Jackie Ellis

Senior Consultant, England, UK

Jackie EllisExperience

Jackie is a former local authority destination manager. She amassed 17 years of experience in Northumberland, London and Sussex with responsibility for the production of visitor guides, creative marketing and communications. She specialises in working with industry groups, developing local networks and assisting small business.

Core skills and qualifications

Jackie is retained by VisitSussex to manage business communications, media work and initiatives relating to local foods, culture and sustainability. Jackie is skilled in using content management systems and e-newsletter technology and has delivered workshops on the use of social media at national and regional conferences.


Jackie provides access to a national database of UK journalists, a growing network of Twitter media contacts and a sophisticated coverage monitoring and evaluation service. A Fellow of the Tourism Management Institute, she has a private sector tour operating background and a strong business focus. Jackie lives in Brighton, sits on the South Downs National part Collabor8 steering group and has regular contact with businesses based in the national park and High Weald AONB.