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Meet our Members
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

From the first performance in 1950 “The Tattoo” delivers world-class, public military events rooted in Scottish tradition which promotes a sense of identity and unity. They are a catalyst for bringing together military and civic societies, Scotland and the international community, Britain with current and future allies.   

They are a not-for-profit organisation and donate substantial sums to a wide variety of charities. The Tattoo attracts thousands of visitors to the heart of Edinburgh and as part of an ever-expanding and ambitious international programme their unique extravaganza is trail blazing across the world.

The recently departed Chief Executive and Producer, Brigadier David Allfrey is an Honorary Fellow of The Marketing Society and Lynsey Fusco is Head of Marketing and Communications.


Meet our Partners
Jump Research

Jump are the long-term research partner of the Marketing Society Scotland. They have managed our Annual Membership Survey for over 10 years now and provide an independent analysis of member feedback across a wide variety of areas from key benefits of membership to our event programme.

We use this feedback to keep track on our KPIs which include readership of our communications, value of membership and likelihood to recommend membership (94% this year). Jump also provide an overview of the event feedback we receive throughout the year and also review the Star Awards each year from the perspective of entrants ,judges, and event guests.

Jump collaborates with a network of board level research, marketing and behaviour change professionals to ensure they deliver research solutions across a full range of methodologies. They were founded in 2012 by Louise Fraser who is a Fellow of The Marketing Society.
Member News

Benriach Distillery, located in north Speyside, has revealed a distinctive flavour-forward portfolio of Single Malts and a new look inspired by the distillery’s creative heritage.
See the work

Community Justice Scotland & The Gate
This new online resource Navigating Scotland’s Justice System is the first-of-its-kind. An interactive map shows the range of journeys from an alleged crime through to multiple exit points, providing key info and stats about each step. 
See the work

The Lane
New showreel from Lane Media including work for clients Borders Biscuits, Simon Howie's, V&A Dundee, Morton Fraser and many more.
Watch reel

The Glenmorangie Company has unveiled a new single malt Scotch, Glenmorangie A Tale of Cake, as part of a new series of whiskies.
See work

Edrington-Beam Suntory UK
Bowmore has unveiled a new major global campaign celebrating the ‘The Art of Time’, telling the story of the brand’s exceptional quality and how its whisky develops.
Find out more

Whyte & Mackay
Jura is set to auction 470 bottles of its 19-year-old single cask whisky to raise funds for mental health charity SAMH.
Find out more


'Closed' and 'exclusive': how can we open up adland's job market?
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The two most influential black voices in television today - Michaela Coel in conversation with Donald Glover for the first of British GQ November cover stories
Read full interview

The Marketing Society Podcast: new episodes 
Under the Spotlight with Netflix's former CMO, Jaclyn Lee-Joe
VistaJet's Matteo Atti and LANDOR & FITCH's Imke Schuller on remote working and company culture
Black British Business Awards' Melanie Eusebe discusses racism, diversity, creativity and the arts


TEDxGlasgow Climate Event
Join the Climate Watch Party in support of the TED's global climate initiative, Countdown. With star of Netflix show "Down to Earth with Zac Efron" Darin Olien, speakers include former US Vice President, Al Gore.
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SXSW Online
SXSW is launching SXSW Online - a digital experience from 16-20 March 2021 which will feature conference keynotes and sessions, screenings, showcases, networking and exhibitions. 
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Job opportunities
Director of Commercial, Marketing & Communications, 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships
Brand Manager and an Insights and Category Manager, Borders Biscuits
Account Executive, Whitespace

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