About Marketing Sense
Marketing Sense is a marketing communications and business development consultancy with a can do attitude that will work with you to grow your business. We can plan, create and implement integrated marketing activities that are appropriate to your strategy, your customers and your budget. With over 25 years experience at senior marketing level and a proven track record in consultancy, we offer a practical approach to your marketing requirements with all the necessary skills to help you achieve your objectives.
Jo’s experience spans 30 years in marketing. Having graduated with a 1st class BA (Hons) Business Studies degree specialising in marketing, her career began in 1982 with Esco, a Dutch carpet tile manufacturer, who had just entered the UK market. Over the next few years the company grew to one of the top 3 commercial carpet tile manufacturers in the UK. Keen to share her knowledge and passion for marketing, Jo set up Marketing Sense in 2007 and has been helping successful SME's to get real results from their marketing. Clients have included STL Communications, Smart Garden Products, Hexagon Business Centres, Oxford Fine Dining and NGI Finance. She is also an active member of the West Oxfordshire Business Awards organising team and the Twin Town Challenge 2016 crew.
Rachel has over 20 years of experience in Marketing, having cut her teeth in Marketing at Danone before holding senior positions within McCormick Foods as Innovation Manager and Marketing Manager, and at Red Bull as Business Manager and Head of Customer Marketing On Trade. Operating as a Marketing Consultant for the last 5 years, Rachel has added value to world class brands and prestigious businesses across a wide range of industries, such as soft drinks, wine, high end jewellery, historic houses, learning and development and hospitality. Clients have included Accolade Wines, Blenheim Palace, Donald Edge, DCResponse, Electra Partners, Smart Garden Products, Spot Promotions, Tata Global Beverages, The Oxford Group & other SMEs.
Jo and Rachel have a credible network of highly skilled marketers and agencies, who they call upon from time to time to help deliver key projects for their clients. This ensures that no project is too big (or too small) whilst also having the added benefit of projects such being managed professionally under one roof.