Specialist recruitment across marketing, communications, digital and design

Our expertise

Agency recruitment has been at the heart of Spotlight since we started in 2008 and we work with hundreds of creative agency clients that need to hire standout teams. We know the right talent helps to drive success in the competitive agency world and we help our clients navigate their way through recruitment to achieve results. We see continual demand for account management and digital marketing expertise with specific requirements across CRM, SEO, PPC, data analytics and insights. Our specialist team are able to attract talented candidates with niche skills in all of these areas. Our Consultants all hail from marketing or agency life and collectively use this expertise to work with agencies of all sizes from creative independent agencies through to global leaders.  Our marketing, communications, digital and design recruitment experience spans all areas of the agency world:

  • Advertising
  • Affiliate
  • Design
  • Branding
  • Digital
  • Events
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Content
  • Public Relations
  • Experiential
  • Communications

Why Spotlight?

Our agency clients are navigating a myriad of challenges in the current economic climate. We take a hands-on approach to build relationships and represent talented candidates who will help our clients to achieve key commercial objectives.

We listen carefully to our clients to find out how we can support their growth, and offer cost-effective solutions to support the hiring and retention of key teams. Our experience and approach allows us to fill the most challenging of roles.

Do you need to hire?

Trusted by agency & creative clients to deliver results

Our clients are navigating a myriad of challenges in the current economic climate and we take a hands-on approach to build relationships and generate results.  Our recruitment spans all marketing, digital, communications and design including the following roles:

  • Account Director
  • Head of Marketing
  • Social Media Manager
  • Digital Designer
  • Marketing Manager
  • Marketing Assistant
  • UX Designer
  • Marketing Director
  • Head of Design
  • Communications Manager
  • Account Executive
  • PR Manager
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Content Manager
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Strategists/Planners
  • Digital Marketing Director
  • Performance Marketing
  • CRM Manager
  • Email Marketing Manager
  • Ecommerce Manager
  • Insight Manager
  • Website Manager

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I)

Spotlight are committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) and work in partnership with our agency clients to ensure they are supported in building an inclusive culture and working environment that focuses on equal opportunities for all. We help our clients identify and address diversity challenges through more inclusive search, and engage with the broadest range of candidates to support diverse talent pools.

We offer support and advice to clients who want to use blind recruitment practices, or learn more about unconscious bias training and are able to offer a range of psychometric testing options to support unbiased assessment of a candidate’s suitability for a role.

Meaningful change takes time and we engage with the broadest range of candidates that will support our clients’ inclusive recruitment goals.

Flexible recruitment for agencies

The Spotlight team offer extensive advice to our clients on areas including salary benchmarking, job specs, benefits, interview processes and the competitor landscape so we can support efficient recruitment processes. Our goal is to work closely with our agency clients, we will help you craft a strong candidate experience to attract and retain the strong and most diverse and inclusive teams. By offering permanent, temporary and interim recruitment options for our agency clients, we can recruit flexibly at all levels, for all needs.

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Why choose us?

500+ happy clients

Since 2008, Spotlight have placed hundreds of talented candidates with clients in all sectors. We aim to exceed expectations and deliver results that will enhance our clients’ businesses.

100,000+ LinkedIn followers

We have an extensive network of marketing, communications, digital and design talent with 100,000+ followers on LinkedIn alone. We are in touch with the right people at the right time.

Recruitment with integrity

Our team are committed to clear communication with both clients and candidates. Our work goes beyond the placement and we believe in transparency and impactful recruitment.

What our clients say

I have been working with Spotlight for 2 years. They are a fantastic agency to use and I find they really take the time to look at your briefs and understand what the business needs are prior to researching candidates for the role. Over all they provide a great service with exceptional candidates.


We’ve been working with Spotlight Recruitment closely for a number of months now and I have to say the calibre of the candidates and the service they provide is excellent. A big thanks to team for all your support!


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Talk to our specialist team

We'd love to hear from you and the vision you have for your recruitment.

If you would like to discuss marketing, digital, design or communications recruitment for your business or want to find out more about us and our team, you can reach Spotlight at 020 3008 4254 or email us directly at 

Alternatively, visit our contact us page to share job specs and role details or CVs and information on your job search.

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