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Why Us

Experience that helps you grow

Embrace the best

Why consider part-time

Proven process that delivers

The right match for you

Our track record of performance

We may not be for you

Be in control from the start


The Marketing Centre helps DRWakefield reinvigorate their brand and build a grassroots marketing presence.


The Marketing Centre helps Unigloves to drive revenue growth and increase brand awareness.


The Marketing Centre helps NTCADCAM to improve their lead generation process and refine their brand.


Juliet Strong
Part-time Marketing Director, Home Counties

Large Co. Experience: Microsoft; Nintex

Small Co. Experience: Anaplan; ITESOFT

Robert Stead
Part-time Marketing Director, Southern Counties
Large Co. Experience: Polycom, AMD, Hewlett Packard

Small Co. Experience: Over 20 part-time roles and 3 start-ups
Clare Rees
Part-time Marketing Director, West Country and Wales
Large Co. Experience: Adobe; Computer Associates

Small Co. Experience: Ping Identity; Scentrics Technology Ltd
Philippa Harris
Part-time Marketing Director, South East
Large Co. Experience: TUI AG; Menzies Distribution

Small Co. Experience: Summit & Blue; Take One Media Ltd
Annick Ireland
Part-time Marketing Director, London

Large Co. Experience: Ascential plc; RELX plc

Small Co. Experience: Informa Business Information; Ascential

Adrian Lambert
Part-time Marketing Director, North West

Large Co. Experience: adidas AG, Global Eagle Entertainment Inc

Small Co. Experience: EDM Ltd, IFE Services Ltd, ESR Technology Ltd, Alias Ltd

Katie Richardson
Part-time Marketing Director, Home Counties

Large Co. Experience: ICI plc; Akzo Nobel N.V.

Small Co. Experience: Whitworths Ltd; Oxford Plastic Systems Ltd 

Alex Hardy
Part-time Marketing Director, Yorkshire & Lancashire
Large Co. Experience:Screwfix; Freeman Grattan Holdings

Small Co. Experience: Ideal Shopping Direct; Kleeneze


Our method has been fine tuned through the years whilst working with many mid-size businesses. This results in you finding the best Marketing Director for your company and your culture. So how does this work?


Business owners can become confused about marketing and that’s totally understandable. Between marketing consultant’s jargon and your sales team potentially considering marketing as part of their departmental function, it can become difficult to know how to move forward effectively. In fact, marketing results can lack focus or consistency, both in implementation and in measurement.

The Marketing Centre approach does away with all these confusing elements, encapsulated through our approach of marketing in a straight forward matrix, called the Marketing 360.

Business Insights

As you would think,  having a large team of highly skilled Marketing Directors provides us with access to an abundance of diverse know-how. We want to share this with you, so you can develop a better understanding of why certain factors work (and how), as well as why they don’t always work out as intended. Above all, knowing what to do next.

Barriers to growth, and how marketing can help: Fear
Franklin D. Roosevelt famously said ‘the only thing we have to fear, is fear itself.’ This couldn’t be more true when it comes to business and marketing. Although fe ...
  • by Richard Hancock
  • 21 Jun 2018
How to get over not being number one on Google
One of the recurring jokes in the 2006 Will Ferrell comedy Talladega Nights is the lead character Ricky Bobby’s insistence that “if you’re not first, you’re last.” ...
  • by Christine Durkin
  • 13 Jun 2018
Is SEO right for my business?
Search Engine Optimisation - SEO - is not just about your website. It’s about being found online – the core principle behind most digital marketing activity, including con ...
  • by Lucy Hogarth
  • 07 Jun 2018
Barriers to growth, and how marketing can help: Customer Insight
Without a goal, it’s impossible to score. Businesses survive and thrive by offering value; by solving customers’ problems. Too often, that’s the problem, however. Whe ...
  • by Julie Brook
  • 31 May 2018
Barriers to growth, and how marketing can help: Markets
Running a business is a bit like surfing; you have to ride the waves as they hit or risk going under. This is especially true when it comes to navigating market forces. Flexib ...
  • by Robert Stead
  • 23 May 2018
What is marketing ROI, and why does it matter?
No profit? No business. That’s why ROI – Return on Investment – forms the backbone of successful business leadership. Marketing ROI, on the other hand, remains a ...
  • by Clare Methven
  • 22 May 2018
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