Call 0121 409 1452

Call 0121 409 1452

Digital & eCommerce recruitment
by experienced digital practitioners


"Digital People helped us fill the role quickly and efficiently. They were highly effective at matching candidate to role and company culture and took the time to follow up once the candidate had started, to check that the role was working out as expected for both parties. I would highly recommend them and will definitely use them again for future recruiting requirements.”HEAD OF MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

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Welcome to the anti-recruitment agency
Let's face it, you could train a chimp to run a search on a CV database, but at digital people, we don't think that cuts the mustard.
We are digital specialists who believe there is much more to being a specialist than just recruiting digital roles, and that there's no substitute for experience. We were in-house digital practitioners for almost two decades before we became recruiters. We've worked in, managed, or hired most roles we now help recruit, for brands you'll have heard of like Vodafone, Expedia & John Lewis.
We've been the candidate and the hiring manager, which gives us a deep understanding of what 'good' looks like for both parties, and a unique perspective of the industry.
Probably the most un-recruiter like recruiters you'll ever work with
It starts with a client visit, because how can we represent your business if we've never even met you? And we always meet potential candidates before we submit them because we think it's really important to understand what drives, and motivates them - we also think a candidate should know who is representing them!
Your search won't be relegated to an inexperienced junior driven by commission. Instead, your search will be handled by former industry practitioners who understand exactly what, and more importantly, who we're looking for - with a focus on creating the perfect cultural fit.
We pre-qualify candidates so you don't have to, and won't bombard you with irrelevant cv's! By the time you receive a profile, we'll have met and screened the candidate, and we'll be confident that they meet the brief. Our acid test is always, if we were recruiting this role for our own team, would we hire this candidate? If not, why on earth should we expect you to?
With average fees of 20% and low average warranties, we also understand that recruitment can feel expensive, especially if things go wrong. That's why we offer highly competitive fees, flexible payment options, and up to 12 months replacement warranty, so you can relax and hire with greater confidence.

What We Do

We specialise in helping clients identify potential candidates for senior leadership roles with a strong digital marketing, or digital transformation focus. Typical roles we recruit include Digital Director, Marketing Director, e-commerce Director, CDO, Digital Transformation Director, Head of Digital Transformation, Head of Marketing, Head of Digital, Head of e-commerce, CTO, IT Director, CEO & MD.

Contract & Interim

During periods of growth, transition or absence, we draw on our extensive network of experienced digital practitioners to help client's identify the safe pair of hands for their business, anywhere, at short notice - saving time, money & frustration.

Executive Search

Whether you've had a team exit, or you're experiencing fast growth and need people urgently, we can move quickly to help you secure the best potential candidates in the market. We'll work around the clock to help you shape the right brief, and identify the best people anywhere in the world, to the tightest of deadlines - often, where others have already tried, and failed.

Projects & Team Builds

Whether you're migrating digital services in-house, scaling, or building a new digital team from scratch - team builds can be expensive. Talk to us about how we can help with highly cost-effective team builds on a project basis.

What our clients say

“Having Digital People come into our business & spend time with both the management team & the workforce was a real game changer in the hiring process & gave us great confidence that they understood not just the experience required to do the job, but also the personal attributes & styles that would really fit with our company ethos & values. It’s been a great experience & I highly recommend them.”

Managing Director, IQPC Digital

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Brief: Head of Marketing

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Brief: Digital Director

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Brief: e-Commerce team build

Let's talk!

    We're experienced digital practitioners - we've worked in most roles we recruit!

    We understand what we're looking for, and what questions to ask!
    We meet with all parties (circumstances permitting) to ensure cultural fit
    We offer highly competitive rates, and flexible payment options
    We offer up to 12 months replacement warranty for complete peace of mind

Call us on 0121 409 1452 or use the form to send us a brief!

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