Specialist recruitment across marketing, communications, digital and design

Our expertise

Spotlight has worked within the pharmaceutical sector since we started in 2008, recruiting across marketing, communications, design and digital. We work with a wide range of pharmaceutical clients needing to hire outstanding talent across permanent, interim and temporary on both a contingency and retained basis. Our Consultant team work with candidates who are passionate about the sector, and we work across all areas of pharmaceutical including:

  • Medical
  • Warehouse and Logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Packaging and Design
  • Life Sciences
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Supply Chain
  • Medical Communications
  • Market Access
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical Affairs
  • Clinical Research
  • R&D
  • Medical Devices
  • Healthcare
  • Membership Bodies

Why Spotlight?

With more than 15 years of recruitment experience, our team help our pharmaceutical clients hire experienced and talented candidates who can help to support commercial growth.

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 pharmaceutical and healthcare. We are members of the Recruitment and Employment Federation and support our pharmaceutical clients with overcoming recruitment hurdles and scaling teams. 

Do you need to hire?

Trusted by clients to deliver results

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

  • Head of Marketing
  • Social Media Manager
  • Product Marketing Manager
  • Digital Designer
  • Marketing Manager
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Brand Manager
  • UX Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Marketing Director
  • Head of Design
  • Communications Manager
  • Head of Communications
  • Market Intelligence Manager
  • PR Manager
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Content Manager
  • Trade Marketing Manager
  • Retail Marketing Manager
  • Market Research Manager
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Corporate Affairs Manager
  • Website Manager
  • Digital Marketing Director
  • 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 pharmaceutical 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 within pharmaceutical recruitment 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 with us.

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 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

The Social Media & Digital Specialist you placed has been amazing. Her wealth of experience and expertise in the digital marketing field is already adding value to our brands. Spotlight has been brilliant in helping us find an a digital marketer in such a short period of time. Their communication is very prompt and work is very efficient and I would definitely recommend.


Thank you again for recruiting for us at such short notice. I would just like to say how pleased we were with your candidate, she has settled in really well and thanks for organising this so quickly.


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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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