Public Relations

Specialist recruitment across marketing, communications, digital and design

Our expertise

Spotlight have worked with a wide range of PR clients in all sectors since we started in 2008. Our team know that all PR companies are unique and we support their specific requirements, working on roles across marketing, PR, events, design, digital and communications. Whether our PR clients need experience working with global finance accounts or from tech or consumer sectors, we work with candidates that can help achieve commercial objectives.

With continual economic changes, PR agencies are under pressure to deliver results for clients that will enhance their brands and recruitment of experienced candidates is crucial. Spotlight work with public relations clients of all sizes from startups to global groups who are looking to hire outstanding talent. Our areas of specialism include:

  • Public Affairs
  • Communication
  • Digital
  • Technology PR
  • Consumer PR
  • Financial PR
  • Property PR
  • Food & drink PR
  • Commercial PR
  • Entertainment PR
  • Healthcare PR
  • Sustainability PR

Why Spotlight?

With more than 15 years of recruitment experience across public relations, our Consultant team work at all levels and in all areas of PR.

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 with experience from the Public Relations sector. We are members of The Recruitment & Employment Federation and collectively use our expertise in PR to deliver results for our clients.

Do you need to hire?

Trusted by our clients to deliver results

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

  • Corporate Affairs Manager
  • Account Manager
  • Press Officer
  • Director of PR
  • Head of Communications
  • Account Director
  • Marketing Manager
  • Marketing Assistant
  • UX Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Marketing Director
  • Head of Design
  • Communications Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • PR Manager
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Content Manager
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Head of Marketing
  • Website Manager
  • Digital Marketing Director
  • Performance Marketing Manager
  • 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 public relations 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 for PR

Our experience within PR means the team can offer advice on everything from salary benchmarking to the competitor landscape. We offer cost-effective recruitment strategies that will help to attract experienced candidates from the right PR backgrounds. 

Our goal is to work closely with our PR clients, and become a trusted partner while supporting our candidates’ recruitment journey. We will help you craft a strong candidate experience and tell your story to attract and retain the most diverse and inclusive teams.

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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 wanted to thank you for all your effort and patience, we appreciate all the work that must have gone in to arranging candidates for the interviews.  We’ll be sure to think of you and your agency again next time we’re hiring.


We would like to make an offer to your candidate for the PR Executive role! Thank you again for finding them for us. 


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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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