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SUPPORTING OUR SOCIETY: 14 October 2020

CONNECTIONS

Meet our Members


BIG Partnership
Long term corporate member, the BIG Partnership, is one of the UK’s leading marketing agencies working with their clients to help raise awareness, build brands, generate leads or change behaviours. They ensure they have the right strategy and creative content to deliver a campaign that get results. The range of services they provide include PR, digital marketing, stakeholder engagement, design, events and crisis comms.

BIG have 100 staff with offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Manchester with over 350 clients ranging from start-ups to global brands.

One of the Founding Directors, Neil Gibson is a Fellow of The Marketing Society and CEO Allan Barr was a former Marketing Society Scotland Council Member who helped develop our annual Digital Day event.

bigpartnership.co.uk

Meet our Partners


The University of Edinburgh Business School
The Marketing Society Scotland has developed a strategic partnership over the last 10 years with the University of Edinburgh Business School who are also a corporate member.

We support their mission to develop effective and responsible leaders creating insightful knowledge and inspiring minds in dialogue with the rest of the world. Their vision is to be recognised as a progressive and connected community for thought leadership on the international business stage.

Over the years the Business School have hosted a wide range of Marketing Society Scotland events from our Inspiring Minds lectures and industry workshops to our Amplify Marketing Festival during the Edinburgh Fringe.

The Business School also helped to develop one of the first Student Marketing Societies with our support where we promote careers in the marketing profession.

David Marshall, Professor of Marketing and Consumer Behaviour was a previous member of the Marketing Society Scotland Council.

b​​​​​​usiness-school.ed.ac.uk

Member News

Carat Edinburgh
The team worked with Quality Meat Scotland and Scotch Kitchen to create videos and online recipes to celebrate #NationalCurryWeek.
See the work

MadeBrave
Brand positioning and content production for Deanston included a brand film and a bank of engaging content to be used for a multi-channel brand positioning campaign.
See the work

Edrington-Beam Suntory UK
Highland Park has unveiled Cask Strength Release No.1, a unique new whisky that will become a core product for the Highland Park range. 
Find out more

Leith
Leith's new work with Irn Bru and Queens Park FC - #MostHistoricKit - carries every single one of their Scottish League results since their 1900 induction. 
See the work

CONTENT

The quiet achiever: lessons from RBG
Read blog

TikTok is nothing new – to marketers, it’s just another ad platform
By Mark Ritson
Read article

Ahead of our Brave Get Together on 4 November the London team caught up with Kat and Jenny, hosts of The Naked Podcast
Read interview

52 great books on creativity, happiness, design and every other topic you could want by TED speakers
Read list

COMMUNITY

Scotland’s view on Flexible Working: Business Leaders - let your voice be heard
Would you be willing to share your views and opinions on flexible working to shape future policies and practises in Scotland? We are working with Flexibility Works on a survey commissioned by The Scottish Government and The Hunter Foundation, to gather views of senior business leaders on flexible working since COVID-19, and how this has impacted your organisation and people. Your contribution will help build an important picture of the current flexible working landscape in Scotland. The survey will take you 10 minutes to complete.
Take the survey

Social Eyes - new virtual venue
No matter what your jam is Social Eyes have got you covered with TV cooks, award-winning song-writers, musicians and some of theatre’s biggest stars. Every experience has limited numbers, with the audience always present on the screen, ensuring that each one feels personal and interactive. Talent pick their own charities and percentage to donate and the site will match donate every amount to the We Make Events movement.
Find out more

Job opportunities
Planner, Digital Marketing Manager, Web Developer, UX/UI Developer and a Linux Systems Administrator, The Union
Senior Digital Project Manager, After Digital
Corporate/B2B Account Manager, Frame

SPEY:
Gaelic Graduate
Content Creator Graduate
Associate Partner

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