Digital Recruitment Specialists 

Digital People is an award-winning digital & e-Commerce headhunting practice.

As digital practitioners with almost two decades client-side behind us, we have first-hand experience leading digital transformation for SME’s to International blue chips, which gives us a unique perspective of what transformation means for business, and a unique understanding of the people and capability required to achieve it.

Our real-world experience gives us an unparalleled understanding of what ‘good’ looks like for hiring companies and candidates alike, and our focus on creating the ‘perfect match’ coupled with our expert digital knowledge, helps our clients secure the best digital talent in the market.

Winner of the coveted Best Newcomer at the Marketing & Digital Recruitment Awards 2016, Digital People were commended for “displaying sound evidence of an agency entirely in touch with its market”. The judges also highlighted the fact that we had “created a philosophy based around the candidate experience”. 

What we do

  • C-level leadership appointments with a digital transformation focus
  • Experienced mid-to-senior level digital & e-Commerce appointments
  • Interim specialists – at short notice for business critical assignments
  • Strategic consultancy & team build from the ground-up

So whether you’re looking for a digital superstar, or you’re a rising star looking for your next move, call us on 0207 127 5238 to see how we can help you.


Case Studies

The brief

Time Out is the trusted global platform that inspires and enables people to experience the best food, attractions, art, culture, shopping and nightlife a city has to offer. Operating in 107 cities, across 39 countries, it has an average monthly global audience reach of 111 million across all channels.

Following the UK launch of an exciting new advertising product aimed at SMB’s, the product was rolled out in the US market. Digital People were engaged to help build a new digital team from scratch, to support the product entry and expansion into the US market. We successfully placed a number of roles including Digital Account Managers, as well as a Digital Director.

What the client said…

“Digital People ushered me through every step of the recruitment process for my new position with precision and skill. They were responsive around the clock, not to mention across time zones, and I know the hiring manager’s experience was similar. I recommend them highly to anyone looking to make a move within or into the industries they handle, anyone who just wants to weigh their options, or any employer in the digital space looking to make the right hire the first time.”

– Digital Director, Time Out New York

The brief

Oban is one of the world’s leading international digital marketing agencies. They’ve been thinking global and acting local since 2002. Oban’s ethos is to improve the performance of global websites and online platforms, using local knowledge and real cultural influence.

Digital People were retained to conduct a whole of market search, in order to help the business identify their new Chief Executive Officer, to lead their International expansion and business growth strategy.

What the client said…

“We partnered with Digital People to help us identify our new CEO. This was a critical role for the business, and it was imperative we got the right person on board to lead our growth strategy. They were able to use their extensive industry experience and instinct, to deliver an exceptional shortlist from which we made an exceptional hire. It was extremely refreshing to work with a recruiter who truly understands the industry. The service was absolutely first-rate.”

– Owner, Oban Digital

The brief

Wex Photographic was established in 1997 offering a dedicated service for photographers at every level; a service that has been enjoyed by over 700,000 customers.

Their dedication to service, photographic expertise and outstanding customer support is underpinned with competitive prices and a commitment to holding products in stock for immediate delivery. The result is an award-winning formula which has made them the UK’s largest online specialist photographic retailer.

Digital People were engaged to source a Digital Marketing Manager, with a very specific skill set, for a highly specialist division of the business.

What the client said…

“Digital People very efficiently filled a tricky new job role within our business. They spent time with us to understand the purpose of the role, and the sort of company we are. They quickly came up with a shortlist of very suitable candidates, and we were able to find our person in a record short period.”

– Chief Customer Officer, Wex Photographic

The brief

England Golf is the governing body for amateur golf in England. It is one of the country’s largest sports governing bodies and looks after the interests of more than 1,900 golf clubs and 675,000 men, women, boy and girl club members.

Digital People reviewed England Golfs organisational structure and business objectives, and advised on capability required to support its long term digital strategy.

What the client said…

“Digital People are extremely knowledgeable and quickly grasped our requirements, translating these into candidates interested & engaged to explore the opportunity further with us. We successfully recruited & were very impressed with the overall service, level of time & communication Digital People invested to understand the business. Thanks Digital People!”

– HR Manager, England Golf

“I always try to find the right people for the right job, because I believe that specialism is really important… and we believe there is a real value to being an absolute expert and specialist in your field…”

 Richard Martin, Digital Director, ARCO

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