Birchwoood Knight

Candidate Testimonials

“Wayne and the team provided a comprehensive, friendly and professional service. From start to finish, they ensured I was well briefed and prepared on each step of the process. The team listened to my requirements, stuck to their word and made me feel confident and comfortable throughout. I would highly recommend Birchwood Knight to anyone in the public affairs industry.”

“Wayne and the team provided a comprehensive, friendly and professional service. From start to finish, they ensured I was well briefed and prepared on each step of the process. The team listened to my requirements, stuck to their word and made me feel confident and comfortable throughout. I would highly recommend Birchwood Knight to anyone in the public affairs industry.”

“Birchwood Knight gave me great, tailored guidance and were excellent to work with. They clearly understood the business, the specifics of the role and gave me excellent counsel throughout the process. They had a thoughtful, personal approach and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them.”

“Birchwood Knight gave me great, tailored guidance and were excellent to work with. They clearly understood the business, the specifics of the role and gave me excellent counsel throughout the process. They had a thoughtful, personal approach and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them.”

“Whenever anyone asks me about search firms in communications, I always recommend Birchwood Knight. The team really take the time to understand what you are looking for out of your career and use their deep knowledge of the market to find roles which are a great fit. I was very impressed by the way they prepared me on what to expect at interview and the insight they were able to give on the company, team and role.”

“Whenever anyone asks me about search firms in communications, I always recommend Birchwood Knight. The team really take the time to understand what you are looking for out of your career and use their deep knowledge of the market to find roles which are a great fit. I was very impressed by the way they prepared me on what to expect at interview and the insight they were able to give on the company, team and role.”

“Birchwood Knight are one of the very few headhunters that I've come across that seem to genuinely care about where you work next and don't just try to force you in to the first role that comes along. They're a class act and I can see myself working with them for the rest of my career.”

“Birchwood Knight are one of the very few headhunters that I've come across that seem to genuinely care about where you work next and don't just try to force you in to the first role that comes along. They're a class act and I can see myself working with them for the rest of my career.”

"I would highly recommend Birchwood Knight to any communications professional looking for a new role. The team were very supportive throughout the process, took great care in understanding my background and offered useful advice throughout the interview stages. They were a pleasure to deal with.”

"I would highly recommend Birchwood Knight to any communications professional looking for a new role. The team were very supportive throughout the process, took great care in understanding my background and offered useful advice throughout the interview stages. They were a pleasure to deal with.”

"I was very impressed by the service that Birchwood Knight provided. They had a thorough understanding of both the candidate and client’s needs making the recruitment process as straightforward as possible. The team was proactive, supportive, friendly and professional, supported by a strong understanding of the communications industry and a willingness to be properly engaged in the process.”

"I was very impressed by the service that Birchwood Knight provided. They had a thorough understanding of both the candidate and client’s needs making the recruitment process as straightforward as possible. The team was proactive, supportive, friendly and professional, supported by a strong understanding of the communications industry and a willingness to be properly engaged in the process.”

“Rather than say I didn't have the necessary experience the Birchwood Knight team were far more interested in what I could offer, and helped me to secure an interim contract with a leading FTSE 250 firm. I'd thoroughly recommend Birchwood Knight to anyone seeking a new job in corporate communications.”

“Rather than say I didn't have the necessary experience the Birchwood Knight team were far more interested in what I could offer, and helped me to secure an interim contract with a leading FTSE 250 firm. I'd thoroughly recommend Birchwood Knight to anyone seeking a new job in corporate communications.”

"My consultant's personal advice was crucial in helping me tailor my application, prepare for interview, and, when the good news came, give notice to my current employers in the right way. Thanks to their forthright and honest approach, I always knew where I stood. I would recommend Birchwood Knight 100%.”

"My consultant's personal advice was crucial in helping me tailor my application, prepare for interview, and, when the good news came, give notice to my current employers in the right way. Thanks to their forthright and honest approach, I always knew where I stood. I would recommend Birchwood Knight 100%.”

"I cannot recommend the team at Birchwood Knight highly enough. They provided tailored advice and insight at every stage of the interview process, helping me to secure my ideal job. As well as being extremely well-connected, the team are professional, prompt and polite at all times. A pleasure to work with.”

"I cannot recommend the team at Birchwood Knight highly enough. They provided tailored advice and insight at every stage of the interview process, helping me to secure my ideal job. As well as being extremely well-connected, the team are professional, prompt and polite at all times. A pleasure to work with.”

"I have no hesitation in recommending Birchwood Knight. The company provided an extremely professional service from the very beginning to the end of the process. I was particularly impressed by the sensitivity and guidance provided by my consultant when helping me face the daunting spectre of changing sectors after more than 17 years in defence. The experts at Birchwood Knight guided me through the process providing me with sound advice along the journey. A truly "top class" service.”

"I have no hesitation in recommending Birchwood Knight. The company provided an extremely professional service from the very beginning to the end of the process. I was particularly impressed by the sensitivity and guidance provided by my consultant when helping me face the daunting spectre of changing sectors after more than 17 years in defence. The experts at Birchwood Knight guided me through the process providing me with sound advice along the journey. A truly "top class" service.”

"Birchwood Knight showed an understanding of what speechwriters do, how they work and where they fit into a team which simply doesn't exist at other agencies. From first meeting to final offer, they were clear, honest and straight forward. A pleasure to deal with.”

"Birchwood Knight showed an understanding of what speechwriters do, how they work and where they fit into a team which simply doesn't exist at other agencies. From first meeting to final offer, they were clear, honest and straight forward. A pleasure to deal with.”

"I would highly recommend Birchwood Knight as an expert communications recruitment consultancy. The team go out of their way to understand the needs of their candidates as well as providing thorough insight into the companies they represent. They are approachable, diligent and add genuine value in the recruitment process.”

"I would highly recommend Birchwood Knight as an expert communications recruitment consultancy. The team go out of their way to understand the needs of their candidates as well as providing thorough insight into the companies they represent. They are approachable, diligent and add genuine value in the recruitment process.”

“I felt the Birchwood Knight team understood my strengths as a candidate, the wider world of business communications and the requirements of the firm to which I was speaking. They provided an excellent, professional and efficient service throughout the recruitment process - I felt fully supported at all times and would unhesitatingly recommend Birchwood Knight to other job seekers.

“I felt the Birchwood Knight team understood my strengths as a candidate, the wider world of business communications and the requirements of the firm to which I was speaking. They provided an excellent, professional and efficient service throughout the recruitment process - I felt fully supported at all times and would unhesitatingly recommend Birchwood Knight to other job seekers.

"After nine years in the civil service I decided it was time to move out of Government. After seeing a few agencies I was impressed with Birchwood Knight’s friendly approach and I felt they were genuinely trying to help me find a job that would play to my strengths. They were very helpful throughout the process and made sure I was well-briefed and prepared for interviews. I would definitely recommend them to others in my position.”

"After nine years in the civil service I decided it was time to move out of Government. After seeing a few agencies I was impressed with Birchwood Knight’s friendly approach and I felt they were genuinely trying to help me find a job that would play to my strengths. They were very helpful throughout the process and made sure I was well-briefed and prepared for interviews. I would definitely recommend them to others in my position.”

"The senior Birchwood Knight team provide everything recruiters and candidates need – sensible advice, clear recommendations and appropriate intelligence. They stand out from other consultancies and, in my opinion, cannot be bettered.”

"The senior Birchwood Knight team provide everything recruiters and candidates need – sensible advice, clear recommendations and appropriate intelligence. They stand out from other consultancies and, in my opinion, cannot be bettered.”

"Birchwood Knight are a cut above in the recruitment world. The level of support and guidance they provide candidates is unparalleled and their knowledge of their market and clients is meticulous. They are realistic, open, fair and informative. Having experienced their high levels of professionalism and integrity as a candidate, I wouldn't hesitate to use them in future recruitment.”

"Birchwood Knight are a cut above in the recruitment world. The level of support and guidance they provide candidates is unparalleled and their knowledge of their market and clients is meticulous. They are realistic, open, fair and informative. Having experienced their high levels of professionalism and integrity as a candidate, I wouldn't hesitate to use them in future recruitment.”

"Birchwood Knight provided highly intuitive and effective advice when linking me to my new role and organisation. The staff were able to convey clearly the priorities of the employer, while helping me articulate the contribution I could make. I’d recommend Birchwood Knight highly to both employers and candidates.”

"Birchwood Knight provided highly intuitive and effective advice when linking me to my new role and organisation. The staff were able to convey clearly the priorities of the employer, while helping me articulate the contribution I could make. I’d recommend Birchwood Knight highly to both employers and candidates.”

"The Birchwood Knight team played a big role in helping me secure an ideal job. They were unfailingly helpful, both in explaining the role and walking me through the recruitment process. They provided useful, prompt feedback throughout. At every stage, I felt I was in good hands. An extremely professional service from an enthusiastic group of people. I'd recommend them to anyone in a heartbeat.”

"The Birchwood Knight team played a big role in helping me secure an ideal job. They were unfailingly helpful, both in explaining the role and walking me through the recruitment process. They provided useful, prompt feedback throughout. At every stage, I felt I was in good hands. An extremely professional service from an enthusiastic group of people. I'd recommend them to anyone in a heartbeat.”

"Birchwood Knight were consummate professionals in helping me with my last job move. They understand their clients’ needs in detail.”

"Birchwood Knight were consummate professionals in helping me with my last job move. They understand their clients’ needs in detail.”

"The team at Birchwood Knight provided excellent guidance throughout the recruitment journey and ensured that I was thoroughly prepared at each stage of the interview process. Their insights and feedback enabled me to focus my presentation and pinpoint precise areas where my skills and experience could be highlighted to most effect. Very importantly, their friendly approach and support were most appreciated.”

"The team at Birchwood Knight provided excellent guidance throughout the recruitment journey and ensured that I was thoroughly prepared at each stage of the interview process. Their insights and feedback enabled me to focus my presentation and pinpoint precise areas where my skills and experience could be highlighted to most effect. Very importantly, their friendly approach and support were most appreciated.”

"Birchwood Knight were extremely professional and most importantly, proactive throughout my job search. I really felt as though the team were invested in finding the right new role for me, not just any available job. They were fully engaged in the process from start to finish; I was well briefed in advance of interviews, given timely feedback and real support when it came to the final negotiations. I've now settled into my new role and I have just used Birchwood Knight to add an additional member to my team. As a client I was impressed to receive the same high level support that I did when I was a candidate. I would use them again both as a candidate and as client, and wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to peers as a first point of call in either situation.”

"Birchwood Knight were extremely professional and most importantly, proactive throughout my job search. I really felt as though the team were invested in finding the right new role for me, not just any available job. They were fully engaged in the process from start to finish; I was well briefed in advance of interviews, given timely feedback and real support when it came to the final negotiations. I've now settled into my new role and I have just used Birchwood Knight to add an additional member to my team. As a client I was impressed to receive the same high level support that I did when I was a candidate. I would use them again both as a candidate and as client, and wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to peers as a first point of call in either situation.”

"Birchwood Knight is one of the best communications recruitment agencies in the market. From the very first meeting, the team impresses with their professionalism, focus and friendly approach. They have an excellent understanding of their clients’ businesses and provide a personal service throughout the recruitment process, ensuring that candidates are looked after at each stage. My role involved relocation and the team were very supportive of the practical issues and timescales involved. I have no hesitation in recommending Birchwood Knight, they deliver a first-rate service.”

"Birchwood Knight is one of the best communications recruitment agencies in the market. From the very first meeting, the team impresses with their professionalism, focus and friendly approach. They have an excellent understanding of their clients’ businesses and provide a personal service throughout the recruitment process, ensuring that candidates are looked after at each stage. My role involved relocation and the team were very supportive of the practical issues and timescales involved. I have no hesitation in recommending Birchwood Knight, they deliver a first-rate service.”

"Birchwood Knight handled my appointment in a thorough and professional way. Their sound advice at each stage helped make the process as smooth as possible.”

"Birchwood Knight handled my appointment in a thorough and professional way. Their sound advice at each stage helped make the process as smooth as possible.”

"Wayne and the team at Birchwood Knight were enormously helpful during the recruitment process for my current role. At every stage - from interviewing to salary negotiation - I was given great advice and support. Wayne in particular seems an astute judge of character with a good understanding of where a candidate might best be suited, and his knowledge of the Corporate Affairs sector is obviously deep. I would have no hesitation in recommending Birchwood Knight to anyone looking for new a job in communications.”

"Wayne and the team at Birchwood Knight were enormously helpful during the recruitment process for my current role. At every stage - from interviewing to salary negotiation - I was given great advice and support. Wayne in particular seems an astute judge of character with a good understanding of where a candidate might best be suited, and his knowledge of the Corporate Affairs sector is obviously deep. I would have no hesitation in recommending Birchwood Knight to anyone looking for new a job in communications.”