Circa Circa (makers of the board game About Time) has appointed two sales and marketing executives to assist in its Christmas sales and PR efforts.

Anik Kurkjian, is a marketing and communications specialist who joined Circa last month to assist on our direct sales and events management. Anik worked at Unilever on internal communications from 2004 to 2008, and during that time helped develop digital marketing for Flora. She has worked and studied in China and been a theatre project manager.

Claire Harrison is an award-winning student in business and management at Sussex University, who previously ran her own jewellery design business. She recently won the CIMA UK business challenge, and has wide experience in the retail sector. At Circa Circa Claire is supporting sales and digital marketing efforts

Both appointees took up their roles at the end of last month as sales director Iain McGill focuses on the launches of About Time USA and About Time ‘Das Zeit Spiel’ in Germany.

Circa Circa is attending a number of games and gift fairs over the Christmas season, including Essen Spiel, the international games fair in Germany, from 22 to 25 October, and Spirit of Christmas at Olympia from 4 to 8 November.

We are also launching a viral game to promote the About Time brand in the run-up to Christmas.