Flintlock is led by experienced and highly motivated brand marketers Tasha Gladman and Graham Appleyard. Their track record and client list is a testament to their ability and skill. Combined with their personable, collaborative style, and strategic focus it makes them a winning ingredient in getting business brands growing.
Outside of Flintlock, she serves as NED for the Royal Yachting Association, and advisor to several start-ups, where she offers her skills to encourage young businesses to get out of the branding starting blocks.
He is a dynamic leader who has an innate ability to build strong relationships across organisations and this, combined with his positive influence and a good dose of pragmatism have helped create significant impact on client performance.
His collaborations span brand positioning, customer proposition and marketing & communications projects for multiple household name brands including, most recently, Co-op, Guinness, Dulux, Caffe Nero, Boots and Lipton Iced Tea.
Graham also works with a number of start up businesses and away from Flintlock he takes time to educate future marketers; visiting schools to talk about the industry, available career options and the power of speaking a second language.
Why Choose Flintlock?
Our company’s philosophy, approach and drive are all about finding the spark in yours. As a branding agency built on personal talent and skill, everything we do and every brand strategy we suggest is created through collaboration, creative thinking, and exploring what matters to you, your workforce, your customers and your business.
Flintlock Marketing is a branding specialist built by people, for people, getting into the specifics of what makes every brand special and why that is such a powerful motivator for prospective clients, partners and customers.
We work with businesses with ambition, with big hurdles to success, or with dynamic ideas that need to be translated into effective, vibrant and engaging brand messaging – seeing the why, not the what, and the how, not the when.
How do we do this? By blending pure creativity, professionalism, expertise and skill, extracting the knowledge and value our incredible team provides to create brand strategies that feel like home, and encapsulate what makes you you and how you communicate those intangibles to your target customer to make your business a brand they would choose over anybody else.
Our Brand Marketing Objectives
Incredible brands do so much more than make money, sell products or achieve market share. Some of the greatest British brands ever created – think Cadbury, Aston Martin, M&S, Fortnum & Mason – are enshrined in our culture and evoke feelings of familiarity, prestige, luxury, tradition and comfort that would be impossible to replicate.
That sense of knowing what a brand means, what it stands for, and what it represents without any further information is precisely what we do. We create brands that stand apart and engage because their customers know exactly what the business name translates to in terms of experience, quality, aesthetic and service, and use that association to make key buying decisions.