Market Research

Specialist recruitment across marketing, communications, digital and design

Our expertise

The market research sector has experienced continual change since we started in 2008 and is a key area of our business. Our team work with a wide range of market research clients needing to hire outstanding talent across marketing, research, design, digital and communications.

We recruit across all areas of market research, working with clients who are looking to hire talented candidates with specific skills across insight, qualitative and quantitative research, project management and analysis.  Our areas of specialism include:

  • AI 
  • Brand & Communications
  • Behaviour Change
  • Insight
  • Data
  • Market Research Agencies
  • Research, Analytics, Strategy
  • Consumer Research

Why Spotlight?

With more than 15 years of recruitment experience, we have worked with some of the most prominent market research agencies. We know that the candidate market is highly competitive and recruitment needs to be carefully managed to achieve success. 

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 market research backgrounds. We have always been members of the Recruitment and Employment Federation and work with organisations of all sizes from fast-growth startups to global market research groups.

Do you need to hire?

Trusted by our market research clients for results

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

  • Head of Marketing
  • Insight Manager
  • Research Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Head of Research
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Digital Designer
  • UX Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Marketing Director
  • Communications Manager
  • Head of Communications
  • PR Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Research Coordinator
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Social Media Manager
  • Content Manager
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Ecommerce Manager
  • Corporate Affairs Manager
  • Market Research Executive
  • Website Manager
  • Digital Marketing Director
  • Marketing Intelligence
  • CRM Manager
  • Email Marketing Manager
  • Research Analyst

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I)

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

Our extensive experience within market research means the team can offer advice on everything from salary benchmarking to the competitor landscape.  Our work goes beyond the placement, and we support our candidates at every stage on their recruitment journey.

Our goal is to work in partnership with our market research 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 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

I have just received a very lovely email from one of our Associate Director’s and Research Director saying that the candidates you have placed have been excellent! It’s always nice to get good feedback many thanks to Spotlight again.


Following the interviews and meetings we had with your candidates, we are delighted to offer the role of Senior Project Manager! We are looking forward to them joining our team.


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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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