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ollie's bio

Working across our Manchester and Birmingham offices, Ollie leads our senior & board level recruitment offering. His knowledge of the marketing industry and network of senior professionals makes him an indispensable asset for clients looking to secure senior talent. He's sat on many industry panels as well as offered clients insight and guidance on how to grow or set up departments. He also supports our Consultants in client delivery to ensure the best possible service levels are maintained at all times.

ollie's blogs

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Pitch Consultants Salary Survey 2017

Every year we publish research into how marketers and creatives are remunerated across all skill sets both in agencies and in-house marketing teams...

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B-Hive 2017: Rewarding Future Talent

1 brief, 4 categories, 26 judges and 40 finalists: B-Hive 2017 was buzzing with activity. If you’ve not come across the scheme before, we set it up...

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What’s your hiring strategy for 2017?

With skills availability across the Creative, Marketing & PR sectors remaining tight and with demand for talent increasing, one of the primary chal...

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Pitch's 12 Days of Wisdom

Christmas and New Year is a wonderful time. It's also a time when many people start thinking about new opportunities and new challenges. We've writ...

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What Do Interviewers Discuss When You’ve Left the Room?

We talk to candidates following interviews every day. It’ll come as no surprise that the number one anxiety post interview is “did they like me?”. ...

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Bloom (with us!) in Birmingham: Celebrating Diversity in the Creative Industries

Pitch will be hosting the first Bloom event in Birmingham at our offices, on Wednesday 9th November. Bloom is a network that exists to help women i...

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First Class Talent Minus the Degree

My business partner is (annoyingly) a few years younger than me. I remember him walking in to the office as a young up-start who thought he knew it...

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11 ways to make your first day in a new job enjoyable

Apparently we spend 35% of our waking hours at work during our working life (or 21% of our entire waking lives). So it’s no surprise that the vast ...

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Introducing the new pitchconsultants.co.uk

After several years of faithful service we thought it was time to replace the old site with a slicker, fresher, more user friendly version. We want...

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Sometimes the best people make the worst hires

Businesses across the globe are always looking to identify and develop the best possible talent for their teams. No surprises there. We work with c...

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The most important leadership skill: listening

We’ve all heard the saying ‘people join a business but leave their manager’. In this digital era of information overload and ever-increasingly shor...

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The Demands Innovation Places On the Modern Marketing Team

Last month we looked at the impact digital and innovation has had on talent and role profiles, and in this follow up article we’re looking at its i...

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