Communications and PR Recruitment

Whether you're looking for internal communications professionals or PR experts, our consultants can support your search.

3Search was created to deliver a better customer experience in communications and PR recruitment. Now, one of the biggest and best agencies in London, our team delivers a five-star service for employers and candidates across a variety of industries. We're the recruitment partner for you.

Specialist communications recruitment agency

To create long-term partnerships with employers and talent, we put people first in everything we do.

Our recruitment consultants specialise in a unique skill set so that you receive the very best support for your searches. The communications and PR recruitment team here at 3Search, have built extensive networks of junior comms talent through to senior level professionals. This allows them to deliver efficient and effective recruitment processes every time.

Whether you're searching for a PR Manager, a Head of Communications or a Chief Communications Officer, our consultants can elevate your search.

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Run an effective recruitment process

Chief Communications Officers and Communications Directors are incredibly busy. It can be tricky to balance a recruitment process with your daily responsibilities.

To run an efficient and effective hiring process, we recommend partnering with a recruitment agency. 

Consultants will use their knowledge of the recruitment, marketing and communications industry to support businesses and manage the full process. This includes facilitating communication between the hiring manager and candidates, so that your communications team can focus on what they do best.

Our steps to delivering the best recruitment experience

At 3Search, we prioritise customer service to ensure that our hiring processes are always five-star quality. Our recruiters work by our four values to be kind, have ambition, show respect and love what you do. This allows us to be the best communications and PR recruitment agency.

Our recruitment consultants specialise in one particular marketing and communications skill set, allowing them to build their knowledge and network of communications professionals. 

Plus, when working with us, you're assigned a dedicated account manager to work closely with you. This means we maintain clear and consistent communication with you.

If you're looking for someone to build your corporate communications strategy or lead your PR and comms team, our consultants can help you hire effectively and efficiently.

Our recruiters place a lot of emphasis on nurturing and building relationships through meeting employers and candidates face-to-face in their own environments. This gives us a deeper insight into the challenges employers face when hiring.

Plus, we're able to better represent your company as we truly understand what working with you looks like. This makes it easier for us to sell your open roles to communications professionals. 

We were certified B Corp™ in 2023, achieving our goal to be a force for good in the communications industry. 

To be the best recruitment agency, we’re building a responsible business that makes a meaningful social and environmental impact. 

Our chosen charity partner, Beam, supports homeless people in finding their feet in society. For every communications or PR professional we get started in a new role, we donate a gift card to the employer to give back to Beam. So, whenever you use our communications recruitment services, you will be supporting homeless individuals re-take control of their futures.   

At 3Search, we see a long-term partnership with employers, like you!  To do so, we're expanding our areas of expertise with expert recruiters to service all your hiring needs. 

We also have specialist recruiters in the following specialisms:

  • Marketing
  • Ecommerce 
  • Product 
  • Bid management
  • CRM
  • Data analytics
  • Social media and content
  • Performance

Plus, we will keep you up to date with the very latest news and trends in the PR and communications recruitment industry. It's our job to know our market inside-out and we do. We provide you with market insight so you build better teams.

Salaries for communications roles

Communications and PR salaries have changed drastically over the last few years. Our data saw a 20% rise between 2021 and 2022 alone, so we understand how difficult it is to stay up to date. Due to this shift, our recruiters have played a key role in ensuring companies make the very best offer to their desired candidates.

Partnering with one of our communications recruiters will grant you access to their expert knowledge of the industry. In many cases, this could result to making a successful hire. 

Plus, we regularly update our salary information so that you stay up to date with the latest developments in recruitment.

The average communications pay brackets in London are:

  • Communications Assistant: £25,000 - £30,000
  • Internal Communications Manager: £40,000 - £60,000
  • PR Manager: £40,000 - £60,000
  • Head of Communications: £90,000 - £120,000
  • Communications Director: £120,000+

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We are one of the best marketing and communications recruitment agencies in London, but our opportunities span across the UK and North America.

More recently, we've been active in the North West, as it becomes home to some of the most innovative scale-ups and established businesses in the UK. As a result, we have a dedicated team of Manchester recruitment consultants.

Every talent search begins with a job description. It is the first and most important step in any successful hiring process. Not sure where to start? For best practice, read our full guide to writing a job description to access:

  • Our simple structure
  • A job description template that you can edit with information relevant to your role
  • The opportunity to contact our recruitment consultants for more personalised support

Already have your job description ready to go? Upload your vacancy and start working with our comms recruiters.

To explore this topic specialist recruiter, Matthew Stevenson, recently held a roundtable event with senior leaders in the industry. Together, they talked about the future of communications teams, covering:

  • How the events of the past few years have increased the importance of external and internal comms teams 
  • What considerations need to be made to implement AI tools
  • Advancing communications to board level positions 
  • Communications recruitment challenges 

At 3Search, we aim to keep you updated with the very latest in the recruitment industry. Stay up to date with our knowledge hub to find more market insights. 

In our Annual Pay & Hiring Survey, a shocking 67% of employees told us they would be looking for a new role in 2024. As a result, there is a clear need for employers to understand how to retain their exisiting talent.

Jonathan Bunn highlighted the importance of understanding the individuals in your team and crafting unique career plans to help them achieve their goals. For more support with attracting and retaining talent, get in touch with the team.

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