Specialist recruitment across marketing, communications, digital and design

Our expertise

Since Spotlight started in 2008, we have worked with hundreds of clients across the leisure industry who want to hire the most talented candidates.  We help our clients navigate recruitment across marketing, digital, design and communications and through hiring the right candidates, achieve their commercial objectives.  By using our network of over 100,000 followers on LinkedIn alone, we are able to engage the strongest and most talented candidates for our clients.

Consumer behaviour and habits are changing, and even in this challenging economic climate consumers are spending more time and money on leisure pursuits than ever before. Our team work across a number of disciplines:

  • Travel & Culture
  • Commercial Leisure
  • Gambling & Gaming
  • Broadcast
  • Sports
  • Hotels
  • Hospitality
  • Fitness
  • Attractions
  • Restaurants & Bars
  • Museums & Galleries
  • Venues

Why Spotlight?

Since 2008, we have helped our clients navigate recruitment across marketing, digital, design and communications and through hiring key talent, achieve their key commercial objectives.  

Our Consultants all come from a marketing background and use this deep expertise and knowledge of the leisure industry, its changing landscape and demands.

To recruit effectively, clients often require niche sector experience and we are able to source candidates with key digital skills across analytics, e-commerce, B2C and performance marketing. 

Do you need to hire?

Trusted by our clients to deliver results

The leisure industry is changing and we take a hands-on approach to build relationships and develop key marketing teams that will drive commercial success.

Our recruitment spans all marketing, digital, communications and design including the following roles:

  • Head of Marketing
  • Social Media 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
  • Brand Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Content Manager
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Trade Marketing Manager
  • Channel Marketing Manager
  • Website Manager
  • Digital Designer
  • Digital Marketing Director
  • Performance Marketing
  • CRM Manager
  • Email Marketing Manager
  • Ecommerce Manager
  • Insight Manager
  • Head of Paid Media

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I)

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

Impactful recruitment for leisure

Spotlight offer advice to our clients on everything from salary benchmarking to the competitor landscape and support our candidates at every stage on their recruitment journey.  Our work goes beyond the placement. 

Our goal is to collaborate with our leisure clients, to help you craft a strong candidate experience to attract and retain the strongest and most diverse teams. By offering permanent, temporary and interim recruitment options for our leisure 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

Spotlight were tremendously helpful, and thoroughly enjoyable to deal with throughout the sourcing and interviewing process for a Marketing Manager for GoBoat UK. We now have a great Marketing Manager in post, and I will be coming back to Spotlight for future marketing recruitment needs.


Spotlight have helped us find numerous tricky roles in difficult markets. They spent time getting to know us as a company as well as understanding fully what candidates we were looking for. They also never gave up! The team worked amazingly hard and with such perseverance – I would definitely recommend them to any business looking to hire thoughtfully and carefully.


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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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