Environment & Sustainability

Specialist recruitment across marketing, communications, digital and design

Our expertise

Spotlight has always been passionate about our work in the net-zero and sustainability economy since we started in 2008. The race to tackle climate change is moving faster than ever and organisations need support to develop at pace. We take a hands-on approach in the environment and sustainability sector to build relationships with candidates and generate results for our clients.   

We recruit for a wide range of environmental and sustainability clients across marketing, design, digital and communications. Our specialist Consultants work with businesses looking to create meaningful environmental change and our areas of specialism include:

  • Climate Change
  • Corporate Sustainability
  • Renewables
  • Energy Management
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Energy Storage
  • Responsible Investment
  • Sustainable Design 
  • Clean Technology
  • Corporate Affairs
  • Communications
  • Health & Safety

Why Spotlight?

With more than 15 years of recruitment experience, our team help our sustainability clients hire candidates who are passionate about working in this critical sector. By using our network of over 100,000 followers on LinkedIn alone, our executive search experience and reputation allows us to attract the most talented candidates from responsible investment to renewable energy.  

We are members of the Recruitment and Employment Federation and are proud to work with organisations of all sizes from clean technology startups to global climate change consultancies.

Do you need to hire?

Trusted by our clients to deliver

It is crucial that businesses are supported to adapt to climate change and we work with candidates who are passionate about this sector. Our team take a hands-on approach with recruitment for all of our environment and sustainability clients to build transparent relationships to generate results.  

Our Consultants come from a marketing background and collectively use this expertise to work successfully with our sustainability clients.  Our recruitment ability spans all areas across marketing, digital, communications and design including the following roles within environment and sustainability:

  • Head of Marketing
  • Social Media Manager
  • Digital Designer
  • Marketing Manager
  • Marketing Assistant
  • UX Designer
  • Brand Manager
  • Graphic Designer
  • Marketing Director
  • Head of Design
  • Communications Manager
  • Head of Communications
  • PR Manager
  • Design Lead
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Content Manager
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Ecommerce Manager
  • Corporate Affairs Manager
  • Head of Content
  • Website Manager
  • Digital Marketing Director
  • Performance Marketing
  • CRM Manager
  • Email Marketing Manager
  • Insight Manager
  • PR Executive

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I)

Spotlight are committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) and work in partnership with our environment & sustainability 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

Our extensive experience within marketing, digital, communications and design recruitment means the team can offer advice on everything from salary benchmarking to the competitor landscape.  We support our marketing, digital, communications and design candidates at every stage on their recruitment journey through to their next climate change business. 

Our goal is to work closely with our environment and sustainability clients, we will help you craft a strong candidate experience and tell your story to attract and retain the most diverse and inclusive teams. By offering permanent, temporary and interim recruitment options for our sustainability 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

This is to testify of Spotlight’s immense help, knowledge and understanding shown whilst recruiting for us.  A truly invaluable support, I am really pleased to recommend Spotlight to anyone who are looking for an experienced, efficient and professional recruitment agency, all still with a personal touch.


We have offered your candidate the job of Senior Digital Associate within the Audience Insight Team. She was outstanding at every phase of recruitment and I’m delighted to be able to offer her the job.


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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 info@spotlightrecruitment.com 

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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