blindweek through a supersized braille wall stunt. Keely interned with Elephant Publicity during her postgraduate studies, where she focused on publicising theatre in addition to working heavily on Artweek Auckland 2015. Growing up immersed in arts, she is particularly passionate about developing plans to see the art community succeed in an increasingly challenging media environment.