Charity Recruitment

The Charitable sector 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 charities sector through the recruitment of outstanding leaders. We partner with our clients providing a comprehensive, quality focussed and bespoke approach to each particular recruitment challenge.

Our capability

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

Mercy Ships
“We found Berwick Partners to be thorough, proactive and good value for money. Will Pringle kept us fully informed at every stage in the process and his insights and guidance were invaluable.” 
Henry Clark, Chairman, Mercy Ships 

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

The Carlton Club
“Will very quickly grasped the brief given to him and interviewed a very broad spectrum of candidates, keeping us well informed on progress. The candidate we appointed is of a very high calibre and we cannot speak highly enough of the help Will gave us.”
George Kynoch, Deputy Chairman, The Carlton Club

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