OxfordSM

Why OxfordSM IS A MOST LOVED WORKPLACE®

Systemic Collaboration

EMPLOYEES COLLABORATE THROUGHOUT OUR COMPANY BY …

We are proud that we encourage open and transparent communication channels across the business. We promote active listening and collaboration in meetings and it’s important that everyone has a voice and feels comfortable to share their ideas. Contracting at the start of meetings is encouraged as it defines the purpose of the meeting whilst ensuring everyone has a voice. As a virtual company we collaborate with online tools such as Mural which enhances communication, captures thoughts and ensure everyone has the opportunity to contribute.

Positive Vision of the Future

EMPLOYEES AT OUR COMPANY HAVE A POSITIVE VISION FOR THE FUTURE BECAUSE …

We share our strategy and invite the whole organisation to build upon that strategy. We are transparent in business updates, hold regular meetings and share comms to ensure everyone in the company understands the vision, purpose and direction we are going in. We encourage story telling and knowledge sharing when it relates to where we are going through regular Community Connects and Marketplace meetings.

Company Respect

WE SHOW RESPECT AND ENSURE THAT ALL VOICES ARE HEARD AND IDEAS ARE VALUED THROUGHOUT THE COMPANY BY …

We have spent a lot of time getting to know each other through personality profiles. Being aware of our personality preference helps us to understand the way each of us learns, communicates and thinks.
We actively embrace and promote diversity and inclusion within Oxford which ensures that all individuals, regardless of their race gender, age, sexual orientation or ability, feels welcomed and included.

Company Support / Killer Outcomes

WE SUPPORT OUR EMPLOYEES IN ACHIEVING THEIR PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL GOALS BY …

Writing our own objectives and aligning them with our personal and professional goals ensures our employees feel a connection to what they want to achieve professionally.
We also offer all employees coaching where they can connect with experienced professionals who provide guidance and support in career development.
We recognise the importance of work-life balance and provide flexible working arrangements, such as remote working, telecommuting, unlimited unpaid time off and a flexible schedule.

Alignment of Values

OUR COMPANY’S VALUES ARE ALIGNED WITH OUR EMPLOYEES BECAUSE …

Our values are clearly communicated and threaded through our organisation by aligning them with our strategy. In addition, during the recruitment process we assess candidates not only for their skills but also for their alignment with our company values. This threads through to onboarding and within our Company Handbook.
In addition, we run a monthly happiness survey which helps us to understand how our community are feeling. The feedback received from the survey is shared internally, discussed during monthly leadership meetings and action is taken where needed.

Company Practices / Love

PROGRAMS AND PRACTICES WE GIVE TO OUR EMPLOYEES THAT CREATE A LOVED WORKPLACE ARE …

Happiness surveys – We run monthly survey to understand how happy our community feels which gives the team the opportunity to give open feedback and voice their opinions, concerns and suggestions. The results of the surveys are shared openly, discussed and acted upon where needed.
In a remote organisation it’s important to regularly get together either virtually or in person so we ensure there is regular time in the diary to connect, get to know each other and have fun.
Our whole organisation works remotely which helps promote a work-life balance and flexibility in the working day.

CEO Strengths

OUR CEO SERVES AS A MODEL OF OUR COMPANY VALUES BY …

Our MD leads with integrity and serves as a role model to instil a sense of purpose, pride and dedication to Oxford. Working alongside the Board, he sets clear goals and vision for the future and ensures the wider team understand, are aligned and are clear on the direction of the business.
Andrew is a visionary and demonstrates honesty, transparency and fairness in his decision making. He fosters a culture of collaboration, ensuring all voices are heard within the organisation.
He holds himself and others to account when role modelling the values of Oxford, demonstrated by his feedback, open-door policy and empowering teams that work interdependently.

Benefits

EXAMPLES OF UNIQUE BENEFITS, BONUS, OR COMPENSATION WE PROVIDE ARE …

Every employee is paid an annual bonus based on company performance. If Oxford meets and exceeds its targets then the additional bonus is shared with all employees.
10% employer pension contribution
Unlimited unpaid leave
Private medical cover
Access to Plumm which offers counselling, coaching and masterclasses
Oxford offers 25 days paid leave per year which increases with length of service.

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About the Company

OxfordSM is a long-established Marketing Consultancy, working with many of the world’s leading brands. We blend capability and strategy to help client teams thrive, find and grow happier customers, and deliver profitable growth.
We are a proud B Corp, committed to business being used as a force for good and the right interdependence between people, customers, the community and the environment.

Company Headquarters

Headquarters location:

OxfordSM
Suite A
First Floor
Links 1
Old Woking Road
Old Woking
Surrey

Company Headquarters

Industry:

Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

Company Headquarters

Company CEO's name:

Andrew Watson

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Number of employees:

0 - 1000