Michael Piggott

Editor (spoken word poet on the side)

Mid Level
Teddington, United Kingdom
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About me

A creative digital marketer with strong experience in content creation, curation and digital strategy - in particular website design, development and crafting engaging content, working with various content creators across the marketing industry. I am at home in a fast-paced, nimble and 'test and learn' type of environment, one that nurtures creativity and expression. On a personal level I am big into words. I write and perform spoken word poetry around London at various nights and events. I am also in the middle of writing a film screenplay.

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  • Digital Marketing
  • Content
  • Copywriting Editorial
  • Digital Content
  • Spoken Word
  • Performance Poetry
  • Writing Poetry
  • Poetry

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • The Marketing Society

    The Marketing Society

    • Marketing & PR
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    Integer Research

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      Thomson Reuters

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        Maher Bird Associates

        Work history


        Jan 2019
        • Teddington, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Established in 1959, the Society is a global membership organisation of 3000 senior marketers. My role, since 2013, has involved creating and executing the digital and content strategy, and has evolved to Editor in the last year, with one direct report. Key achievements Solely responsible for creating, designing and launching digital publication, EMPOWER (Read the first issue https://marketingsociety.turtl.co/story/empower-power-of-ideas) Launched new Marketing Society website in 2019, increased membership logins by fifty per cent Launched Marketing Society podcast channel in Nov 2018: grown to over 5000 listens to date Created and launched website for the Society’s professional development programme, the Marketing Leaders Programme (marketingleaderprogramme.com)


        Digital Marketing Manager

        The Marketing Society

        Jan 2013 - Jan 2019
        • Teddington, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Sourced, managed and developed a pool of writers and content contributors, commissioning content: opinion and think pieces, videos, podcasts, Q&As · Collaborated on a content-driven project, a 24-hour digital conversation - the findings which were turned into a report by The Economist · Organically grew - and often launched - social media channels: Twitter (10k to 36k), LinkedIn (zero to 9.4k), Facebook (zero to 1.9k), Instagram (zero to 2.5k) · Relaunched our awards website, the Brave Awards (braveawards.marketingsociety.com) est. 1985, and implemented a more efficient awards entry platform


        Marketing Manager

        Integer Research

        Oct 2010 - Sep 2012
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Integer Research is a consultancy and publisher to a range of global commodity markets. Its services are used by a range of clients worldwide, including commodity producers, financial institutions and government agencies. Primarily, Integer is a publisher of market reports, consultancy and an organiser of global conferences. I was solely responsible for marketing publications across all business areas (emissions, fertilizers, wire and cable). • Worked closely with analysts and sales to plan and deliver targeted on- and off-line campaigns across multiple channels in line with regular releases and new product launches • Instrumental in bringing new publications to market on a regular basis across multiple industries. Promoted primarily through content-driven marketing via our website, SEO, PPC, social, email, video, media/press partnerships - resulted in over 40 new subscribers in a new-to-market product • Developed and managed complex marketing plan and budget for all publications across business


        Marketing Specialist

        Thomson Reuters

        Feb 2008 - Sep 2010
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Owned by Thomson Reuters (a world-leading information provider), Sweet & Maxwell is one of the UK's most respected publishers, with over 200 years of history and heritage in legal publishing. Marketed one of the company's largest online legal research brands, Lawtel - my role has a wide remit in terms of responsibility, scope, branding and communication across senior levels of the business. • Worked with sales and business units on lead-gen and retention campaigns, key results included: £10k new sales in first quarter and over 400 product-based email alerts set up by customers. • Created high-profile internal campaign to raise brand awareness and USPs to boost business. • Delivered targeted and timely customer communications, including a monthly enewsletter to 50,000 subscribers, as well as complex customer retention pieces, such as product bundles • Responsible for the planning, delivery and execution of 10-15 events a year to aid retention and drive new sales - including forging partnerships with Law Societies and large media organisations



        BA(Hons) Law Marketing

        University of the West of England

        Sep 2001 - May 2004
        • Bristol, United Kingdom


        A levels: business and economics, history, law

        Brockenhurst College

        Sep 1999 - May 2001
        • Brockenhurst, United Kingdom