Miriam Cain is a luxury journalist, editor and PR professional based in the UK. Miriam's main interest has always been the superyacht industry, which she has been involved in since year 2000 in a variety of marketing roles.
Miriam spent 12 years as Editor of the luxury lifestyle publication SEA+I, and five years as Editor of quarterly Elite Traveler Superyachts (part of the Elite Traveler publishing group), while also working as PR & Communications Manager for international brokerage house Camper & Nicholsons International (C&N). She has managed countless PR campaigns, and has written several publications and corporate brochures including an annual hardback Charter Collection and annual Superyacht Index, focussing on the business and statistical side of the industry. Latterly, Miriam has authored the book Yachts: The Impossible Collection, an eclectic and carefully created anthology of yachts ranging from classics from the late 19th Century to the current high-tech megayachts. Today, Miriam contributes to a number of luxury lifestyle publications, including Elite Traveler, Robb Report and TIDES, while Miriam's primary role is working for the leading brokerage house Northrop & Johnson as their Editorial Manager and Editor of the luxury lifestyle publication Navigator. She has the skills and knowledge to produce a yachting magazine or publication from start to finish if required.
Miriam brings this wealth of knowledge and an impressive network of clients and contacts within the superyacht industry and luxury sector to offer Editors, editorial staff and marketing departments her skills in feature writing and contribution, sub-editing, proofing, PR and creative services. On the public relations side she can assist with press releases, launches, bespoke campaigns, and events to help promote yachts, designers, builders, and superyacht related products. Whether you need content or ideas, or even just some bespoke consultancy, Miriam can help with any job and is able to draw upon both her professional in-house team at YACHT-A-PORTER and also a virtual team of other reliable and experienced freelancers that she has worked with before and who meet her high standards.
Julia Tasker is a PR and marketing expert, specialising in disruptive industries. Julia has developed marketing and PR strategies for over 20 years for a variety of clients and sectors. For a large part of her career she worked as International Business Development Director for a major online gaming company, developing international campaigns across multiple platforms. Latterly she has worked as General Manager for the Big Green Egg, promoting this new product across luxury lifestyle publications, organising an award winning trade stand at Chelsea Flower show and using focused celebrity endorsements. Julia's extensive experience and accrued knowledge, working for a wide cross-section of companies, has enabled her to become a multi-disciplined brand and communications expert.
With Julia's PR skills and Miriam's yachting sector experience, YACHT-A-PORTER can deliver clients a unique perspective on how to present their brand to both potential clients and the existing industry. From developing a brand's personality to defining brand strategy and managing a brand's industry positioning, their combined creative focus and attention to detail helps clients stand out from the crowd.