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By supplying your CV to The Industry Club we are receiving personal data from you. We are required to hold and use this data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 and will ensure your data is processed in line with its requirements.

As you are supplying us your CV in the pursuit of a job we hold your CV for this purpose, which will include work on your behalf to find you the right job. We will hold your information for up to 6 years as we know that our candidates usually change jobs within that timeframe and that gives us the opportunity to advise you when suitable roles become available.

Our legal basis for this processing is something called Legitimate Interest, which means we believe you would be expecting to hear from us when we have relevant job opportunities to discuss with you. This is always done as a very personal, handpicked service. You always have the chance to request we delete your details. You can do this, and request any other information on how we process your data, by emailing: info@theindustryclub.co.uk.

Whilst we are pursuing a specific job role for you we will need to take some identity information, such as your passport details and other possible ID details. We do this in accordance with requirements placed on us by our clients to validate your identity and ensure your right to work. We will obtain your consent for this processing at the time we collect it.

If you would prefer we did not hold your details on record, further to a submission of your CV for a specific job, then please email us at info@theindustryclub.co.uk.

If you are intending on being engaged through a limited company, be it a personal service or umbrella company, then we provide this privacy information as matter of reference for you. Our basis for ongoing processing will be the contract between us and that company. You will need to ensure, independently, that you are comfortable with how your personal data will be processed as an employee of that personal service or umbrella company.

For full information of how we keep your personal data secure and on your rights, please review our comprehensive privacy notice, which is available here:

Please note, that for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation, The Industry Club will be the data controller. The Industry Club is a trading name of The Work Club London Limited (Company number 07481831).


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Working with you

We take pride in representing the best candidates. Every member of our team has first-hand industry experience and insight, so you know you’re in safe hands. You won’t find any jargon-spouting, salesy types here, just straight-talking professionals.

Once selected, we treat all our candidates as individuals, getting to know you personally, so we can successfully place you in a role tailored to your skills, experience and personality. As a result, everyone on The Industry Club’s books are people we know; members not numbers.

Because we’re a small company we can offer a more personal service than larger companies.

If you are looking for flexibility or you’re unsure about your next move, freelance could be the change you are looking for. Freelance can be exciting and rewarding with great benefits but it can also be quite challenging: we can advise you whether it’s the right choice for you.

If you freelance directly with clients or agencies, you probably won’t have a contract in place specifying notice periods and payment terms. When you freelance through us, you are protected by our contract terms and we take care of your payments on a weekly basis.

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Future proofing your career

We strive to support all of our candidates through the course of their careers, offering solid career advice and as a registered candidate you can take advantage of our broader services;

  • Quarterly industry networking events



We are working with...

M&C Saatchi

We recruit for

  • Client Services
  • Strategy
  • Creative/Design
  • Project Management/Production
  • Editorial/Content/Social

Our clients include

  • Advertising agencies
  • Content agencies
  • Digital agencies
  • PR agencies
  • Client side brands


Taryn Walace

Content Manager


I moved to London from New Zealand and was very worried about finding a job in a new market which I knew nothing about. I found Nicky through LinkedIn and once we had our first conversation on the phone, Nicky did everything she could to help me find a job. She would call me in the evenings to prep me for interviews the next day or talk to me about new job listings she thought would suit, she went above and beyond to get me a job as soon as possible. Nicky promised to have me in a job I would love within 3 weeks, and here I am, writing this recommendation from my new job that I love 3 weeks later! I would not hesitate to recommend Nicky, she goes above and beyond and does everything she can to make sure you are happy with your new role.

Jason Edwards

Senior Strategist


Working with Zoe has been a real breath of fresh air. She’s super attentive and really took the time to understand what was important to me in making my next step.

Zoe understands the importance of character and culture and stands out as someone who really does care about finding the right environment for her candidates. She also has a really deft touch which helped make navigating my way through the recruitment process really easy.

Overall, an absolute joy to work with. I’d thoroughly recommend her, or someone just like her!

Kristie Girvan

Senior Producer

The Corner

Melissa stands out with not only her efficient, pro-active and professional approach, but also the genuine integrity she demonstrates in her quest to find you a role that fits properly. I highly recommend her and The Industry Club if you are seeking work in the creative / advertising world.

Ruth Cagara

Global Integrated Project Manager

Ogilvy and Mather

Working with Charlene has been the best experience. She is clear, honest and on it. I met her and landed my top choice placement in under 48 hours. I look forward to working with her in the future and highly recommend her to anyone looking for a PM Consultant.

Suzy Lucker

Senior Project Manager

Adam & Eve

Charlene was an absolute joy to work with throughout the whole recruiting process for my current role. Not only did she deliver on the best briefs to me, but she was a real delight to deal with and managed my expectations better than any recruiter I’ve worked with before. Couldn’t recommend her enough.

Don Dennis



Having been on the recruiter rodeo a few times now with most of the usual shops in town, I found The Industry Club, and Farzana in particular, a breath of fresh air. Sure, they might be a small set-up, but they punch well above their weight. Farzana, on her part, proactively helped me land my current role in a matter of weeks…I even had time to go on holiday! All in all, a pleasure to deal with, and I’ll certainly look up Farzana when I’m ready to make my next step up. If you’re looking for a new opportunity, you deffo should too.

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Melissa Smith

MD and Executive Search

Having spent 20 years working in project management and senior operational roles across some of London’s leading agencies at Board Level, Melissa recognised there was a gap in the market for a consultancy to equip creative businesses with effective processes, best in class talent and relevant training - helping clients maximise creative and commercial opportunities. Melissa, founded The Industry Club in early 2011. Melissa places senior operations people, leads the Project Management Workshops for The Industry School and works as an Operations Consultant for The Ops Clinic. She is also a regular contributor to The Drum magazine, Advertising Week and events specialising in Operations.

Charlene Tyler

Principal Recruitment Consultant - Project Management

Charlene has over ten year’s experience in the industry working at leading London agencies and brands both in the creative and recruitment world. Having worked agency side Charlene understands the importance of the role of project management within the organization. Individuals have to be organized, good leaders, calm under pressure but most importantly creative both in their thinking and commercials so as not lose the vision the agency and Client want to deliver. If you are looking for a project management role within an agency (above the line, integrated, CRM or digital) Charlene can advise you on the right position for you.

Nicky Irving

Principal Recruitment Consultant - Account Management

Nicky thrives on discovering the best and right talent for leading London creative agencies and brands. Having worked in the industry for eight years she has a solid understanding of how different agencies operate and aims to find the right person who will give and get the most out of their agency. Offering experience across digital, direct, integrated and above the line briefs. If you are thinking of moving agency or need advice on your next career move in Client Services, then Nicky is the person to speak to.

Katie Hart

Social and Content Consultant

Katie works alongside Nicky as our consultant for Account Management with a background in hiring for PR, experiential and social marketing. Having studied Marketing at university, Katie continues to keep on top of marketing trends in the industry; checking out new campaigns and attending industry related events. Having previously worked as a Talent Consultant at Birkbeck University, she has experience in helping graduates kick start their careers by gaining invaluable experience to break into the agency world. Katie is also The industry Club's 'Everyone' champion; overseeing our diversity and inclusion initiatives and internal procedures. Please get in touch if you have any questions or would like to get involved.

Annie Wigley

Principal Recruitment Consultant - Finance and Resource Management

With over eight years of recruitment experience for some of London's top agencies, Annie is our Principal Recruitment Consultant for Finance and Resource Management. Annie has a wealth of recruitment experience and a great network, having been a financial recruiter for several years and then working in-house for two large network agencies placing more creative focused roles. At The Industry Club, she works across finance, from entry level to CFO, agency and client-side, temp and perm as well as managing our resource management roles, temp and perm.

Zoe Edwards

Principal Recruitment Consultant - Strategy/Senior Client Service

Zoe has over 15 years agency experience working at some of the most inventive, creative and award winning agencies and brands. It’s all about the work with Zoe but to create great work you need brave, intelligent and passionate people. Zoe is an expert at matching visions, ambitions and passions at a senior level to make the most effective partnership. If you are looking for a senior role in Client Services or Strategy then speak to Zoe.

Farzana Dhami

Principal Recruitment Consultant - creative

Farzana is a highly respected and credible creative recruitment consultant. Working in the creative industry with over 18 year’s experience in both agency and recruitment, Farzana understands the challenges and opportunities creatives face in this ever evolving industry. Great ideas come from inspirational and brave environments. But one size doesn't’ fit all. Farzana can find the right agency for you to reach your potential. If you are thinking of moving agency or need advice on your next career move, then Farzana is the person to speak to.

Isabelle Vali

Senior Recruitment Consultant - Design, UX, Graphics

Issy is our Senior Recruitment Consultant working across Design, UX and Graphics roles, freelance and perm.

Issy started her career as an agency Account Manager in branding and design working in the UK and Australia before starting her career as a creative recruiter in 2012. Her previous career experience, consultative approach and large network guarantees Issy is able to match clients and candidates really successfully.

Mandy Daniel

Finance/Office Manager

Mandy is at the heart of The Industry Club managing the administration of the Borough High Street office, our finances, terms of business and the general wellbeing of the team.