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Marshall Douglas is a leading search and selection consultancy specialising in the appointment of strategy, management consulting, finance and strategic communications professionals across a wide number of organisations in the UK and Europe.

Recruiting across a range of industry sectors and disciplines, we focus on the placement of high calibre professionals into a large pool of reputable companies; ranging from boutique, fast growing firms to blue chip, multi-billion pound corporations. With a strong concentration on the middle management and senior level appointments, Marshall Douglas is an industry-leading recruiter within the strategy, finance and communications space.

Our team of experienced consultants bring a strong track record of delivery, combined with an in-depth knowledge of industry and consulting built over many years of recruiting at the highest levels. By utilising search and selection methodologies, a comprehensive network of candidates and clients, and the combined experience of our seasoned recruiters, we are confident that we will offer the highest quality of consultative advice to our candidates and premium recruitment solutions to our clients.

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At Marshall Douglas we pride ourselves on building long term relationships with our candidates.

We have managed the career development of many top level consulting, strategy and finance executives and maintain contact with each of our candidates throughout their career.

We offer consultative guidance, advice and assistance at every step of your career- providing in-depth analysis of every opportunity and the potential dividends it will yield for your specific career path. We understand that the decisions you make will have a direct and lasting effect on your potential growth and we will make it our priority to ensure that you are equipped with the best level of information prior to making your next move, and that this information is tailored to your specific search criteria.

By recruiting for a range of organisations- from small, rapidly growing companies to multinational blue chip corporations- we offer a large variety of potential options to our candidates, with a particular emphasis on strategy, operations, management consulting, transformation and programme management, strategic communications and senior level finance opportunities.

Whatever your chosen career path within industry or consulting, please contact us and we will look forward to providing qualitative advice and fast tracking your career.


As we work with such a range of different businesses it is crucial that we understand every client’s precise requirements.

Business is evolving. The demands of modern business call for a new range of skills- a new calibre of strategy, finance or consulting employee- and Marshall Douglas has built its reputation on identifying the best pool of talent for each of our chosen markets.

Each of our consultants has developed an in-depth knowledge of their chosen sector. By immersing ourselves in each functional area we have developed a strong network of candidates with relevant commercial experience; a network which extends beyond those candidates actively looking for a new role, to all those in your sector with the right experience. We guarantee that we can find the best candidates in the market by gaining a comprehensive and detailed understanding of your requirements and then applying a variety of search methodologies to identify the very best short list of relevant candidates.

Marshall Douglas provides a variety of recruitment solutions to choose from. Through retained executive search, advertised selection and contingent database selection, we are confident that our experienced team of consultants and researchers will provide you with the best recruitment solution for your needs, regardless of the size of your business.

It is through this precise, detailed and responsive approach that we have won a series of preferred supplier agreements with a wide number of renowned businesses and we would be keen to add your business to our growing portfolio.

Please feel free to look at our client testimonials and upload your vacancy on our site, or contact one of our specialist consultants to discuss your requirements in more depth.

The success of Marshall Douglas has been predicated upon the drive, expertise and specialist knowledge of our specialist search consultants.

We are an amalgamation of highly experienced recruiters in the UK strategy, finance and corporate communications marketplace and we consistently strive to exceed expectations, add value to our clients and candidates, and excel in our chosen functional areas.

We have built a prestigious list of candidates and clients in our respective fields and aim to grow our business rapidly in the coming years. To do so, we are eager to attract experienced recruiters who share our passion for high level recruitment- people who have a proven track record of delivery and a strong knowledge of strategy, finance or comms recruitment. We are also interested in speaking to people with experience in a professional sales environment who are looking for the next step in their career and a potential entry point into executive search and selection.

So if you are a driven sales professional who is keen to work in a meritocratic, fast-paced sales environment and to receive high recognition and reward for your efforts, we would be keen to hear from you.

Please send a CV and covering letter to and we will contact you for an initial conversation.

Functional Expertise

Marshall Douglas is a boutique search firm exclusively committed to the search and selection of top strategy, consulting, finance and communications personnel within the UK and overseas.

Specialising in this area has allowed us to become the market leaders in our chosen sectors, building a strong reputation for excellence while establishing a multifarious network of candidates with relevant experience.

We work with a range of businesses from small, rapidly growing businesses to FTSE 100 corporations within the following sectors: Media, Publishing, New Media, Technology, Telecommunications, FMCG, Healthcare, Retail, Leisure and Hospitality, Natural Resources, Property and Construction, Strategy and Management Consulting.

Strategy, Finance and Communications are integral parts of a modern business and Marshall Douglas acts as the interface between clients and candidates in these areas, blending detailed functional knowledge with a strong understanding of our sectors. Each consultant is responsible for a specific sector, but all consultants work on the following types of role:

Strategy & Operations

  • Strategy Director
  • Head of Strategy
  • Business Development Manager
  • Head of Corporate Development
  • Head of M & A
  • Strategic Planning Manager
  • Strategy Analyst
  • Head of Transformation/Change Management
  • Operations Development Managers
  • Head of Supply Chain Strategy
  • Programme/Programme Management
  • Programme Management Office (PMO)


  • CFO
  • Finance Director
  • Head of Finance
  • Financial Controller
  • Head of Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Head of Financial Reporting
  • Head of Internal Audit
  • Finance Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Management Accountant
  • Financial Accountant
  • Internal Auditor

Corporate Communications

  • Managing Director
  • Head of Corporate Communications
  • Financial PR Partner
  • PR Agency Director
  • Associate Director
  • Account Director
  • Digital Account Director
  • PR Senior Account Manager
  • Communications Manager

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