School of Thought End of Year Party!

It’s the School of Thought end of year party on 15th November! There will be the announcement of the winner of School of Thought 2018, lots of great ideas on show and 150+ of the regions creative community enjoying a few drinks! Tickets are free and include 2 drinks!


Pitches are Simple

Pitches are simple aren’t they? In our latest guest blog, Scott Morrison, founder and bringer of the Boom!, explains why they are and outlines the one thing to know when pitching!

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Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards

We are delighted to have made it to the final of the 2018 Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards! We’re shortlisted as one of two finalists in the Creative Specialist category and have also made the cut for the Best Regional Agency in London on 22nd November, wish us luck! #MDRA18

Great agencies are made with great people

Building a great team needs more than just talented people. That’s why we take the time to meet our clients and candidates personally. Our profiling ensures we connect people who share the same values.

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We’d be an amazing dating agency

(but we love recruitment)

Getting the right cultural fit with an organisation is critical. We help create brilliant working relationships by matching the right people to the right roles.

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Don’t take our word for it:

“..Hannah & the team helped me with the application process, offering sound advice & calming reassurance. ..behind me, supporting me every step of the way. I could not have wished for better support..”

Account Executive

“Amanda & the team at Creative Resource helped me to see the potential that they knew I had. Without their help I would not have been able to make this crucial next step in my career...”


“Thank you to you for your help in securing this role, throughout the whole process with Creative Resource I really do feel like I was listened to and matched correctly when it came to finding the right role for me.”

Insight & Strategy Executive

“My journey with Creative Resource started with a Graduate Open Day. They were very responsive & listened to what I was looking for. Within 2 weeks, I accepted an offer from a great company & couldn’t be happier!”

Account Executive.

“Working with Creative Resource has restored my faith in Recruitment Consultants. I was kept well informed & guided through every step of the recruitment process, leading to me securing the role I really wanted. ”

Studio Manager

“I would like to thank you for helping me find the perfect new job. You have spent 6 months looking out for me, providing me with support no other recruitment agent has ever given me, you really knew what I was looking for.”


“Amanda ...completely breaks the mould...she understood my personal & professional requirements to a tee. I honestly couldn't recommend her enough for her honest & friendly approach. She nailed it!”

Social Media Manager

“Jayde's ability to match my skills with a new role was exceptional. She invested time getting to know me as a person & found a role suiting my ability as well as my personality. Thank you for finding my perfect job. ”

Account Manager

“Creative Resource didn't just place me; they took the time to get to know me - I always felt like I was in the best possible hands. Their personal approach sets them worlds apart from other creative recruiters.”

Account Handler

“I have been extremely impressed with the service provided. They made me feel valued as an individual and Becki went above and beyond to ensure that I was comfortable throughout the process.”

Social Media Account Manager

“Hannah was extremely professional, approachable & supportive throughout the entire process from our initial meeting through to being offered a role & beyond, and I have Hannah and Creative Resource to thank.”

Marketing Manager

“From the start of my application right through to the day before I started Hannah was always on hand to offer any support or answer any questions. Her knowledge of the role/company was fantastic.”

Account Manager

“There are a lot of recruiters out there, but few provide the continuous support and personal approach that Creative Resource do. They are always the recruiter that I would recommend to others. ”

Creative Artworker

“Phil is a one-of-a-kind recruiter, that's for sure. He gets 'people'. Something that (sadly) is a rare trait in many recruiters in the creative sector. The North West creative scene wouldn't be the same without him.”

Executive Creative Director

“Creative Resource has been really helpful and supportive throughout the process of finding me a new role, they did a great job of understanding who I am and what I was looking for. ”


“Hannah listened carefully to my requirements and managed to find me the perfect role, incredibly quickly. Always keen but never ever pushy, it was a pleasure having her as my representative.”

Senior Strategist

“Phil is an extremely personable individual who quickly understood my career aspirations and key skills profile, and suggested suitable roles accordingly. Overall, an absolutely top guy. ”

Global Account Director

“Phil is someone I can highly recommend working with. I found him to really understand the kind of roles I was looking for and was suited to. Honest and upfront, he was a pleasure to work with.”

Senior Designer

Our Directors


Our Managing Director and founder, Julie has a grown-up family and has enjoyed her passion for recruiting within the creative industries for over 25 years. She has recently rediscovered the gym, loves football and can often be found wandering around her garden wielding the secateurs!

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With 13 years at Creative Resource under his belt, Phil still remembers every person who ever passed through the door; what they do, how good they are and, thanks to social media, what they are doing now! He’s also a fan of Port Vale and Rugby Union, a top Crown Green Bowls player and wannabe masterchef!

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Our sector specialisms

We recruit right across the digital, marketing, creative and PR sectors for both agency and in-house roles. We also recruit at all levels, whether you are starting out in your career or looking for the next challenge.

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Creative Resource - Marketing, Digital, Design & PR Recruitment

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