Specialist recruitment across marketing, communications, digital and design

Our expertise

Since 2008 Spotlight has worked with a wide range of clients across the music industry, wanting to hire standout talent across marketing, events, design, digital and communications. There has been continued change within recent years as the music industry changes according to consumer demand, and online streaming is set to remain as the most dominant form of music consumption.  Niche digital skills are in demand and we able to fill challenging roles with specific requirements across CRM, digital acquisition, analytics and digital marketing.  Our work goes beyond the placement, we build long-term relationships with our clients to support both their hiring and retention of key talent. The Consultant team work across all areas of music including:

  • Music Streaming
  • Digital
  • Ecommerce
  • Radio
  • Broadcast
  • Royalties
  • Music Licensing
  • Music Retail
  • Artist Management
  • Publishing Houses
  • Live Events
  • Membership Bodies

Why Spotlight?

With more than 15 years of recruitment experience, our team have worked with hundreds of clients who want to hire the strongest talent that will help them achieve their commercial objectives.

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 the music sector. We are members of the Recruitment and Employment Federation and are proud to work with organisations of all sizes from startups to global music and production groups. 

Do you need to hire?

Trusted by music clients to deliver results

Our specialist Consultants recruit across marketing, digital, communications and design and cover the following roles across the music sector:

  • Head of Marketing
  • Social Media Manager
  • Royalties Manager
  • Licensing Manager
  • Product Marketing Manager
  • Digital Designer
  • Marketing Manager
  • 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

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I)

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

We have worked extensively across the music industry and this means the team can offer advice on everything from salary benchmarking to the competitor landscape. We take a hands-on approach with recruitment for our music clients and support our marketing, digital, communications and design candidates at every stage on their recruitment journey. 

Our goal is to work closely with our 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, we can recruit flexibly at all levels for all needs.  

banner image

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.

Latest Insights

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.

Current roles

Google Rating
Based on 110 reviews