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Finding space for creativity in finance marketing is hard. These 20 agenices can help

By June Archbold | Product Manager

August 25, 2023 | 5 min read

Financial services advertising needs creativity just as much as any other sector. We look at the best-rated agencies working in the FS sector in The Drum Recommends for creativity.

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Financial services marketing needn’t be dull / Unsplash

As Uncommon’s latest work for fintech Communion proves, financial services marketing doesn’t have to be boring or worthy. But finding space for creative copy, visuals and break-through moments in such a highly regulated sector isn’t easy.

If you’re looking for an agency partner that can help cut that Gordian knot, we’re here to help. The Drum Recommends is a free service designed by The Drum to help marketers find relevant, trusted agencies. Recommendations are based on reviews from their clients.

Every year, The Drum Recommends receives thousands of ratings from advertisers. Marketers complete a survey that scores their agency’s performance, the quality and range of their services, as well as price. Agencies must receive at least three client ratings to become recommended for a service.

Below, you’ll find the names, headcount and office locations of the 20 top-scoring agencies that work in the financial sector, ranked by clients on creativity and innovaton.

Agency Number of staff Location(s)
Bind Media 23 Bath
Burst Digital 11 London, New York, San Francisco
Cremarc 20 Woking
Cygnus 30 Milton Keynes
Distinction 23 London, Nottingham
EvenSix 12 Oxford
Fluid Ideas 50 Derby
Harrison Carloss 13 London, Manchester, Stoke On Trent
Jakala 1900 London, Madrid, Milano, New York, Riga, Sao Paulo, Shanghai
Milestone Creative 25 High Wycombe
Pemberton & Whitefoord 10 London
Rebel 18 London
Shaped By 14 Bristol
So Marketing 17 London, Stoke On Trent
Space & Time 122 Edinburgh, London, Manchester, Reigate
Storm 20 Southend-On-Sea
Strand PR 7 Royston
StrategiQ 54 Ipswich, Leamington, London
Think Design Manchester 11 Manchester
WHP Creative 6 London, Milton Keynes

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