Find highly skilled candidates for short-term and long-term needs with one of the UK's leading marketing executive search firms, Distinct Executive. Filling crucial marketing roles such as marketing directors, business development leaders, and digital heads requires insight and key understandings of your market, offering, and ethos. We go beyond automated algorithms and Google searches to fully understand the type of professional you need and match you with like-minded leaders ready to take your organisation to the next level.

We understand the time and resources that go into finding the key executive hires needed to push our business to new heights. These individuals dictate the direction of the entire marketing strategy and can be the difference between success and failure. We mitigate the risks by matching your organisation with talented marketing leaders who share your ambitions, ethos, and practices.

We use a range of techniques, popular in marketing executive search firms and recruitment agencies, such as using our extensive network and incorporating digital tools like LinkedIn Recruiter and Odro to cast a wider net. We also offer additional services like psychometric assessments. talent competitor analysis, and specialised headhunting services.

This allows you to get the full picture and discover the tangibles and intangibles of each prospect.

Our methods also help you compete for signatures with key insight into talent competitor analysis which looks at how competitors reward their comparable employees.

This helps define market salary and allows you to create fair remuneration as well as add enticing add-ons like training and growth opportunities, investment options, and exit strategies.

Our in-depth service is available for one-off hires as well as a retained offering for all your personnel needs.


Finding key personnel requires casting a wide net. We work on a national level to find you candidates that executive marketing recruitment agencies can't. Once we've matched you with a candidate, we go to great lengths to assist the bedding-in process and even offer a dedicated 6-month coaching plan to assist the first 100 days of their tenure. This programme, ran through our partnership with The Hanover Centre, provides expert coaching support on a personal, team, and organisational level to achieve the best results.

Our offices In Nottingham and Milton Keynes provide ample marketing director recruitment options for a wide range of businesses. We work with FTSE 100 companies, private equity firms, non-profits, and SMEs to fulfill key roles and drive your business forward. This dedication to our clients ensures we help place future generations of executive leadership to ensure growth and development for both successful candidates and organisations.

Contact us now and we'll get your executive recruitment right the first time. As a specialist marketing executive search firm, we understand the requirements of key executive appointments and provide agile solutions to fit exacting standards and unique needs.