The Marketing Department


About Us

We are a creative, practical agency helping the private, public and third sectors achieve results from the very best branding, campaigns, design and events management. We work across multiple industries including childcare, hospitality, recruitment and professional services. Most of our clients are in Scotland but we have also worked with organisations across the globe, including in Italy, the Republic of Ireland and Australia.

Based in Glasgow, our experienced and dedicated team are adept at working across multiple channels and we make sure to keep an eye on emerging marketing methods, trends and resources. Our clients trust us to handle confidential and commercially sensitive information that we need to deliver effective campaigns and to work as part of their internal teams. 

The Marketing Department has a large network of established PR agencies, video creators, photographers, retail consultants, sign makers and software developers who we can call in to help with specific aspects of large projects. These connections have been developed because we understand the importance of collaborative working and the positive outcome of working with other creative professionals.

Nothing is final until we and our clients are happy with our creations, and only then do we sign our work Created by The Marketing Department in Scotland.

Meet our Senior Team

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Christopher Graham
Chief Executive Officer

Chris has been the CEO of The Marketing Department since he founded it in November 2015. Prior to this, he worked in marketing at Scottish Renewables for seven years.

As well as overseeing all of the operational aspects of TMD, Chris is responsible for devising and executing brand, communications and promotional strategy for clients. He is committed to building brands that endure and that are fit for the digital era.

Chris is also the Vice Chair of Stepping Stones for Families, a charity we rebranded in 2017.

Outside of work, Chris is a keen walker, photographer and writer.

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James Anderson
Creative Director

James began his career working for the Scottish Community Development Centre, Glasgow City Council and LGBT Youth Scotland before working with the Open Doors Youth Project in Brisbane, Australia. On returning to Scotland, he worked with Serco Global Services before joining The Marketing Department.

James oversees all creative output of TMD, working on branding and design projects for the majority of our clients, working closely with them to ensure a consistent design approach across the entire business. He recognises design as an integral part of any marketing and communications strategy.

James has a passion for youth and community work and his former roles very much inform his approach to everything he does, TMD is proud to support several organisations within the community sector.

James is a Trustee of SWAN - Scottish Workplace Networking for LGBT People.