Global creative collective Thinkingbox has announced the hire of Jessie Corney as Director of New Business and internal promotion of Alyssa Belova to Associate Director of Production to its Toronto leadership team.
As part of the shop’s ongoing expansion efforts, Corney and Belova have been appointed to bring a new layer of strong leadership to Thinkingbox.
Returning to the company after a three-year hiatus, Corney brings vast client experience, having worked with brands like Genesis, Kia, Hershey’s, and Coca-Cola. She is familiar with Thinkingbox’s clients, capabilities, and team, allowing her to hit the ground running. Most recently, Corney worked as a consultant providing sales, marketing, and creative strategy to production studios. She previously held the role of Senior Partnership & Account Manager at Thinkingbox.
“I’m excited to be reunited with the Thinkingbox team and its clients, and look forward to taking on the goals and challenges that face us in 2021! I have my sights set on building the company’s sales and marketing strategy and growing outreach while also supporting the growth of our team,” said Corney.
Since joining Thinkingbox in 2017, Belova has grown from Senior Integrated Producer to Executive Producer and now Associate Director of Production. During her tenure, she has worked with Thinkingbox’s biggest clients including McDonald’s, Verizon, Genesis, Mazda, and Rupi Kaur. In this new role,
Belova will be responsible for company-wide production management and furthering Thinkingbox’s capabilities on the East Coast.
“The Thinkingbox leadership team is invested in providing the support, mentorship, and tools needed to help employees take steps in their careers and meet their goals. It’s such a great feeling to see your coworkers, your friends, take on new roles and be able to celebrate their successes together,” said Belova.
“We couldn’t be more excited for Jessie to (re)join the Thinkingbox Toronto team. She’s a sales and marketing powerhouse and will be spearheading our continued expansion in Canada and the US,” said Christine Clark, Managing Director. “Alyssa has been with the team since 2017 and is a total rockstar on every project she touches. She has a passion for the work inside and out and truly cares about delivering the best possible product to our clients. In this role, she’ll be empowered to instill and grow that passion, discipline, and excellence across the organization,” Clark continued.