Assistant Consultant (Public Policy)

Starfish Search
£30,000 - £34,000 dependent on experience, with some flexibility to negotiate salary.

Starfish Search is an executive search business that was created to change the world through human talent and we know that the right change must be driven by the right people. So, in close collaboration with each of our clients, we bring expertise, dedication and fierce commitment to authentic diversity as we search together for tomorrow’s leaders. With offices across the UK, we offer a broader regional overview of our sectors and richer, more inclusive connections to the strongest global leaders within the UK and beyond. Whether it’s senior leadership talent, non-executive directors or interim managers that you need, Starfish help’s our clients to find the right leaders for today’s changing world.


As a fast-growing executive search and interim management firm, we are a strong and close-knit team united in our aspiration to make a positive difference to society. We’re looking for new colleagues who can bring experience of working in a service-delivery environment or who want to use professional experience gained in another setting to develop into a leading recruiter of the future. As Assistant Consultant, you can expect to play a vital role supporting and co-ordinating all aspects of successful assignment delivery, from scheduling to candidate liaison, search support and helping with new bid preparation.

These are fast-paced roles in a rapidly evolving business, in which you can expect to build professional knowledge quickly, gaining insight into, and hands-on experience of, a range of different disciplines. You’ll be managing competing priorities as part of a core team working on a range of appointments and a sharp focus on quality, along with effective communication skills, will be essential.


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