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About Us

We're a multi award-winning agency specialising in recruiting digital media, marketing, creative and technology talent on a permanent and contract basis in the UK and Internationally

​It’s our job to be the experts and Sphere embrace the ever-changing and growing digital world. We’re proud to help businesses grow their digital teams and people take the next steps in their career.

Above all, we are passionate about having meaningful and engaging experiences with our people and customers to enable growth and get results.


We’ve come a long way...

  1. 2012

  2. 2013

  3. 2014

  4. 2015

  5. 2016

  6. 2017

  7. 2018

    • October

      Ed Steer and Niall Phelan launched Sphere Digital Recruitment from our first office in Fitzroy Square, London.

    • October

      Just the original two in the office! For now...

    • February

      Moved to a new, larger office in Euston Tower due to growth - great views!

    • March

      Hired our first employee, Ali Kennedy, who's now a Senior Manager running our Ad Ops & Programmatic, Insights & Analytics and Graduate teams

    • April - September

      Gemma McGeary, Matt Demain, Joe Conlon Perry and Will Slack all joined and now all hold senior positions at Sphere

    • October

      We celebrated our first birthday and moved into an even bigger office in Euston Tower

    • November

      We were crowned proud winners of The Best Newcomer Award at the Marketing and Digital Marketing Recruitment Awards (MARAs) ​​

    • January

      We began 2014 with 11 employees!

    • February

      The growth continued and we had another office move, this time to our current home in Covent Garden

    • October

      We celebrated our second birthday in style! Cake and champagne, a winning combination

    • November

      Launched our Sphere Graduate Recruitment team and won the award for Best Client Service at the MARAs

    • December

      We ended the year on 20 employees, a far cry from just the two of us in 2012

    • July

      Ben Steer joined the business as our Finance Director

    • August

      We held our Five-Year Strategy day which saw each employee come together and present their vision for Sphere to the Board

    • October

      We held our first large-scale event on brand safety within programmatic advertising and celebrated turning 3 years old!

    • November

      Winners of the APSCo Recruitment Consultancy of the Year Award - an incredible achievement at just 3 years old

    • December

      We finished the year with 30 fantastic employees

    • January

      We saw a number of the ideas from our Five-Year Strategy day come to life including; the launch of our Contract team, improved benefits and investment in our infrastructure

    • April

      Bex Hudson joined Sphere to launch our Contract team and we hosted our second event, this time on cross-device advertising

    • August

      Our International team launched as a result of the demand from our customers to help grow and scale their businesses globally. We also launched our Technology team

    • October

      We held our third Sphere Digital Recruitment event with an impressive panel discussing data-driven advertising and creativity

    • November

      We once again had success at the MARAs and were proud winners of five awards including; Best Client Service, Best Client-side Team, Best Large Agency and Agency of the Year

    • December

      Yet another milestone... we ended the year as a team of 40

    • June

      Our 50th employee joined the business, a fantastic achievement for us. We also held our fourth event, bringing together an incredible panel and over 150 attendees

    • October

      We celebrated our proudest moment to date - turning 5 years old!

    • November

      We held our fifth event, this time on programmatic audio, header bidding and geo-targeting - a huge success with over 200 people in attendance

    • December

      We ended 2017, our fifth year in business, with 55 employees across 10 specialist teams

    • February

      Loads to celebrate as we launched our brand new, shiny website and our new and improved 2018 Salary & Benefits Survey!

    • March

      Our Contracts team, now consisting of 4 consultants across multiple specialisms, celebrated 2 years and many, many happy customers and contractors

    • May

      Held an inspirational company-wide strategy day focusing on building better relationships and delivering 'Celebrity Service' to our candidates and customers 

    • July

      2 months on from The GDPR coming into effect our event looked at its impact on the ad tech industry and the opportunties to break the duopoly

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