Client feedback

Denholm candidates consistently measure as high potential...

“We have partnered with Denholm for over 15 years and through regular agency reviews they have always remained with us. They work as true partners, understanding our business and our culture. They have evolved with us as our business has changed over the years ensuring that they consistently place the highest quality of candidates with us. When we measure our successful hires through to potential ratings, Denholm candidates are the people who are consistently measuring as “high potential”. 

I am sure I could ask one of the Denholm team to share our values and leadership standards with you and they could.” 

HR Director, Edrington-Beam Suntory

They continue to challenge themselves to deliver talented people...​

"At AG Barr we are very clear about what an individual must have to be successful in our business. The team at Denholm have become firm recruitment partners by doing two things brilliantly. They engage with us in a consistent and appropriate manner, focusing on what's required and being genuinely interested in our business. And they continue to challenge themselves to deliver talented people, this determination to meet our needs has made a real difference to the quality of our team."

- HR Business Partner at AG Barr

I’d have no hesitation in recommending them for senior Executive Search mandates across the board...

"Their marketing-centric approach to the process of Executive Search which Douglas has applied to the wide-ranging headhunting assignment for an Operations and Supply Chain Director has generated an excellent candidate response.

I’d have no hesitation in recommending them for senior Executive Search mandates across the board."

- Managing Director of Innis & Gunn

This was a rare and targeted approach...

"We tried to fill the role directly through an advertising campaign. But this was rare (skillset) and we needed a more targeted approach. We needed someone to embrace the opportunity and apply their experience from other sectors to the arts and have a real understanding for what we do. Denholm undertook a proactive search process, worked tirelessly to ensure the top candidate stayed keen throughout the process and secured an excellent candidate for the role – who (is) having a really positive impact."

- Director of Public Engagement at National Galleries of Scotland

The candidates are the best match to the role that I've seen over the years...

The role is unique and the merging of Virgin Money and Clydesdale Bank organisation make this assignment a tricky one. Denholm spent time understanding the business, my newly forming team and the role and delivered high-quality candidates in a short space of time, which significantly exceeded my expectations. The candidates are the best match to a role that I have seen over the years of working with recruitment consultancies."

- Head of Marketing & Strategy Operation, Virgin Money

Denholm’s digital capability, their long-established network and their overall market insight was essential...

Boe Gin has worked in partnership with Denholm over the past 12 months on three specialist commercial roles; Head of On trade, Head of Off trade and International Sales Manager.

Right from the start, they wanted to understand our business and the challenges and ambitions we have to grow our brand in the UK and globally through exports. I felt Denholm really listened to our needs – which helped them produce three very strong shortlists – allowing us to add some top senior drinks talent to the Boe team.

Denholm’s value-add products, such as BrandBox and McQuaig Psychometric testing – as well as their digital capability (particularly during lockdown), their long-established network of drinks contacts and their overall market insight was essential in identifying the right matches for our business.

As Boe continues to go from strength to strength, we hope to have a long and successful partnership with Denholm. Strongly recommended!

Director, Boe Gin

Candidate feedback

Denholm's expertise and personal approach made me feel like I had come to the right place...

“From the first meeting I had with Denholm I felt that I was in extremely good hands. At the same time, I had met with another recruitment agency to help me with my search but very quickly realised that Denholm’s level of professionalism, expertise and personal approach made me feel like I had come to the right place. Most importantly I felt I could trust the team to do the best for me and go about the process in the right way, I have had the opposite experience with other recruitment agencies in the past!
The process started with a detailed conversation not just to help understand what I was looking for and my past experience but it was one that really helped me clarify what would be the best next step in my career. I was massively impressed by the service I received from Denholm and I will certainly be recommending them to anyone looking to progress their career.”

The best recruiters I have worked with...

“Denholm was fantastic from start to finish in helping me to get a new job. Their communication, helpful tips, passion for what they do, flexibility, and relationship with my new employer were all key to ensuring I had the best help possible in getting through the interview stages. Thank you, you were the best recruiters I have worked with!”

Back to work after living abroad...

“I just wanted to thank you for helping me get back into employment after living abroad. Denholm gave great advice and recommendations and took the time to get to know me and understand the kind of role I was looking for. Denholm helped build my confidence and made the process straightforward and enjoyable!”

Career change outside of my comfort zone...

“I undertook a big career change, one that involved a move to an entirely new industry and a step outside my comfort zone. The support, knowledge and genuine enthusiasm in me, my prospective employer and the marketing industry as a whole filled me with confidence. If we all used Denholm we would save a lot of time the first time round!”

The perfect role, after I moved to the UK...

“Denholm helped me find the perfect role after I moved to the UK. Even while I was still back home I always felt like Denholm was working in the background to uncover opportunities and sell me in to prospective employers. They worked to international hours to learn what I was looking for, stay in touch with me and keep me informed throughout the process.”

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Head of Marketing for Vodka, Gin and RTDs

Denholm is delighted to be working in partnership with Loch Lomond Group to recruit a passionate, creative and strategically-minded marketing professional to the team. In this newly created role, the Head of Marketing for Vodka, Gin and RTDs will take full ownership for defining the direction the clear spirit brands take.

The role will offer the perfect balance of brand and trade marketing activities. Working with a category leading brand, you will have strong consumer branding knowledge which will allow to translate these brand activations into engaging brand stories and will help recruit the target audience into the brand halo. A strong commercial marketer, you will work with the Sales team to execute key marketing initiatives, ensuring that all brand executions produce a strong ROI through the P&L.

The Head of Vodka, Gin and RTDs is one of the most exciting roles available in the marketplace and will provide a solid platform for an adventurous and thought-provoking market leader to make a big impact in the category.

Head of Whisky Marketing

Denholm are delighted to be working exclusively with Loch Lomond Group; one of the most exciting and fast-growing global spirits companies in the country. To assist with their growth ambitions, they are looking to recruit a commercially astute and strategic marketer to join their team in a newly created role, as Head of Whisky Marketing.

Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, the Head of Whisky will create and drive a comprehensive and strategic brand plan including positioning, range architecture and pricing strategy to allow delivery of the business growth ambitions. You will have a background of working with premium spirits and be confident in launching NPD and range extensions across the global marketplace, ensuring alignment to the brand values through promotional toolkits. In addition to a background in brand-building, with the consumer at the heart of global activations, you will have experience of leading brand communications across all platforms including digital, sponsorship, PR and Events.

The Head of Whisky will be a visionary thinker and will bring passion and enthusiasm to the role. You will have the ability to nurture and lead a high performing team to ensure that all strategic plans are translated into commercially successful activations.

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CVs and interviews will take you to Level 2. Our behavioural profile will take you to Level 3, vital to identifying future potential.

LEVEL 1

Appears to...

  • Appearance
  • Expressiveness
  • Manner
  • Presence

LEVEL 2

Can do...

  • Knowledge
  • Acquired skills
  • Training
  • Experience
  • Education
  • Credentials

LEVEL 3

Will do...

  • Capability to learn
  • Aptitude
  • Attitude
  • Self-motivation
  • Stability
  • Persistence
  • Maturity
  • Temperament
  • Behaviour patterns