What we do

Comms Leaders is a recruitment consultancy with the human touch. We work with communications professionals to enhance their chances of landing their dream job. Our clients can be assured they will only see the best, most prepared candidates for their vacancies. We do all this with sensitivity and empathy – the founding partners have all been in your shoes.

What our clients say

“Finding great talent is vital and difficult in this market. Comms Leaders provides great support to me and my team. They take time to get to know their clients and their candidates well, work hard to match them up, and put their extensive networks to work. Overall they add great value and I’m happy to recommend their services.”

What our candidates say

“Comms Leaders is top of the A-list of UK recruitment consultants. Not only do they understand the internal comms industry and the needs of their clients, they also provide real counsel and support for candidates. They bring a personal touch to everything they do and are incredibly responsive to queries, which is just what you want when you’re on the look out for your next challenge.

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On the blog

2020 – a year unlike any other 2020 was always set to be a memorable year. The eyes of the world were preparing to focus on Tokyo for the Olympics, on Dubai for Expo 2020 and on London for a summer of sport including the Euro 2020 final. And then it all kicked off in Wuhan and 2020 became a year none of us will forget, for all the wrong reasons. The new normal There is no sugar coating it: 2020 has been tough for most people on both a professional and personal level. Lockdown forced everyone to work from home, with the juggle of childcare or home-schooling for many. Zoom – a tool Comms Leaders has been using for years, but previously unfamiliar to many – suddenly became THE way to communicate. COVID-19 has been polarising for the communications industry. While many professionals were furloughed or made redundant in......

By Andrew Holland A version of this blog post was written for the Institute of Internal Communications (IoIC) #IChoseIC series, where internal communications professionals share how their IC careers started and have evolved. Seize the opportunity I remember the day I discovered Internal Communications like it was yesterday. It was 7pm and I’d been at work for about 12 hours having started on the early shift. This was in a call centre for a well-known utility and I’d recently been promoted to call centre team leader. I read the job advert for an Internal Communications Assistant and it jumped out at me. It described everything I wanted to do. I successfully applied and started a 25-year career in Internal Communications, which has been rewarding at every turn! In that first IC role, I had two inspirational leaders who really helped me establish my IC credentials. The first was my manager,......

By Neil Davy Communications in a new era of responsible business Protecting balance sheets, supply chains, reputations, jobs and people. It’s what we’ve all been thinking about, talking about, preoccupied with. Survival. When we emerge from this pandemic the relationships and interdependencies between businesses, investors, governments and society – between all of us – will have changed inexorably. And the role of communication in establishing and sustaining those relationships and interactions will have changed too. Corporate philanthropy, CSR, community programmes and stepping-up in times of crisis are important and commendable, but simply talking about ‘doing good’ won’t be good enough. Those who prosper beyond the crisis will be businesses who can talk credibly about how they contribute to society and the wider world in a more meaningful and lasting way. It’s become painfully clear over recent weeks that those businesses for whom profit is an outcome of (not the reason......