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We are open, collaborative and conscientious in everything we do.

The Shed


Media Shed is a dynamic media sales agency providing a high-quality service to industry leading clients.

We have an unrivalled depth of expertise across B2B media sales agency and B2C selling online media, magazine, sponsorship and events to an engaged customer base, both direct and agency. We develop a deep understanding of clients and their industries and work seamlessly with in-house teams and other suppliers.

Our team has a mix of agency and publishing backgrounds. We have a proven track record of delivering innovation and advertising B2B media sales agency sales achievements across all our portfolio of clients. We are open, collaborative and conscientious in everything we do.


The B2B media sales agency team

Managing Director
Ian CarterIan Carter

Ian Carter

Ian Carter started out as an agency planner / buyer with TMP, working with many of the UK’s most successful organisations. In ad sales since ’92, as an Ad Manager on Business and Consumer titles, Ian was MD of McMillan-Scott / Ten Alps from 2002-2009, during which period he transformed the business into a successful multimedia sales agency. He has a Masters in Strategic Business Management (Westminster) and a Postgrad Diploma in Management Studies (Greenwich).

Likes: Classic cars, snowboarding, cycling, having fun with his kids, pretending to be hip.

Dislikes: Ladders, earwigs and cucumber sandwiches.

Commercial Director
Tim PorterTim Porter

Tim Porter

Tim has over two decades experience driving growth across print, digital and events revenues in a broad range of industries including agriculture, healthcare, HR, construction and communications. In his role as Head of Sales at RELX Group, Tim took full commercial responsibility for brands including Farmers Weekly, Optician and Hairdressers Journal.

In a world full of complex language and even more complex sales strategy, Tim believes in a no-nonsense approach to driving sales performance. His pragmatic approach to selling delivers great results for both our customers and clients alike.

Likes: Catfish Angling, Chelsea FC, Japanese Cars and Rick Springfield

Dislikes: Morris Men, Bananas, Moths and Hip Hop

Sales Manager
Mark GardnerMark Gardner

Mark Gardner

Mark is a highly experienced Ad Sales Manager who has worked at some of the UK's leading publishing houses, including Nexus, Brooklands and Hearst.

Mark has a keen interest in current affairs and media and a wealth of established contacts in Consumer and Travel advertising.

Likes: Football, Golf, Moto GP, spending time with family and friends, dining out, and travelling.

Dislikes: Traffic, Rudeness, Tea (Yes, I don't like tea!)

Senior Sales Exec
Ross HylandRoss Hyland

Ross Hyland

Accounts Manager
Kim SpiersKim Spiers

Kim Spiers

Kim is our Accounts Manager with extensive experience gained in Accountancy practice and the Events industry. Kim enjoys a good book, the countryside and a good gig.

Likes: Cuddles with her grand-dog Franco, Holidays with the hubby, going to gigs.

Dislikes: Peas (the Devil's food and root of all evil), Chelsea FC, Rude People.

Sales Executive
Charlotte DyasonCharlotte Dyason

Charlotte Dyason

Charlotte, the newest member of the Media Shed team, graduated from Canterbury Christ Church University after studying in Film, Radio and Television (Specialising in Radio).

Likes: Travelling, Disney, Comics, Harry Potter and Queen.

Dislikes: Cold weather, Olives and Rude people.

Accounts Assistant
Andrea AllboneAndrea Allbone

Andrea Allbone

Andrea has a wealth of experience, gained in publishing accounts, finance and subscriptions. She has worked on some of the UK's top publishing brands, is a great positive force in the office, and has the problem-solving skills of a Saint.

Likes: Feeding family and friends, watching her daughter trying to play tag with the dog, coffee, red wine and G&T (not all at once) and flowers.

Dislikes: People pleasers, custard, Ugg boots.

Sales Executive
John SparksJohn Sparks

John Sparks

John was a pro sportsperson in the basketball world, playing for Porto.  His dynamic, can-do approach brings great results for our clients and he has a knack for achieving complex and sizeable deals.

 

Likes: Basketball, NFL, Marvel, Overseas Travel, Lindt Chocolate!

Dislikes: Spiders, Bagpipes, Heavy Metal, Cheese

 

 

 

Ad Manager
Beverley CarterBeverley Carter

Beverley Carter

Bev's experience derives from account management on the agency side from hoggett Bowers, Brunnings, TMP and Kingsway Advertising.  A graduate of Guildhall and Canterbury, Bev brings creatiuve flair and a strategic approach to women's interest and arts titles to the benefit of our clients.

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Senior Sales Exec
Mario StanoytchevMario Stanoytchev

Mario Stanoytchev

Mario's background lies in energy, utility and construction sales.  He is exceptionally well-travelled and manages national and international relationships with consummate ease.

 

Likes  The Mighty Red Devils, 

Dislikes  Liverpool FC, 

Sales Assistant
Charlotte DiggoryCharlotte Diggory

Charlotte Diggory

Charlotte joined us on a work experience programme from Mid-Kent College and added value to our prospect sourcing, development and marketing.  Our newest member of the team, Charlotte has a positive approach to her continued development and provides valuable support to the team and our systems.