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Jon Munro

Managing Director

 

With over 20 years experience, both client and agency side, across public and private sector he is rigorous, analytical and driven with excellent communication skills and strong leadership qualities.

Jon is passionate about doing digital better. He believes that success is based on good planning, effective project management and paying particular attention to the people that work within and to the business. Plus a good dose of creativity and lots of fun.

 

His experience covers travel, tourism, leisure, charity, events, software, apparel, fashion, online retail and B2B. He also heads up strategy and digital leadership in the economic development team at Welsh Government. Responsibilities include developing clear strategies to deliver defined business objectives, building overall digital capacity and driving digital innovation across the business.

 

Strengths

 

  • Integrated campaign strategy and implementation across online and offline channels
  • Making digital marketing happen – project management, organisational change and change management
  • Providing strong leadership to compliment extensive management and practitioner experience
  • Innovation and applying experience and learning across different industry sectors
  • A passion for measurement, number crunching and proving return on investment

 

Interests

 

Outside work and family his interests lay firmly in the outdoors – paragliding, kitesurfing, snowboarding and biking being pretty much top of the list. Weather nerd at heart it all depends on the time of year and which way the wind is blowing.

 

The stuff you might want to know

 

UW Swansea (1992) – Business Management Bsc (Hons) – First Class
UW Swansea (1999) – Geography and GIS Bsc (Hons) – First Class
Institute Direct Marketing (2004) – Certified Digital Marketing
Impact International (2009) – 3-year Leadership Programme
Institute Direct Marketing – Member (M IDM, Cert Dig IDM)
PRINCE2 Project Management Practitioner

 

The stuff you might not know

 

Jon was almost London Borough of Hillingdon Chess Champion at 11
Jon was a sponsored Windsurfer in the heady 80s
Jon speaks Turkish
He wooed his wife in Lycra. She fell for it

 

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Our network of partners

We think the way we work and the way we organise ourselves at work is changing. Unprecedented levels of openness, collaboration and connectedness means we can more effectively operate across traditional boundaries – be they geographical,  organisational or perceived wisdoms.

 

Our network is one of our biggest assets. We are  building a network of partners, individuals and organisations, specialists in their particular fields and trusted suppliers to help us deliver the work we do. Our network of trusted partners cover six key areas.

 

Strategy and Planning

 

Our core business. Critically aware that ‘digital’ is collaborative by nature, rather than competitive, we work with partners that also see strategy and planning as their core business. Depth and breadth of experience is everything.

 

Research and Insight

 

Supporting the religious commitment to understanding the customer and putting that at the center of everything you do. We apply research experience that has been accumulated through working in every inhabited continent in the world.

 

Search Engine Marketing

 

Natural and paid search marketing expertise. The left and right hand side of search – all joined up. We bring the experience and know-how you need to develop, plan and execute properly integrated search marketing programmes that deliver against a defined set of objectives.

 

Creative and User Experience

 

Right hand side thinking, great ideas and an incredibly intuitive approach to problem solving.  The antidote to “we’ve always done it like that”. We have proven strengths in developing a brand and executing it online as well ensuring a website really does work for the user.

 

Web Development

 

Specialists in web design and development.  Brilliant yet reliable partners that will support big and small projects alike. The kind of resource you need to deliver a one off bespoke piece of work or take care of your platform development needs into the longer term.

 

Production Management

 

Making things happen. The kind of people who’s chart of choice is the Gantt chart and love the dynamics of working with a team and making sure everyone involved is working to their strengths and delivering their best