Hare: noun; an acutely observant, speedy and flexible animal with long ears and long hind legs, adapted for springing into action. Of the order, Lagomorpha.

Black Hare is a Derby based marketing and PR agency, providing services to businesses and professional individuals in the East Midlands region and beyond. We don’t claim to be better than other marketing agencies, but we do know we operate a little differently.

First of all we know one size doesn’t fit all, that’s why we allow our clients to dictate a level of service that works for them. Secondly we’re not ‘yes men’. We don’t think it’s productive to tell people what they want to hear all the time, so we’re honest and straight down the line.

That means if your expectations of cost and deliverables are a little too optimistic, we’ll let you know what you really need to set aside. If we think there’s a better way to do something, you’ll know about it. Or if we think something about your marketing will negatively affect the way people see your business, we’ll tell you. Our business is to make sure yours gets noticed for the right reasons.

We believe in building relaxed and solid relationships with our clients and in the great results that arrive out of this. We’ll be the in-house team you really need but can’t justify the salary for; or we’ll supplement your internal marketing department, offering across the board, creative solutions for any stage of your business’s life.

Browse the rest of our website to find out more about what we do and if you’re so inclined, invite us for coffee and a carrot. We won’t bite.


Chrissie Rowell – Owner & Creative Director

A creative at heart, Chrissie’s experience is rooted in writing, journalism and event management. With publishing experience for titles like GQ and Women’s Health as well as a copy portfolio of work for brands like Amazon, Experian and Toyota; she understands the power of the written word. A strong Account Manager with close media links, an obsession with perfectionism and a vibrant creative streak, mean she’s the woman to whip your corporate identity into shape, get your PR campaign up and running and co-ordinate your event.

Chrissie leads a hand-picked team of freelance creatives who will be working on your campaign or project, including digital developers and graphic designers. Most of our freelancers have been with us from the start and we keep them close and treat them well because we value their expertise, talent and hard work as much as you will. We operate by the mantra – an agency is only as good as its creative team. And we think you’ll agree!