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

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

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

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

We’re living in uncertain times. In addition to the fear and anxiety around being infected with COVID-19, there is also the very real concern of losing income and not being able to provide. And for directors who only earn when they are working, this is real.  When...

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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

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!

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

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, 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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Get to know MullenLowe: Sibulele Magqwaka

When you meet Sibu it becomes immediately obvious why she has excelled in her chosen career path. Her warm personality and infectious smile, coupled with a love for talking and excellent social skills make her perfect for client services, and is why we snatched her up...

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We’re hiring!

  After a great start to the new year, with a couple of big wins and new business, MullenLowe South Africa is looking for the following people to join our growing team. JOHANNESBURG: Copywriter: mid-senior. Must have a minimum of 5 years experience. Some Africa,...

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A Message From Our Global CEO Alex Leikikh

"I have some news to share with you.   Each year, AdAge puts just ten agencies on their coveted A-List and I am so proud to announce that MullenLowe Group is a 2018 AdAge A-List Agency. The A-List is one of the most prestigious editorial awards in our industry,...

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The @Frits. Your dog’s home away from home.

Time passes slowly for dogs when they’re left on their own. Whether we’re gone for a minute or for an hour they always give us the same excited welcome home. But what goes on in their minds when we leave them alone for hours on end? The @Frits Dog Hotel explored this...

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White Star presents Miss Soweto 2017

This past weekend saw the crowning of the new White Star Miss Soweto for 2017, as well as a display of the immense talent found during the 2017 White Star Miss Soweto Talent Search. The glamour, fashion and fun filled event was held at The Soweto Theatre on Saturday...

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MullenLowe Client Braai & Inspiration Session

To celebrate and reflect on the year that is slowly drawing to a close, we invited our clients and suppliers to what started as a braai, but turned into something truly meaningful. We wanted more than just a social occasion to share some drinks and a couple of laughs....

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MullenLowe SA extends its PR tentacle

MullenLowe South Africa, with its characteristic ‘Challenger Octopus’ marque, has strengthened its full-service offering in South Africa by adding an insightful and flexible public relations tentacle to its hyperbundled approach. The creatively led agency announces its formal partnership with long standing boutique public relations agency Twiga Communications, founded by Franco D’Onofrio and Veruska De Vita.

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Judging Loeries, a Q&A with Kirk Gainsford

The African and Middle-Eastern advertising industry is bustling with Loeries excitement as the mass-exodus to Durban begins. What has always been the most exciting weekend in the advertising calendar is upon us, and as we pack our bags for the trip up ourselves, we...

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