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Interview: Fiona Burton

Tell us about yourself! How did you end up at The Leith Agency? I was lucky. I worked at a few cracking agencies and then I met Ed Brooke of Leith. Ed’s a hard man to say no to. The Leith Agency has some pretty big clients. How does your role fit with their needs? My role is focused on service. Any agency can meet your needs but not all agencies can exceed your expectations.

About the Society Scotland

The Marketing Society has a vision to help build a world class marketing community in Scotland. A great place to study, work and invest in marketing. There is an extensive range of major events in Scotland from the Star Awards and the Amplify Marketing Festival to the St Andrew’s Day Dinner at the end of the year. Inspiring Minds is a development programme structured to promote best practice in the key areas of marketing – from briefing and planning to creativity and results. New Initiatives for 2017 Inspiring Women » working to promote an equal and prosperous marketing community in Scotland Industry Insights » hosted by leading member organisations providing insights into their industry Future Leaders » a programme of events to help develop the leadership skills of nominated Associate and Executive members destined for senior roles Talent Exchange » providing members with experience in other organisations, sectors & discipline Many of the leading organisations based in Scotland are Corporate Members.

Amplify 2016 highlights

Highlights from The Marketing Society Scotland Amplify Marketing Festival - featuring our CEO Hugh Burkitt and Ogilvy lecture guest speaker, MT Rainey.

Digital Day 2016 Highlights

Our highly popular Digital Day in Scotland discussed the future of digital marketing and how to stay ahead in the game.

MSS: annual review 2016

Each year our team at The Marketing Society Scotland compile an annual review of their best bits. Below we have a quote from our Scotland chair, Helen Campbell, and also new initiatives planned for 2017. You can view the full report below. 'The Society continues to grow from strength to strength - more events, more members, more participation. Which is essential as this community only works through the ongoing commitment, support and dedication of you, our membership, to drive change and inspire bolder leadership across Scotland. For that, we thank you.' Helen Campbell Head of Global Brand and Marketing Communications and Chair of Marketing Society Scotland  New Initiatives for 2017

Upcoming Events


Our first Inspiring Women event will be at the University of Edinburgh Business School.

For the seventh consecutive year, we will be hosting a special day during t

Industry Insights Denholm will focus on building strong employers brands to

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