The Cogent Buzz.

 

British Cycling – driving grassroots participation

Breeze is one of British Cycling’s award winning initiatives, which brings together women of all ages, abilities and experience levels to enjoy bike rides across the UK. The programme is delivered by a network of over a thousand passionate and enthusiastic female volunteers – the...

Keeping it in the sporting family!

Sheridan is Executive Assistant to CEO & Office Manager at Cogent. Basically she keeps us all organised and on our mettle. She’s used to high performance environments - her Dad is Aston Villa and England legend (and now fitness and conditioning supremo and Pro Level...

 

Activating Network Q’s sponsorship of Wales Rally GB

We created the Network Q brand for Vauxhall 27 years ago and we’re delighted to say we are still their lead agency today.   In 2015, that asked us to help find a way to celebrate their 25th anniversary. Rekindling Network Q’s long history with rallying seemed...

Sponsorship activation – community and grassroots

As Nottingham Building Society’s creative agency partner, a key part of our remit is to support activation of their sponsorship of the Leicester Tigers rugby union team. From promoting #tigersfamily products which tie customer savings to investment in the club, to engagement in community initiatives...

Cogent Cycle Club

Inspired by our work with British Cycling on their Ride Social grassroots initiative, Cogent Cycle Club formed this year to take on the Stratford Tempest in support of Midlands Air Ambulance – a charity who came to the rescue of one of our own this...

Sports Lifestyle Apparel

We are lead strategic and creative agency for Dublin equestrian clothing and their sister brand, Weatherbeeta horse clothing. They’re a family owned business like us, and we support them in the UK, Australia, US and across Europe. We’re working on a renewed brand strategy for...

 

Renault Sport Formula One 2017 season launch

The Renault Sport Formula One team were targeting a big improvement in the 2017 Formula One season. With Nico Hulkenberg joining from Force India, Britain’s Jolyon Palmer staying with the team for a second campaign and a new car to unveil, they wanted launch content...

Global Sports Activation

Prior to joining Cogent to run the global Jaguar account, David Jones was Commercial Director for MG Sport & Racing for two years. He ran entries into Le Mans, BTCC and WRC2, as well negotiating and activating sponsorship rights, brand marketing, merchandising, hospitality and more....

Pentland

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Pentland is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands. We own Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Speedo, Boxfresh, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Lacoste Chaussures and Ted Baker footwear, the UK...

Congratulations to the Cogent Cycle Club!

A massive congratulations goes out to the Cogent Cycle Club who completed the Stratford Tempest at the weekend, raising 133% of their target for Midlands Air Ambulance. The entire team made it round and thoroughly enjoyed themselves on what was an uncharacteristically beautiful British summer's...

Cogent Cycle Club takes on the Stratford Tempest

This weekend Cogent Cycle Club are taking on the Stratford Tempest for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity because one of our own needed their help this year. Earlier this year one of our colleagues was badly injured in a motorcycle accident and he was rushed to hospital...

Instead of buying Neymar, you could afford…

In the world of football, Neymar has just become the most expensive purchase of all time - moving from Barcelona to Paris St-Germain for a fee of £198M. For most of us our houses will be the most expensive purchases we make in our lifetime,...

Believe in Blue shortlisted for the CIPR PRide Awards!

Today we’re sending our biggest congratulations to Police Federation after they’ve been shortlisted in the Not-for-Profit Campaign category for this year’s Charted Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) PRide Awards! The ‘Believe in Blue’ campaign saw us working together with Police Federation to highlight the reality...

Welcome to the hive. Blake Timms.

This week Blake Timms joins our Search, Analytics and Conversion team as Search Executive. Sitting as part of our Propagation Hub, Blake brings a data driven approach together with digital and fashion know-how. Today he tells us a bit more about his experience and his...

Hiring: Camera Op-Editor

It’s an exciting time for the Creative & Technology hive here at Cogent. With some fantastic new client wins and brilliant projects coming up, we're looking for a Camera Op-Editor join our growing team. Not only will you have the opportunity to work on some...

Cogent | Network Q | Behind the scenes

Behind the scenes with Network Q

Last week we had a great time out on shoot with Network Q. Bringing together rock climbing, drones and a day in the Big Smoke, here's a little behind-the-scenes peek at our team in action. Stay tuned to see what we've been up to! Want to learn more about...

Lorraine Molloy | Cogent

Welcome to the hive. Lorraine Molloy.

We are delighted to give a big ‘welcome to the hive’ to Lorraine Molloy who joins us this week as part of our finance team and Support Hive. Balancing savvy numerical skills together with a guilty pleasure for Love Island gossip, Lorraine tells us a...

Welcome to the hive. Sheridan Daley.

Joining the team in the Propagation Hub as PA to the CEO, this week we welcome Sheridan Daley to the hive. With over 3 year’s agency experience and an other-worldly ability to multitask, Sheridan brings her meticulous organisation and forward planning skills to Cogent –...

Hiring: Junior Agency Producer

We are looking for a Junior to Mid-weight Producer to join our thriving film department. This person will have a minimum of 18 months shoot production experience and have the ability to multi task with movable deadlines – with a smile on their face! The Agency...

4 apps to help with the spring cleaning

We’ve all been there. Arriving back into the office after a long bank holiday weekend only to be faced with the disorganised stack of papers and general disarray that ‘past you’ decided to leave behind. Or sat on the sofa watching another Netflix series -...

Making the house a home with CGI

Working together with Junction Eleven, our photographic and image creation studio, we are excited that CGI artists Richard Horne and Phil Palmer have been spending more time at our Meriden HQ, working closely with the Creative & Technology Hive to bring new craft skills and...

Welcome to the hive. Alisha Kaur Sapra.

Joining our Relationships Hive is makeup mad track driver Alisha Kaur Sapra.  Starting as an Account Executive on one of our biggest retail accounts, we are thrilled to welcome her to Cogent and cannot wait to see all the great work she produces for our...

Welcome to the hive. Nick Banister.

Today we are pleased to welcome Nick Banister, Leicester City fanatic and TV buff, to the Creative and Technology Hive as our new Junior Videographer. We talk to him about why he picked Cogent and how he’s found working together with the team so far. Why...

Hiring: Insight and Media Manager

Due to a number of new business wins, we're hiring two individuals to join a busy team whose responsibilities cover Organic Search Engine Optimisation, Paid Media (PPC, Display, Programmatic etc.), Conversion Rate Optimisation and Insight (particularly using Google Analytics). We are ideally after people whose...

Creating Tactical Content Together with Yorkshire Water

Last Saturday (1st April) saw Yorkshire Water announce the launch of ‘H2GO’, a revolutionary new form of water that experts believe will help Britain’s best swimmers smash records by as much as 5%. Yorkshire Water scientists have been working with Team GB swimmer Max Litchfield...