Working at Forsyth Barnes

Who Are Forsyth Barnes?

Executive Appointment & Interim Specialists within Etail, Fintech, Software and Sports & Entertainment Industries

In today’s recruitment world, particularly in executive appointments, influence and access to the best resources and connections are essential to head-hunters’ success.

As a specialist brand with a global network and the industry’s most innovative tools, Forsyth Barnes is a home for the entrepreneurial and driven to succeed. We have heavily invested in the best tools, infrastructure, hardware and software across all offices, because we know that by giving our team the best chance to be exceptional, that we’re creating a happy and productive team, and therefore our clients receive the best level of service.

We recognize everyone as individuals, and every consultant is effectively running their own personal business, meaning we all take responsibility for our own successes in an autonomous environment.

We’ve been recognised as one of the fastest growing businesses in Europe by the Financial Times, and shortlisted by the Recruiter Awards 2020 & 2021 as Agency of the Year!

As a result of our continuously phenomenal growth, we have excellent opportunities for other like-minded and ambitious people.

Our Awards

Entrepreneur of The Year: Scott Parsons 2018

Startups 100 – 11th Best UK Startup 2018

Young Guns 2018: Scott Parsons and Roheel Ahmad

Business Improvement Through Technology – EMC 2018

Financial Times FT100: Fastest Growing Businesses 2020

EMC: Company Leader of the Year 2021

Rewards and Incentives

We work hard. Which means we relax even harder!

As a part of our team, you’ll not only be a part of one of the country’s leading executive appointments businesses, you will benefit from:

A market leading commission structure

Our training programmes (if you’re a Graduate or have less than 6 months in recruitment, check out our Graduate Scheme here)

Friday beers

Weekly and monthly incentive schemes including prizes such as: late starts, extra commission on deals, and breakfasts on the directors

Cutting-edge technology, marketing and IT

State-of-the-art office environments

Quarterly hosted lunch clubs at Michelin star restaurants, followed by nights out in swanky top-end bars

Uncapped annual leave incentives

2 company holidays each year

So you’ve got this far… Why Forsyth Barnes?

You want a globally recognised career.

You want to be surrounded by like-minded and ambitious colleagues.

You want an absolutely fantastic commission structure (really, it is, we want you to compare it elsewhere).

You want to feel like you’re at home, at work.

You want so many perks that you’d be spoilt for choice.

You want to be recognised for your achievements.

You want a fantastic training programme.

You want to be a part of another family.

We are always looking for talented individuals to join our award-winning consultancy.

Whether you’re a graduate, experienced recruiter, team leader or manager.

We want to hear from you!


Find our Talent Manager here, call 0115 896 1600

Or send your CV to


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