At KMS Media, we create vibrant, bespoke advertising campaigns across all media formats.

Launched in 2012, KMS Media are specialists in the Arts, Culture and Charities sectors. We are strong advocates for digital advertising and it is our mission to make digital an accessible and affordable option for all our clients.

We believe through hard work, dedication and commitment; we are able to make big things happen. 


Who We Are:

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Karen Young
ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

With a strong background in Media, Karen believes that you don’t need to be big to be great! Enthusiasm and determination drive each of Karen’s projects and it is her ability to interpret a brief from the client’s individual perspective which makes her an invaluable part of your team.

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Millie Neil
ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

With over ten years experience in media planning and buying, Millie prides herself on her ability to carry your campaign from idea to implementation. Her ‘hands on’ approach ensures clients target the right audiences using the best formats, so your campaign becomes the best it can be. 

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Hollie Stokes
MEDIA ASSISTANT

A Journalism graduate from University of Chester, Hollie’s passion for digital media is infectious! With a speciality in Digital Content and social media, she is highly creative with exceptional attention to detail. Hollie is a great asset to clients looking to broaden their digital marketing. 

 

Old Royal NavAL College, Greenwich

It is fantastic to be working with the Old Royal Naval College to promote the conservation of their Painted Hall. Deemed the Sistine chapel of the UK, their most recent advertising activity involved a highly targeted Media IQ digital display campaign integrated with a bespoke outdoor campaign which carried their striking creative across a range of premier sites across London.

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Storyhouse, chester

This summer we worked on one of our favourite projects to date; the launch of Storyhouse, Chester’s brand new £37m theatre, library, cinema and arts centre. To create a sense of pride across the city, we created a tailormade media mix of outdoor, digital, online and social media advertising, as well as using local radio to spark conversation about the imminent launch.

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NHS - Manchester Primary Care Partnership

2016 brought us a fantastic awareness campaign for Manchester Care Partnership to promote the extended opening hours of doctors practices. To circulate their message across a wide geographical area, we created a campaign focused on outdoor, radio, digital and press. We also used Admaxim (mobile & tablet advertising) language targeted adverts to reach various ethnicities including Hindi, Polish and Urdu.

 

Adoption counts - Awareness campaign

This summer, we’re proud to have been successful in our bid for the Adoption Counts tender. To promote the launch of Adoption Counts, a new collaborative adoption agency across Greater Manchester and Cheshire, we planned and implemented a wide-ranging media mix of outdoor, digital, online display and social media formats. Their artwork is impossible to miss (and very cute!)

Town hall & symphony hall birmingham - there will be blood

Spring 2017 saw Town Hall and Symphony Hall host There Will be Blood, witnessing Paul Thomas Anderson’s Oscar-winning film accompanied by a live orchestral performance. To target a range of audiences and maintain relevance, we linked the event to the Oscars which took place around the same time. We created a bespoke online display campaign which achieved fantastic results whilst remaining cost effective, brilliant!

For more examples of our work, visit our instagram: @wearekms

KMS were integral to the success of our launch campaign. As well as professional, they are a creative and smart team. They provided us with the small, dedicated-team feel but delivered the buying power of a National agency. A real go-to for the latest marketing trends.

Nancy Davies, Marketing Manager at Storyhouse, Chester


Working with KMS has been integral to the growth and development of Design Manchester’s DM festival. We have grown incredibly quickly and needed a hard-working, creative, marketing strategy to fit with our ethos. We first worked with KMS on DM16, when we doubled the size of the festival and the visitor numbers, welcoming 40,000 visitors across 12 days. The campaign they developed for us was a key driver in ensuring that footfall, and we're now working on DM17, looking forward to making the festival even more visible throughout the city and beyond.

Fiona McGarva, Festival Director at Design Manchester


Karen and Millie demonstrate a phenomenal track record in providing gold standard media services for their clients.. talent like these guys ensure that Manchester continues to challenge London in the quality and breadth of it’s media services.

Elliot Muscant, Managing Director at Carat Manchester


KMS Media is an invaluable resource of knowledge, advice and expertise. The team is always on hand with creative solutions and cost effective campaigns which are thoroughly managed so that expectations are not only met but truly exceeded. They are a joy to work with.

Emma Livingstone, Sales Marketing and Events Manager at Hard Rock Café