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Who?

We are Splendid

At Splendid we call our approach People-First Creativity.

From our strategic thinking, to the way we generate ideas, to the way we work with our clients, our starting point is real people living real lives in the real world. Brief us and we’ll challenge you, we’ll urge you to keep it real and we’ll collaborate as if we’re an extension of your team.

We’re here to deliver creative work that lives beyond the industry bubble. We love what we do.

Clients

People

ALEC SAMWAYS

CEO & Head of Creative StrategyAlec founded Splendid in 2004 to build a communications agency that creates value for brands in the real world. His previous roles included head of global consumer practice at strategic research consultancy Datamonitor, and head of brands division at Slice, a music and entertainment PR specialist. Alec is a family man and former DJ who has suffered from a life-long vinyl addiction.

NIKI HUNTER

MD & Head of Client PartnershipsNiki joined Splendid in 2005 with a background of food and drink PR and now leads the team to deliver best practice across the business and highest quality work for clients. Niki’s work is a clear reflection of her personal life with good food and drink being a keen passion. Apart from her husband the other big love of her life is her dog, Quila, for whom she searches out dog friendly pubs, restaurants and hotels across the country.

JANE LATHAM

Finance DirectorHaving started her finance career at Unilever, Jane has spent 20 years nurturing independent communications agencies, starting with Wilson Harvey. In 2004, after its merger she was promoted to the Loewy Group board, overseeing 14 agencies. She then opted for a more hands-on role at digital agency Steak, before joining Splendid in 2012. Jane feels privileged to work among people who share her love of great numbers & great music.

FRANK BROUGHTON

Creative DirectorFrank has been making words and pictures shine for nearly 20 years for agencies including Glue, AKQA, Razorfish, OgilvyOne and Lida. Away from Splendid he promotes long-running warehouse night Low Life and its festival spin-off, as well as bearded DJ forum DJhistory.com. Frank's backstory is in magazine publishing and music journalism and he has a stack of well-loved books to his name.

ALEX CLOUGH

Creative Strategy DirectorAlex leads the Splendid digital team, drawing on years of experience building creative social and digital communications campaigns for a range of household brands, across FMCG, financial services, tech, gaming and retail. Hailing from the sandy shores of the Isle of Wight, he is one of the (many) resident Splendid DJs, living off a heady mix of records, rhythms, coffee and coastline.

Awards

Digital Innovation F&B Sector

#PastySanta Snapchat
Digital Impact Awards 2017

Best Use of Social

#PastySanta Snapchat
Digital Impact Awards 2017

SOCIAL

Splendid Communications
RAR Digital Awards 2017

Combined PR

Splendid Communications
RAR Awards 2017

Award for content

Hendrick's Cats vs Cucumbers
MAA Do Different Awards 2017

PR Week Top 150 Agency

Splendid Communications
PR Week 150 2016

No. 5, Drum Digital Census

Splendid Communications
The Drum Digital Census 2016

Award for Effectiveness

MoneySuperMarket: Car Crusher
Marketing Awards Association 2016

RAR Top 100 Agency

Splendid Communications
Recommended Agency Register 2015

Top 10 Medium Sized Agency

Splendid Communications
Drum 150 2015

Best Integrated Campaign

MoneySuperMarket: Car Crusher
European Search Awards 2015

Best Brand Strategy

Splendid Communications
Corporate Vision 2015

Best Integrated Campaign

MoneySuperMarket: Car Crusher
UK Search Awards 2015

Best PPC

MoneySuperMarket: Car Crusher
European Search Awards 2015

Best Integrated Campaign

Jack Daniel's: Jack Rocks Your Town
Event Awards 2015

Best Paid Social

MoneySuperMarket: Epic Strut
Drum Digital Trading Awards 2015

Brand of the Year

Marmite
Marketing Week Engage Awards 2014

Greatest Brand Impact

Jack Daniel's: Jack Rocks Your Town
Live UK Music Business Awards 2015

Outstanding Employer Contribution

Splendid Futures Programme
Education Business Department of Kent 2012

Contact

Splendid Communications
69-85 Tabernacle Street
London
EC2A 4BD
United Kingdom
+44 20 7553 7300

hi@splendidcomms.com

Join Us

We’re always on the look-out for passionate, creative, collaborative people.
If you think you can add something special to our team, apply here to see current vacancies at Splendid

Our Splendid Futures intern programme offers up to five new paid openings every three months. Successful applicants enjoy a taste of this great business– 25% of our current staff joined us this way.

Apply here for the Splendid Futures programme