GO! empowers the UK’s
marketing community for
mutual success and unrivalled
customer acquisition.

2018

Established in

70

Combined years of industry experience

1st

Major intermediary outside London

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Founded in Manchester in 2018, GO! was established out of acknowledgement and experience that the marketing landscape was changing. Brand leaders are under more scrutiny and presented with more choices than ever before. Agencies are either being left behind or struggling to be heard.

The GO! model was born as the solution. Driven by two brothers with over 25 years combined experience in the industry, leading an exceptional team across the UK, GO! brings great people together to do great things.

Company Overview

philosophy

#Everydaycounts has been our philosophy for the business from day one.

Our philosophy is intended to encourage and motivate ourselves, colleagues and clients to live in the present. We adopt a mental attitude whereby we attempt to enjoy and better ourselves each and every day, both in our personal and professional lives.

#everydaycounts

Our Values

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We display genuine care & loyalty to those who are part of the entire GO! family and the teams behind the team.

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We hold a firm belief that any team is only as strong as the individuals. We play for the badge on the front of the shirt not the name on the back.

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We are authentic & passionate in everything we do whilst holding utmost respect for the opinions of those we trust.

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We face each and every challenge with a positive attitude and the ambition of progress. We grow together and reward those that come on the journey with us.

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We hold ourselves to account to put our words into actions. We will not leave this
stage wondering ‘what if’?

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We have a genuine and passionate belief we will reach our goals. We will create
and embrace the GO! aura.

Meet the team

GARETH
OAKLEY

Co-Founder

Home Town: Wakefield
Likes: Spending time on the British coast, a busy family & social life, obscure facts, all sports.
Dislikes: A lack of manners.
Claim To Fame: When 21 I streaked at the WACCA in Perth in front of 30k people (I have grown up since).
Unknown Fact: Once scored 205 at Tenpin bowling and won a lobster dinner.

RUSSELL
OAKLEY

Co-Founder

Home Town: Wakefield
Likes: 90’s indie bands, Mince Pies, United, time with my young family
Dislikes: Ignorance, all iterations of Masterchef, Mouth ulcers
Claim to Fame: Ran a marathon after only 5 training runs!
Unknown Fact: Spent six months working in a prison (not as an inmate!)

FAYE
GUY

Operations Manager

Home Town: Felixstowe
Likes: Family time, Making People Happy & Drinking Cocktails!
Dislikes: Anything with more than 4 legs!
Claim to Fame: I used to be an extra on Hollyoaks
Unknown Fact: I studied Nutrition at University

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wren

Brand Partnerships Manager

Home Town: Chester
Likes: Cooking, playing squash, Utd and travel
Dislikes: Rude people – no need for it!
Claim to Fame: I won the Victor Ludorum (top male athlete) at sports day with a broken arm
Unknown Fact: I achieved the highest ever score for grade 1 Drums in the Guildhall of Music

ayesha
butt

Brand Partnerships Manager

Home Town: Manchester
Likes: Binge-Worthy Dramas on Netflix, Travelling and Homesense ( the retailer)
Dislikes: Roundabouts, long queues & pizza
Claim to Fame: I was in the newspaper as a New Years baby and won a years supply of nappies
Unknown Fact: I had a YouTube channel with 10k+ subscribers many moons ago!

adam
walker

Brand Partnerships Manager

Home Town: Horwich
Likes: Music, football, golf, family and my Labrador Fred.
Dislikes: Personal facts, lists and irony…
Claim to Fame: Got extremely drunk with some old bloke in a bar in Auckland,
turns out it was Deep Purple.
Unknown Fact: Got down to the last 5 for a Chicago Town Pizza advert, when I was 15.

Aimeé
Howells

Brand Partnerships Manager

Home Town: Chepstow, South Wales
Likes: Crumpets, Crime Dramas and Documentaries, TedTalks, Art, Cheese
Dislikes: Black pudding
Claim to Fame: Got an offer to go into the Big Brother house…I declined
Unknown Fact: Performed at the opening of the Millennium Dome Experience

gary
burrell

Agency Partnerships Manager

Home Town: Jarrow, South Tyneside.
Likes: Sunderland AFC, The 90s, Belly-laughing, sunshine & saveloy dips.
Dislikes: Sunderland AFC, baked beans, shopping & noisy eaters.
Claim to Fame: Renowned Sports Writer (Fanzine) & TV Star (extra on Byker Grove)
Unknown Fact: Never had a Facebook account.

guy
littlejohn

Agency Partnerships Manager

Home Town: York
Likes: Wine Gums, Tennis, Alternative music, a nice pair of slacks
Dislikes: Brussel sprouts and Art Museums
Claim to Fame: Playing U11 tennis with the Murray brothers
Unknown Fact: When 6, got asked to audition as a young Brad Pitt

amanda
gilbert

Client Services Manager

Home town: Fareham
Likes: Chocolate, G&T’s, all types of music apart from metal
Dislikes: Spiders & heights
Claim to fame: Won a karaoke competition on holiday when 14 years old
Unknown fact: Was in an indie band at college called Neon

Careers at Go!

Client Services Manager

Due to a period of sustained growth we are now looking to rapidly expand our Client Services team.

As Client Services Manager, you will play a lead role in furthering our reputation and ambition to be the most connected business in our field. The right person for this role will be highly organised and commercially astute with a background working within an agency environment

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Digital Marketing Apprentice

GO! is looking for a digital marketing apprentice to join its fast-growing team in Manchester.

By working with us you will be exposed to the fastest growing companies and challenger brands in the UK as well as a plethora of leading independent and specialist agencies.

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Agency Partnerships Manager

GO! are looking to recruit for the role of Agency Partnerships Manager to join the team and play a lead role in furthering our reputation and ambition to be the most connected business in our field.

The primary focus of the role of Agency Partnerships Manager (APM) is to lead on the advocacy of the GO! Network and services to the leading marketing & digital agencies across the UK. The APM will focus on key agency sectors to generate awareness of the benefits of the GO! Network and ultimately engage, attract and contract new agencies into the network.

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Brand Partnerships Manager

The primary focus of the role of Brand Partnerships Manager is to lead on the advocacy of GO! services to marketing leaders in the UK. The Brand Partnership Manager will focus on key sectors to generate awareness of the benefits of the GO! Network and ultimately work with brands to effectively assess their agency roster and then identify and source new partners where required.

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