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MARKETING, DIGITAL & TECHNOLOGY EXECUTIVE RECRUITMENT

The UK’s leading specialist marketing, digital and technology search firm for high growth brands.

We’re the business that built the AO.com senior Marketing and Digital team pre-IPO and following such high profile successes, we work with some of the UK’s most exciting high growth and corporate brands including Missguided, Tyres on The Drive, Boohoo, Iceland, On The Beach and Shop Direct to deliver key C suite, Director and 'Head of' level roles.

FR Executive was created to offer a service that delivers executive-level digital, marketing and technology recruitment more effectively than traditional generalist board-level practices. Bringing the latest sourcing technology and our own tried and tested research and market mapping methodology to disrupt the Executive Search market.

Focusing on the recruitment of senior management and leadership positions across these disciplines in the private and public sectors nationally, we support clients from FTSE 100 to SME and Private Equity backed businesses in making key appointments that have a critical impact on their organisations.

We have extensive experience across Commercial, Technology, Marketing, E-commerce, Digital, Analytics, Creative, Product and Communications recruitment in the Retail, Gaming, Technology, Financial Services, Pure Play, Travel, Agency, Business Services and Consulting sectors.

Our Executive Approach

We deliver best in class research and talent acquisition in Technology, Commercial,  Digital, Marketing and eCommerce C-suite, Director and ‘Head of’ level roles. Our services don’t end there and we consult across clients ranging from SME to FTSE 100 businesses on organisational design, role scoping and salary benchmarking projects.

  • Executive Search

    Executive Search has evolved from the days of the little black book. Whilst today a strong network is still as vital as ever, FR Executive has built their reputation on more than knowing who’s who, but rather filtering the great from the good.

    Our Executive Search Directors are industry served marketers who are well embedded in the industry, meaning we know what great looks like in Marketing, Digital and Technology. We deliver Permanent, Interim and Non-Executive Director appointments across the UK or internationally, offering a thoroughly discreet, rigorous and professional service.

  • Role & Salary Scoping

    Using our experience across many sectors and an extensive data set, we are able to provide detailed insight into the current market place. We use market leading salary benchmarking technology to advise our clients on an appropriate salary level and a suitable benefits package that enables them to attract the best talent.


    Our intimate knowledge of the marketing, digital and technology sectors, means we can also advise clients on whether the technical scope and skill requirements for a role are realistic or attainable within the marketplace or a particular budget.

  • Engagement

    Engagement of future and current employees is a vital component to being able to attract best in class talent.

    The most successful businesses take this very seriously and we’re proud to have advised a number of high ranking ‘best companies’ on their strategies in these areas.

    Developing strategies specific to Executive Search, candidate attraction and on-boarding that engage and excite candidates maximises the chances of delivering the best talent and results.

  • Organisational Design

    We have helped shape the Marketing and Digital structures of some of the UK’s biggest corporate brands and most well-known high growth businesses. Using our organisational mapping software, we are able to research, record and analyse organisational structures across a multitude of businesses.

    This rich data combined with extensive experience of organisational design consultancy projects allows us to deliver recommendations and guiding principles which best fit our client’s corporate strategy.

Executive roles

    • Manchester City Centre
    • £70k - 85k per year + package
    • Posted 1 day ago

    Programme Manager – Supply Chain and Logistics FR Executive is working with a leading UK retailer based in the North West, to source and provide an experienced programme manager experienced in overseeing large scale supply chain projects. You would be joining an established, exciting organisation...

    • Manchester City Centre
    • £70k - 80k per year + package
    • Posted 2 days ago

    Operations Director/Head of Operations FR Executive have been retained by a leading digital software consultancy to source an Operations Director/Head of Operations who is used to working in a digital agency/ consultancy environment. Main purpose of role & level in the business: Accountable for e...

    • London
    • Market related
    • Posted 11 days ago

    Data Architect – Digital Transformation FR Executive is looking for an experienced leader in Data Analysis or Data Architect to join a leading international IT consultancy, delivering digital transformation programmes at scale. We are looking for a technical leader, with experience of leading dat...

    • Birmingham
    • negotiable
    • Posted 12 days ago

    Digital Delivery Consultant FR Executive is looking for an experienced Delivery Manager to join our client a leading international IT services company, delivering global digital transformational solutions. Joining an industry leader, with a reputable culture, dedicated to employee engagement, dev...

    • Birmingham
    • £70k - 120k per year + package
    • Posted 12 days ago

    Consulting Director - Digital Transformation (UK Wide) Due to continual growth and development our client, a leading global digital software solutions and consultancy firm have further openings for experienced and highly accomplished Delivery Director who can lead, develop and deliver true bespok...

    • Birmingham
    • Market related
    • Posted 24 days ago

    Senior Security Engineer – Digital Transformation FR Executive is looking for an experienced Security Engineer to join a leading international IT consultancy, delivering digital transformation programmes at scale. We are looking for a technical leader, with strong knowledge of security practices,...

    • Leeds
    • Market related
    • Posted 26 days ago

    Business Analyst – Data Governance FR Executive is looking for an experienced Business Analyst to join our client a leading UK company. You will be responsible for establishing and ensuring adherence to a framework for data policies, standards and practices in order to meet business needs You wou...

    • Leeds
    • Market related
    • Posted 26 days ago

    Agile Change Manager – Scrum Master FR Executive is looking for an experienced Scrum Master to join our client a leading UK company, as an Agile Change Manager, overseeing change processes throughout the organisation as a whole. You would be joining an established organisation, with a reputable c...

    • Birmingham
    • £60k - 90k per year + package
    • Posted about 1 month ago

    Lead Security Engineer/Architect – Cloud, Networks and Application Security FR Executive is looking for an experienced Security Engineer, or Architect to join a leading international IT consultancy, delivering digital transformation programmes at scale. We are looking for a technical leader, with...

    • Manchester
    • £100k - 120k per year + package
    • Posted about 1 month ago

    ITIL Service & Operations Director – United Kingdom FR Executive have been retained on an exclusive search for an experienced Service Delivery Director. With full P&L accountability and deliver across all aspects of the IT Infrastructure, covering but not exclusive to Change Delivery, Operations,...

    • Birmingham
    • £100k - 120k per year + package
    • Posted about 1 month ago

    Business Development Director FR Executive is looking for an experienced Business Development Director to join our client a leading international IT services company, delivering global digital transformational solutions. You will be join a global leader in digital solutions with a reputable cultu...

    • Manchester
    • £100k - 120k per year + OTE
    • Posted about 1 month ago

    Business Development Director FR Executive is looking for an experienced Business Development Director to join our client a leading international IT services company, delivering global digital transformational solutions. You will be join a global leader in digital solutions with a reputable cultu...

    • Birmingham
    • Market related
    • Posted about 1 month ago

    Scrum Master - Technical Project Manager FR Executive is looking for an experienced Scrum Master to join our client a leading international IT services company, delivering global digital transformational solutions. You will be joining an industry leading company, with a reputable culture, dedicat...

    • Birmingham
    • Market related
    • Posted about 1 month ago

    Digital Transformation Delivery Director (UK Wide) Due to continual growth and development our client, a leading global digital software solutions and consultancy firm have further openings for experienced and highly accomplished Delivery Director who can lead, develop and deliver true bespoke di...

    • London
    • Market related
    • Posted about 2 months ago

    Technical Lead – AI, Machine Learning and Data Science FR Executive is looking for an experienced Technical Lead to join a leading international IT consultancy company, who deliver global digital transformation programmes. Joining an emerging Artificial Intelligence (AI) function within the busin...

    • Edinburgh
    • £50k - 70k per year + package
    • Posted 2 months ago

    Scrum Master - Agile Delivery FR Executive is looking for an experienced Scrum Master to join our client a leading international IT services company, delivering global digital transformational solutions. You will be joining an industry leading company, with a reputable culture, dedicated to emplo...

    • Stockport
    • Competitive salary plus car allowance, bonus and senior package
    • Posted 3 months ago

    APS Group - Creative Director Location: Stockport Salary: Competitive salary plus car allowance, bonus and senior package APS Group: APS Group is a [Queen’s] Award-winning marketing services company. Bringing together thinkers, content creators and production experts, APS Group makes more possibl...

    • Stockport
    • Competitive salary plus car allowance, bonus and senior package
    • Posted 3 months ago

    APS Group - Head of Agency Location: Stockport Salary: Competitive salary plus car allowance, bonus and senior package APS Group: APS Group is a [Queen’s] Award-winning marketing services company. Bringing together thinkers, content creators and production experts, APS Group makes more possible –...

    • Manchester
    • Six Figure Package
    • Posted 4 months ago

    This new position for a well renowned multi-channel retail organisation is critical to the ongoing growth and success of the business, particularly within the online channel. You will manage and lead the performance marketing team to drive traffic, acquire new customers, and generate new and repe...

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