About Jawsmith

In today’s world of information overload how will you be heard?

Jawsmith was set up 2006 to help answer that question through trusted strategic communication advice. Whether we parachute in to strengthen communications teams at key times or prepare your executives for media interviews and podcasts we always do our research. There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach here at Jawsmith; we look at each request individually and work with you to find the best approach.

Our Ethos

At Jawsmith it’s different

It’s always about what you say first and how you deliver it second.
After all how can you ice a cake that’s not yet baked?

We believe in skills for life

Whoever your audience, we will help you marry your goals with theirs and influence them with powerful stories, simple facts and clear messages. These key learnings have the power to transform all areas of your work.

A bespoke service

We never forget that your organisation is, and your spokespeople are, unique and we will ensure we are prepared, relevant and effective.

Collaboration is key

We treat our clients as partners and collaborate fully to help them achieve their goals.

Trustworthy and discreet

What happens in training, stays in training; you can trust Jawsmith not to train and tell.


We learn better when we are having fun. Intelligent training is never boring training…

Hilary Jeffs

Hilary Jeffs

A former broadcast journalist, presenter and senior public relations advisor, Hilary is a strategic communications expert. She supports organisations and individuals through high-level coaching sessions in media and presenting skills, executive presence development and strategic media advice.

Before setting up Jawsmith in 2006, Hilary already had over five years’ experience of running communication training programmes whilst European Media Training Manager at Weber Shandwick and head of broadcast at hblmedia.

Hilary has also trained Cabinet Ministers, celebrities and senior executives from some of the UK’s (if not the world’s) largest and most respected companies such as Microsoft, Oracle, Coca Cola, BT, Lloyds of London and Barclays Bank and is particularly well versed in education and careers advice issues having worked with Ofqual since its inception and QCA before that (since 2002), as well as UCAS and the Exam Results Helpline.

Hilary has a degree in mathematics and is a school governor.