London based, Recruiting the best marketing leaders since 2002

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Headquartered in London, Hanson Search has been supporting businesses to recruit the best marketing talent for over 20 years, both in London and across the globe.  Our consultants come from a blend of recruitment and marketing backgrounds, and they understand the unique challenges marketing recruitment poses.

Marketing covers many disciplines and as a result marketing candidates come from a variety backgrounds, such as communications, digital marketing, content marketing and events, so understanding your business and marketing objectives, and tailoring the recruitment process to find the best candidate is fundamental.

Hanson Search has a global network of marketing and communication recruitment consultants based in London, across Europe, US and the Middle East who can help advice you on what you need. We host our own marketing events, produce an annual marketing and communications salary survey and attend Cannes Lions – the renowned global marketing conference to help nurture our network.

Whether you are hiring a CMO, Head of marketing, or experts within the marketing function such as Head of Product Marketing, Head of Brand, Head of Creative, Head of Communications or Digital Director, our team will headhunt the best marketing talent for you.

We do the legwork in searching and screening for impressive candidates from all marketing and industry sector backgrounds, both in London and across the world. Our expert knowledge and streamlined process reduces the time to recruit the ideal candidate and ensures you build the best-in-class marketing function. 

Our varied client list includes global corporations and boutique agencies, VC backed start-ups and scale ups, high growth SaaS platforms across B2C, B2B and B2B2C industries. Whether your business is tech, FMCG, or professional services, Hanson Search will find you the expert your business needs to grow.

Our team are always happy to offer advice whether it's about a job search, advice on the market and how to recruit, how other businesses are structuring their marketing teams, or networking opportunities, don't hesitate to get in touch.

Report 2023 Salary Guide: Advertising, Creative & Digital

The Hanson Search 2023 Salary Guide is an extensive report of the latest remuneration and benefit trends across the UK advertising, creative, digital, and market research agencies.

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Our c-suite, board, and advisory practice provides executive search and consulting services to our global clients, supporting your CEO and leadership team in the identification and development of high-performing boards. 

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