On the Beach are a FTSE 250 B2C online travel business driven by cutting edge technology and a disruptive customer proposition.
We were briefed in January 2014:
- To find the business a Head of Digital Acquisition to deliver aggressive online growth targets.
- To find a potential successor for the CMO, who had a clear timescale around his own exit from the business.
A retained head hunt assignment to target the UK’s most talented Digital leaders.
- Alan Harding placed with the business from Phones4u
- Alan drives huge digital growth leading to an IPO valuation of £240m
- Alan is made Marketing Director of the business in 2018.
- business growth ✅
- excellent retention and career growth ✅
What On the Beach say about us
“Steve contacted me at a time when I was starting to think about my next big career challenge. The opportunity to join a high growth business like On the Beach and have a clear career pathway to leading the Marketing department and equity made this the ideal move for me.
Steve is a leader in his space and is the go to Executive Recruiter for senior Digital and Marketing roles in the North of England”
Alan Harding - Marketing Director, On the Beach
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