This week in a special double interview we caught up with Managing Director James Hunt and ‘Ultimate Sports & Entertainment Apprentice’ Ollie Silverton at GMR Marketing, who offered insight on what it takes to work at the company and how they help sponsors maximise value from their rights.  

James Hunt explains why GMR Marketing decided to take such a unique approach to hiring their new apprentice, how learning to listen can turn a good leader into a great leader and his predictions in the digital & social space for 2016:

Ollie Silverton talks us through his journey to becoming named ‘Ultimate Sports & Entertainment Apprentice’, what he has learned so far and his exciting upcoming projects:

Follow Ollie’s journey at and on Twitter at @GMRMarketingUK and of course we’ll keep you up-to-date on our @GoGlobal Twitter channel. For the latest job opportunities at GMR Marketing, please click here.

About GMR Marketing

Founded in 1979, GMR ( is an award-winning global engagement marketing agency. We create unforgettable experiences across sports, music, entertainment and lifestyle — helping brands connect with people via their passions. The outcome: true connections that last. Our team creates, consults and activates in 70 countries, covering every continent from 17 offices in 9 countries. Many of the world's best known brands turn to GMR for insights and analytics; consulting and strategic planning; creative ideation and design; digital, social and mobile marketing; event and hospitality production and much more. The agency is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, USA, and has its EMEA HQ in London, England. GMR is part of the DAS Group of Companies.


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