We are trusted because...

  • Our consultants have a unique combination of over 30 years working in recruitment with expertise of the charity sector gained from personal experience as trustees, charity volunteers and knowledge from working within the sector
  • We are proud of our personal approach to recruitment and are committed to providing an ethical and diverse recruitment experience.e are proud of our personal approach to recruitment and are committed to providing an ethical and diverse recruitment experience
  • When you call Charisma, any member of our professional and informed team will be able to assist you
  • As Charity Recruitment specialists we are the natural choice to help organisations and individuals across the UK
  • Don’t take our word for it, have a look through our testimonials! Below are just a few of the words our clients and candidates have used to describe us

The Charisma way​

Partnership; every search is unique and we work diligently to ensure a successful campaign. As we work in partnership it is important that we get to know the organisation, so we represent you with the same passion you have for your cause. Having this deep understanding ensures that we attract talented individuals who share your values, your way of working and will bring additional skills to allow the organisation to thrive further.

Documentation; we can assist with putting together an inspiring and attractive Candidate Pack, ensuring that your organisation and it's mission is clearly demonstrated to the candidates. The pack will bring your organisation to life and clearly demonstrate to potential candidates why they would want to join your team.

Advertising; we advise using a range of advertising options to spread the net as widely as possible. In our experience, we find that individuals interested in new opportunities will be most active on selected sites specialising in charity and non-profit organisations.

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Talent acquisition; targeted talent acquisition (headhunting) of both passive and active, top quality candidates, seeking new opportunities, will be carried out, followed by direct approaches. Your dedicated consultant who will be leading the search, will be fully supported by our long-serving talented Resourcing Manager, meaning we reach the most relevant candidates.

Candidate journey; you can rest assured that each candidate is closely looked after through our recruitment process and we keep in close contact. Suitable candidates will have a full interview with your dedicated consultant to ensure their suitability before being submitted to you on a longlist. We would then meet with your recruitment panel to go through these applications and agree those being invited for interview.

Added value; we will co-ordinate the interview process for you, provide feedback to all candidates and assist negogiate the offer to the successful individual. We can support on taking up references if required and keep in close contact with the candidate and yourself in the run up to their start date, then maintain regular follow-ups to ensure the induction and settling in is progressing well for both parties.to Edit

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