Testimonials

  • “We know we are in safe hands with Jacqui Bonner. She brings a wealth of experience, excellent connections and a dedication to every project she approaches. A natural communicator; tenacious, energetic and passionate, with a great sense of humour and a no-nonsense approach. We are lucky to have her in our creative community and she’s helped us reach media, networks and audiences that we couldn’t have without her”

    Krissie Scudds, Marketing Director, Penrith Performing & Visual Arts

  • “Jacqui provided BDA strategic advice to inform the directorate plan in relation to audience development and engagement, placemaking and branding for the Arts and Cultural program. She delivered the strategic advice in concise, insightful and relevant reports that took a long-term planning approach whilst also ensuring quick wins. Jacqui also has an advanced ability to interpret a brief and deliver with limited supervision and resources. As an expert marketer in the cultural, arts, entertainment and lifestyle sectors, she can leverage a wide and valuable network to deliver services such developing and delivering strategic and project marketing plans, public relations, booking advertising and promotions, social media and digital channel management, issues management and project management.”

    Jamie Twist, Manager Cultural Projects, Barangaroo Delivery Authority

  • “Jacqui is an experienced marketer who has effectively delivered campaigns well above expectations. She has excellent networks and always provides high level expertise and advice across numerous distribution channels and communication streams”

    Tammy Brennan, Brand Manager, UNSW

  • “Jacqui is a very professional, experienced marketing consultant who is creative, flexible and easy to work with and always delivers high quality services, materials and products on time and on budget. She has extensive experience in arts marketing and a wide network of contacts nationally and internationally.”

    Sue Spence, Manager International Market Development, Australia Council for the Arts

  • “Jacqui has a great strategic marketing brain – she quickly grasps the business issue and follows through with well research advice and recommendations which add business value. Would highly recommend!”

    Elizabeth Moore, Executive General Manager, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

  • “I have worked as a web developer for Jacqui many times for the Australia Council and many other NSW arts clients. Jacqui is one of the most vibrantly efficient, creative and professional marketing consultants I have ever had the pleasure of working with. Our working relationship spans more than 5 years. She knows her trade extremely well and I would highly recommend her to promote any business with her marketing savvy. She’s also a delightful human being! “

    Rebekah (Byrne) Popescu, Beehive Digital

  • “Jacqui is an extremely competent professional who uses her business acumen, extensive marketing experience and her considerable emotional intelligence to deliver superior business outcomes. Jacqui sees the ‘big picture’ and drives through complex situations, always with a strong work ethic, tremendous creativity and common sense.”

    Mark Plaisted, General Manager, Australian Pharmaceutical Industries

  • “Jacqui is a rare combination of people who have a real passion for their clients and clear thinking focused on results. Having worked with her under pressure I know she has a great ability to get the job done and always deliver. She also understands media relations – which not every marketer can claim. I hope to work with her again some day!”

    Andrea Kerekes, Co-founder, CEO, Access PR

  • “Working on an extremely ‘small’ budget and across three teams, she created an engaging and attractive concept that received a very positive response, and assisted greatly in raising the profile and positioning of the Parklands in the highly competitive outdoor market.”

    Craig Easdown, Media & Communications Manager, Centennial Parklands and Moore Park Trust

  • “Jacqui is an exceptional marketing and communications professional with a wide range of experiences and immensely positive and can-do attitude. She recently provided training to our postgraduate students on building your brand, marketing and publicity and was very well received. The arts community is very lucky to have her building our collective brand and any client is treated with the upmost respect and great skill. I would highly recommend her services across a number of industries – she easily adapts to her clients needs and also produces excellent results. “

    Jacqui Smith, Strategic Relations Manager, Sydney Conservatorium of Music THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

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