The Fintech Marketers and Leaders Podcast

Building a Future-Proof Brand with Oscar Mackenzie, Head Of Marketing at Shares

June 05, 2023 Growth Gorilla Season 2
The Fintech Marketers and Leaders Podcast
Building a Future-Proof Brand with Oscar Mackenzie, Head Of Marketing at Shares
Show Notes

One platform has captured the attention of brands worldwide: TikTok. With its explosive growth and unparalleled reach, TikTok presents a unique opportunity for fintechs to connect with their target audience in an engaging way like never before. 

In our latest episode of The FML Podcast, we had the privilege of sitting down with Oscar Mackenzie, Head of Marketing at Shares, to delve into his decade-long experience in building meaningful brands at scale and explore his secrets to unlocking the full potential of TikTok.

Oscar Mackenzie is no stranger to the world of marketing. Having crafted campaigns and content for renowned names like Red Bull, The North Face, Juventus FC, Lego, and Jeep during his agency tenure, Oscar brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table. In 2021, he ventured into the fintech industry, taking the helm of the marketing team at Shares—a fast-growing fintech company making waves in the UK and expanding into Europe.

At Shares, Oscar has spearheaded the development of a community-based approach to investing, which has gained remarkable traction on social media platforms. With over 30k followers on TikTok and an impressive 1 million organic views, Oscar and his team have not only cracked the TikTok code but also mastered the art of building a brand for the future.

Join Shameer and Oscar as they discuss:

  • Building meaningful brands at scale
  • Cracking the TikTok code
  • Long term vs short-term brand building
  • Empowering users to invest
  • Creating genuinely valuable content for social media
  • Avoiding trend hopping on social media
  • The importance of community
  • Connecting with Gen Z audiences
  • Cutting through the noise, globally
  • Providing business value
  • Creating native content

And much more.

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