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What's Trending #BeyondProfit?

By Sophie Lark - Account Handler, Recruitment Advertising & Design

As a total recruitment solutions provider to the beyond profit sector. Prospectus is very much at the sharp end of what’s really happening with recruitment for charities, and non-profit organisations. As such, we’re more often than not the first to see emerging trends in the recruitment marketplace.

This article is intended as an informed snapshot of what’s trending in Recruitment and draws together the opinions and observations of some of the most experienced professionals operating in the beyond profit space – our own Recruitment Consultants.

Executive Recruitment

The market for senior and executive roles is currently very buoyant, with the majority of our candidates feeling more optimistic in terms of prospects and putting themselves forward for roles. Recent trends:

Board Recruitment

At Prospectus our board recruitment has increased significantly to ensure greater diversity. Recent trends:


Quality fundraisers are always in short supply, however, by continuing to work the marketplace even harder, we are still able to make outstanding placements.

Recent trends:

International Development

Our growing presence and continued success in this marketplace has given us a unique insight into some of the trends affecting the middle-senior level roles in International Development. Recent trends:


As a part of our marketplace that is particularly affected by changes in government funding, we have seen a number of changes. Recent trends:

Recruitment Advertising

With the advantage of having our own in-house Recruitment Advertising and Response handling agency, we feel well placed to provide candidate attraction advice to all clients throughout the sector. Recent trends:

We hope you have enjoyed reading about some of the recruitment issues we have seen trending over recent months. If there are any we have identified that you are experiencing for yourselves and would like some support or advice about, please contact Simon Butler on 020 7400 6375. simon.butler@prospect-us.co.uk