We are a team of talented and focused story-tellers and media professionals offering a full range of writing, consulting, editing and publishing services. Working for a global portfolio of media and corporate clients from the UK (where we are based), Nigeria, South Africa and Bulgaria, The Word Chest will provide a value-for­-money and professional service that is built around your needs.

Outside of a wide range of journalism and editing assignments, other story-telling projects have included building a brand-value proposition, portfolio of case studies and communications strategy for a leading international consulting house, advising several law firms on their communications about major cases, brand building for a major player in the shared corporate office sector in South Africa, creating a suite of marketing collaterals for a Bulgarian multinational, and change management, stakeholder engagement, technical writing and communication for a UK railway operator.

We specialise in:

  • ­All aspects of journalism – writing, editing and publishing
  • Corporate story-telling
  • Media management, strategy and execution
  • Turnaround strategy and support
  • Training
  • Brand creation and development
  • Start Up incubation

Quentin founded The Word Chest in November 2013 after a long and successful career in large media organisations. It is now working with a range of companies, PR agencies, executives and start ups in the UK, South Africa and Nigeria.

Contact Quentin on quentin@thewordchest.com

Quentin is a real force in the newsroom. He is full of ideas for improving workflows, structures and systems and he is never afraid of sacred cows. He’s an incredibly solid editor, to boot. Working with Quentin at BDFM was great fun. – Steve Matthewson, London Bureau Chief, S&P Global Market Intelligence and News Desk Manager (European Financial Institutions Group)

Quentin is all about total immersion to get the task done. He is easy to work with, deadline driven and as an external consultant was not only able to bring a clarity of purpose to our project but also helped get more out of our team as a result. – Bryony Maxwell, Head of Marketing at Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator