John Dory’s Soft Life Radio

John Dory’s Soft Life Radio

Congratulations to Mr Chilu Lemba for winning the award for Best African Voiceover at the 10th Voice Arts Awards in Beverly Hills, California, for his exceptional delivery of the MullenLowe South Africa radio script for John Dory's Soft Life Prawn Special. The Society...

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Official number 1 for Sharing and Togetherness

Official number 1 for Sharing and Togetherness

Panarottis takes sharing and togetherness more seriously than anyone else. This is why both Sharing Kumalo and Togetherness Mkize choose Panarottis as their official restaurant. Sharing and Togetherness’ love for Panarottis is inspired by the restaurant’s pizzas and...

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Knorr – Veggie Bouquets

Knorr – Veggie Bouquets

On Valentine’s Day this year, Knorr wanted to show love to South Africa by doing what they do best: by getting Mzansi to #EatForGood. The brand knew that on this special day, South Africans ­– like the rest of the world – would treat themselves and their loved ones to...

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Mbali’s wedding

Mbali’s wedding

Shay’na ngeWhite Star wherever you are and in whatever you do – this is what we stand for. In Mbali’s Wedding, this opportunity is seized by a group of extraordinary women (and an extraordinary girl) who’ve been trusted with the most important part of any...

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Save the Children – Indololwane

Save the Children – Indololwane

On 18 May 2008, a Mozambican national was beaten, stabbed, then covered with his own blankets and set alight. His crime? Being an African migrant.  “The violence began in Alexandra in Johannesburg after a local community meeting at which migrants were...

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Knorrox: Nomandla

Knorrox: Nomandla

To launch Knorrox’s new positioning “the strength to take on tomorrow” we came up with the story of Nomandla. “Nomandla” is a common isiXhosa name for girls – it means “the one with strength.” In our story Nomandla is sent out by her father to find their family’s...

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People who care make things better

People who care make things better

The secret ingredient in SASKO’s recipe is their people. SASKO people really care about what they do. This matters because it’s the people who care that make things better. Better flour, better bread and better bagels, buns, cakes and cupcakes....

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SASKO – Our people

SASKO – Our people

We recently worked on an exciting re-brand campaign with SASKO, the 92-year-old, iconic brand that still touches millions of South Africans every day. The campaign celebrates their people and demonstrates that what it takes to create something special, is a few simple...

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Dear Abuser Campaign Speaks Directly To The Perpetrator

Dear Abuser Campaign Speaks Directly To The Perpetrator

Change is desperately needed and through-the-line agency MullenLowe has recognised this. More importantly, it has recognised that a different approach is required, if we are to end the scourge of domestic violence in South Africa.
That was the basis for a partnership with Save the Children and a powerful cross-platform campaign that looks set to drive greater awareness of domestic violence in South Africa, with a particular focus on children. “Most abusers don’t listen to the people close to them, the ones whom they are harming,” says Gainsford. “They can carry out their abuse behind closed doors and avoid the consequences of their actions.”

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Ayoba

Ayoba

When Ayoba’s Head of Marketing, Oliver Prentout, first called MullenLowe South Africa and asked if we would be up for a challenge, we said yes. But we were nervous. The ask? One film for 15 markets, four languages, very tight timings and many stakeholders....

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Weet-Bix – It’s Complicated

Weet-Bix – It’s Complicated

We all know that feeling. You’re stuck inside and it’s coming at you from all sides. Email. WhatsApp. Zoom. Teams. Twitter delivering more bad news. Special offers you can’t miss. Bootcamp - sign up today! By the end of the day you can’t wait to smack down your...

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Get to know MullenLowe: Welcome Celeste van der Watt

Get to know MullenLowe: Welcome Celeste van der Watt

We would like to introduce the new face that has joined us on our video calls. Say hello to Celeste, our socially-distanced social media manager. Celeste refuses to take herself too seriously and primarily communicates via meme. She manages our new client LEGO’s...

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Making the world ayoba with a super app

Making the world ayoba with a super app

We’re excited to announce our partnership with ayoba – the super app that’s designed by Africa for the world. Our partnership involves re-launching the brand in the market and establishing it as the go-to super app for all users both locally and globally. ayoba is a...

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Kim van der Linden

Kim van der Linden

It’s always difficult when you have to find a new member to join your agency. Doubly so, when you are a small, nimble, beast of an agency that likes nothing more than to punch above its weight. It’s even more difficult when you have to find this elusive creature...

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Proudly building awesome brands

Proudly building awesome brands

When you think of the most iconic toys in history, the LEGO® brand comes out on top every time. With generations worth of creativity, fun and education built on the foundations of the humble LEGO brick, it's easy to see why. From collectors sets that take weeks to...

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Even in lockdown, we can keep looking up

Even in lockdown, we can keep looking up

We are obviously ecstatic about our incredible medal tally at The Loeries (4 Golds, 2 Silvers and 1 Bronze), but we are ever mindful that we could never have achieved any of this without our brave clients, amazing supplier-partners and our incredibly talented and...

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ACA Board of director 2019/20: Sarah Dexter

ACA Board of director 2019/20: Sarah Dexter

ACA board director 2019/20: Sarah Dexter Rounding off this week's ACA Board of Directors feature with Sarah Dexter, CEO at MullenLowe South Africa We asked her to blow her own 'trumpet' a little and tell us something most of us may not know. THREE WORDS THAT BEST...

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Get to know MullenLowe: The Fresh Faces

Get to know MullenLowe: The Fresh Faces

MullenLowe would like to say a massive welcome to our new team of talented interns! They are a multi-national group from three continents. They are humorous, intelligent and hard-working. We have written a short bio on each of them and asked a few questions, to get a...

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A few reasons to celebrate!

A few reasons to celebrate!

It’s not often that this happens in the Advertising industry. A whole 60 years of  service amongst the three of them! Congratulations on your anniversary Riska (22 years), Firza (19 years) and Nisreen (19 years). Needless to say, we would not be where we are today if...

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GWK Animated Film 2019

GWK Animated Film 2019

We’re very excited to share the new GWK animated film, ‘Old MacDonald Has A Farm’. Created with Bewilder using stop-frame animation, the  sequel to ‘This Man is Building a Rocket’ was two years in the making and is a heartfelt tribute to the people working in...

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Nestlé Professional Connect Conference 2019

Nestlé Professional Connect Conference 2019

Nestlé Professional, a leader in the professional food service industry, recently held its fifth annual Connect event. This intimate gathering brings together innovators and thought leaders to discuss global insights and ground-breaking ideas that are changing the...

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We’re Hiring: Account Manager

We’re Hiring: Account Manager

We're looking for some dynamic and energetic talent for the role of an Account Manager. We are looking for a solid Account Manager with a hunger to grow, to join our growing account management team. He/she will need to have the ability to multi-task across client and...

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Spekko TVC

Spekko TVC

Spekko serves up fresh inspiration Grab your apron and roll up your sleeves, because Spekko has just launched a bold, new TVC inspiring you to shake...

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Why ‘Brands Using Brands’ get it wrong. The ‘Win A Prize’ Dilemma

Why ‘Brands Using Brands’ get it wrong. The ‘Win A Prize’ Dilemma

Sarah Dexter looks at brand promotions that partner with ‘other’ brands. Some leverage real insight into consumers and brand synergy, whilst others seem to offer prizes they’d like to win, or whatever they think is the “latest” thing, irrespective of the fact that it makes little sense or has little or no relation to the brand in question.

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Schick celebrates ‘THE MAN I AM’ with new campaign

Schick celebrates ‘THE MAN I AM’ with new campaign

After the appointment of the MullenLowe Group as Schick’s global creative partner in 2018, the South African office was tasked with adapting global TV commercials and online content produced by MullenLowe New York – to refresh the Schick brand in the minds of the South African consumer.

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We’re Hiring: Account Manager

We’re Hiring: Account Manager

ACCOUNT MANAGER Description We're on the hunt for some dynamic and energetic talent for the role of an Account Manager. We are looking for a solid Account Manager with a hunger to grow, to join our growing account management team in Cape Town. You will need to have...

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#MINISinglesDay

#MINISinglesDay

Now that Valentine’s Day is over, we along with MINI SA are sharing the love with a customised Singles’ Day Card.

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Initiative Had A Little Lamb

Initiative Had A Little Lamb

We are very proud to announce that our sister media agency, Initiative Media, has won a Lamb Award! They’re a small team with big hearts, who continually punch above their weight, and we’re so proud of this achievement. From all of us at MullenLowe – a big...

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We’re Hiring: Jnr Account Executive

We’re Hiring: Jnr Account Executive

JUNIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE Description We are looking for a dynamic and energetic young talent for the role of a Junior Account Executive. This is a great opportunity to grow on the job in a busy but nurturing environment. This is predominantly an apprenticeship...

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The Better Man Project

The Better Man Project

This year Men’s Health, SA’s best-selling men’s magazine, turned 20 years old. That’s two decades of helping the everyday man be better. Becoming the best version of yourself can be a daunting task. It takes courage. We wanted to recognise men who, over the years,...

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Celebrating Twenty Years of Men Being Magnificent

Celebrating Twenty Years of Men Being Magnificent

One of the oldest oral traditions in South Africa is that of the Xhosa or Zulu Praise Singer. This is a writer or poet who sets the scene and the tone at important occasions such as births, weddings, initiations, inaugurations and ceremonies. The praise...

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The Bostik Mother’s Day Cupcake Project

The Bostik Mother’s Day Cupcake Project

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfz8FdsTr04 Moms are amazing. They cook for us, they read us stories, and they give the best cuddles. But, on Mother’s Day it’s usually dad who buys the gift. Bostik wanted to give kids the chance to use their imagination and create a...

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MINI and Getaway present Water-Smart Getaways

MINI and Getaway present Water-Smart Getaways

It’s a widely known fact that Cape Town is facing its worst drought in history. It’s a subject that has made its way across many international headlines proclaiming Cape Town as the first major city in the world to run out of water. Day Zero has since been...

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IPG New Realities – A Presentation By Terry Peigh

IPG New Realities – A Presentation By Terry Peigh

Our second inspiration session took place on the 1st of March at our Cape Town office, and we were honoured to have IPG Vice President Terry Peigh sharing insights into the consumer behavioural journey with us. Clients and marketers from various industries...

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