Executive Search

Specialist recruitment across marketing, communications, digital and design

Our expertise

Since Spotlight started in 2008, we have worked with a number of executive search and recruitment companies, helping them to attract and engage outstanding talent across marketing, design, digital and communications. With the current economic challenges, the recruitment industry is facing pressure particularly with attracting and retaining key candidates. Our team of Consultants and Researchers work with the most talented candidates who can contribute to our clients commercial objectives and support business growth.

We understand the competitive recruitment world, and our specialist teams work on behalf of clients across the following divisions:

  • Executive Search
  • Talent Management
  • Recruitment Agencies
  • Headhunters
  • Financial Recruitment
  • Technology Recruitment
  • Property Recruitment
  • Legal Recruitment
  • Medical Recruitment
  • Search & Selection
  • Sustainability Recruitment
  • Education Recruitment

Why Spotlight?

With more than 15 years of marketing recruitment experience, our team have supported hundreds of Executive Search and Recruitment clients hire the strongest talent to support their own growth. We champion the most talented Marketers out there, using our network of over 100,000 followers on LinkedIn alone and our extensive executive search experience allows us to engage the right people from the recruitment sector.

Spotlight are members of the Recruitment and Employment Federation and our specialist team work with organisations of all sizes from fast-growth recruitment startups to global executive search groups.

Do you need to hire?

Trusted by our clients to deliver results

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

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

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I)

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

Bespoke recruitment

Our extensive experience means we can offer advice on everything from salary benchmarking to the competitor landscape across recruitment and its subsectors.  We know the recruitment industry inside out, and support our marketing, digital, communications and design candidates at every stage on their recruitment journey. 

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

We will send your candidate an offer today for the content marketing role!  It is wonderful news and thank you for all of your work on this.


I want to say how great the Spotlight team were in my recruitment efforts.  We are delighted to have your candidate on board, and looking forward to working with them.


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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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