Nicki came into recruitment from a career in marketing and brand management and from this experience became a pioneer of sales and marketing recruitment in Scotland. A passionate advocate of “doing recruitment differently”, she ensures that Denholm applies modern marketing principles to the recruitment process across all industries and sectors. In addition, she has widened Denholm’s scope into outplacement, career transition advice, and is currently CEO of the Denholm Group.
Marisa helped establish Denholm in 2002, and throughout the years has developed an enviable network and unrivalled knowledge of the Scottish and UK marketplace. Whilst Marisa has experience of recruiting into many industries, she has particular expertise in FMCG, where she has filled many business critical roles for some of the UK’s biggest brands.
John co-founded the Leith Agency, which grew to become Scotland’s leading advertising and communications agency. After the agency became part of the Cello Group, John joined Denholm Associates as non-exec Chairman. He has been a member of the Scottish Arts Council, Chair of Creative Edinburgh and was given a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2007 Scottish Advertising Awards. He is currently a Fellow of the Marketing Society in Scotland.
Douglas has been part of the Denholm team for over a decade and has a track record of success working across marketing, sales, operations and finance recruitment. With over 20 years of recruitment experience he is known for the excellent level of service he provides both clients and candidates, and was instrumental in the growth of our Navigator platform – providing support to individuals looking to change career path.
|With over a decade of international recruitment experience, Fiona’s over-arching purpose is to achieve the commercial growth objectives of Denholm by ensuring that all internal systems and processes are robust, and that staff are well-equipped (in terms of technology and training) to succeed. In addition to recruiting for particularly senior or complex positions throughout the UK, her remit centres on client service and satisfaction; training, learning and development; and business and process improvement.|
Having worked in the media and advertising industry for over a decade prior to joining Denholm, Jackie knows the market exceptionally well. She’s known across the marketing industry, and has a track record of building solid relationships with her clients – working to really understand their business needs and objectives. Jackie specialises in both agency and creative roles – covering account management, planning and strategy, digital marketing and traffic management throughout the UK.
A former elite amatuer golfer, Jonathan joined Denholm as an experienced international recruitment specialist. Within the team, he’s our leading expert within the Financial Services, Sports & Leisure and Energy & Renewables sectors, and works on commercial positions covering product and proposition, sales, digital marketing, data and communications. Jonathan is known for his depth of knowledge within these areas, and for the quality of service he provides both candidates and clients.
Steph joined Denholm in 2013 where, as a key part of the FMCG team, she brings a passion and unrivaled knowledge of the sector. Steph works exclusively with an impressive range of branded businesses and adds a real commercial understanding to any job brief. As well as working across both sales and marketing projects, she offers a strong focus on brand, channel and category management in both domestic and international markets.
Originally training in Executive Search in 2005, Steph applies a robust selection process to every role she works on. Throughout her career, Steph has partnered with small owner-managed businesses through to international blue-chips and works closely with her clients to understand exactly what they need. The relationships she builds allow her to create truly bespoke recruitment solutions, and she puts her client and candidate relationships at the heart of all her delivery. At Denholm, Steph drives growth across Professional Services, Manufacturing, Construction & Engineering, Health & Life Sciences, and Hospitality.
Since 2015, Amanda’s energetic and warm approach to recruitment has built valuable client relationships within Retail, Not-for-profit and Public Sector organisations. Leading on recruitment within these industries for Denholm, Amanda’s sales and marketing expertise has allowed her to develop deep and sincere partnerships with businesses throughout the UK and truly understand their business needs. With a smile on her face and a genuine aptitude for connecting with people, Amanda’s ability to deliver first-class service to her clients and candidates is inspiring.
Fiona joined Denholm with a decade of experience recruiting across the Accountancy & Finance sector, placing key Qualified appointments up to Director and Partner level. During her career she has supported a range of businesses from small independents up to large global entities across, professional practice, industry and financial services. Fiona always has a welcoming and friendly approach, and ensures she delivers an exceptional service to her clients, by working in partnership with them.
Jill joined Denholm in 2021 to head up their Business Services division. She brings a wealth of experience in recruitment, from international financial recruitment to account managements of some of Scotland’s most recognizable companies, recruiting for, among other roles, HR professionals, administrators, customer service experts and general support staff. At the heart of all Jill does – is a commitment to quality of service. She uses her blend of creative problem-solving, listening skills, passion for success, understanding of the market and ability to see potential, to ensure the perfect match between candidate and client.
Prior to joining Denholm in 2019, Gareth was professional actor for 15 years and brings great presentation and communication skills to his role. His focus with Denholm is to facilitate growth within the booming technology sector and he works on a variety of positions including sales, marketing, operations, software development and data management. Gareth’s success has been built on trust, hard work and a passion for the sector in which he operates.
Kerry has worked in the recruitment industry for over 10 years and has built up a great network in Scotland with professional services business, as well as construction and engineering firms. Kerry’s clients describe her as a knowledgeable business partner who delivers the best talent; and candidates come to her when they want representation in a saturated market. Her consultative approach and drive to identify and engage the best candidates ensures her clients win the battle for talent in a competitive market.
With an impressive track record, Paul has worked in the UK and International recruitment market for over a decade. He is known for his ability to align talent strategies to his clients’ business objectives and values. Paul works on mid to senior level sales opportunities across the FMCG market and has successfully completed projects with blue-chip and SME firms in some of the world’s most exciting cities. Paul is passionate about identifying those hard-to-find, in-demand commercial stars who will help his clients achieve their goals and aspirations.
BEHAVIOURS NOT BUZZ WORDS
Our values are based on our people and behaviours. When we talk about excellence it’s because we strive to deliver more value than any other recruitment business.
The Skin Tight Denholms don’t just adapt, we thrive in new environments because of our desire to learn and succeed. Teamship isn’t about a pat on the back, it’s about helping one another be great. The ability to have those tough conversations and do exactly what we say we will do, means we can tackle anything – together.
Our Values in Practice award winners
LIFE AT DENHOLM
When we started in 2002, the aim was always to do things differently. To create a different type of culture, where yes, we work hard, but always remember how important it is to have fun and enjoy what we do.
We’re not shiny suited sales people! We hire people based on our values and believe that we are stronger together than individually. Health, wealth and happiness is our motto and life at Denholm, whether in the office or working remotely has always been about getting the balance right.
We’ve adopted a work from anywhere philosophy. We’re a team of great communicators and self-starters so this flexible, grown up approach is in our DNA.
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