Specialist recruitment across marketing, communications, digital and design

Our expertise

Since Spotlight started in 2008, we have worked with the biggest and smallest events organisations, supporting their recruitment across marketing, events, digital, design and communications. Our clients range from creative experiential startups to global events networks working on international trade shows and expos. Our focus is on finding candidates passionate about the events industry to allow successful recruitment and retention of key talent. Spotlight work across all sectors of events:

  • Event Management
  • Live Events
  • Experiential Agencies
  • Conferences
  • Virtual Events
  • Logistics
  • Trade Shows
  • Corporate Hospitality
  • Membership Events
  • Venues
  • Event Production
  • Event Agencies

Why Spotlight?

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 events backgrounds. We focus on the long-term, finding extraordinary people who can do amazing things for our events clients.

Our Consultant team are ex-Marketers and use this deep expertise, coupled with knowledge of the events industry, to successfully fill the most challenging of roles.

Do you need to hire?

Exceptional talent for all events clients

For over 15 years we have supported our events clients, recruit efficiently and effectively. Our recruitment spans all areas of marketing, events digital, communications and design including the following roles:

  • Head of Marketing
  • Events Manger
  • Account Director
  • Digital Designer
  • Marketing Manager
  • Head of Events
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Marketing Director
  • Head of Design
  • CRM Manager
  • Events Executive
  • PR Manager
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • UX Designer
  • Website Manager
  • Brand Manager
  • Graphic Designer
  • Content Manager
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Fundraising Manager
  • Digital Marketing Director
  • Membership Manager
  • Social Media Manager
  • Performance Marketing
  • Email Marketing Manager
  • Communications Manager
  • Head of Communications

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I)

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

Spotlight offer advice to our events clients on everything from salary benchmarking to the recruitment landscape and we support our candidates at every stage on their journey within events recruitment. 

Our goal is to collaborate with our events clients, to help you craft a strong candidate experience to attract and retain the most exceptional and diverse charity marketing teams.

By offering permanent, temporary and interim recruitment options for our events 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.

I am really pleased to offer your candidate the role at DCD.  It is excellent news, we’re delighted on this side and really looking forward to him joining the team.

Data Center Dynamics

Recently worked with Spotlight to make a senior appointment to our Leadership Team, following an unsuccessful round of interviews. The team were great to work with, and were agile to respond to feedback on candidates. They found us some utterly brilliant candidates and we made a fantastic appointment to our team.


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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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