What does Auk do?
Ask Auk is a creative communications consultancy. We help you get your message across using a variety of creative tools. We discover the essence of your subject, inspire excitement in your audience and a desire to know more.
Who do you work for?
Auk's clients come from the charitable, commercial and public sectors, from the environment, heritage and arts industries. We are always looking for a new challenge.
I'm not sure what I want. Do I need to know before I contact Auk?
Not at all. Project planning and development is one of our strengths. It's very difficult to know want you need until you talk through all the possibilities.
Of course, the more ideas you have, the more we will have to talk about.
I know what I want. Can we just get on with it?
Our initial discussions may uncover issues which need re-thinking. But this needn't be complicated. We will take the time to get to know your project, and to iron out any issues early on. After all, clear expectations on both sides ensure the most efficient use of resources.
Can you deliver to a tight deadline?
We will pull out all the stops to make sure you get what you need on time. But we're not going to make promises that we can't keep. If we don't think your aims are realistic, we will talk through the best way to meet your needs in the time available.
How much will my project cost?
The cost of your project depends on what you need, and who you are. We offer favourable rates for registered charities, the public and for government sectors. Our corporate rates aren't bad either. Get in touch and we can talk through your options. Our first consultation is free.
Are you putting together a funding application? Not sure how to plan or budget for your communications and interpretation needs? Have a look at our rent-a-quote service.
So why are you called Auk?
An auk is a family of black and white seabirds that includes puffins and razorbills. Auk's founder and Director, Miranda Waugh spent much of her early adult years sitting on cliffs staring at puffins legs - all in the name of research. The little critters lodged in her brain. As yet, they show no sign of shifting.