What we do

Forward And Thinking are an innovative media buying and advertising agency based just outside of Hull, the UK’s 2017 City of Culture. We have great success with a full range of clients across the UK and internationally. Our team of specialists have over fifteen years’ experience across media and marketing and cover all media and platforms to a very advanced level. Our specialism is advertising, particularly media buying online, outdoor and branding. Our mission is to identify the right media mix for you, every time. We book only the most effective media for your campaigns, connecting you with your audience and always maximising your return on investment.

Forward And Thinking is a different kind of media agency, refreshing and modern, creative and very good at what we do. Our customers love our focus, they love our methods, they love our care and attention.

Process

Planning

Forward And Thinking handle all aspects from the initial brief through audience analysis to production, filming and recording. By understanding the needs of your business and customers, our team of experts can develop an approach, which will position your brand to your target audience. Be it television, print, outdoor, digital, radio and other digital platforms, we create unbiased campaigns to deliver tangible results.

Buying

We are committed to planning and buying the most cost-effective campaigns for our clients. Minimum wastage creates maximum quantifiable value. We pride ourselves in the strong relationships we have developed with suppliers across multiple platforms. Through our knowledge of the industry, speaking the language and with our buying power, we can ensure that the right media is bought at the right price.

Reporting

Our team monitor all campaigns constantly through from the beginning to the end. All campaigns are fully researched and planned before booking. Our research, results and insight go into a bespoke comprehensive post-campaign analysis that all clients receive after each campaign.

Key team members

Forward And Thinking know advertising. With a broad range of skills across all media types, online and OOH, they will bring you outstanding results with every campaign.

Alison Johnson

Alison Johnson

Founder/Director

Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson

Founder/Director

Natalie Downie

Natalie Downie

Account Director

Emily Redfearn

Emily Redfearn

Digital Manager

Jo Costello

Jo Costello

Business Development Manager

Cally Lawson

Cally Lawson

Media Planner

Paul Sizer

Paul Sizer

Digital Prodution

Work at forward and thinking

Experienced and talented media buyer? Creative thinker? Digital marketing genius? Advertising guru? Do you think you have what it takes to join our team?

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Would you like to know more? For media buying and advertising support or a potential career with our fast growing agency, we are always happy to discuss whatever is on your mind.

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