Connecting Brands and Ideas

Our mission is to challenge the status-quo of what a marketing agency is and how we interact with your business.

We endeavour to be a part of the fabric of your business, becoming a partner and not a provider. Our agency model defies the norm, enabling industry specialists to propel your business to the next level.

This is born from the passion of wanting to be a part of your team, journey and growth.

Marketing Partner, not service provider.

We believe in providing a service well beyond ‘just doing’ your marketing.

As  you grow, we grow. Therefore, we aim to be more than a service provider, opting to be more of a ‘go-to’ resource for any of your marketing needs. Whether this is advice or creative ideas, we’ll be with you every step of the way.

Redefining the boundaries of the traditional agency model.

Next Level Marketing Agency was founded on the belief that there is a better way for Marketing Agencies to add value to clients.

With our atypical agency structure, we have strategic partners working in conjunction with our in-house team to help deliver only the highest quality of marketing. Our partners have extensive expertise across all our Design, Digital and Visual services to deliver a commercially driven marketing solution.

Supporting your business with your Marketing Strategy.

It’s not just a cliché when we say that we want to be a part of the journey of your company.

We’re committed to working with businesses of all sizes to create a bespoke, considered and executable Marketing Strategy to fuel your success. By creating a Next Level Campaign, it enables us to be a part of your success story and a part of your fabric, but also rocketing future growth within your business.

Meet The Team

Danny Williams

Founder & Managing Director

Danny is an experienced and commercially aware sales and marketing professional with a passion for working with people. As the Founder of our sister company, Next Level Consultancy Limited, back in October 2017, Next Level Marketing Agency was born in April 2018 to provide their clients with a complete marketing solution from consultancy to marketing services. to see more on Danny’s background, as well as recommendation, please view his LinkedIn profile below.

Lawrence Johnson

Creative Director

Lawrence Johnson joined the NLMA Team as our Creative Director in March 2023.

As Creative Director, Lawrence oversees the delivery of our Marketing, Operational and People Strategy.

With a significant level of experience running a Marketing Agency in Staffordshire for the past seven years, Lawrence brings a wealth of expertise to our agency and our team as we continue to grow and add value, through Marketing Strategy and Services, to our clients.

Having recently relocated to Manchester, Lawrence joined NLMA at a time where we were experiencing growth, so his expertise will take NLMA's strategic and creative output to the next level.

As a former sous Chef, Lawrence loves to cook and has a keen interest in music production, playing guitar and piano.

Ben Higginson

Visual Director

Ben Higginson joined the NLMA team as our new Visual Director in April 2023.

As an award-winning director, Ben’s previous works have received international critical acclaim – most notably for his eclectic range of short films and music videos.

With several years' experience capturing and editing high-quality video content, we know Ben’s creative input will be a huge asset in helping to bring our client’s ideas to life.

Bens creative and technical skills will add value and help take our visual pillar to the next level.

Ben is a die hard Newcastle FC fan, but don't let that put you off. He makes a mean lasagna and in his spare time he likes to watch, yep you guessed it...films.

Rebecca Garbutt

Content Manager

Rebecca Garbutt joined the NLMA team as our new Content Manager in May 2023.

After graduating with a first-class degree in Journalism in 2020, Rebecca has developed a colourful and varied portfolio covering everything from Copywriting and PR to Photography and Graphic Design.

As the NLMA team continues to expand, we couldn't be happier to have her on board for the journey!

Since joining the team, Rebecca has been busy working with our Creative Director, Lawrence Johnson, to enhance our Digital Marketing Strategy and refresh our Social Media Channels.

Rebecca has ran many charitable campaigns and loves her furry friends. She has a great sense of humour, which is a breath of fresh air both in the office and through the content she produces.

Our Values


We endeavour to go above and beyond our client’s expectations of us and to aim to become engrained within the culture and fabric of your business both now, and for the future.


Our atypical agency model enables us to tailor our marketing services around our clients challenges, whether that be in-house or utilising our strategic partners.


Honesty is our Policy. By operating with a transparent relationship, we are uniquely able to have open and honest conversations to create meaningful, results-driven campaigns for our clients.


We are a process-driven agency. By being clear, concise and communicative, we devise our campaigns and ensure that our clients know exactly what’s going every step of the journey.

Want to see how we can help your business?