Specialist recruitment across marketing, communications, digital and design

Our expertise

The manufacturing sector has seen huge growth since we started in 2008 and we work with clients of all sizes, from innovative startups to global businesses.  The manufacturing sector is responding to increasing demands, regulatory changes, and advances with robotics and automation and we take a hands-on approach to generate results for our clients.   

Our team work with a wide range of manufacturing clients needing to hire and retain outstanding talent across marketing, design, digital and communications. Our areas of specialism across manufacturing include:

  • Automation Systems
  • Building Products
  • Capital Equipment
  • Chemicals
  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Food Manufacturing
  • Mechanical Components
  • Mobile Machinery
  • Packaging
  • Membership Bodies
  • Health & Safety

Manufacturing Recruitment

With more than 15 years of recruitment experience, our team help our manufacturing clients hire the strongest talent from 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 manufacturing. We have always been members of the Recruitment and Employment Federation and work with organisations of all sizes from fast-growth startups to global manufacturing groups.

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Trusted by manufacturing clients to deliver results

Our Consultants all come from a marketing background and collectively use this expertise to work with our manufacturing clients. 

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

  • 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
  • CRM Manager
  • Email Marketing Manager
  • Insight Manager
  • Brand Manager

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I)

Spotlight are committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) and work in partnership with our maufacturing 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 across manufacturing.  We support our marketing, digital, communications and design candidates at every stage on their recruitment journey. 

Our goal is to work closely with our manufacturing 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 manufacturing 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

Feedback on your candidate at final stage was extremely positive.  He did an excellent presentation, had some really thoughtful questions and clearly had done his homework. I am delighted to confirm our offer of employment for the role of Marketing Manager.


Great news! Your candidate formally accepted our offer for the events role over the weekend and we’re really looking forward to her starting. Thank you and your team so much for helping us find her.


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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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