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Challenging thinking. Impartial advice. Trusted partnerships.

Chalk + Ward were original and commercially astute in the strategic approach to the complex brief, which resulted in tangible results for us to follow up.”

 

Basia Napiorkowska  /  Marketing Manager  /  Met Office

Trusted marketing partners

Today’s CEOs, CMOs and business owners face overwhelming decisions on how, when and where to spend budget to drive their business growth.

With so many channels and service providers, it’s a complex landscape to navigate in order to find long-term marketing partnerships and collaborations.

Strategic thinking

We understand that marketing is just one part of business strategy. It needs to be fluid, working with the various elements of the wider organisation to meet overall business goals.

As an external partner we help clarify our clients’ thinking by constructively challenging strategies and asking the right questions. We’re there to consult on marketing and bring years of industry insight to the table. We see the bigger picture.

Marketing strategy

Strategy is at the heart of everything we do. We want to make budgets work harder and generate a greater return on investment. To do this, we immerse ourselves in our client’s business so that we fully understand the audience, the marketplace, the product, the goals, the budgets and the staff.

Only then can we produce marketing strategies that deliver results. We don’t make bold claims and promises plucked out of thin air – we create bespoke marketing strategies and campaigns tailored to business needs.

Marketing consultancy

Our expertise in marketing consultancy means that we are frequently used as a bolt-on resource for large firms, operating in various sectors. We consult at board level for a number of clients – something that can only be achieved through open, honest relationships built upon integrity and trust.

We bring a fresh, external perspective, backed up by years of marketing experience. We’re happy to challenge and tell it straight if necessary – it’s an honest approach that clients value, especially when they witness the results.

Outsourced marketing

We pride ourselves on our ability to operate seamlessly within a business and adapt according to the in-house resource. Our relationships are based on working collaboratively, providing insight and implementation where necessary.

We frequently work in partnership with in-house teams, we have also been utilised as an entirely outsourced marketing department, providing much needed resource to ensure businesses can allocate their staff in other areas of the business.

Customer insight and research

To deliver effective campaigns, it is absolutely essential to understand the client’s customer. We are regularly engaged by clients to manage their customer insight and research, providing illuminating details about their marketplace.

We develop strategic briefs and identify what we need to know and how best to extract the right data and insight, whether it’s a personal focus group or a broad online sentiment analysis, always with the view of supporting and informing future commercial decisions.

Marketing delivery and implementation

Marketing strategy, consultation and research is often where we start with a client. As a full service agency, we are capable of then implementing these decisions using our team of industry experts.

We have a creative team who can deliver bold concepts that make customers take notice; an advertising team who know exactly where to position ads for maximum impact; a digital team who can strategically grow presence online; and a PR team who can manage and improve public perception.

It’s crucial to get brand marketing strategy absolutely right. But when it comes to working with us, it’s just the beginning.

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