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We do what we say.
We deliver bespoke marketing advice, services and strategy,
and bright campaigns with big thinking.
We get to know you. By partnering with you, we get straight to the heart of your business and design marketing that shapes your future.
We work with you, not just for you. When your team needs marketing expertise, our people work alongside yours, whenever you need.
Adam Burdett
Director, Intali

“The whole team at May Marketing were engaging, understanding and proactive to our requirement. We were not even aware that some of the skill sets they have existed, but as the work developed it became clear that their individual talents dovetail beautifully to provide a highly collaborative, comprehensive and distinctive marketing service.”

David Boulton
Chartered Financial Planner, Dynamic Wealth

“MAY consistently add value to our business and challenge us on important aspects of our brand and business strategy. They undertook customer research with our client base, which has provided us with a clear, focused and targeted approach – something we didn’t believe would make a difference but it has.”

Helen Robertson
Marketing and Brand Manager, Cambridge Weight Plan

“The team at MAY worked really hard to understand our business, and this was a great foundation for our on-going relationship. In the last year our product launches have been taken to a new level. We needed an influx of fresh ideas and designs and MAY certainly delivered, helping us achieve outstanding commercial results.”

Jane Raynor
CEO, Great Food

“The team have proved an invaluable part of our business with their intelligent and insightful approach, delivered in a creative yet no-nonsense way. A real mix of talents within the team with a very personal level of service, and a genuine understanding of business as well as brand objectives.”

Christine James
Head of Marketing and Communications, Cambridge Weight Plan

“We are very pleased with MAY’s support, creative work and enthusiasm. Nothing is too much trouble and they always bring a fresh eye to the project along with relevant research, backed up with their experience. The team are friendly and very personable and I would recommend this marketing agency to anyone who is looking for a fresh approach.”

Michelle Hearney-Firth
Head of Commercial, Shaws of Huddersfield

“Bringing a depth of marketing expertise, the MAY team have created tangible results which are truly consumer driven. Their collaborative approach and enthusiasm for the project have allowed us to create something very unique based on objective sound insight and energetic creative flair.”

Rachel Panther
Business Support Director, Oxford Innovation

“I just want to say thank you to the team at MAY marketing consultancy in Leicester for a fantastic website. The project management was a dream, the copy is spot on for our audience, the site is really engaging and looks great across all the different devices. We are very happy!”

Sandra Lovelock
Commercial Director - Elecosoft Icon Ltd

“The team at MAY have a wealth of experience in all areas of marketing and have a highly collaborative and refreshing strategic approach to their work.  They very quickly got to the heart of our highly complex business and helped us to define the needs of our target audience. Their service and support is exceptional, they always deliver on time and provide great quality products.”

Rachel Helmn
Managing Director, Hum

“The Team at MAY marketing agency are experts in all aspects of marketing consultancy and are a true reflection of their brand and values. MAY’s professional and creative approach to generating my brand positioning, marketing strategy and raising my profile was first class. Hum is already seeing the benefits. Thanks to MAY for developing such a strong marketing foundation for Hum.”

Clare Evans
Product Marketing Manager Nominet UK

“MAY have consistently added value to our project with strong insight into our target market and a flexibility that has exceeded any other agency I’ve worked with. The whole MAY team work in a very collaborative way and have become an integral part of the project team, showing the same levels of passion and enthusiasm as internal team members. We couldn’t have achieved what we’ve achieved without the fabulous MAY team.”

Adam Colling
Head of Corporate Partnerships, Breakthrough Breast Cancer

“The strategic mapping, project and stakeholder management were second to none, delivering significant financial return and awareness for a diverse range of stakeholders. Nicola’s energy, drive and charisma made for a thoroughly enjoyable and rewarding partnership.”

We Love
Delivering specialist marketing expertise. And thinking creatively to help your business grow

FASHION, BEAUTY AND GIFTING

In these highly competitive sectors, our contacts and experience as a marketing agency make all the difference. Our standout launches for products and brands come from a strong commercial proposition, from identifying and approaching the right retail channels. We think creatively about how to offer you top marketing consultancy support.

FOOD AND DRINK

Our food insight comes from passion and experience. We deliver marketing consultancy, category reviews, brand plans and presentations, food and drink innovation and market assessments. We’re always thinking of new ways to drive growth in the industry.

DIRECT SELLING

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With over 50 years’ combined experience working for and with direct selling businesses, know what a unique business it is. We have proven marketing consultancy expertise and experience, plus we understand the need to work closely with your sales team. We are also proud to be a Supplier Member of the DSA.

FRESH MARKETING, BRIGHT RESULTS

Get a fresh view on how to market your business with our Mayke Over service. We’ll help you focus with proven returns, so even your daily marketing activities work to a clear strategy. The service is customised to suit your business, however it typically includes a number of face-to-face sessions with tangible initiatives delivered as part of a wider marketing programme. This robust marketing strategy is supported by an action plan with priorities to deliver real results. Talk to our team about how we can tailor your workshop to your business needs.

WE DO

Marketing a new way. We deliver what you need, when you need, to the budget you have.

We’re different

We are comfortable knowing we don’t fit in with the rest of the marketing ‘agency’ world. We’ve worked in-house as marketers. We get it: the problems you face on a daily basis, the hassles and obstacles to overcome. We have solutions and have found a new way.

We Know People

Would your people benefit from marketing support and expertise? Our coaching and partnership means not only increased expertise and experience, but also confidence and development. We will put our people next to yours so they can learn what we know.

We Meet at Yours

With talented, experienced marketing managers available across the Midlands; we can also help with interim resource. It’s marketing that meets at your place.

Marketing Communications

Marketing communications messages, along with pricing and promotions, are essential to commercial success. We take a no-nonsense view on how to best deliver these to wow your customers.

Marketing Strategy

Our work on strategy and brand is designed to concentrate your resources, people and opportunities, for a competitive advantage that will last. We look at your business horizon to deliver sustainable sales and revenue.

Campaigns

Did your last campaign get under your customers’ skin? Getting results is a commitment to influencing people and their behaviour. May marketing campaigns are irresistible.

Consumer insight and research

Success comes from knowing what’s behind the scenes and insight into the minds of your consumers. We’ll give you a full colour picture with qualitative and quantitative insights.

Events and conferences

We offer marketing consultancy and manage events across the Midlands that make people sit up in their seats and walk out knowing what they need to do.

Design and print

Save time and money with our one-stop shop to print and digital design. From logo design to website creation, we do it all.

We Are

Passionate

about making a difference and delivering first class work

Collaborative

by acting as extension of your team and caring as much as you do

Flexible

with how we work for you, with you and alongside you

Dynamic

and energetic in our approach because we love driving change

Great minds think differently

Our team is made up of specialists and generalists, offering a spectrum of skills and experience. We hire highly experienced, senior marketers who are talented and thoughtful.
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Nicola Denny
Managing Director

Nicola thinks big picture. With over 15 years of experience with multinationals, big brands in the beauty world and small to medium-sized companies in the food and drink arena, Nicola is commercial, insightful and passionate. She has experience across a number of channels including retail, B2B and B2C as well as in-depth knowledge of direct selling.

Susie Mitchell
Strategy & Client Service Director

Susie has over 15 years of experience developing marketing strategies. She combines marketing expertise with a knack for making brands stand out. From blue chips to new start ups, she intuitively leads organisations to a commercial advantage. Somehow she also fits in running a book club, so ask her for the latest good read.

Greg Rees
Creative Director

Swapping the sand of Dubai for the greenery of the UK, Greg has vast international experience in the creative sector. Having worked both client side and in agency environments, nothing pleases him more than pushing the boundaries of a creative brief and exceeding the expectations of a client.

Emma Shelley
Office Manager

From her experience managing events, Emma knows a thing or two about thinking and working imaginatively to tight deadlines.Managing people, projects and keeping everyone on track is a speciality too.That’s from when she owned her own business in interiors ( it’s also why we get her second opinion on furnishings ).

Toni Marie Kemal
Digital Account Manager

After long stints in New York and London, Toni couldn’t resist the pull of the countryside. Toni has vast experience managing digital and creative projects to tight deadlines, and her time as a Trend Forecaster means she can always be relied upon to keep us up to date with what’s hot and what’s not!

Olivia Holder
Social Media & Communications Executive

After graduating with a First in English, Olivia has gained experience writing for a whole range of brands, including some top household names in food, fashion and beauty. At under 5ft tall, what Olivia lacks in height she makes up for in creative flair and a good knack for storytelling.

Tiffany Thomson
Account Executive

Fresh from graduating with a degree in Zoology, Tiffany swapped the animals for the team at MAY! Having joined on work experience her natural aptitude for marketing, love of social media and abundance of great ideas and energy has meant she never left. A real team player Tiffany is our resident expert on all things Disney.

Ian Davies
Animator

Ian is a brilliant animator, specialising in After Effects, Cinema 4D, and Motion Graphics. He’s based in Warwickshire with over 20 years experience in digital media. From exhibition graphics to award ceremonies, sales presenters to digital video, Ian can deliver projects with imagination, flair and polish.

Jo McConnell
PR Consultant

Jo has over 20 years of experience working within media and public relations for a variety of global B2B, consumer, and technology brands. Jo’s strong commercial sense of the marketplace is key to her success. She communicates with an experienced, strategic, creative, open-minded and honest approach to achieve exceptional results.

Andrea Steel
Consumer Insights Specialist

Andrea’s international project management, qualitative research and product development experience complements her time with research agencies and consultancies. Andrea is a very well researched-researcher. Oh, did we mention this brainbox also has an honours degree in chemistry?

Fancy working at May? CONTACT:
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