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Hanson Search has over 19 years’ experience of top-level public relations recruitment and communications executive search.  We understand the challenges you face in finding the right PR & marketing professional in today’s competitive environment.    

We work closely with brands and agencies to identify and place public relations and communications professionals across the UK, Europe, Asia, MENA, Africa and North America in mid and senior level roles. These range from managers and directors up to the senior leadership team, including MDs, CEOs and board-level positions. 

Over the years we have identified and placed highly skilled PR talent across healthcare, consumer, technology, corporate and financial markets, for brands and agencies. Our diverse client base has included the likes of Bacardi, Teneo Blue Rubicon, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Cohn & Wolfe, BMI Healthcare and HS2 – to name a few 

Many of our dedicated PR recruitment and communication search specialists come from industry backgrounds.  They are up to date on industry trends and have built vast global networks, and have a proven track record of consistently finding new up-and-coming talent for our clients, on brief and above expectation.  

We are always here for a confidential chat.  

Whether it’s about your next executive job search, advice on the market, how other businesses are structuring their public relations and communications teams, or networking opportunities, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.   


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