Places I've worked...

Collection by Colin Downing

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After some 35 years in marketing and the last 9 working for myself as a consultant/interim I've had a few stops... enjoyed them all, worked with amazing people in amazing places and learnt loads... none of which I'd ever done if I had a proper job!

Colin Downing
ChillFactore.com. 2013 Marketing Director for one of Europe's largest indoor ski slopes. As like many other roles, lots of hard work and great people - plus all the skiing I could fit in!

Chill Factor(e)

ChillFactore.com. 2013 Marketing Director for one of Europe's largest indoor ski slopes. As like many other roles, lots of hard work and great people - plus all the skiing I could fit in!

Goodwood.com. 2012 set up and launched a social media website for petroheads. Amazing place, great people and feel very privileged to have worked their.

Goodwood Motor Racing Circuit

Goodwood.com. 2012 set up and launched a social media website for petroheads. Amazing place, great people and feel very privileged to have worked their.

Randstad.co.uk. 2010 UK Marketing Director for this global recruitment company. Primarily London based though got to travel in USA, France, Spain, Belgium and of course Holland.

Randstad HQ

Randstad.co.uk. 2010 UK Marketing Director for this global recruitment company. Primarily London based though got to travel in USA, France, Spain, Belgium and of course Holland.

HomeRetailGroup.com. 2009 created new financial services web comparison site for the Argos brand.

Argos

HomeRetailGroup.com. 2009 created new financial services web comparison site for the Argos brand.

AsiaRooms.com part of The LateRooms Group. Seriously amazing people and place and have enjoyed brief spells living/working in Singapore.

AsiaRooms Pte Ltd@158 Cecil Street

AsiaRooms.com part of The LateRooms Group. Seriously amazing people and place and have enjoyed brief spells living/working in Singapore.

LateRooms.com. 2014 Director of Global Marketing with businesses in UK, Brazil and Singapore.

The LateRooms Group HQ

LateRooms.com. 2014 Director of Global Marketing with businesses in UK, Brazil and Singapore.

Chelmsford.gov.uk. 2013 assignment as commercial consultant looking at new ways the council could generate income from their leisure, recreational and cultural activities.

Duke Street

Chelmsford.gov.uk. 2013 assignment as commercial consultant looking at new ways the council could generate income from their leisure, recreational and cultural activities.

Legoland.co.uk. 2011 Sales & Marketing Director. Lots of hard work but really good fun.

The LEGOLAND Windsor Resort Hotel

Legoland.co.uk. 2011 Sales & Marketing Director. Lots of hard work but really good fun.

AthenaeumHotel.com. 2008 super gorgeous luxury 5* Mayfair hotel. Did the re-brand and also same for sister hotel RunnymedeHotel.com. Plus built and rolled out single web platform for the groups hotel portfolio including TheGrove.co.uk.

The Athenaeum‬‪‬‪‬ Hotel

AthenaeumHotel.com. 2008 super gorgeous luxury 5* Mayfair hotel. Did the re-brand and also same for sister hotel RunnymedeHotel.com. Plus built and rolled out single web platform for the groups hotel portfolio including TheGrove.co.uk.

2007 now working for myself as an interim/freelance marketing director. Saw Allianz owned PremierLine.co.uk through a re-brand and move from phone to web business model.

Lancaster

2007 now working for myself as an interim/freelance marketing director. Saw Allianz owned PremierLine.co.uk through a re-brand and move from phone to web business model.

ShopDirect.com. 2002 headed up the marketing for their financial services business.

Shop Direct Limited

ShopDirect.com. 2002 headed up the marketing for their financial services business.

2000 UK Marketing Director led the re-brand from Airtours to MyTravel.

Manchester

2000 UK Marketing Director led the re-brand from Airtours to MyTravel.

1987 joined the Manchester board of media buying group Carat. Client Services Director managing the Iceland Frozen Foods and Matalan accounts.

Manchester

1987 joined the Manchester board of media buying group Carat. Client Services Director managing the Iceland Frozen Foods and Matalan accounts.

1984 working on the Tesco account. London's advertising scene in the 1980's was a blast!

1984 working on the Tesco account. London's advertising scene in the 1980's was a blast!

JWT 'the school of advertising' my first job back in 1979. Went onto work on mostly retail business including Asda.

JWT 'the school of advertising' my first job back in 1979. Went onto work on mostly retail business including Asda.