We listen to our clients. We listen to the needs of the business, and work closely with our clients in order to understand what it is they need to achieve. We pride ourselves on remaining objective and being proactive in identifying additional opportunities that our clients may miss.
We listen to our team, to the wealth of views, ideas and solutions its experience brings, and we listen to our suppliers – some with whom we have worked for 20 years – and whose knowledge of print, production and process is second to none.
We think big
A guest wants to arrive at your event by helicopter? No problem.
Want a national ad campaign with billboards and tube ads to match? Tick.
Promotional pens in exactly the right shade of blue? We’ll find them.
We apply our ‘big thinking’ to every project - big or small - and ensure that even the smallest marketing solution we provide has been subject to the same attention to detail, rigorous quality-check and planning as the very largest.
Planning is vital for success and we work collaboratively with clients to ensure that we’re on message, on brand, on brief and on budget.
We make sure that the right strategy and plan is in place before implementation and work closely with all members of the client team to ensure nothing falls through the gap.
We are the safe pair of hands that you can trust to get the job done.
We treat your budget as we would our own and pride ourselves on adding value at every level. Whether you are using us for a one-off project, or need long term support, we will work with the budget you have and ensure that it is wisely spent.
In many cases, we have worked with the freelancers and suppliers that support our in-house team for over 10 years – some we have known since we started our careers in marketing (back in the days of faxes, before digital cameras, Photoshop and Facebook). Such long-term relationships not only mean that we are assured of the best service, but also that costs are favourable.
Meet the team
As highly experienced marketers, our team has a strong track record of delivering successful campaigns across a broad spectrum of markets including automotive, education, healthcare, insurance, IT, legal, leisure and hospitality, property, public sector, recruitment, retail, telecommunications and travel.
We’ve worked at Board level within start-ups; we’ve worked in SMEs and growing organisations; we’ve worked for multi-nationals and we’ve worked in the public sector.
DRIVE is owned by Anna Bailey and Clare Grove, who understand how to plan and implement marketing communication campaigns, blending traditional and digital techniques in a measured and responsible manner.