North East building consultancy, Aura, has appointed Frances Carey as Bid and Business Development Coordinator.

Frances joins the firm from her previous role as marketing coordinator in an architectural practice, where she managed communications and bid strategy to support successful business development. She holds a BA in History from Newcastle University along with a postgraduate MA in International Marketing and Cross Cultural Studies.

Aura Chief Executive, Kirsty Thirlwell, said “We’re delighted to welcome Frances to our team. She will play an integral role in working with colleagues to secure new business with winning solutions that meet our clients’ needs”.