Marie Brennan Joins Sensational Kids
12th January 2021
Marie Brennan has joined not-for-profit, Sensational Kids, as Head of Marketing and Business Development ahead of an exciting year for the organisation.
This new role, which is funded by Rethink Ireland, is part of an overall growth strategy to expand and increase the number of children who avail of subsidised therapy services at Sensational Kids. In her role, Marie is responsible for devising the marketing strategy for the organisation and thus, growing the number of children who benefit from the services at Sensational Kids. Marie joins with over 14 years’ experience in the fields of marketing and public relations and brings a wealth of strategic and practical experience to help grow the social impact of Sensational Kids.
Sensational Kids provides affordable and accessible therapy services, including Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Therapy for children of all abilities at its four centres, which are located around Ireland. The organisation also runs a Play and Learn online toy shop and training workshops for parents, teachers, and healthcare professionals. As a social enterprise, all profits are re-invested into the company to achieve its overall mission of providing subsidised therapy services.
The investment grant of €580,000 from Rethink Ireland will fund several other senior management roles within the organisation and help grow therapy supports by an additional 5,000 appointments in 2021. Early intervention is vital for children who require additional assistance to enable them to reach their full potential. Sensational Kids offers appointments to all children and does not require a diagnosis nor a referral from a healthcare professional.