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Talentor UK - Scotland

In the war for talent, our Employer Branding offering "Inside Out" can help you define, articulate and bring to life the "magic" of your organisation creating your cultural competitive advantage, vital for both attracting and retaining your most precious resource - people.

About us

Denholm Associates is an international Executive Search, Recruitment and Employer Branding consultancy specialising in marketing, sales and commercial appointments. Headquartered in Scotland, we have established a global client base of both corporate and SME businesses and an unbeatable network of contacts, within Scotland, across the UK and internationally.

We do things differently, by combining marketing principles with the recruitment process to bring economy, efficiency and importantly much needed transparency to the search process. Our blue chip client list is testament to our unique ability to attract, hire and retain top talent capable of growing businesses. In the war for talent, our Employer Branding offering Inside Out can help you define, articulate and bring to life the "magic" of your organisation creating your cultural competitive advantage, vital for both attracting and retaining your most precious resource - people.

Our partners and team

Emp Uk Nicki Denholm
CEO

Nicki Denholm was the pioneer of specialist sales and marketing recruitment and has developed an unrivalled network at senior levels in Scotland and beyond. She successfully launched and developed Denholm into a widely respected and leading player within the UK market for providing top talent in sales and marketing. She currently heads up the Denholm Marketing Recruitment Group, encompassing Executive Search, Recruitment and Employer Branding.

Emp Uk John Denholm
Executive Chairman

John co-founded the Leith Agency, which grew to become Scotland's leading advertising and communications agency. After the agency became part of the Cello Group, John joined Denholm Associates as Managing Director. He has been a member of the Scottish Arts Council, Chair of Creative Edinburgh, Chair of the joint Marketing Committee of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 and was given a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2007 Scottish Advertising Awards. He is currently a Fellow of the Marketing Society in Scotland.

Emp Uk Marisa Carroll
COO

Marisa has a wealth of marketing recruitment experience, and alongside Nicki, helped establish Denholm in 2002. Marisa has developed an enviable network of contacts and unrivalled knowledge of the Scottish/UK marketplace. Whilst Marisa has experience of recruiting into many industries, she has particular expertise in FMCG marketing recruitment, where she has filled a huge variety of roles for some of the UK's biggest brands.

Emp Uk Douglas Cross
Director

With over 14 years’ experience in recruitment, Douglas developed his career as a specialist in the Food and Drink recruitment sector over 9 years. He is responsible for the management and growth of Denholm’s FMCG sector and has built an excellent record of long term business relationships with clients and candidates alike. He works on recruiting roles from mid to senior management and also Director level search assignments.

Emp Uk Jackie Anderson
Head of Agency & Associate Director

Jackie has spent the last 13 years working in the media and advertising industry which has given her a deep understanding and intuition for finding amazing agency talent. Jackie knows the marketplace inside out and enjoys building solid relationships with her clients, really getting under the skin of her clients’ business needs and objectives. Jackie specialises in all agency roles including account management, planning and strategy, digital marketing, CRM and traffic and production roles across digital, integrated, advertising, creative and design agencies.

James Smith 1
Finance Assistant

Our services

  • Talentor Services 1 Executive Search

    Executive Search

    An exceptional solution for securing top talent for leadership positions.

  • Talentor Services 2 Professional Search

    Professional Search

    Talentor’s recruitment service has placed many of the world’s leading professionals.

  • Talentor Services 3 Hr Consulting

    HR Services and Consulting

    Talentor offers a wide range of human resources consulting services.

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Denholm Associates Ltd.

8/4 Maritime House, The Shore
EH6 6QN Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Denholm Associates not only introduced us to a group of extremely talented and suitable individuals but guided us throughout the entire process.

Johnston Carmichael — Chief Executive