Kara Stanford, Chartered Marketer (CIM) | Strategic Marketing Consultant | Tutor
Kara Stanford, Chartered Marketer (CIM), is a Strategic Marketing Consultant running KMS Marketing and The Marketing Spaces.
Her structured, focused approach to reviewing, planning, and implementing marketing is backed up by sound marketing theories. She is highly practical and makes sure her students understand how to apply theory and best practice to their organisation – whatever the size and budget.
Kara began her career at LloydsTSB working on a range of marketing and communication projects, before moving to the public sector. As Avon Fire and Rescue Service’s first Marketing Manager, she pioneered the infant techniques of social marketing.
In 2006, she became a Performance Management Business Consultant, showing public sector organisations how to improve their processes.
Kara set up a strategic marketing consultancy, KMS Marketing, in 2013 and has been a lively and engaging tutor with Oxford College of Marketing since 2015. Seeing a need in the market, she established the membership club for marketers, ‘The Marketing Spaces’ in November 2021.