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Sarah Clemson

Co-Founder & Marketing Consultant

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Sarah's Story

Looking back, it occurs to me that over the past 32 years, I have worked with over 1,000 clients, leading projects which include new business, brand, product and service launches, ad and digital campaigns and growth strategies and planning across widely varying sectors in both the B2B and B2C arena.

I started my first business in 1991, aged 24 – yes I’ve just given my age away! That business was Ninety Degrees, a creative agency, founded in Blackburn and ultimately sited in King Street, Manchester. We specialised in property marketing and enjoyed the heady days of the 2000’s with loft apartments springing up all over the city, and office development rental income equaling Manhattan.

In 2005, I sold Ninety Degrees, feeling my time and heart were torn between business and bringing up my young daughter. I remember a client asking me why we were selling at our height? A dilemma many women in business face, being pulled between the two and feeling you are doing neither justice.

Marketing consultancy followed, an MA in Fine Art, and the plan to create a new business nearer home. In 2012, Latitude was formed with Andy Schofield and later Sean Pickles, my second business and in 2013, the third, Longitude Art Gallery. 10 years on and Latitude is a strong entity with an incredible team, a consistent order book and burgeoning work to warrant taking on new staff.

I am fortunate to love what I do, have the greatest privilege in meeting new people and longstanding clients who have become friends, and working within one of the most important sectors within the UK economy.

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