Anna and Sally the Beyond the Book Co-founders standing outside the Office.

a little bit about us

  • Since opening our doors, we have been committed and unrelenting in building a culture that is full of passion, knowledge, team spirit and high standards. It's our culture and our team that helps us to go beyond for all of our clients and candidates

  • We work with businesses across the UK, (specifically the Midlands, Central England and London) who really want to get recruitment right across Creative, Digital, PR and Marketing.

  • We offer a totally fresh approach to helping our clients achieve the outcome they need – working closely with our clients through the planning and project process to ‘sprint’ to the offer of a candidate that is right for them, first time. We deliver through our infrastructure, vast niche networks, unrivalled consultant ‘industry’ experts, our full-service capability (allowing for a unique and flexible solution focus per role), and a tried and tested company/consultant team approach.

  • We have the most experienced freelance service. Our freelance business has been running for 14 years; with our consulting team having a collective 25 years’ experience in providing clients with trusted freelance resource across Creative, Digital, PR and Marketing

  • See our Google reviews to view our commitment to candidate experience. It’s just one of the very important ways that we attract high-quality job seekers in a cluttered and noisy market!

  • Our investment in leading-edge sourcing technology means that our reach not only extends to a significant pool of active and passive job seekers but that we are alerted to active job seekers as soon as they come onto the market

  • With over 20 years in the creative and marketing industry, and the recruitment sector, we have a network of over 40,000 first-line contacts in our social and personal channels

  • We are a genuine bunch of hard-working folks, who will continue to bring the much-needed human touch to the recruitment industry

Relaxed group team image in the office
Adventure begins written on wooden table

where it all started

Small office building in rural location

Founded in 2009, we came together with a perfect blend of experience in both the marketing industry itself and the recruitment industry. We had one mission and that was to use our experience and exceptional service
ethic to become the creative and marketing industry’s preferred recruitment partner. Through experiencing our approach, and consistent delivery of great people, over 70% of our clients work with us in partnership, on a sole agency basis. We thoroughly enjoy the journey from new client, to partner.  You can read some more facts about us here.

By remaining very much hands-on, we have managed to grow a team of like-minded consultants, who specialise in permanent and freelance recruitment, across our Creative, Digital, PR and Marketing sectors. As a team, we are committed to providing exceptional service and we are extremely proud of the reputation we have. We are not your typical recruitment agency; we genuinely work differently. Attracting quality candidates needs long-term vision, knowledge and tenacity. We believe in working with clients in partnership to create an honest and compelling brief and we proactively network and search for great people, spending time with them, and offering job search advice.

By providing a great service, we attract more talent. The more people we attract and the better the brief, the more relevant choices we have when you need someone. 

Make us your first choice. You won’t be disappointed.

To talk to us, call 01789 451510 or contact us.