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Bogo promotion

Straightforward...buy one, get one!Hi, I'm looking for new marcomms/PR challenge having completed contract with global software company as UK & Ireland marketing manager. Doubled YOY lead…Continue

Started Feb 26, 2013

Job locations
2 Replies

The job vacancies emails would actually be useful if the 1st line included the location. Is this a no-brainer or am I missing something? I seldome open any links that don't include a job location.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin Godfrey Jan 16, 2013.

lobbying

Pre election Tories 'Lobbying is the next scandal waiting to happen after expenses'Post election Tory coalition 'White paper on lobbying due in May' (2011!)Tory MP on Today Programme 02/03/2012 'The…Continue

Started Mar 2, 2012

CSR: Philip Morris & Imp. Tobacco try to see confidential Govt & academic research using FOI Act.
3 Replies

I believe Bell Pottinger (PR) & Clifford Chance (law) acted, amongst others, as 'frontmen' to try and mask the original 'petitioners'.  I believe a Northern Ireland-based PR co. resigned the…Continue

Tags: CSR

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark lennox Oct 5, 2011.

 

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Kevin Godfrey posted a status
"Agencies: why re-post jobs that have already been filled? Like to keep people busy creating pointless CVs and covering letters?"
Jun 26, 2013
Kevin Godfrey commented on UK Marketing Network's blog post Snickers Launches AdWords Campaign Targeting Misspelled Words
"Three points:- 1 People look this up? 2 Ok, a slightly different way to skin a cat... 3 ...but about as creative as drawing eyes on the 'O's of the word LOOK"
May 14, 2013
Kevin Godfrey replied to Kevin Godfrey's discussion Job locations
"Hi Jane - 'competitive' as to salary is utterly meaningless. Competitive in the mind of the person posting? By industry, by location (wherever that is!), by job title (which can also be pretty meaningless)? The only thing to do before…"
Jan 16, 2013
Jane Sherwood replied to Kevin Godfrey's discussion Job locations
"Hi Kevin, you're not wrong! I always think the most important things needed when sent a job vacancy are the company, job title, location and salary. I'll accept that sometimes companies do not want to disclose the salary but not to mention…"
Jan 14, 2013
Kevin Godfrey posted a status
"Nasty politicisation of Sesame Street aside, what do people think of the Obama ad - some overdue humour or clutching at straws?"
Oct 11, 2012
Kevin Godfrey replied to Emily Thompson's discussion Please help me settle a copy writing debate...
"Emotive subject, copy! My copy rule: never say 'purchase' when you can say 'buy'."
Apr 3, 2012
Kevin Godfrey replied to Emily Thompson's discussion Please help me settle a copy writing debate...
"I think to say either 'much more' or 'more', at least in a list of product or service benefits, relegates whatever it is to an irrelevence or, at best, an 'also ran' in the mind of the reader. If…"
Apr 2, 2012
Kevin Godfrey replied to Emily Thompson's discussion Please help me settle a copy writing debate...
"Hi Emily - context? Without knowing, I don't really like either, but if it has to be one, go with 'and more'"
Mar 30, 2012
Kevin Godfrey posted a status
"When I was reading economics, I was taught that advertising had two roles: to persuade and to inform. Agree?"
Mar 30, 2012
Kevin Godfrey posted a discussion

lobbying

Pre election Tories 'Lobbying is the next scandal waiting to happen after expenses'Post election Tory coalition 'White paper on lobbying due in May' (2011!)Tory MP on Today Programme 02/03/2012 'The commitment on a lobbying register was only ever intended as a sop to the LibDems when forming the coalition' Anything to deduce from this - other than lobying is still v effective?!See More
Mar 2, 2012
Kevin Godfrey commented on Mark Saxby's blog post Is it worth having a paid-for LinkedIn account?
"I had a premium account when I was looking for work. They then wrote to say that my subs would be subject to VAT (Irish rate of c.21%) but don't worry, VAT can be reclaimed. Oh, hang on, not if you're not working for a company. Surely they…"
Feb 29, 2012
Kevin Godfrey is now friends with James Lonergan and Arthur Demonbreum
Feb 11, 2012
Kevin Godfrey posted a status
"Had the first good direct mail piece I've had in a long time - promoting a new media event. The irony..."
Feb 11, 2012
Kevin Godfrey replied to Kati Herranen's discussion Recommendations for an exhibition & display graphics provider
"Hi there - Service Point do graphics and stands and have c40 UK branches. Speak to Mike Barton-Harvey 020 75200200 and he should be able to direct you to hte best branch for you.   Best   Kevin"
Nov 1, 2011
Mark lennox replied to Kevin Godfrey's discussion CSR: Philip Morris & Imp. Tobacco try to see confidential Govt & academic research using FOI Act.
"No it's a good point to raise, thanks for sharing."
Oct 5, 2011
Kevin Godfrey replied to Kevin Godfrey's discussion CSR: Philip Morris & Imp. Tobacco try to see confidential Govt & academic research using FOI Act.
"Hi Mark - no, not my area of specialism, just an illustration of when things go wrong, power of advertising and the lengths some companies or interest groups will go to to preserve status quo. You know something's v wrong when you need to hide…"
Oct 4, 2011

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Agency-side or Client-side
Agency-side, Client-side
Industry:
Advertising/PR Agency, B2B, Business Services, Construction/Property, Consultancy, DM/Market Research, Events/Conferences, Professional Services, Public Sector
Marketing Disciplines:
Agency Account Management, Brand, Business Development, Creative & Design, CRM, Digital/Online Marketing, Direct Marketing, Events & Conferences, Marketing (mixed), PR & Communications, Project Management, Research & Analysis, Strategy & Planning
Career Level
Director
Current or Most Recent Job Title
Marketing & Communications Manager
Work Status:
Employed, Looking for work
Current or Last Company:
Service Point UK Ltd
Town, City or County within the UK
Sudbury

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