Life at MCM

This is us – we’d love you to join.

This is us

From content marketing to social campaigns, we’ve been innovating non-stop. And that’s why we’re the experts when it comes to getting the best out of the latest platforms without underestimating the usual staples.

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John McMahon

CEO

John is the founder of MCM and has worked to transform the company to the full-service digital agency we are today. John is still very much involved in the day-to-day running of our company, client accounts and team initiatives as well as running the occasional marathon.

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Carl Winter

Digital Marketing Director

Digital Marketing Director at MCM, Carl, has several years’ experience in devising digital marketing strategies that deliver across both organic and paid channels. Carl is used to working with clients of all budgets and knows how to get bang for your buck!

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Theresa McMahon

Finance Director

For all of your accounting related queries and questions, Theresa is always happy to help. Theresa manages the numbers and makes sure they all add up! She can count, forecast and chase up invoices better than all of us!

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Ólafur Jónsson

Managing Director of MCM Iceland

Ólafur Jónsson (Óli) is an Icelandic farmer’s son who has worked in sales and marketing for the last fifteen years. He uses his vast knowledge and experience in both sales and marketing to manage our clients in Iceland.

Ólafur is a big podcast fan and has his own podcast dedicated to marketing. If he’s not recording a new show, you’ll likely find him walking his dog and listening to a podcast.

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Chrissie Damyanova

Finance Manager

Finance Manager Chrissie, joined MCM to help support the day to day finances. If she isn’t crunching numbers you’ll find her looking up the latest fashion trends or taking her dog on long walks in the countryside.

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Alyssa Varah

PA

Bringing London gained experience to the team, Alyssa is responsible as Office Manager for keeping the office in order and as PA to our CEO, managing his diary. Outside of the office, Alyssa is often out and about exploring with her family or taking part in fundraising events for local children’s charities.

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Richard Rapley

Marketing & Commercial Development Director

Richard is focused on driving relationships with new and existing customers and our partners, ensuring they get in front of customers that their brands are made for and elevating their online performance.

In his spare time, you can find him training for triathlons, reading a book on the beach, or hanging out with his daughter.

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Jo Kennedy

Senior Marketing Manager

As Senior Marketing Manager, Jo brings over 10 years of B2B marketing experience to the team, developing strategies to get MCM on the map. When she isn’t doing that you are certain to find her on the netball court!

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Fern Rogers

Marketing Manager

Our Marketing Manager Fern loves shopping! When she isn’t running around town trying to find the best sales, she’s in the office helping out with the day to day marketing activities, helping MCM get seen.

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Owen Parsons

Development Director

You’ll usually find Owen carefully crafting lines and lines of code! He enjoys understanding our client requirements and helping them to find a technical solution that works for them. There isn’t a lot Owen can’t do with JavaScript and he’s an expert in VB, C#, SQL and .Net.

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Allan Cutts

Web Developer

In a past life Allan was a professional actor, but for the last decade he has turned his hand to building dramatic professional websites. In his spare time he likes playing board games, puzzles, quizzes, watching movies, or just relaxing and playing guitar.

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Liam Prowse

Web Developer

When Liam isn’t building websites and exploring new ways of coding things you can find him either in front of his Xbox or in his garage 3D printing random objects.

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Jack Burdis

Web Developer

Jack joined MCM as a Junior Web Developer, at work you can find him deep in a C# cavern or wrangling with CSS, in his spare time he moonlights as a photographer and enjoys lifting weights or running wild and free with his puppy Teddy.

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Tom McMahon

Creative Director

Tom, our Creative Director, has several years experience leading client side social media teams, across industry-leading TV & film businesses both in the UK and internationally. Outside of the office, Tom can often be found cooking or watching Formula 1!

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James Phillips

Senior Digital Marketing Manager

Having joined in 2015 as an SEO and PPC specialist, James has enjoyed a great career at MCM so far. Working in a full service agency has allowed him to add many more strings to his bow, including geese herding, Segway racing, axe throwing and canoeing. However, his crowning achievements have been a first place finish in the office fantasy football league 2016 and scoring a hat trick against Carl Winter in 5 a side.

Alex Parker

SEO Manager

Alex Parker joins MCM as SEO Manager. He has years of experience in client SEO, and previously invested and acted as SEO Manager for 3 affiliate websites that were sold for six-figures! In his spare time, Alex enjoys watching various sports, travelling and learning languages.

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Paige Jones

SEO Executive

Paige is our SEO Executive, who enjoys nothing more than planning and implementing exciting content that get MCM seen and heard. Outside of the office, Paige can often be found making some sort of cake or biscuit and running around after her toddlers.

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Toby Dawkins

Paid Media Lead

Toby joined MCM as a Senior Paid Media Executive with 3 years’ experience working client side. With a background in working with large budget accounts; strategic optimisation, analysis and creation are some of his strong points. As a petrol head you will find him crewing for some of the fastest cars in Europe at the weekend.

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Aindrea White

Content Lead

As Content Lead, you can usually find Aindrea working with different members of the team to finesse blog or page content, crafting paid social and Google Ads, trailing innovative content marketing approaches and working closely with clients. When not tapping away at a keyboard or planning with the team, she enjoys keeping her dogs tired with long walks (to keep them from being too naughty, of course), reading, watching too many horror films, and finding creative pursuits to pour her energy into.

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Oliver Williamson

Senior Paid Media Manager

Ollie is the most talented and hardest-working member of the team. You can catch him hosting the world-renowned, critically acclaimed Digital News Roundup every other Friday.

P.s. he can jump the furthest and highest.

P.p.s. no, he did not write this himself.

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Lauren Tasker

Digital Marketing Manager

Lauren joined the MCM team as an intern in November 2019, and is now working her way up the Digital Marketing ladder. Lauren assists the team in all areas, and has grown to be adept in all areas of digital marketing, from content writing, to Google Ads, paid social and SEO. In her spare time you’ll either find her socialising with friends or staying in watching Netflix.

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Ana Berkley

Account Executive

Ana’s role as account executive is to support the management of all our amazing client accounts. Outside of MCM you’ll find her escaping the metropolis of London and heading to the coast with a van full of boards and bikes to suit the forecast.

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Owen Marshall

Junior Creative

You will find Owen working on all things creative, from graphic design, video editing and social media planning. Outside of the office, he likes to go out and socialise with friends, enjoying sports and music – all of which covid has more or less ruined for him.

He also holds the accolade of being able to frisbee a bagel through the office window from the car park.

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Sam Keyworth

Digital Marketing Executive

Digital Marketing Executive, Sam first joined us as an intern. In the space of two years he went from an intern to Marketing Exec, managing his own PPC and Paid Social advertising clients. He now has over 4 years experience! Out of the office if Sam’s not supporting Chelsea FC you’ll find him enjoying a bit of UFC.

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Rachel Etherington

Digital Marketing Executive

Following a successful internship in July 2021, Rachel joined our team full time as a Digital Marketing Executive. Rachel’s work includes writing blog content, analysing web pages for SEO improvements, as well as other various tasks to help the rest of the team. Out of the office you’ll find Rachel taking part in activities such as hiking, paddle-boarding or learning new languages!

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Poppy Barr

Junior Paid Media Manager

As a Junior Paid Media Manager, Poppy loves all things digital marketing. Her role includes creating PPC strategies to achieve fantastic results for our clients. Outside of the office, you’ll find her bingeing the newest documentaries on Netflix or relaxing on the beach.

Want to be a part of MCM?

Take a look at our current vacancies, or get in touch with your CV. We’re always willing to onboard new talent that can further the team’s success.
Your future at MCM is only limited by your own ambition and imagination.

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Looking after our people

We’re passionate about passionate people. We believe that people who love their jobs and their working life in turn deliver exceptional results. That’s why we make sure the members of our team have every opportunity to grow, learn and innovate.

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Pension Plan

You’ll be automatically enrolled into our pension scheme and you’ll get to choose from a range of top-up options and additional perks. Our financial advisor will also be happy to help tailor your  package so that it’s exactly what you need.

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Health Insurance

A healthy team makes a healthy business, and that’s one of the reasons we invest in the health of our people. You’ll have fully comprehensive health cover and be part of a scheme that rewards a healthy lifestyle with perks like an Apple watch, gym discounts, 50% off running shoes and more.

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Flexibility

We understand that depending on your personal life, 8:30-5pm with a one hour lunch break at a fixed location, doesn’t always suit. As we’ve taken a work from anywhere stance this also means you can work at a time that suits you. Meaning you can drop the kids off at school or tap into those quiet early hours of the day to make room for an afternoon run, whatever allows you to be the best you.

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Extra Day

At MCM you can work from anywhere which makes fitting in personal events even easier.  Ever just had a day when the pillow is just too tempting?Or maybe you want  a special day off on your birthday. We offer you a spare day to take whenever suits you, no questions asked.

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Training

Every member of the team gets training vouchers which can be used on training courses, to attend events or to get materials they need to develop. The team is encouraged and pushed to constantly evolve and find ways to build their knowledge and skills, and we won’t be holding you back by not supporting this. You’ll also have endless opportunities to learn from the highly experienced members of our team to receive internal training and mentoring.

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Team Building

As we’re all working from different locations we hold quarterly face to face meet ups for all the team to make sure the team gets to spend time together without having to think or talk about work. In addition to the typical pub and Zoom quizzes, events in recent years have included indoor rock climbing, crazy golf, a 007 assault course and an outdoor London escape room at Christmas. We have a resident wellbeing committee who plans these activities, and others to support the physical and mental health of the team.

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Pay Day Beers

Once a month we all meet face to face for pay day beers at a variety of locations. If you’re too far away to make the beers then we send one to you so you can Zoom in and join the fun!

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Remote First Working

Following the recent changes, our agency is a work from anywhere environment, though we will always have an office base for meetings and anyone who prefers working in the office. Now, we get the work done from home, or in the office as each person chooses. We get together for fun and innovation. Wherever you work best and whenever you work best is fine by us, because we know standard hours just don’t suit anymore.