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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 publishing agency. He has a Masters in Strategic Business Management (Westminster) and a Postgrad Diploma in Management Studies (Greenwich).

Likes: Vinyl, snowboarding, cycling, having fun with his kids, trying 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
Graeme LeaGraeme Lea

Graeme Lea

Graeme has extensive key account experience, starting out at Reed Business Publishing following Agricultural and Advanced Business Management Courses, managing key accounts in business and technical titloes in agricultural, aerospace, healthcare and construction.  Prior to joining us, Graeme also looked after international construction titles at KHL.

 

Likes:             Angling, rock music, motorcycles, West Ham FC, Marmite

 

Dislikes:         Blue cheese, spiders, selfies, cats using my garden as a toilet!

 

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.

Senior Sales Executi
Charlotte DyasonCharlotte Dyason

Charlotte Dyason

Charlotte is an experienced and consistently high achiever in the Media Shed team, also the social secretary and chief Christmas organiser.  Charlotte 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.

Editorial Lead
Liz GranirerLiz Granirer

Liz Granirer

Liz has expertly managed titles in education, travel and accounting for more years than she cares to mention.  Liz leads our content production and advises on editorial strategy and positioning, as well as providing innovation and content direction.

Likes:  Dogs, horses, sailing and exploring the world

Dislikes: Cats (sorry!), coffee and Oxford commas

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 creative flair and a strategic approach to consumer, women's interest and arts titles to the benefit of our clients.

 

Likes: Ottolenghi, irises, things equine, a good beach

Dislikes: Umbrellas, buses

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, 

Media Marketing Exec
Lisa SimpsonLisa Simpson

Lisa Simpson

Lisa has many years' publishing expertise, gained in design, online and production control.  Lisa keeps our web site content, reader data and prospect reach fresh and appealing.  Lisa uses her strong eye for detail and content to produce fantastic e-news and promotional campaigns.

Likes: Holidays, arts & crafts, dogs, butterflies, bees, Disney, theatre

Dislikes: Maggots, flies, peas, rude people, seafood