A Northern Powerhouse in its own right, AO.com is on a mission to be the best electrical retailer in Europe. Forward Role built the AO.com senior marketing team pre IPO and we’ve continued to support the brand ever since, helping them to attract talent to grow their marketing, digital and analytics teams.
The Cheadle-based travel agent is Britain’s fifth largest Atol holder, and after recently investing in technology and marketing, the online brand is going from strength to strength. Forward Role works with On The Beach to strengthen its marketing and analytics teams.
The home shopping giant behind Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com, boasts one of the most sophisticated ecommerce and UX teams around. Forward Role help The Very Group to attract the best permanent and interim talent in the region and have worked with them on industry events and research projects, to strengthen the brand’s EVP.
Bauer Media Group includes many of the most loved magazine, TV and radio brands including Grazia, Kerrang! and Magic. Forward Role discovered digital design and content talent for the group’s Radio City brand and national content team.
The original Manchester fast fashion boom brand. Boohoo is a pure-play juggernaut, also owning the Pretty Little Thing and Nasty Gal brands. Forward Role has been building teams for Boohoo since its early days in ecommerce and digital.
A Japanese electronics giant with its UK and European HQ in Audenshaw, Greater Manchester. Forward Role has been supporting the business to build its ecommerce and marketing capabilities for nearly a decade.
Car Finance 24/7
An exciting ‘get your finance first’ business, using the latest technology to create a seamless customer journey for car buyers. Forward Role helped appoint its first Marketing Director and built a team covering digital and CRM.
Celebrity make-up artist and beauty mogul Charlotte Tilbury has created a brand so iconic it’s taken the industry by storm. Forward Role has discovered senior UX design and PR talent to strengthen the brand’s global marketing team.
Dentsu Aegis Network
A multi-national media group that specialises in building brands. Amongst the group’s ten global network brands are Carat, Dentsu and iProspect. Forward Role has supported Dentsu Aegis Network to find amazing talent for its analytics team at iProspect.
Graham & Brown
A third-generation family business started by two best friends, Graham & Brown manufactures beautiful wallpaper, high-quality paint and stylish home accessories. Forward Role has helped the business build its ecommerce, digital and technology teams for a number of years.
Operating in 140 countries around the world, Havas Media is one of the leading global communications and marketing agencies. Forward Role has placed a number of candidates into Havas Media’s growing team, from client services, to planning and buying, as well as paid social.
A high street brand synonymous with value and convenience, Iceland is rapidly taking grocery market share as it pushes its award-winning ecommerce offering. Forward Role has worked extensively with Iceland for a number of years, growing its ecommerce and marketing teams, working on both permanent and interim roles.
The Leeds-based holiday comparison site is on an impressive journey of rapid growth, investing heavily in marketing to become the best loved brand for UK holidaymakers. Forward Role has been supporting Icelolly.com for a number of years, hiring across analytics and technology.
7 expert digital agencies make up IDHL Group; WMG, Ingenuity Digital, NetConstruct, Pinpoint, Statement, equation and Wired Plus. Forward Role work with IDHL Group, to grow their account management and digital teams.
In The Style
A celebrity led, fast-fashion brand experiencing hyper growth. This business is one to watch in the pure-play ecommerce space. Forward Role works with In The Style to build its ecommerce, digital and brand capabilities.
The multi-billion pound retail powerhouse is best known for consistently staying ahead of consumer trends, whilst maintaining long-standing partnerships with sportswear giants. Forward Role has worked with JD Sports to deliver talent into the multi-channel and technology areas of their business.
One of ‘The Big Four’ accounting firms, KMPG has been supporting businesses and people for over 150 years. Through a time of extraordinary change, Forward Role is helping KPMG to strengthen their internal and strategy communications teams.
Rapidly becoming the number one agency of choice for creative talent, Love. Creative specialises in storytelling, working with clients such as Umbro, Häagen-Dazs and Guinness. Forward Role work with Love. Creative to find talent for its creative team.
The out of town, fashion and lifestyle retailer remains as popular as ever with customers seeking style and value. Forward Role has helped Matalan strengthen its design, analytics and marketing functions in recent years.
The global advertising agency has created some of the best-known campaigns of the last century and works with clients such as Aldi, L’Oréal and Coca-Cola. Forward Role works closely with McCann, helping the business find talent within analytics, client services, PR, digital and media.
A hyper growth pure-play business, turned multi-channel retailer. Missguided is one of the hottest youth brands in the UK. Forward Role has built teams for Missguided across ecommerce, digital marketing, trading, design and analytics.
N Brown Group
JD Williams, Simply Be and Jacamo make up the FTSE 250 retail giant; N Brown Group. Forward Role has worked extensively with N Brown Group on their transformation from traditional catalogue retailer to digital powerhouse, building teams across marketing, ecommerce, analytics, CRM and design.
Taking the food shopping industry by storm, online supermarket Ocado is all set to become the UK’s next big tech champion. Forward Role has worked with Ocado to strengthen its digital team in London.
One of the longest established bike manufacturers in the world, Ribble is private equity-backed and on a steep growth curve fuelled by ecommerce. Forward Role has helped build its brand and ecommerce teams.
The specialist stationary retailer, established in 1893, still remains a household name over 125 years later. Forward Role has helped Ryman build its ecommerce and digital capability.
One of Manchester’s most exciting technology businesses, building revolutionary delivery software and consumer apps that will change the face of delivery forever. Forward Role has worked exclusively with Sorted to deliver all its marketing and IT talent.
The Co-operative Bank
One of the UK’s most well respected financial brands, The Co-operative Bank is undertaking a digital transformation. Forward Role supports The Co-op Bank to find talent for its product, marketing, analytics and technology teams.
The Fresh Group
A formidable, insight lead, creative events and communications agency; The fresh Group deliver projects for some of the worlds’ biggest brands. For many years Forward Role has helped The fresh Group to attract key talent across their events, client services and project teams.
The shopper media agency connecting retailers, supplier brands and shoppers, working with big brands like Shop Direct and Co-op Food to make a huge impact. Forward Role has helped the business build out its analytics, CRM and client services capabilities.
A high growth, private equity-backed FinTech business in the car finance space, with impressive offices in Manchester city centre. Forward Role helps Zuto grow teams across product, IT, CRM and digital.