People & Recruitment


We are the only specialist recruiters for high-growth FMCG and consumer brands.

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Build your team with us

Helping brands hire across all FMCG roles


  • National Account Managers
  • Senior National Account Managers
  • Foodservice Managers
  • Wholesale Managers
  • International/ Export Managers
  • Head of Sales
  • Commercial Directors


  • Brand Managers
  • Designers
  • Marketing Managers
  • Trade Marketing Managers
  • Senior Brand Managers
  • E-Commerce Managers
  • Digital Marketing Managers
  • Head of Marketing
  • Marketing Directors

Supply Chain & Operations

  • Demand Planners
  • Operations Managers
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Customer Supply Managers
  • Head of Supply Chain
  • Operations Directors


  • Finance Managers
  • Financial Controllers
  • Head of Finance
  • Finance Directors

Product & Technical

  • New Product Developers
  • Product Managers
  • Technical Managers
  • Food Technologists
  • Project Managers
  • Procurement Directors

We know what you need

We specialise in high perfoming teams

Support for high-growth ambitions

We know the demands of a challenger brand - we only recruit people who will thrive in this environment.

We get to closely know your business

We deeply understand our brands so we can find the right person with fewer CVs and less time out of the day.

Speed to completion

We work closely with hiring managers to ensure the role is filled quickly and with minimal distraction to your business.

Team structure and package advice

Using our experience, we advise on team structuring, compensation models and even job specification.

Deep candidate relationships

By understanding our candidates underlying motivations, we find them roles for the long term.

Brands trust us with their hiring

Hear from brands we have helped to hire...

Trusted by the best FMCG talent

...and from those we have found jobs

The process is simple

How it works

Our hiring processes last about 1 month and we recommend the process involves one telephone interview, 1 face-to-face interview with a task, and then a final round interview.


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Meet some of the team

If you would like any help or support with your recruitment process, please book an appointment with our team via the icons below or fill in the form.

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Jamie Cameron

Senior hires, Operations, Product & Finance

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Andrew Baker

Senior + Executive Sales & Commercial

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Emma Salah

Junior &

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Mel Thompson


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How do you find people?

To ensure maximium coverage we recruit through a number of difference sources. A high proportion of our network comes through word of mouth in the industry as we are known for our role in the challenger Community. Beyond this we use a combination of active search, jobs boards, advertising and even headhunting.

Do you advise on package structure e.g commission, equity?

Absolutely – we only work with high growth brands so have seen many different models for structuring compensation – some of which work and some of which do not. We will always advise our clients on the model that best fits with the market to ensure we are attracting the best talent.

Do you hire part-time people?

Yes we do. This is a popular route for many brands where they cannot yet justify a full-time role but would like an injection of experience.

What if we hire through you and then they leave?

This is a rare occurrence but if the new hire leaves after a short period of time in role, we will provide you with a refund. All of this is detailed in our Ts&Cs.

What size of business do you hire for?

We have hired for businesses ranging from £30m in turnover to a new start-up hiring their first employee. The only thing the businesses have in common is they are very high growth and have high standards for the people working in their teams.

Do you offer a referral if we know a superstar?

Absolutely. You will personally earn £250 if you refer a great person that we find a job.

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