Charity and Not for Profit Recruitment

The Charity and Not for Profit  sectors continues to face considerable scrutiny and challenge. Whether it is funding pressures, increased demand on existing services or the need to diversify, not for profits of all types have a pressing need for strong leadership to steer their organisations through these uncertain times.

Our vision is to make a positive impact on the  Charity and Not for Profit sectors through the recruitment of outstanding leaders. We partner with our clients providing a comprehensive, quality focussed and bespoke approach to each recruitment challenge.

How we can help you

We are experts in helping identify and source the talent required to help organisations develop and evolve in this competitive environment. With particular expertise in identifying Executive Directors and Senior Managers across all functional specialisms, we can help you in strengthening your leadership teams, ensuring that your organisation has the right people in place to prosper into the future.

We have a strong track record of working with a wide range of charities, not for profit organisations, trade and professional bodies. We are also able to call on the knowledge and networks of our colleagues working in the commercial sectors, providing a unique position that enables us to find potential candidates from both the Private and Public sector.

We work with:

  • Charities
  • Hospices
  • Not for Profit Organisations
  • Non-Governmental Organisations
  • Social Enterprises
  • Foundations
  • Trade Bodies
  • Professional Bodies and Membership Organisations
  • Private Members Clubs

We recruit a diverse range of specialist leadership roles, including:

  • Chief Executives
  • Chief Operating Officers
  • Chief Finance Officers
  • Director of Finance
  • Director of Fundraising
  • Director of Marketing
  • Director of Operations
  • Director of HR
  • Programme Directors


David Nott Foundation
“Working with Will was a complete pleasure from the start. Everything was well organised, thoughtfully presented and thorough. Whether on the phone, over email or in person; Will was always receptive to my questions and feedback, and very diplomatic and neutral in his presentation of the candidates’ qualities; I had, and have, complete faith in his judgement. I wouldn’t hesitate to work with him again and Berwick Partners are lucky to have him.”
Eleanor Nott, Chief Executive, David Nott Foundation

Rowcroft Hospice
"I am delighted to commend Sandra Hamovic and her team for the professional manner in which they supported us recruiting for a top level third sector position. This was done with good knowledge of the sector, market intelligence and skilled interviewing and matching skills." 
Cathryn Edwards Chair of Rowcroft Hospice

Energy Institute
"We had a really important strategic appointment to make in hiring an external affairs director for the first time. Will guided us effectively through the search process for this senior appointment. We are delighted with the appointment we have made."
Louise Kingham OBE FEI, Chief Executive, Energy Institute

Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust
Hannah Wade at Berwick Partners was so easy to work with. She challenged and teased our brief so we agreed up front exactly the kind of candidate we were looking for. The long list was longer than we had expected with great quality candidates whom Hannah had personally vetted and ascertained if they would be a good match for our organisation. Fundraising in the NHS has its own particular challenges – some candidates glide in naturally; others find it a struggle despite lots of experience. Hannah appreciated the complexities of working alongside the NHS as a professional fundraiser and found someone who matched us beautifully from a cultural perspective but would help us to raise our game. We’re very pleased with the results.
Gemma Downham, Director of Fundraising - Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust

Crossroads Care Surrey

Sandra Hamovic did a fantastic job in helping us recruit our new Chief Executive-designate. She did a thorough and wide-ranging search. She took time out to really understand us and what our mission and culture was. She has huge nous and insight and gained the trust and confidence of trustees and senior management team throughout the process. Very calm and professional manner. I would highly recommend her and Berwick Partners.
Carmel Millar, Trustee, Crossroads Care Surrey

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