Phil is Managing Director of Force-7 ( 20) , a youth communication specialist, providing marketing and consultancy services which enable private businesses and public sector organisations to effectively target and engage with the younger generation. It offers seven distinct services including graphic design and marketing, consultation and research, consultancy and social media management.
Since its initial creation as a Young Enterprise company in 2006, Force-7 has built up a substantial portfolio of clients from across the country. A growing customer base is not the only thing that has grown, with Phil’s team expanding to over 50 full and part time employees, many between 16 and 24, and already well on their way to hitting their £1m turnover target by the end of 2011.
As a company created and developed in Hull, they are keen to support Hull’s enterprising young people through work experience, advice and guidance, or just through a friendly chat, recognising that without the support of organisations involved in the Hull Youth Enterprise Partnership, Force-7 would not have made the transition from school project to a financially viable business as successfully as they have done.