About the company
Maxus is a global media agency created to offer media planning and buying services for a transformed media landscape. Our planners map how to connect the consumer to the creative idea and our activation team are responsible for negotiating with media owners of the relevant channels in order to get the best positions, timing and price for our clients media space. We operate in the top 57 markets globally, and through the resources of GroupM, the largest media negotiation point the UK - serve clients in over 130 markets worldwide. As a member of the WPP Group we provide a full range of communication solutions both in the UK and internationally, working with a diverse range of blue-chip clients, including BT, L’Oréal, Barclays, Financial Times and Ubisoft. Maxus UK is a top 10 media agency, headed up by our CEO Nick Baughan, and has been the fastest growing network over the last 6 years, growing our billings for £30m to over £400m.
Why work for us?
Maxus is a fantastic agency to work for, with a tradition of long term client relationships and award-winning work. It prides itself on having grounded and highly motivated staff. As a Top 100 Sunday Times Best Company 2016, secured through 100% annual employee survey, we believe in investing in and listening to our people. Maxus appreciates the need to reward and subsidise the great work our employees perform by offering a varied range of benefits. Never Stand Still, our People and Culture programme is testament to this. Comprising 3 distinct pillars: Maxus For Growth, Maxus For Life and Maxus For Work, we have reframed and added to our already robust range of benefits and tailored training to include a For Growth Fund, Coaching, and Wellbeing in-house sessions, language and coding classes, Creative Champions and Maxus Global Exchange Programme. For Work centers around both bespoke and core Training, supported by the GroupM University training sessions, IPA and other providers. Our updated and enhance For Life offering, includes a new Family Policy, bi-annual Company off sites and our 1st subsidised Maxus ski trip . All this is in addition to our core benefits such as 25 days holiday per year, private healthcare, Life Assurance and travel loans, but also a birthday amnesty, cycle scheme, subsidized monthly gym membership, quarterly PACE awards, free breakfast, fruit and exercise classes and an active social committee and Work Place Giving Platinum Award charity team.
Some of our Projects
With youth unemployment high, we encouraged teenagers to join Barclays LifeSkills. Recruiting eight Vloggers who made LifeSkills videos; promoting on radio, online, and social channels. Viewers posted selfies calling out the LifeSkill they needed and offered advice to them. A few received work experience with a Vlogger and starred in their video.
Every Man Remembered – Royal British Legion
How do you help people relate to a 100 year old war and get them to donate? We built EveryManRemembered.org a site to create real and personal relationships with a fallen soldier who shared their name. Creating a social media storm by placing the names of dead soldiers who share names with living celebrities near content that featured that celebrity.
Fiat asked us to help launch their 500L in a cluttered marketplaces, with big-budget brands peddling images of perfectly fulfilled family life. We created relevant content to stand out - a funny, honest video of a mother rapping about the reality of her life, from leftover fishfingers to sick-stained clothes.
Some of our clients
L’Oréal, Fiat, Barclays