As big corporates tailor their marketing structures to fit new business conditions, the skills they require of marketers are also changing, reflected in the emergence of specialist jobs. Here’s how to get one.
ALS #IceBucketChallenge The ALS #IceBucketChallenge has to be this year’s most widely-talked about and shared campaign with hundreds of celebrities including Leonardo di Caprio and Benedict Cumberbatch taking part in the UK and US. The challenge, which raised money for motor neurone disease, involved people throwing a bucket of icy water over their head before nominating […]
BT has entered exclusive talks to buy EE, posing a branding conundrum as the leader in fixed-line contracts looks to take over one of the UK’s biggest mobile operators.
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Marketers continue to believe that a lack of data and analytics is the biggest skills gap in their teams for the second year running. But with upskilling becoming rarer and recruitment still slow; a solution to the problem remains out of reach.
Having conditioned your agencies for deference, they now favour flattery over frankness. This harms your interests as much as it does theirs.
At the end of every week, we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From Halfords issuing a profit warning to the gold standard in B2B brand building, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.